Janel Parrish

Janel Parrish

Highest Rated: 96% To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)

Lowest Rated: 10% Bratz (2007)

Birthday: Oct 30, 1988

Birthplace: Oahu, Hawaii, USA

Janel Parrish was a Hawaii-born actress of stage, film and television who began her professional career at the age of six. Born on October 30, 1988 to a father of European descent and a mother of Han Chinese origin, Janel's ethnicity was referred to on her native island as Hapa (half-Chinese, half-Caucasian). Her first professional gig came about after her father answered an ad in the paper, advertising for the role of Young Cosette in a touring production of the musical Les Misérables. Parrish later went on to play the role on Broadway, showcasing both her singing and acting ability. Several more theatre roles followed, before she made her debut in the TV movie "Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke" (CBS) in 1999. The role opened up several more guest spots for the actress, including appearances on "The Bernie Mac Show" (FOX 2001-06). Also an accomplished musician, Parrish signed a recording contract with Geffen Records in 2007. When she made her feature film debut as Jade in the movie "Bratz" (2007), her song "Rainy Day" appeared on the soundtrack. The movie, while not critically or commercially successful, did raise her profile enough to improve her television roles, including the recurring role of May on the fantasy hit "Heroes" (NBC 2006-2010). After two seasons on the teen soap "Pretty Little Liars" (ABC Family 2010- ) in the recurring role of newly popular student Mona Vanderwaal, she became a full-time cast member in season 3. She also landed a supporting role in the indie romantic comedy "Celeste & Jesse Forever" (2012) starring Andy Samberg and Rashida Jones.


Highest Rated Movies



78% 62% To All the Boys: Always and Forever Margot (Character) - 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Right in Front of Me Carly Mason (Character) - 2021
61% 84% Mighty Oak Gina Jackson (Character) - 2020
75% 40% To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You Margot (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Holly & Ivy Melody (Character) - 2020
38% 73% Tiger Charlotte (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet I'll Be Watching Kate Riley (Character) - 2018
60% 27% Trespassers Estelle (Character) - 2018
96% 86% To All the Boys I've Loved Before Margot Covey (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet 18% High School Exorcism Lauren Brady (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 17% One Kine Day Leilani (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 24% Knots Hoku (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 60% April Showers Vicki (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 53% Triple Dog Cecily (Character) - 2009
10% 46% Bratz Jade (Character) $10M 2007


No Score Yet 81% Magnum P.I. Maleah (Guest Star) 2020-2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE HBO MAX: Pretty Little Liars Mona Vanderwaal (Character) 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Tonight Canada Guest 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet etalk Guest 2020
100% 86% Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Mona Vanderwaal (Character) 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Home & Family Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2019
81% 82% Pretty Little Liars Mona Vanderwall (Character),
Mona Vanderwaal (Guest Star)
9% 73% Rosewood Unknown (Guest Star) 2017
27% 63% Rush Hour Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Real Guest 2016
24% 78% The Mysteries of Laura Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dancing With the Stars Contestant 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2014
72% 56% Drop Dead Diva Chelsea Putnam (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet True Jackson, VP Kyla (Guest Star) 2009-2010
53% 66% Heroes Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
67% 72% The O.C. Unknown (Guest Star) 2006


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