Kw-halloween-logo-small

Shenae Grimes Bio

Birthdate: October 24, 1989
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

You know her best as Annie Wilson in 90210, but there’s a lot more to learn about this rising star. Check out Shenae Grimes on Kidzworld!


Shenae got her start acting in commercials but quickly scored a recurring role as Arden Allcott on the Disney Channel series, Naturally, Sadie. Shenae’s big break came in 2006 with a small role on the Canadian hit show, Degrassi: The Next Generation. Shenae impressed the crew and her role was soon expanded so that her character, Darcy Edwards, became a lead in the series.


Beverly Hills Babe

Since Degrassi, Shenae’s landed a career-defining role as Annie Wilson in the CW remake of 90210. Shenae says Annie is “the most centered person at West Beverly. Everyone gives her grief, but she ends up bringing them all down to earth.” As for the show itself, Shaenae says she signed on for the remake because it’s “not as amazingly cheesy as the old one.” She says the new 90210 is “so real” with issues that “hit harder and closer to home.”


Shenae’s character, Annie, is based on Brenda Walsh from the original 90210. Shenae sees a lot of similaries between the two. Both are the “new girl in school trying to fit in with the high-rollers” and both have “an interest in musical theater.” “She seems to have a pretty sophisticated sense of right from wrong,” Shenae says.


Did You Know?

  • Shenae only got the role as Annie Wilson on 90210 because Hilary Duff turned it down!"
  • She won a Canadian Gemini Award for “Best Performance in a Youth Series” in 2007 for her role as Darcy in Degrassi: The Next Generation.
  • Shenae has a tattoo that says “Myself and I” on her right rib.
  • She never thought she’d be an actor until an agent approached her after a dance recital. Shenae always thought she’d be a dancer, singer or fashion designer.

  • Related Stories:

  • 90210 TV Show Facts
  • Music From Beverly Hills 90210
  • Degrassi: The Next Generation TV Show Facts
  • Degrassi: The Next Generation Cast Bio
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    LoveMe-HateMe234
    Wow
    commented: Mon Mar 12, 2012

    forever21

    forever21 wrote:

    love her
    commented: Sat Sep 10, 2011

    Amber 1998

    Amber 1998 wrote:

    wow she changed alot
    commented: Mon Aug 01, 2011

    there are 5 more comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    F1111625448593

    Fave Degrassi Cast Member?

    • Manny Santos.
    • Emma Nelson.
    • Craig Manning.
    • Liberty Van Zandt.

    related stories

    The zip code to beat all zip codes returns in the new version of the series that changed teen TV ...
    Cassie Steele stars as Manny Santos on Degrassi: The Next Generation. Find out abou...
    Micro_degrassi-micro
    A new generation has filled the halls of Degrassi. Meet the cast who confronts serious and not-so...

    Entertainment in the forums

    HappyBaker
    HappyBaker posted in Celebs:
    I would so choose Hunger Games. They're awesome
    reply 8 minutes
    ninnytwilight
    ninnytwilight posted in Celebs:
    if u ask me i would pick twilight over the hunger games anytime :D
    reply 35 minutes
    Keeko21
    A ##### man walks to a priest and says ''I am Jesus'' ''no son you are not'' the priest replied. So the ##### man said'' I can prove it'' and he took the priest to the bar and the bartender said''Jesus Christ it's you again!''
    reply about 6 hours
    Keeko21
    Keeko21 posted in Movies:
    Hunger games has a lot more excitement and exhilaration
    reply about 7 hours
    amazing_tiger
    amazing_tiger posted in Movies:
    "peppermintbark101" wrote:WHICH ONE IS BETTER? DIVERGENT OR THE HUNGER GAMES? Divergent by a distance... But The Hunger Games come next :)
    reply about 8 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    Big_icon_(7)

    Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

    Big_icon_(4)

    You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

    Big_icon_(6)

    The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!

    Ow_fright_ad_100x100

    Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...