Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Born in Vancouver, Canada, Ali began her acting career at only four years old after being scouted for a national car commercial.She went directly into film and T.V the following year booking a supporting lead role in the feature film "Personal Effects" starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Academy Award winning actress Kathy Bates.A string of guest starring roles in television series followed, including Supernatural(CW),Fringe(FOX),Smallville(CW), Motive(CTV), as well as booking recurring roles on Once Upon a Time(ABC),Falling Skies(TNT), The Man in the High Castle(Amazon),You,Me,Her(Audience), and When Calls the Heart(Hallmark).She was just 11 years old when she booked her first lead in the movie, "One Christmas Eve" for Hallmark Hall of Fame.The film was directed by Jay Russell and starred Anne Heche, who mentored her throughout the six week shoot.Ali was subsequently nominated for a Young Artist Award for her work in the film.Ali is currently working on her first starring role in the Independent film "The Corruption of Divine Providence" .The film centers on a sixteen year old girl, Jeanne Seraphin(played by Skovbye) who is kidnapped from a small French Canadian town after being the subject of an alleged miracle, and different religious factions vie for control over her upon her eventual return.Ali is drawn to complex and complicated characters. Although she enjoys the traditional teen fare, Ali has an innate ability to play the more disturbed or "flawed" characters and is excited by the challenges that these roles present. Ali has developed a true passion for acting and has shown her ability to handle a diverse range of characters.She is incredibly dedicated to her craft and continues to train privately to hone her skills.
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