Hannelius in 2014
|Born||Genevieve Knight Hannelius
(1998-12-22) December 22, 1998
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Education||Sierra Canyon High School|
Genevieve Knight “G” Hannelius (born December 22, 1998) is an American actress and singer. She starred as Avery Jennings in the Disney Channel sitcom Dog with a Blog. Prior to this, she had recurring roles in the Disney Channel series Sonny with a Chance and Good Luck Charlie. She has also starred in Leo Little’s Big Show and has done voice work as Rosebud in the Air Buddies films. She also guest starred in Disney Channel’s series Jessie.
Hannelius’ theater roles include playing Madeline in the Children’s Theater of Maine’s production of Madeline’s Rescue in summer 2002. and Jenny in Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing with Children’s Theatre of Maine and Maine State Music Theater. She moved to California for three months to try out for auditions, and was so successful that her family relocated permanently to Los Angeles in 2008. Hannelius is an alumna of the Los Angeles-based Young Actor’s Studio.
Hannelius played Courtney Patterson on the sitcom Surviving Suburbia, playing the daughter of Bob Saget‘s character. She had a recurring role on Sonny with a Chance, a Disney Channel original series as Dakota Condor, a guest role on Hannah Montana as a fan named Tiffany and a recurring role on Good Luck Charlie as Jo Keener. She also played Emily Pearson in the Disney Channel original film Den Brother in 2010, and was the voice talent of Rosebud in Spooky Buddies and the following films Treasure Buddies and Super Buddies.
In February 2011, she was cast for a lead role in the pilot of the High School Musical spin-off series Madison High, however the pilot was not picked up to series. In 2012, she played Avery Jennings on the Disney Channel series Dog with a Blog, it premiered on October 12, 2012. In 2014, she guest starred as Mad Mack on the Disney Channel series Jessie and voiced Lady Joy on the Disney Junior series Sofia the First.
Hannelius has several singles available on the iTunes Store and Google Play. Staying Up All Night was her first release in 2011. Since then seven more have been released. Hannelius has written six of her songs. She performed the song “Friends Do” on the Disney sitcom Dog With a Blog, which was played on Radio Disney in May 2014, and released on iTunes the following September.
She does nail art tutorials on her YouTube channel, GbyGNailArt. In November 2014, it was announced that Hannelius was launching a customized nail-wrap app titled ‘Make Me Nails’ with Lauren Jones, digital marketer, in partnership with Watson Creative and MINX nails. In March 2015, it was confirmed via Instagram that Make Me Nails would be released on April 2. The day before the scheduled release, the date was pushed back to April 4 due to glitches in the app.
Hannelius is an avid supporter of the domestic violence charity organization, a Window Between Worlds, and has been hosting their annual fundraising event, “Art in the Afternoon”, since 2013.
|2009||Black & Blue||Zoe|
|2010||The Search for Santa Paws||Janie|
|2011||Spooky Buddies||Rosebud||Voice role|
|2012||Treasure Buddies||Rosebud||Voice role|
|2012||Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups||Charity||Voice role|
|2013||Super Buddies||Rosebud||Voice role|
|2009||Surviving Suburbia||Courtney Patterson||Main role – ABC – 13 Episodes|
|2009||Hannah Montana||Tiffany||Episode: “Jake… Another Little Piece of My Heart“|
|2009||Rita Rocks||Brianna Boone||Episode: “Why Can’t We Be Friends?”|
|2009–2010||Sonny with a Chance||Dakota Condor||Recurring role (seasons 1–2), 6 episodes|
|2010||Den Brother||Emily Pearson||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2010–2011||Good Luck Charlie||Jo Keener||Recurring role (seasons 1–2), 4 episodes|
|2011||I’m in the Band||Ms. Dempsey||Episode: “Iron Weasel: The Video Game“|
|2011||Love Bites||Maddy Tinnelli||Episode: “TMI”|
|2011||Madison High||Wednesday Malone||Unsold television pilot (Disney) – Never aired|
|2012–2015||Dog with a Blog||Avery Jennings||Lead role|
|2013||Fish Hooks||Amanda||Voice role; episode: “A Charity Fair to Remember“|
|2014||Jessie||Mackenzie||Episode: “Creepy Connie 3: The Creepening“|
|2014||Sofia the First||Lady Joy||Voice role; episode: “Sofia the Second“|
|2014–2015||Wander Over Yonder||Little Bits||Voice role; episodes “The Stray” & “The Catastrophe”|
|2016||Roots||Missy Waller||Television miniseries; episode: “Part 2”|
|2017||American Vandal||Christa Carlyle||6 episodes|
- 2011 – “Staying Up All Night”
- 2011 – “Two In a Billion”
- 2011 – “Just Watch Me”
- 2012 – “Sun In My Hand”
- 2012 – “Paper Cut”
- 2014 – “Moonlight”
- 2014 – “Stay Away”
- 2014 – “Friends Do” (From Dog With A Blog)
- 2014 – “4:45”
- 2016 – “Lighthouse