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Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts Alumni Malia Baker Actress

Malia Baker

Malia Baker completed our Youth On Camera Acting Certificate program at the age of 12-years old. Since then, this talented young lady has been nominated for two Leo Awards (has won once) and has also been nominated for an Emmy award

“Botswana-born and Canadian-raised, Malia Baker became most recognizable for her standout performance as Mary Anne Spier in Netflix’s award-winning series, “The Baby-Sitter’s Club,” which debuted in 2020 and earned Malia a Family Emmy nomination for Best Youth Performance. Baker has also starred in Nickelodeon’s reimagined horror anthology classic, “Are You Afraid of The Dark?” Both credits earned her a nomination for Favorite Female TV Star at the 2022 Kids Choice Awards.

Most recently, Baker filmed Disney’s “Descendants: Rise of Red” where she stars as Chloe, daughter to Cinderella (Brandy) and Prince Charming (Paulo Montalban). Previous film credits include the Independent Feature, “Spider & Jesse,” where Baker joins Jesse Williams, McKenna Grace and Dacre Montgomery; Miramax’s dramedy “Harvest Moon,” where Baker stars alongside industry titans Paul Bettany, Carmen Ejogo, and Candice Bergen, with Mark Waters directing; and, as a lead in Lifetime’s film “Caught in His Web,” executive produced by Whoopi Goldberg.

Named one of Seventeen magazine’s Voices of the Year in 2020, and Refinery29 Canada’s Powerhouses of 2021, actress and activist Malia Baker has quickly become a breakout star in the industry. When Baker is not filming she can be found hosting conversations with other changemakers, contributing her writing for publications and using her platform to inspire and empower young girls to use their voices for change and equality through her role as a Champion for the UN initiative, GirlUp.”

-IMDb Mini Biography By: Team Malia

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