Dalia Royce on ABC's "Suburgatory"
Actress, writer, and producer Carly Chaikin has emerged as a recognizable young icon in entertainment, notable for her award-nominated role as Dalia Royce on the ABC hit show "Suburgatory." This past year, Chaikin was nominated for a 2013 Critics' Choice Award and a 2013 Teen Choice Award, which led to gained recognition amongst the television critics and entertainment community. It was announced on November 19, 2013 that Chaikin and her fellow cast of "Suburgatory" will be returning to ABC for Season 3 of the show, which premieres on January 15, 2014.
A Los Angeles native, Chaikin was exposed to the performing arts and entertainment community at an early age. By 12, she discovered her passion for acting after appearing in a play while at sleep away camp. By 2009, Chaikin landed her first acting role in the comedy film "The Consultants." Then in the following year, she made her big screen debut in "The Last Song," starring alongside Greg Kinnear, Kelly Preston, Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus. Other past film credits include the Warner Bros. feature "The Campaign" directed by Jay Roach and starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, as well as independent features "My Uncle Rafael" opposite John Michael Higgins and Missi Pyle, and "Escapee" starring Dominic Purcell.
In addition to acting, Carly is an avid writer and producer of short films, including "Happy Fucking Birthday," and "No Where to Go," which was honored at the First Glance Film Festival in 2013.
Carly Chaikin currently resides in Los Angeles, where she enjoys spending time with her family and painting.
HOMETOWN Santa Monica, CA
BIRTHDATE March 26
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