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Name: Troian Bellisario
Birth name: Troian Avery Bellisario
Birthday: October 28th, 1985
Height: 5′ 7″ (1.70 m)
Place of birth: Los Angeles County, California, United States

Troian was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her parents are producers Donald P. Bellisario and Deborah Pratt. Donald P. Bellisario created Magnum, P.I., Quantum Leap, and NCIS (TV series), among other TV series. She is a step-sister of actor Sean Murray.

Troian graduated from the University of Southern California. She is of African-American, Italian, French, English, and Serbian descent.

Troian made her acting debut in the 1988 film Last Rites at the age of three. From 1990 to 2007, she guest starred on Quantum Leap, Tequila and Bonetti, JAG, First Monday and NCIS, television series that were produced by her father Donald P. Bellisario. In 1998, she co-starred with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in the film Billboard Dad. Beginning in 2006, Troian began appearing in a number of independent short films namely, Unspoken, Archer House and Intersect. In November 2009, Bellisario was cast as Spencer Hastings in the TV series Pretty Little Liars based on the book series of the same name by Sara Shepard. In October 2011, Troian announced she was in the process of writing and creating her own movie, which was successfully funded November 16, 2011. Filming ended in December 2011 and the movie was officially completed by August 2012.

In August 2012, Troian appeared alongside Jennifer Beals in the WIGS web episodes, Lauren. In January 2013, Troian confirmed on her twitter and instagram, that she and Beals are filming more Lauren web episodes. Lauren returned on May 3, 2013 for a 12 episode run.

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