Chelan Simmons plays Alicia, the smart and sensitive aspiring dancer who also strips to make ends meet in "The L.A. Complex."
Vancouver native Simmons started modeling and appearing in commercials at the age of 5 and her breakthrough came with the notable role of Laurie Ann Winterbarger opposite Tim Curry in the Stephen King television movie "It." Simmon's television series credits include "Special Unit 2," "Now What?," "Edgemont," "Wonderfalls," "The Collector," "Stargate Atlantis," "Men in Trees," "About a Girl," three seasons of "Kyle XY," and The CW hit series "Smallville" and "Supernatural." Simmons also appeared in the television movies "Carrie," "Snakehead Terror" and "Monster Island," which co-starred Carmen Electra.
In 2005, Simmons was cast in the comedy "The Long Weekend" and in 2006 she starred in the horror film "Final Destination 3." Her other film credits include "Dr. Doolittle 3," "John Tucker Must Die," "Bingo," "Good Luck Chuck," "The Christmas Cottage," "Wind Chill," "Malibu Shark" and "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief." Simmons also appeared in "Tucker & Dale vs. Evil," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and went on to win the Midnight Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival. From her appearances in several sci-fi films, Simmons has been referred to as "The Queen of Screams." She also does cartoon voices and is currently working as a lead on the series "Action Dad."
Simmons currently resides in Vancouver.
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