Haley Tju

Haley Tju
Born (2001-02-15) February 15, 2001[1][2]
Southern California, U.S.[2]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present

Haley Tju (born February 15, 2001[1][2] in Southern California[2]) is an American teen actress. She is known for her role as Pepper in the Nickelodeon original series Bella and the Bulldogs.[3]


Her first television appearance was in a commercial for Pizza Hut, while her first TV show performance was a bit part in Hannah Montana at the age of seven.[2] Tju has appeared in television shows, television movies, feature films and a short.[4]Tju has appeared on The Suite Life on Deck where she played Young London in an episode. Later came episode appearances on Desperate Housewives, Jessie, Go On, and The Thundermans. She also appeared in the television movie Den Brother. In 2013, Tju was signed to a talent deal with Nickelodeon after participating in a showcase at the Los Angeles Groundlings Theater.[5]

Her first prominent role was as a voice actor in the children's animated series Monsters vs. Aliens, as the character of Sqweep. Next, Tju landed her first leading role in the Nickelodeon television special, The Massively Mixed Up Middle School Mystery, playing one of three young detectives.[2][6]

Tju also played the main role Pepper Silverstein, the cheerleader best friend of lead character Bella Dawson, on the Nickelodeon television series Bella and the Bulldogs.[7][8][9]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Hannah Montana Girl Episode: "You Never Give Me My Money"
2009 Desperate Housewives Little Girl #2 Episode: "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid"
2010 The Suite Life on Deck Young London Episode: "A London Carol"
2010 Burning Palms Rose Film
2010 Den Brother Tina Destiny Television movie
2012–13 Go On Abby Episodes: "Dinner Takes All", "Ring and a Miss"
2013 Jessie Eileen Episode: "Lizard Scales and Wrestling Tales"
2013–14 Monsters vs. Aliens Sqweep Recurring role, 18 episodes
2014 The Thundermans Darcy Wong Episodes: "Crime After Crime", "Pretty Little Choirs"
2015 The Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery Riley King Television special
2015–16 Bella and the Bulldogs Pepper Main role
2016 Rufus Paige Television movie


  1. 1 2 "Haley Tju - Biography". The New York Times. Archived from the original on March 11, 2016. Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Haley Tju". Hollywood.com. Retrieved 2016-01-12.
  3. "Nickelodeon Renews Two". Broadway World. Retrieved 2016-01-12.
  4. Kristine Hope Kowalski (2016-12-18). "Jayce Norman, Hayley Tju & Davis Cleveland Are Going To Be In A Major New Movie Together". Twist. Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  5. Philiana Ng (2013-09-26). "Nickelodeon Orders Two Animated Series, Greenlights Four Live-Action Pilots". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-03-10. The cable network has also inked talent deals with three up-and-comers, who were discovered from a talent showcase at Los Angeles' Groundlings Theatre: Noah Urrea, Jace Norman and Haley Tju.
  6. "Nickelodeon All New TV Movie, The Massively Mixed Up Middle School Mystery, Premieres on Saturday". Fanlala. 2015-07-31. Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  7. Nellie Andreeva (2014-03-14). "Nickelodeon Greenlights New Comedy From Dan Schneider, Two Other Live-Action Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2016-01-12.
  8. "Bad Seeds". Broadway World. Retrieved 2013-09-27.
  9. "Nickelodeon's Season 2 Debut of Bella and the Bulldogs Featuring Kurt Warner". BSC KIDS. 2015-09-29.

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