Tanya Chisholm

Tanya Chisholm
Born Tanya Michelle Chisholm
(1983-07-01) July 1, 1983
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actress, dancer
Years active 2006present

Tanya Chisholm (born July 1, 1983)[1][2] is an American actress and dancer. She is mostly known for her role as Kelly Wainwright on the Nickelodeon sitcom, Big Time Rush. She is also known for her role as Marcie on the Legally Blonde spin off, Legally Blondes, (otherwise known as Legally Blonde 3), acting alongside Camilla Rosso and Rebecca Rosso. She has guest-starred shows such as, Cory in the House, Ghost Whisperer, and Cold Case. She also had a recurring role on Veronica Mars. Tanya Chisholm has also appeared in YouTube group, WongFuProduction's, videos such as Linappropriate, Chester See's sketch production entitled "I Glove You," and David Choi's music video for Won't Even Start as an extra.


She is perhaps best known for playing the main 'Sharpette', Jackie, in the Disney movie High School Musical 2; the only Sharpette to appear in the film's main credits. Chisholm has done other work for Disney, including a guest role on Cory in the House, and has landed a supporting role in the movie Fired Up!. She attended Westminister Academy and graduated in 2001 and attended UCLA where she graduated in 2005 and pledged Delta Gamma. Chisholm has also appeared in numerous television series such as Veronica Mars (recurring), Ghost Whisperer (guest star), and Cold Case (guest star). She also starred as Kelly Wainwright in Nickelodeon's hit series Big Time Rush. She also had a recurring role in Legally Blondes (2009) as Marcie, one of Izzy and Annie's scholarship-provided friends. She has also appeared in David Choi's music video "Won't Even Start" directed by Wong Fu Productions on YouTube. She appeared in the cast of Big Time Rush's Season 2 introduction scene. She also appeared in Cee Lo Green"s music video "Cry Baby". She was also featured in 3 shorts from YouTubers Wong Fu Productions called "The End of Wong Fu: A Christmas Story", "Two Weeks Later: Resolution Fails" and "Linappropriate". Chisholm has also been featured in Chester See's sketch production called "I Glove You."

She also dances in Adam Lamberts music video "For your entertaiment".



Year Title Role Notes
2013 Saved by the Bell: The Movie Lisa Turtle Short
2012 Big Time Movie Kelly Wainright
2009 Legally Blondes Marcie
2009 Fired Up! Denise
2007 High School Musical 2 Jackie


Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Josh Moore Show Sarah
2013 Rizzoli & Isles Rachel Cooper
2012–2013 Figure It Out Herself
2009–2013 Big Time Rush Kelly Wainright
2007 Cory in the House Nicole episode: The Presidential Seal
2007 Cold Case Crystal Stacy - 1984 episode: Shuffle, Ball Change
2007 Ghost Whisperer Kimberly Allen episode: Mean Ghost
2006 Veronica Mars Nancy Cooper 2 episodes


  1. Chisholm, Tanya. "Twitter: Tanya Chisholm (verified account)". Retrieved June 15, 2011.
  2. Date of birth per Intelius search
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