Victory Van Tuyl

Victory Van Tuyl
Born Victory Van Tuyl
(1995-09-16) September 16, 1995
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present

Victory Van Tuyl (born September 16, 1995) is an American Actress, best known for her role as Teri Forman on the Nickelodeon series Marvin Marvin.[1][2][3] She is currently filming as a lead role in an independent film, BeDeviled, to be released in 2016.

Early years

Van Tuyl was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in Indian Hill, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati[2][4] At age 11, she moved back to Atlanta and began acting in community theatre, starring in several productions, including A Christmas Carol, Hansel and Gretel, Ramona Quimby and Will Rogers Follies.[4][5][6][7] She signed with an agent and began traveling the Southeast, appearing in a number of independent films, such as Winter’s Tale, Magellan, and the lead role in Magic in the Forest.


Van Tuyl and her family relocated to Los Angeles in 2011 to better pursue her acting career.[5] Shortly after arriving she landed a recurring role as Julie on the Nickelodeon series Supah Ninjas. She guest starred in 5 episodes of Supah Ninjas and also appeared in The Aquabats! Super Show!.[6] Nickelodeon then offered her the part of Teri, one of the lead roles in the network’s new series, Marvin Marvin.[1][2][3][4] In it she starred alongside YouTube-sensation-turned-TV-star Lucas Cruikshank, who portrayed a space alien sent to live on Earth. Van Tuyl played his human sister who helped him navigate life as a typical American teenager.[1][8][9][10][11] She starred in all twenty episodes of the entire Marvin Marvin series.[12] She appeared in Season 6 of the ABC series Castle, playing the role of Kris Howard in the episode “Smells like Teen Spirit.”[9]In 2014 she starred in the independent film The Stable Boy, which is in post-production. Some of Van Tuyl’s other credits include the 2009 movie Zombieland[9] and a L'Oréal commercial as the daughter of Julianna Margulies.[13][14]

Since 2013 Van Tuyl has been represented by United Talent Agency.[15]


In 2013 Van Tuyl was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the category of Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actress for her performance in Marvin Marvin.[16]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Visitor Monster-Girl
2008 Winter's Tale Allison Clark
2009 Magellan Ashley
2009 Zombieland Bubby & Pee Paw's Granddaughter
2010 Magic in the Forest Caty
2011 Demonica's Reign Little Girl #5
2011 Anonymous Kate
2014 The Stable Boy Sophia
2016 Bedeviled Haley Davis
Year Title Role Notes
2011-2012 Supah Ninjas Julie 5 episodes
2012 The Aquabats! Super Show! Birthday Girl Episode: "ManAnt!"
2012-2013 Marvin Marvin Teri 20 episodes
2014 Castle Kris Howard Episode: "Smells like Teen Spirit"


  1. 1 2 3 "Internet phenomenon Lucas Cruikshank seeks an interplanetary hit on Nickelodeon; 'Marvin Marvin,' about a teen from outer space, features one of YouTube's early stars," Daily News, Saturday, January 26, 2013.
  2. 1 2 3 "EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Actress Victory Van Tuyl,", January 11, 2013.
  3. 1 2 Brian Lowry, "Review: ‘Marvin Marvin’," Variety, October, 2012.
  4. 1 2 3 "Bios," Archived July 12, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Archived May 17, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., retrieved October 22, 2014.
  5. 1 2 Susan J. Yeager, "Victory Van Tuyl Plays Sister to a Space Case on Nickelodeon's 'Marvin Marvin'!", retrieved October 20, 2014.
  6. 1 2 "Nickelodeon 'Marvin Marvin's' Victory Van Tuyl," Archived October 23, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., January 23, 2012.
  7. "Victory Van Tuyl,", retrieved October 22, 2014.
  8. Jeff Korbelik, "Columbus teen to star in Nickelodeon TV series," Lincoln Journal Star, November 20, 2012.
  9. 1 2 3 Kristen Kraemer, "10 Things to Know About Nickelodeon's 'Marvin, Marvin' Star Victory Van Tuyl!,", November 13, 2012.
  10. "TWIST Exclusive: TWIST Chats with Marvin Marvin's Victory Van Tuyl!" Twist Magazine, January 12, 2013.
  11. "Nickelodeon's Brand-New Comedy Series, Marvin Marvin, Makes Network Premiere on Sat., Nov. 24," Popstar!, November 10, 2012.
  12. "Marvin Marvin: Cancelled, No Season Two for Nickelodeon Series,", June 27, 2013.
  13. "Booking: L'OREAL - Michael Wallach Management and GLA,", July 11, 2011.
  14. "Julianna Margulies Revitalift Clinical Repair 10," YouTube, September 6, 2013.
  15. Justin Kroll, "Tenpercenteries," Variety, February 26, 2013.
  16. "2013 Nominations,", retrieved October 22, 2014.

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