Here are 16 black celebs you probably didn’t know got their start at Disney.
In her first role, Nia Long played Darla Perkins in the Disney TV movie BRAT Patrolpremiered as part of wonderful world of disney.
Before she starred in the Nickelodeon series True Jackson VPsKeke Palmer played a key role in Double Dutch DCOM jump in. she too photographed The pilot for the Disney Channel series called Keke & Jamalbut it was not picked up.
when she was 12 bel air Actor Coco Jones competed Participated in Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing music competition. She was signed to Disney’s label (Hollywood Records) and she made guest appearances in two shows (good luck charlie When very random), musical DCOM (let it shine).she was promised There was a sequel and her own series, but those plans never materialized.
before her riverdale Vanessa Morgan appeared in three DCOMs — Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars, my babysitter is a vampireWhen Otaku CharmingAppeared in the Disney Channel series my babysitter is a vampire (film spin-off) and had a recurring role ant farm.
One of Chloe Bailey’s early roles was as a choir member. let it shineShe also made a guest appearance as herself in an episode of Austin & Ally.
Hal Bailey appears with her sister let it shine When Austin & AllyShe is set to land her first lead role in Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation little mermaid.
Before her breakout role on BET’s being mary janeRaven Goodwin had a recurring role as Ivy Wentz good luck charlie.
Trevor Jackson’s first professional role was Young Simba on Disney’s national tour. The Lion King When he was eight years old, he performed in a musical. One of his first major television roles was as Chris McDuffie in DCOM. let it shineGuest appearance on . Austin & Ally.
Before he landed a lead role on Nickelodeon Zoey 101Christopher Massey had a guest spot That’s So Raven with his brother Kyle.
the walking dead Actor Sydney Park made her on-screen debut as recurring character Sydney That’s So Raven.
now known as Freeform fosters and ABC’s Grand HotelChris Warren first became famous as Zeke Balor high school musical Trilogy.
Before you book your lead role in the Nickelodeon series big time rushTanya Chisholm played a minor role in high school musical 2.
Twitch streamer/influencer/entrepreneur Khleo Thomas had early roles in two Disney films: hole When go to mat.
The first major TV role booked by Kyla Pratt was the voice of Penny Proud proud familyShe reprized the role The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.
En Vogue member Lorna Bennett All-New Mickey Mouse Club.
And finally, one of Jordan Fisher’s first on-screen roles was as Seacat in the musical DCOM. teen beach movie When Teen beach movie 2He also Liv and MaddieMost recently, he provided the voice of Robert in a Pixar film. turning red.
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