Elizabeth Egan Gillies, sometimes known as Liz Gillies, is an American actress and singer. She appeared in several television series and commercials, before acquiring her first significant role prior to her 17th birthday, playing Jade West on the television series Victorious.
She made her Broadway debut at age 15 in the musical 13, playing the character of Lucy. Gillies currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
After playing the role of Lucy in a regional production of the musical comedy “13,” Gillies was cast in the same role for the comedy's Broadway debut. She starred in the Broadway musical for four months alongside her “Victorious” co-star Ariana Grande. Her other stage credits include “American Girl Revue,” “Annie,” “Charlie Brown,” “Once This Island,” “Sweet Charity” and “Into The Woods.” She is now most notably known for her scene-stealing role as Jade on the popular show “Victorious.”
On the big screen, Gillies was seen in the comedy “Vacation.” She was also a background vocalist in the animated film “Trolls.”
Gillies recently starred opposite Denis Leary in two seasons of “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll.”
In The CW's new drama "Dynasty", Elizabeth Gillies portrays Fallon Carrington, the gorgeous, ambitious daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington, who is determined to make a name for herself...at any cost. In its second season, Elizabeth took over the role of the reconstructed Alexis Carrington after her co star Nicollette Sheridan departed the show, she appeared as Alexis in 3 episodes.
On August 8, 2020, Liz married music producer Michael Corcoran at a private ceremony at the Inn at Fernbrook Farms in New Jersey. In attendance for her side of the family was her brother, parents, and two Grandmothers. Liz's father served as the minister have becoming ordained for the wedding. There were a total of ten guests at the ceremony and reception. After wearing so many extravagant wedding dresses on Dynasty, Liz opted for a simpler more classic design for her real dress. Their dog Bubba served as a ring bearer, with their other two dogs wore floral collars.
The wedding was initially planned for April 25, 2020, her dog Otis' birthday, and would be held at the St. Regis in Atlanta including over 250 guests. It had to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. While on The Zach Sang Show, Liz confirmed that she would not be changing her last name from Gillies to Corcoran - at least not professionally.
|2008||The Clique||Shelby Wexler||Direct-to-video|
|2011||The Death and Return of Superman||Eradicator folks||Short film|
|2012||Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom||Daphne (voice)||English Nickelodeon dub|
|2007||The Black Donnellys||Young Jenny||3 episodes|
|2009||The Battery's Down||Bat Mitzvah guest||Episode: "Bad Bad News"|
|2010–2013||Victorious||Jade West||Main role; 57 episodes|
|2011||iCarly||Jade West||Episode: "iParty with Victorious"|
|2011||Big Time Rush||Heather Fox||Episode: "Big Time Secret"|
|2011–2015||Winx Club||Daphne||Voice role; 24 episodes|
|2012||White Collar (TV series)|White Collar||Chloe Woods||Episode: "Upper West Side Story"|
|2013||The Exes||Tracy Cooper||Episode: "Prelude to a Kiss"|
|2014||Sam & Cat||Jade West||Episode: "#TheKillerTunaJump: #Freddie #Jade #Robbie"|
|2014||Killing Daddy||Callie Ross||Television film|
|2015||American Dad!||Lena Horne||Voice role; episode: "A Star is Born"; uncredited|
|2015–2016||Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll||Gigi||Main role; 20 episodes|
|2015||The Penguins of Madagascar||Singer||Voice role; episode: "The Penguin Who Loved Me"|
|2017–present||Dynasty||Fallon Carrington||Lead role|
|2019||Alexis Carrington||Guest star (season 2)|
|2010||"Freak the Freak Out"||Victoria Justice|
|2011||"Beggin' on Your Knees"||Victoria Justice|
|2011||"All I Want Is Everything"||Victoria Justice|
|2011||"Take a Hint"||Victoria Justice and herself|
|2011||"Time in the Day"||Mikey Deleasa|
|2012||"Time of Our Life"||Big Time Rush|
|2012||"Make It in America"||Victoria Justice|
|2012||"We Are Believix"||Herself|
|2012||"You Don't Know Me"||Herself|
|2013||"Right There"||Ariana Grande|
|2015||"One Last Time"||Ariana Grande|
|2008–2009||13 (musical)||Lucy||Original Broadway cast|
|2013||Jawbreaker: The Musical||Courtney||Workshop reading|
- Gillies is a fan of Desperate Housewives, which her former costar Nicollette Sheridan (Alexis Carrington) starred in for its first five seasons as Edie Britt. Coincidentally, Gillies caught up on the series in time for Sheridan's final appearance on the show.
- Liz co-starred alongside Elaine Hendrix in the 2016 musical drama series, Sex, and Drugs and Rock and Roll in which she played Hendrix's stepdaughter. She has also worked with Robert Christopher Riley who co-starred on the first episode of the 2010 teen sitcom Victorious.
- Starting in How Two-Faced Can You Get? until This Illness of Mine, Gillies is billed twice for her dual role of Fallon and Alexis.
- The First time, as usual, as the lead cast member in the opening credits. And a second time as a guest star in the closing credits.
- On June 30, 2019, the last day of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, Liz posted a picture in support.
- Fallon's weather and natural-disaster phobia is based on Elizabeth Gillies' fear of unruly weather and natural disasters.