RI Native Ava Deluca-Verley Featured in New NBC Sitcom
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
In the show, Deluca-Verley plays the daughter of Jenna Elfman (Dharma and Gregg) and J.K. Simmons (Spiderman). Deluca-Verley was prominently featured throughout the first episode, including a funny scene in which her father (who is blind) teachers her how to drive. The sitcom also stars newcomer Eli Baker as Deluca-Verley's brother.
Look for Growing Up Fisher on NBC every Tuesday at 9:30pm.
In addition to Growing Up Fisher, Deluca-Verley is set to star in the upcoming PBS miniseries The Mystery of Matter: Search for Elements, directed by Emmy Award-winning director Stephen Lyons.
In 2013, Deluca-Verley appeared alongside Steve Carell and Sam Rockwell in the independent film The Way Way Back and guest starred in an episode of TNT’s Southland.
Born in Providence, Deluca-Verley grew up in Winchester, Massachusetts and graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburg. She currently lives in Los Angeles.
Her mother Michel Deluca-Verley is the owner La Maision de Coco, a chocolate shop in Newport, which specializes in online and specialty orders.
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