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Anastasia Baranova (Russian: Aнастасия Баранова; born January 23, 1989[1] )
                                                                                                    Anastasia Baranova
is a Russian-American actress, best known for her starring role as Jennifer
"Scout" Lauer on the television series Scout's Safari.                                      Born           January 23, 1989 (age 23)
                                                                                                           Moscow, Russia
    Contents                                                                                Residence      Los Angeles, California
 1 Biography                                                                                Occupation     Actress
 2 Career
                                                                                            Years active   2002–present
 3 Filmography
                                                                                                             Website
 4 References
 5 External links                                                                                    anastasiabaranova.com



Biography
Baranova was born in Moscow, Russia, in what was then part of the Soviet Union. As a child, she began modeling in
Moscow. In 1998, Baranova and her mother, Ata, moved from Russia to Minnesota in the United States, where she continued
to model. In 2000, mother and daughter moved to California, where Baranova began her acting career. To learn the English
language, she used the JumpStart CD-ROM series and took speech and singing classes.[1][2] She is fluent in both Russian
and English.
As of 2010, she lives in Los Angeles, California, and attends Chapman University.

Career
Baranova began her acting career in 2002 with a small speaking role on the Disney Channel series Lizzie McGuire. She then
won the lead role for the Discovery Kids/NBC television series Scout's Safari, playing the character Jennifer Lauer. Filming
began in July 2002, and primarily took place at locations around South Africa.[1][2] The series ran from October 2002 to
February 2004, lasting two seasons and 26 episodes.
Baranova has had one- or two-episode appearances on several television series, including Joan of Arcadia, Veronica Mars,
Drake & Josh, 7th Heaven, and Malcolm in the Middle. She also appeared in the 2007 film Rise: Blood Hunter. In 2010, she
made an appearance on the HDNet series Svetlana.

She is a graduate of the Los Angeles-based school The Acting Corps. [3]

Filmography
   Year                   Title                  Role                               Notes
2002           Lizzie McGuire           Cara Gunther          Episode: "Over the Hill"
2002–2004 Scout's Safari                Jennifer "Scout" Lauer Series lead
2004           Joan of Arcadia          Exchange Student      Episode: "No Bad Guy"
2004–2005 Veronica Mars                 Lizzie Manning        Episodes: "Like a Virgin", "Green-Eyed Monster"
2005           Drake & Josh             Yooka                 Episode: "We're Married"
2005           7th Heaven               Lizzie Wheeler        Episode: "Ring Around the Rosie"
2005           Malcolm in the Middle Sonja                    Episode: "Blackout"
2007           Rise: Blood Hunter       Teen girl             Film
2010           Svetlana                 Nastya                Episode: "Wish Fulfillment"
2011           Apocalypse, CA           Giant interviewee 2   Film
2011        Rise of Nightmares      Sacha / Tasha              Video game
2012        "Jessie"                Tiara Presley              Episode: "Nanny Swag"


References
  1. ^ a b c Smith, Margaret (2002). "Meet Anastasia Baranova"   . Discovery.com. Retrieved April 15, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Smith, Margaret (2002). "A Teen Actress' Career"   . Discovery.com. Retrieved April 15, 2010.
  3. ^ "Testimonials"   . TheActingCorps.com. 2006. Archived     from the original on 10 April 2010. Retrieved April 15, 2010.

External links
  Official website
  Anastasia Baranova       at the Internet Movie Database


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