The 20-year-old Rowan Blanchard is one of the actresses who have attracted public attention at a very early age. Despite her young age, she’s known and recognized around the world and continues to climb the career paths with determination, even being included in Time’s list of the most influential teenagers in 2015.
In addition to her stellar acting career, Blanchard is also known for her activism on issues such as feminism, human rights and gun violence. She has spoken at the UN Women and US National Committee’s annual conference as part of the feminist #TeamHeForShe campaign and has criticized Israel and its military on her social media, sharing a post of her own with a photo of Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi holding the Palestinian flag. Without further ado, let’s take a look at Rowan Blanchard’s life story!
What Movies and TV Shows Did Rowan Blanchard Play in?
Rowan Blanchard started her acting career quite early; she was only 9 years old when she made her debut. Since then, the aspiring actress has appeared in numerous movies and TV series. She had her first role in 2010 in the movie The Back-up Plan with Jennifer Lopez and in the TV series Dance-a-Lot Robot.
After three years, in 2014, she got the main role Riley Matthews in the comedy series Girl Meets World and starred in the series for 72 episodes. Thus, she increased her fame and popularity. For her performance in the series, Blanchard was nominated for several Young Artist Awards and a Kids’ Choice Award. In 2017, shortly after the last broadcast of Girl Meets World, she got another notable role in the period sitcom The Goldbergs. The actress starred in the series for 12 episodes, until 2018.
Rowan Blanchard got another leading role in 2020, now that she was a reputable 19-year-old actress. She joined the main cast of the post-apocalyptic dystopian thriller series Snowpiercer, which serves as a reboot of South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s 2013 multi-award-winning film of the same name. Since then, Blanchard has played Alexandra Cavill in the series.
In addition to the well-known roles, she has also made small appearances in other TV series since the beginning of her acting career. Beat Bobby Flay, Splitting Up Together and Neo Yokio (as a voice actress) are just some of the series in which the actress has participated.
Speaking of Blanchard’s acting career, we must also mention the actress’ feature films. Apart from her feature film debut mentioned above, Blanchard has also starred in other movies, such as Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, A Wrinkle in Time and Crush.
Is Rowan Blanchard a Model?
Yes, Rowan Blanchard is an actress, singer, model and dancer.
Did Rowan and Sabrina Get Along?
Die-hard Girl Meets World fans know that Rowan Blanchard and Sabrina Carpenter shared the lead roles in the series. The two played BFFs Maya and Riley between 2014 and 2017. A year after the series premiered, Rowan shared a picture of herself and Sabrina on Instagram, writing, “One year ago we were just auditioning, men in suits told us to go outside and bond, and we instantly clicked. One year later and we couldn’t be better best friends. I love you so much, @sabrinacarpenter”
Apparently, the two developed a deep bond with each other and immediately became best friends and got along very well. However, it’s been a few years since the last episode of Girl Meets World aired. How do things look now? Do Rowan and Sabrina still get along well?
It looks like the two haven’t met in a long time. They have taken different career paths and their ways parted ways after Girl Meets World. However, the two are reportedly still good friends with each other. In fact, they’re still best friends.