Scarlet Spencer

American actress

Scarlet Sofia Spencer (born February 28, 2007) is a child actress in the United States. She played Ivy in the Nickelodeon sitcom series Cousins for Life, Xan in Netflix Shameless, and Izzy in the Netflix series BlackAF.[1]

Scarlet Spencer
Scarlet Sofia Spencer

(2007-02-28) February 28, 2007 (age 14)
Years active2014–Present

Early lifeEdit

Spencer was born February 28, 2007, in Washington, D.C. She moved with her parents to Los Angeles, where she currently lives.


Spencer started her career by going to numerous film schools and participating in theatre productions. She has featured in many commercials and modelling shoots. In 2018, she was cast for a role in the Nickelodeon series Cousins for Life as Ivy.[2][3][4] In 2019 it was announced that Spencer had landed the role of Izzy in Netflix series BlackAF alongside Kenya Barris, Rashida Jones, Iman Benson and others. BlackAF was released in 2020.[5][6][7] She was also featured in the Netflix film Bright as Sofia Ward alongside Will Smith, Joel Edgerton and Noomi Rapace among others.[8][9]

She has also had minor roles in Awkward as the cute girl, and Promising Young Woman.



Year Title Role Notes
2014 Double-Cross Tabitha
2014 The story of Ag-Gag[10] Movie star kid A short movie which she played the role of a movie star kid
2015 Gray[11] Co-Star Short film
2017 Bright[12] Sophia Ward
2018 Hint[13] Phantom 1 Short film
2017 Thirty-one and done[14] Amelia Short film
2020 Promising Young Woman Gabby


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Awkward Cute girl
2016 Teachers Amelia
2016 Colony Becca
2017 Black-ish Young Santamonica
2018 Shameless Xan
2019 Cousins for Life Ivy
2020 Mildred & Maggie[15] Penny TV mini series
2020 BlackAF Izzy[16]


  1. "Scarlet Spencer". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  2. "Cousins for Life". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  3. "NickALive!: Nickelodeon USA Premieres 'Cousins For Life'". NickALive!. 2019-01-05. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  4. "Breaking News - Nickelodeon Greenlights "Cousins for Life," New Live-Action Buddy Comedy Series |". Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  5. Petski, Denise; Petski, Denise (2019-12-20). "Kenya Barris' Netflix Comedy Series '#blackexcellence' Rounds Out The Family Cast". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  6. "#blackAF | Netflix Official Site". Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  7. Darwish, Meaghan. "'#BlackExcellence': Netflix Rounds Out Cast of Kenya Barris & Rashida Jones Series". TV Insider. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  8. "Bright (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  9. Jr, Mike Fleming; Jr, Mike Fleming (2016-11-16). "Ike Barinholtz Reunites With David Ayer & Will Smith On Netflix Film 'Bright'". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  10. "The Story of Ag-Gag!". Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  11. "Gray". Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  12. "Bright". Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  13. "Hint". Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  14. "Thirty-One and Done". Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  15. "Mildred & Maggie". Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  16. "#BlackAF". Retrieved 2020-05-09.

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