|“||I love country music.||”|
— Piper during an episode promo.
Piper Joy Curda is an american actress. She has appeared previously on A.N.T. Farm (as Kennedy Van Buren aka Kumiko Hashimoto) and Rule the Mix (a webshow for disney.com). She is very active on her social networking sites including Twitter, Instagram, and her Facebook fan page. Though Piper has taken multiple acting oppurtunities, she is best known for her portrayal as Jasmine Kang on the series I Didn't Do It.
Disney Channel fans are familiar with Curda for her starring role as Casey in the popular Disney.com series, “Rule the Mix,” as well as her recurring guest star role as Kennedy Van Buren on “A.N.T. Farm.” Her television credits include guest star roles on “Rizzolli and Isles,” “Malibu Country,” “Body of Proof” and “Law and Order: SVU,” as well as a supporting role in Hallmark Channel’s “Reading Writing & Romance.” Additionally, she voiced the character of Debby Kang in Disney XD’s animated series, “Randy Cunningham: The 9th Grade Ninja.”
Curda competed in gymnastics until she was eleven and continues to enjoy healthy activities, such as tap dancing, yoga and boxing. Her interests also include writing poetry, singing, songwriting and playing the drums. She recently loves playing the guitar and collaborating with fellow musicians to record original songs.
Her father currently serves in the U.S. Army Reserve, and has served in both active duty and reserve positions for the past twenty-eight-years. She and her four siblings collaborated on the EP entitled “While You Were Away…”, featuring songs they wrote and recorded to celebrate their father, who was deployed to Afghanistan at the time. Together they support various charitable organizations focused on serving veterans and their families. Curda received the CARE Award in 2010 and 2011 for excellence in acting, academics and community involvement.
Piper released her single 'Losing You' on iTunes and shortly after released a music video to go along with it that can be viewed on her YouTube page. Piper also released a second single on iTunes called 'Messing With My Head' recently.
- Her full name is Piper Joy Curda.
- Piper played Kumiko Hashimoto/Kennedy Van Buren on Disney Channel's Original series A.N.T Farm in 6 episodes of season 3.
- She also portrays Debbie Kang in Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja. Coincidentally, both her character Jasmine and and Debbie share the same last name.
- She has 4 siblings. One is older named Riley than the other three kids are younger Major, Glory and Saylor.
- She received a CARE Award in 2010 and 2011 for excellence in acting, academics, and community involvement.
- Piper is also a singer.
- Her hit single name 'Losing You'.
- She plays the drums like her I Didn't Do It co-star, Austin North.
- She played Roly Poly in the U.S. premiere of the Broadway tour, The 101 Dalmatians Musical.
- She starred in a Disney webshow, Rule the Mix, where she kissed her co-star (Hudson Thames) in the last episode.
- She is good friends with A.N.T Farm's and Mighty Med's star, Jake Short. Jake Short was her costar in A.N.T. Farm.
- She has read all the Percy Jackson and Heroes of Olympus books by Rick Riordan.
- Piper calls her fans "Peeps."
- She enjoys reading.
- Piper has often mentioned her longing for Disney to relaunch the Disney Channel games.
- She appeared in a Wong Fu Productions video, "Save the Date"
- I Didn't Do It is her second appearance on a Disney Channel show.
- She's written a song called "Losing You," and has a music video for it.
- She's a big fan of the movie, Frozen.
- Her father serves In the U.S. Army.
- She has landed a lot of guest roles and recurring roles but portraying Jasmine is her first main role in a TV show.
- Her sister Saylor Curda plays her younger self on I Didn't Do It.
- She ships Jogan.
- She played Kathy Kan in Liv and Maddie.
- She is Christian.
- She loves her fans.
- Her all time favourite type of clothing is big sweaters and flannels.
- If she could switch places with one of her siblings for one day, she would switch places with her 14 year old brother Major. She would switch with him because he has a really interesting thought process.
- Her favourite type of juice is cranberry juice.
- She cannot live without doughnuts and cheesecake.
- In 10 years, she'd like to be far ahead in her career. In her ideal world, she would win awards like the Academy Awards.
- She wouldn't date a guy her friends hated.
- She had a role in Teen Beach Movie 2, the sequel to Disney Channel's hit musical Teen Beach Movie. She played a character named Alyssa, who was Mack's best friend in the real world.
- She likes wearing overalls.
- Piper has made a music video for her own song, Losing You.
- For her ninth birthday celebration, she had a viewing party for High School Musical 2, showing she was a fan of the HSM series when she was younger.
- Her favourite song from "Teen Beach 2", is "On My Own".
- She loves country music.
- She has kissed Austin North.
- She has dated Austin North. Not only has Austin been Piper's boyfriend, but his character, Logan, is also her character, Jasmine's boyfriend
- She liked how the series ended with Jogan happening.
- Piper was born exactly 20 years after the death of Elvis Presley.
- She loved playing Jasmine and loved wearing the outfits, but found them uncomfortable at times.
|2008||Nothing Like the Holidays||Neighborhood kid||Uncredited|
|2011||The Joey and Elise Show||Herself||Episode: "The Best of 2011" and "The Curda Family"|
|2011||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Ella Mendez||Episode: "Blood Brothers"|
|2011||Body of Proof||Alice||Episode: "Your Number's Up"|
|2011-2012||Rule the Mix||Casey||Recurring character|
|2012||Shmagreggie Saves the World||Meghan||TV movie|
|2012||Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja||Debby Kang||Episode: "Viva El Nomicon" and "Night of the Living McFizzles"|
|2012||Malibu Country||Bethany / Leyna||Episodes: "Pilot" and "Baby Steps"|
|2013-2014||A.N.T. Farm||Kennedy Van Buren/Kumiko Hashimoto||Episodes: "trANTsferred," "secret agANT", "unforseen circumstANTs", "finANTial crisis", and "meANT to be?"|
|2013||Rizzoli & Isles||Megan||Episode: "All for One"|
|2013||Reading, Writing & Romance||Fiona||TV movie|
|I Didn't Do It||Jasmine Kang||Lead role in Disney Channel Original Series|
|Liv and Maddie||Kathy Kan||
Episode "Kathy Kan-A-Rooney"
|Teen Beach Movie 2||Alyssa||
Disney Channel Original Movie sequel
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