Gigi Cesare is an award-winning actress whose film credits include the celebrated feature film The Kids from 62-F and the Street series, where she is well-known for her recurring role as Jessy. In 2017, Gigi was nominated for an Imagen Award for best actress in a feature film alongside Hollywood A-listers Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria.
A native of Pennsylvania, at age 12, Gigi has been acting and singing for most of her life. Taking notice of his daughter’s talent she was encouraged by her father to pursue the arts a few years after losing her biological father (South American) at a young age. Gigi excelled in acting and success came quickly. Her acting career began traveling from Pennsylvania to Manhattan to audition for roles in film, stage and television.
In addition to the Imagen Award, Gigi’s awards and nominations include a Young Entertainer Award for best supporting young actress for Street and a nomination for a Young Artist Award for best performance in a short film. Her lead role in the television pilot Amish Haunting launched her west coast acting career and subsequent relocation to Los Angeles.
Gigi will reprise her role as Jessy in the upcoming Street 2 – Death Fight and has been cast in the role of Exandra in the fantasy series film adaptation The King’s Prophecy: The Amulet. She’s also rumored to be reviving her character, Nina, in The Kids from 62-F in a sequel to the multi-award winning indie film for which Gigi also earned multiple nominations, including the Imagen Award. Her credits include acting alongside many veteran Hollywood actors and icons in film and television. Gigi Cesare is an accomplished vocalist, equestrian, boxer and animal rights advocate.
Check out WELAB Magazine, October 2017 Issue to learn more about this talented young actress.