Ally Ioannides is best known for playing Dylan Jones in the NBC drama series Parenthood from 2014–15, and Tilda in the 2015 AMC martial arts drama series Into the Badlands.
Born Name: Alexia Ioannides
Nick Name: Ally
Occupation: Actress, Theatre Artist, Singer
Years active: 2009–present
Born: January 12, 1998, 23, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5 ft 2½ in or 159 cm
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Measurements: 36-25-36 inches / 91-64-91 cm
Bra size: 34A
Father – Aristides Ioannides
Mother – Christine Ioannides
Others – Romilos Aristides Ioannides (Paternal Grandfather), Angela Chotas (Paternal Grandmother), Yanni/John Demetri Chotas (Paternal Great Grandfather), Mary George Gavalas (Paternal Great Grandmother), George Gavalas (Paternal Great Great Grandfather), Angeliki/Anglica Leia Calamus (Paternal Great Great Grandmother).
Ally Ioannides is of Greek descent on her father’s side.
Ally Ioannides studied at Pace Academy which is a K–12 college preparatory private school located in Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Later, she got enrolled at Trailside in Park City and after that, she joined Madeleine Choir School located in Salt Lake City, Utah. During her time at the choir school, Ally Ioannides performed in more than 300 services and concerts, notably at the Utah Opera.
Ally Ioannides has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media which include the likes of CLEOLA, etc.
Ally Ioannides is represented by Authentic Talent and Literary Management, Talent Management Company, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States.
Ally Ioannides was raised in Park City, Utah. She moved to Burbank, California at age 14. She started her career as a stage actor playing in musicals at the Egyptian Theatre in Park City, as well as the Pioneer Theatre Company and Hale Center Theater in Salt Lake City, Utah.
She spent most of her early days in Utah before settling down in California at the age of 14. Her grandfather is a survivor of the 1922 Christian holocaust at the shores of Turkey.
Ally Ioannides began elementary school at Pace Academy in Atlanta, then Trailside in Park City, and finally the Madeleine Choir School, where she sang in over 300 services and concerts, notably at the Utah Opera.
Ioannides gained her first professional acting role at age 11 as Ester in the stage adaptation of A Christmas Story. She continued with roles in plays such as White Christmas, Annie, and The Sound of Music and where she was heavily involved in the Opera Music.
Ioannides kick-started her career as a stage performer appearing at the Egyptian Theatre. At that time, she also worked in several another theatrical plays like Pioneer Theatre Company and Hale Center Theater.
Ally Ioannides now focuses mostly on film and television, notably as Dylan Jones on NBC Parenthood, in the series, she played Dylan Jones from 2014-15 alongside Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, and Dax Shepard.
Her short film with Mark Moses, The Tsarevich, is traveling to various film festivals and another short, Stray, is in the top 200 for Project Greenlight.
Before establishing herself on the television, Ally Ioannides featured in over half-a-dozen short movies.
In 2015, Ioannides featured in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. She also made an appearance in Elementary, in 2016.
Best Known For
Having been cast as Dylan Jones in the family serial comedy-drama television series, Parenthood, whose lead cast comprises of talented actors such as Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter, Erika Christensen, Sam Jaeger, Savannah Paige Rae, Sarah Ramos, Max Burkholder, Joy Bryant, Miles Heizer, Mae Whitman, Bonnie Bedelia, Craig T. Nelson, Tyree Brown, and Xolo Maridueña. The show has also won a number of awards and nominations such as PRISM Awards, Young Artist Awards, Gracie Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Primetime Emmy Awards.
Starring as Tilda in the drama wuxia action-adventure TV series, Into the Badlands, alongside the likes of Daniel Wu, Orla Brady, Sarah Bolger, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham, Oliver Stark, Madeleine Mantock, Marton Csokas, Nick Frost, Lorraine Toussaint, Babou Ceesay, Ella-Rae Smith, and Sherman Augustus
Appearing in a variety of roles in several movies such as Older Daughter in Escape from Paper City, Grand Duchess Anastasia in The Tsarevich, Amanda Hopkins in The Truth Fairy, Martha Hanks – 15 years in Ephraim’s Rescue, Lyndie in The Alice Winter, Sarah Richards in Served Cold, Sammy in Stray, Danielle Burling in ANiMUS, Claire in Brand New Old Love, Ally in Four Love Theories, Brianna Dannelly in Synchronic, Chorister in The Choir, Stephanie Livingston in Easy Money, and many others
Having garnered an impressive fan base on social media as she enjoys more than 80k followers on Instagram.
As a Singer
During her time at Madeleine Choir School, Ally Ioannides sang in a large number of concerts and services.
Ally Ioannides made her first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Martha Hanks – 15 years of age in the religious historical adventure drama movie, Ephraim’s Rescue in 2013. Directed by T. C. Christensen, the lead cast of the film comprised of actors Darin Southam, James Gaisford, Katherine Nelson, Mia Selway, and Travis Eberhard.
First TV Show
Ally Ioannides made her first TV show appearance by playing the role of Jeannie Wilson in an episode of the comedy-drama series, Defining Mel in the year 2013. Some of the other cast members of the shows were Quinn Hunchar, Cat Lee McGowan, Jaclyn Carmichael, Zack Bennett, and Bill Sarkisian.
First Web Show
She made her first web show appearance by portraying the character of Courtney in an episode titled Family & Friends of the comedy series, Scarlett in September 2014.
Ally Ioannides Facts
She was raised in Park City, Summit County, Utah, United States and when she was around 14 years old, she shifted to Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Ally Ioannides’s professional acting career started even before she hit teenage as at the age of 11, she was cast as Ester in the stage adaptation of A Christmas Story.
In 2015, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the “Best TV Performance in a Series Recurring Young Actress 14-16” category.
She was cast as Heather Manning in an episode titled Devastating Story of the police procedural legal thriller drama TV show, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in April 2015.
Between 2016 and 2019, Ally Ioannides played the role of Cassie Lenue/Cassie in a few episodes of the television procedural mystery drama show, Elementary, whose lead cast comprised of actors Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn, John Noble, Nelsan Ellis, Desmond Harrington, and James Frain.
Over the years, she has also been cast in numerous theatre productions such as Pepper in Annie at Pioneer Theatre, Susan Waverly in White Christmas at Pioneer Theatre, Supporting role in A Christmas Story at Pioneer Theatre, Louisa Von Trapp in The Sound of Music at Hale Centre Theatre, Baby Louise in Gypsy at Egyptian Theatre, Chorus in Hansel & Gretel at Utah Opera, and Annie in Annie at Egyptian Theatre.