Courtney Whitmore / Stargirl on “DC’s Stargirl”
Brec Bassinger stars as Courtney Whitmore / Stargirl, a young high school student who inspires an unlikely group of young heroes, on The CW’s drama “DC’s Stargirl.”
Bassinger was announced as a part of the voice cast for the upcoming scripted science fiction podcast “Black Box” from Reverb Podcasts and Soundproof Media. She will star alongside Joel McHale and Michael Cimino.
Bassinger is known for her leading role as “Bella Dawson” in the Nickelodeon television series “Bella and the Bulldogs.” The series aired from 2015-2016 and follows head cheerleader “Bella” whose life in Texas takes an unexpected twist when she becomes the new quarterback for her school team, the Bulldogs. Bassinger also starred as “Roni Sweetzer” in the Hulu series “All Night” in 2018 and had recurring roles in Nickelodeon’s “The Haunted Hathaways” and “School of Rock,” comedy series “The Goldbergs,” guest starred on “Code Black” and the Nickelodeon feature titled “Liar, Liar, Vampire.”
In film, Bassinger was most recently seen playing “Catherine” in the Entertainment Studios feature drama “47 Meters Down: Uncaged.” The film follows four teenage girls who go diving in a ruined underwater city and discover that they have entered into the territory of deadly great white sharks. “47 Meters Down: Uncaged” was released on August 16, 2019. Bassinger also appeared as “Maxi Moore” in the Vertical Entertainment comedy “Status Update,” starring opposite Ross Lynch and Olivia Holt. The film was released on March 30, 2018.
Bassinger began performing in pageants and talent shows at a young age and was crowned the 2009 “World’s Our Little Miss.” She was also competitive in cheerleading, track & field and volleyball. She moved from a small town in Texas to Los Angeles at the age of 13 to pursue acting and began filming “Bella and the Bulldogs” shortly after. Being a type 1 diabetic, Bassinger has become a huge advocate for diabetes research and is a national ambassador for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
Bassinger currently resides in Los Angeles.