Aubrey Peeples
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Birth name

Aubrey Shea Peeples


November 27th, 1993
Lake Mary, Florida, United States


Jerrica Benton / Jem (film)


Actress, singer

Years active


Aubrey Shea Peeples (born November 27th, 1993) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role as Layla Grant in the ABC drama series Nashville. Other works include television films such as Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet Detective and Sharknado.

Peeples also played the leading role in the live-action film, Jem and the Holograms, based on the original '80s animated series, Jem, which marked her first big leading role in a film.

Early life

Peeples was born and raised in Lake Mary, Florida, by parents Wendy and Ashley, and has a younger sister named Ally. Growing up, Aubrey performed with the Orlando Repertory Theatre for 10 years. She graduated from Lake Mary Preparatory School, where she was valedictorian of the class of 2012. Peeples was accepted to Harvard University but deferred entry twice, the second time to accept her role on the drama series Nashville.


Peeples guest-starred in Drop Dead Diva, Burn Notice, Austin & Ally, Grey's Anatomy and had a recurring role on Necessary Roughness. She appeared in made-for-television movies Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet Detective, The Good Mother and Sharknado. She later won a major recurring role as Layla Grant, a runner-up in a reality singing competition and rising star, in the second season of the ABC drama series Nashville. She was later promoted to regular status for Nashville's fourth season. However, Peeples did not return for the show's fifth season when Nashville moved to CMT.

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Peeples' road crew-like ending credits sticker from the Jem and the Holograms movie.

In 2014, Peeples co-starred in the crime thriller Rage as the daughter of former criminal Paul Maguire, played by Nicolas Cage. Peeples was named one of the best actors under the age of twenty.

In 2015, Peeples landed the leading role on the musical, fantasy, adventure film, Jem and the Holograms, playing teenage-common-girl-suddenly-risen-to-stardom, Jerrica Benton and her alter ego, Jem.


External links

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