Dove Cameron’s BiographyDove Cameron is an American actress and singer, famous for her roles in the Liv and Maddie TV-series (2013-2017) and the fantasy action movie Descendants (2015) and its sequels.
Early YearsDove Cameron (real name Chloe Celeste Hosterman) was born on January 15, 1996, in Seattle, Washington. Her father, Philip Alan Hosterman, died in 2011. Her mother, Bonnie Wallace, is a producer and writer. Dove’s parents were divorced when her father died. Dove has an elder sister Claire Hosterman (born 1989), a singer and vocal teacher.
In one of her interviews, she revealed that she had been continually bullied and mocked at school. Despite difficult relationships with her peers, she made a point of fulfilling her dream and becoming successful in entertainment.
Her dream started coming true when Dove - together with her family - moved to Los Angeles, where she was accepted at Burbank High School's National Show Choir.I had a passionate desire to be an actress and singer. I was absorbed by this dream, says Cameron.
Cinema CareerIn 2012 Cameron was cast in one of the roles of Disney Channel’s Bits and Pieces series. After the pilot episode was filmed, the series was renamed Liv and Maddie and Dove was offered both lead roles: she plays twin sisters Liv and Maddie Rooney who look so much alike but are so different in their personalities. The pilot was released in the middle of 2013 and was watched by 5.8 million viewers, which made it the most-watched episode in 2.5 years since the release of the Shake it Up series.
At the same time, Cameron appeared in the second season of the popular Shameless series (2012) and the fifth season of the criminal series The Mentalist (2012); she also played the lead role in the adventure movie Cloud 9 (2014), about a young snowboarder.
In the same year, Cameron was cast in the lead role of the fantasy action movie Descendants, about the offspring of famous villains. The actress played Maleficent’s daughter; Cameron Boyce played the son of Cruella De Vil from The Hundred and One Dalmatians, and Booboo Stewart played the son of Jafar from Aladdin. Soon afterward, an animation series Descendants: Wicked World was released, where the actors voiced the animated characters.