Peyton Elizabeth Lee Biography

Peyton Elizabeth Lee, a young American actress, has made a name for herself with her role in the popular series ‘Andi Mack.’ Daughter of renowned actor Andrew Tinpo Lee, she began her acting career with a role in the hit show ‘Scandal’ before landing the lead role in ‘Andi Mack.’ Despite her young age, Peyton’s talent and dedication have earned her praise in the television industry. With dreams of making it big in Hollywood, she is already proving her mettle and has even become the youngest student ever accepted into Playhouse West to study acting.

Quick Facts

  • Boyfriend: Asher Angel
  • Also Known As: Peyton Elizabeth Lee
  • Age: 19 Years, 19 Year Old Females
  • Family:
    • Father: Andrew Tinpo Lee
    • Mother: Jennifer Dormer Lee
    • Siblings: Ella Margaret Lee, Julian Andrew Lee
  • Actresses
  • American Women
  • Ancestry: Chinese Australian
  • U.S. State: New Yorkers

Career

Elizabeth Lee began her acting career in 2015 with a role in the television series “Scandal”. The show, created by Shonda Rhimes, aired on ABC. In the episode titled “I’m Just a Bill”, Lee portrayed the character of Violet, a young spelling bee champion.

In 2016, Lee appeared in the comedy-drama series “Shameless” as a girl soldier. She appeared in three episodes titled “Pimp’s Paradise”, “NSFW”, and “Refugees”. Her comedic performance in the series was well-received by fans.

Lee’s breakthrough came when she was cast as the lead character in the family comedy-drama series “Andi Mack”. Created by Terri Minsky, the show premiered on Disney Channel in April 2017. Lee portrayed the title character, Andi Mack, a seventh-grade student at Jefferson Middle School. The series revolves around Andi and her two best friends, Cyrus Goodman and Buffy Driscoll. Joshua Rush portrayed the character of Cyrus Goodman, the first gay boy to be portrayed in a Disney production, while Sofia Wylie played the role of Buffy Driscoll, the first girl on the Jefferson Middle School basketball team.

“Andi Mack” received critical acclaim and was nominated for awards such as the Peabody Awards and the British LGBT Awards in 2018. The show won the “Outstanding Kids & Family Programming” award at the GLAAD Media Awards and the “Television with a Conscience” award at the Television Academy Honors.

Lee also lent her voice to the animated series “The Lion Guard” in a recurring role as the character Rani.

Personal Life

Peyton Elizabeth Lee was born on May 22, 2004, in New York City, New York. Her parents are Jennifer Dormer Lee, a psychologist, and Andrew Tinpo Lee, an actor. She has two siblings, Ella Margaret Lee and Julian Andrew Lee.

Lee attended Playhouse West to study acting and became the youngest acting student to be accepted into the school.

Currently, Lee is in a relationship with Asher Angel, and the couple frequently shares pictures together on their Instagram profiles.

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