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Alexandra Beaton
Born 1994/1995 (age 28–29)
Ontario, Canada
Education University of Guelph
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present
Television The Next Step

Alexandra Beaton (born c. 1994) is a Canadian actress. She is known for starring as Emily on the Canadian teen drama series The Next Step during its first seven seasons.

Early life

Beaton grew up near Claremont, Ontario. Beaton also has a younger sister, Sophie. She has stated that ever since a young age, she "knew" she wanted to be a performer, and began ballet classes at the age of two, and acting at five years old. Beaton studied political science at the University of Guelph, and noted that the course made her "think more critically".


Beaton made her professional acting debut in the 2006 film 300, and subsequently appeared in various television advertisements. In 2013, Beaton was cast in the Family Channel series The Next Step as Emily. Beaton has described Emily as a "a bit of a mean girl", and noted Emily is "more confrontational" than herself in real life. Beaton was the only cast member with extensive acting experience prior to appearing in the series, and she has stated that she prefers acting scenes to dancing scenes on the series. In 2017, Beaton starred as Emma in a web series Spiral, alongside The Next Step co-star Brennan Clost. In 2019, she starred as Cassie in the Lifetime television film The Cheerleader Escort. In 2022, Beaton starred as one of the cheerleaders in the Syfy horror film Bring It On: Cheer or Die, the seventh installment in the Bring It On film series.


Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2006 300 Burned Village Child Film
2013–2020 The Next Step Emily Main role (seasons 1–2, 5–7); recurring role (seasons 3–4)
2017 Spiral Emma Web series; main role
2019 Good Witch Ella Episode: "The Road Trip"
2019 The Cheerleader Escort Cassie Talbot Television film
2020 For the Record Madison Episode: "The Broken Hearts Tour"
2020 The Hardy Boys Emma Episodes: "Welcome to Your Life", "Secrets and Lies"
2021 Single All the Way Sofia Streaming film
2022 Luckiest Girl Alive Hilary Streaming film
2022 Bring It On: Cheer or Die Regan Television film

See also

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