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Dalila Bela
Born October 5, 2001 (2001-10-05) (age 19)
Montreal, Quebec, Canadá
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present

Dalila Bela (born October 5, 2001) is a Canadian actress who is known for her role as Agent Olive on the TVOKids/PBS Kids series Odd Squad (2014–2016), in the films of Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2012), and work on television shows such as Once Upon a Time (2015) and Anne with an E (2017–2019).

Personal life

Dalila Bela was born in Montreal, Quebec. She is of English, French, Brazilian, Panamanian and Spanish ancestry. Her father is from Panama, and her mother is from Brazil. Her family is Jewish. She has two younger brothers named Bruce and Raphael, who are also actors. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

Career

Bela began her career in acting at the age of five when she first appeared on a national commercial. A year later, she won Best Actor of the Year, and moved with her family to Vancouver. Following her move, she won the Young Artist Award for best performance in an direct to video movie, entitled The Stranger. In both 2011 and 2012, she was awarded the Young Artist Award for her work in Joanna Makes a Friend.

Bela won the 2015 Joey Awards for Best Young Ensemble in a TV Series for her starring role in Odd Squad, sharing the award with her Odd Squad co-stars. Additionally, she has received accolades for her role of Lola Littleton in Dead Hearts at the Diabolique Film Festival Award.

She portrayed Diana Barry in the series by CBC/Netflix, Anne with an E, based on the book Anne of Green Gables.

Filmography

Films

Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Stranger Granddaughter
2011 Joanna Makes a Friend Joanna
Red Riding Hood Man's daughter
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Taylor Pringle
2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Grave Encounters 2 Kaitlin
2016 Odd Squad: The Movie Agent Olive
The Adventure Club Sandy

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Mrs. Miracle Young girl
Supernatural Little girl Episode: "I Believe the Children Are Our Future"
Fringe Jenny Burgess Episode: "Fracture"
2010 R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series Jealous girl Episode: "Really You: Part 1"
2012 A Fairly Odd Christmas Jingle Jill Elf Television film
2014 The 100 Child/Leigh Episode: "Unity Day"
2014–2016 Odd Squad Agent Olive Main role; 41 episodes
2015 Once Upon a Time Young Guinevere Episode: "The Broken Kingdom"
2016 "Annedroids" Teacher's Pal Student Episode: "Teacher's Pal"
2016–2018 Ready Jet Go! Sydney 17 episodes (season 1)
2017–2019 Anne with an E Diana Barry 27 episodes

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2010 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress Supernatural Nominated
2011 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Short Film – Young Actress Ten and Under Kid's Court
Best Performance in a DVD Film – Young Actress The Stranger Won
2012 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actress Ten and Under Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Nominated
Best Performance in a Short Film – Young Actress Ten and Under Joanna Makes a Friend Won
Leo Awards Best Performance by a Female in a Short Drama Nominated
2013 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries, Special or Pilot – Supporting Young Actress A Fairly Odd Christmas
Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress Ten and Under Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
2014 Diabolique Film Festival Award Best Actress Dead Hearts Won
2015 Young Artist Awards Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series (with Millie Davis, Filip Geljo and Sean Michael Kyer) Odd Squad Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series- Leading Young Actress
Joey Awards Best Young Ensemble in a TV Series (shared with the cast of Odd Squad) Won
2016 Young Artist Awards Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Television Series (shared with Millie Davis, Filip Geljo and Sean Michael Kyer) Nominated
Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series
Imagen Awards Best Young Actor – Television
Joey Awards Best Young Ensemble in a TV Series (shared with the cast of Odd Squad)
2019 ACTRA Toronto Awards Outstanding Performance – Ensemble Anne with an E
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