If Dolly Parton was to have a mini-me it would definitely be little Alyvia Alyn Lind. She is the talented young actress who portrayed a young Dolly in the movie “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors.” While she is best known by some for this role, Alyvia has actually been involved in many different acting projects. For fans who are wondering whatever became of her after this role, here are 10 things that you probably didn’t know about Alyvia Alyn Lind.
1. She’s a native of North Carolina
Alyvia was born in North Carolina on July 27, 2007. This is where her parents were living at the time, but they soon relocated to Los Angeles, California. This is where Alyvia was raised. She is a big city girl who was raised in a hub and haven for hopefuls with the dream of becoming professional actors. Alyvia is 12 years old as of 2019.
2. Her family is in the entertainment business
It is no small wonder that Alyvia is in the acting business already because this is what her parents do for a living. Alyvia’s father is John Lind who is a well-known director and producer. Her mother is an actress named Barbara Alyn Woods. Her parents met on the set of “Honey I Shrunk the Kids.” In essence, Alyvia is following in her parents’ footsteps with regards to her career choice. For the Lind family, acting is a part of the family business and Alyvia and her siblings were born into this life. It’s something that just comes naturally.
3. Everyone in her family is in the acting business
Alyvia has been an actress for most of her life. This is the lifestyle that she has grown up in so far. Her father produces and directs, her mother is an actress and so are her siblings. She has two sisters who are also actresses. Their names are Emily Alyn Lind and Natalie Alyn Lind.
4. Her acting career began when she was just 3 years old
Alyvia made her acting debut when she was only 3 years old. She appeared on the television soap opera “The Young and the Restless” in 2011 as Faith Newman. This was her very first acting role and ever since she has been cast in a variety of acting roles in “Dark Skies,” “NCIS,” “Mockingbird,” “Blended, “See Dad Run,” and more. This is the lifestyle that she has been raised in and it’s all that she has known. For Alyvia, this is the norm and each of the Lind children has had a professional career since they’ve been little more than babies. It certainly gives them some good options for a solid future career.
5. By the age of 10, she was a veteran actress
There are not many people that can claim the status of a veteran actor by their tenth birthday, but Alyvia is one of them. She also appeared in “A Date to Die For, “Revenge,” “Transparent,” and “Masters of Sex.” Alyvia has appeared with seasoned actors who have also influenced the development of her career including Ricky Schroder, who played the role of her father in “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors.” He was also a child actor who has grown up to enjoy a very successful career.
6. She is an award-winning actress
By the time that she was just ten years old, Lind had received several awards for her acting performances. She received a Movie Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress at the 168 Film Festival. She also received a Young Entertainment Award and a Young Artist Award. She was also nominated for Critic’s Choice TV Award and an Emmy for her outstanding performance in “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors.”
7. She appeared in a film with her two sisters
Alyvia was privileged to appear in a film acting alongside both of her sisters, Natalie and Emily. The three appeared in teh film “Mockingbird.” Both Natalie and Emily are older than Alyvia.
8. Alyvia has more projects in the pipeline
With an already impressive resume, Alyvia has recently been cast in a recurring role in a television series. She plays the part of Angelica green in the series “Daybreak.” This is a new television show that recently launched its premiere episode in 2019 and so far, the show has been well-received by audiences. In 2018 she appeared in the remake of the Goldie Hawn film “Overboard,” and in 2019 she also appeared in a recurring role as Lugnut in the 2019 television series “Future Man,” and in the film “Walk.Ride.Rodeo” as Autumn Snyder.
9. Alyvia has an Instagram account
Fans of Alyvia can keep up with what is going on in her very busy career by following her on her Instagram social media account. She currently has more than 102,000 followers on the site which shows just how popular she is with her fans. She has made 405 posts on the site so it’s a great resource for finding some great photos of her and you can also find out what she’s been up to these days. She does a really good job of posting regularly on the site. She is following 889.
10. Alyvia Alyn Lind has a bright future as an actress
Ms. Lind is not likely to ever know what it is like to be a struggling young actress because she is firmly established in the industry already. It is as though this is what she was born to do. She’s very good at what she does and the fact that she is surrounded by a family of actors and professionals in the business in her own family gives her a solid foundation as he grows and her career continues to move forward. Her mother and father have given Alyvia and each of her sisters a very valuable gift that will be with them for the rest of their lives.