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Dove Cameron (born Chloe Celeste Hosterman, January 15, 1996) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for playing the dual role of both Liv and Maddie in Liv and Maddie, or as Kayla Morgan in Cloud 9 and Mal in Descendants.

Though born in Seattle, Washington, her family also spent time in France and eventually moved to Los Angeles when she was 14.

She and her (now-ex) fiance Ryan McCartan, who also appeared on Liv and Maddie, have their own YouTube channel for their band 'The Girl and the Dreamcatcher'. Their first single under that name, "Written in the Stars," came out on October 3, 2015. She also has a solo channel.

Outside of her work with Disney, she's also notable for her involvement with Marvel Comics properties. She provided the voice of Spider-Gwen on Ultimate Spider-Man, and is set to reprise the role in Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors. She also had a recurring role on the fifth season of ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..

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  • Contractual Purity: To a minor extent has had trouble with this. She was already in her very late teens when she was first cast in Disney productions, and had already done roles in racy content such as Shameless (US), so it wasn't really much issue when she did things like Barely Lethal (where her character gets drunk and has a penis drawn on her face) or Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (where she plays The Sociopath). However, she's frequently been targeted by trolls on social media for having too low cut a top in a photo or posing in a bikini, despite not actually showing anything, purely because they expect her to be 100% modest at all times, regardless. She's spoken out about the way society treats the human body as perverse, and the toxicity of this kind of mindset.
  • Cover Version: A frequent feature on the band's YouTube channel. She has also done covers of Imagine Dragons' On Top of the World from Liv and Maddie and Christina Aguilera's Genie in a Bottle from Descendants for Disney.
  • Creator Couple: With Ryan McCartan, in their band.
  • Fan Community Nickname: Dovelies

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