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Anastasia Baranova
Anastasia Baranova interview
Gender: Female
Birth: April 23, 1989
Place of Birth: Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Role: Yooka
Occupation: Actresss
Years Active: 2002-present
SeasonsAppeared: Season 3
FirstAppearances: We're Married?
LastAppearances: We're Married?

Anastasia Baranova (born April 23, 1989) is a Russian actress. She is well known for portraying Yooka on Drake and Josh as seen in the episode, We're Married.


Anastasia was born in Moscow, Russia. As a child she began modeling in Moscow. She and her mother moved from Russia to Minnesota in the United States where she continued to model.


She began her acting career in 2002 with a small speaking role on the Disney Channel Original series. Lizzie McGuire as Cara Gunther as seen from the episode, Over the Hill. She then won the lead role for the Discovery Kids/NBC television series Scout's Safari, playing the character Jennifer "Scout" Lauer. Filming began in July 2002, and primarily took place at locations around South Africa. The series ran from October 2002 to February 2004, lasting two seasons and 26 episodes. Baranova has had one- or two-episode appearances on several television series, including Sons of Anarchy, Joan of Arcadia, Veronica Mars, Drake & Josh, 7th Heaven, and Malcolm in the Middle. She also appeared in the 2007 film Rise: Blood Hunter. In 2010, she made an appearance on the HDNet series Svetlana.


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Rise: Blood Hunter Teen girl
2011 Apocalypse, CA Giant interviewee 2
2014 Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? Young Emma
2016 Welcome to Willits Courtney
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Lizzie McGuire Cara Gunther Episode: "Over the Hill"
2002–04 Scout's Safari Jennifer "Scout" Lauer Lead role
2004 Joan of Arcadia Exchange Student Episode: "No Bad Guy"
2004–05 Veronica Mars Lizzie Manning Episodes: "Like a Virgin", "Green-Eyed Monster"
2005 Drake & Josh Yooka Episode: "We're Married"
2005 7th Heaven Lizzie Wheeler Episode: "Ring Around the Rosie"
2005 Malcolm in the Middle Sonja Episode: "Blackout"
2010 Svetlana Nastya Episode: "Wish Fulfillment"
2012 90210 Reece Turner Episode: "902-100"
2013 Sons of Anarchy Escort Episode: "Huang Wu"
2014–2018 Z Nation Addison "Addy" Carver Lead role: 46 episodes
2017 Syn Xael Lead role: 17 episodes

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