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Isabel May | Biography

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  • Full Name Isabel May
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Santa Monica, California, USA
  • Birth Date Nov 21, 2000
  • Age 21 Years, 7 Months
Cast Of Netflix Show 'Alexa & Katie'

Isabel May | Biography

Appeared in the TV show 'Young Sheldon' from 2018 to 2020

'Alexa & Katie' follows two first-year high school students and friends who assist each other in the face of difficulties when Alexa (Paris Berelc) is diagnosed with cancer. May could relate to the plot of the series, as one of her close friends was in a similar situation when diagnosed with lymphoma. She believes that the show and its storyline address the stigma surrounding cancer and the difficulties that come with it.


Isabel May is an actress best known for her role as Katie Cooper in the Netflix show Alexa & Katie.

Who is Isabel May?

Born in Santa Monica, CA, on 21 November 2000, Isabel May is an American actress. As of 2021, her age is 21 years old.

May was an avid reader and wanted to be an actress from a very young age. However, in sixth grade, her English teacher advised her parents that she should express her creativity. 

As a result, May started schooling online in tenth grade to focus on acting. She then auditioned for three years without landing a role. However, on the positive side, May has stated her rejections has helped her become a better performer since it has toughened her up. Fortunately, in 2018, she earned the role of Katie in the series Alexa & Katie, with no acting experience and limited training after six months.

Movies and TV Shows

Making her debut in 2018, May has since appeared in several movies, including Age of Summer (2018) and Let's Scare Julie (2019). Moreover, she played the role of in the film Run Hide Fight (2020). Critics widely applauded her work in the movie that captured a terrified teenager's emotional vulnerability.

May has also appeared in television shows like Young Sheldon (2018-2020), Alexa & Katie (2018-2020). Besides, her most recent work includes the TV series 1883, released in 2021.

Besides that, May will star as Lydia in the upcoming movie The Moon and Back. The movie is currently in the post-production stage as of December 2021. She will also appear in I Want You Back, set to release on 11 February 2022.

'Alexa & Katie'

May made her acting debut in the multi-camera sitcom Alexa & Katie (2018-2020) as Katie Copper. The show's first season, comprising 13 episodes, was premiered in March 2018. The series lasted for three seasons and two years. 

She co-starred with American actress Paris Berelc in the Netflix show. The series follows two first-year high school students and friends who assist each other in the face of difficulties when Alexa (Paris Berelc) is diagnosed with cancer.

Furthermore, May could relate to the plot of the series as one of her close friends was in a similar situation when diagnosed with lymphoma. She believes that the show and its storyline address the stigma surrounding cancer and the difficulties that come with it. May also said that the show's plot teaches viewers it is okay to be vulnerable.

Isabel May with Paris Berelc
Isabel May (right) with her co-star Paris Berelc (left) on the sets of Alexa & Katie in 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

'Young Sheldon' 

May portrayed the role of Veronica Duncan, the love interest of Sheldon's older brother George Cooper Jr. (Montana Jordan) in Young Sheldon. She appeared in the show alongside actors like Iain Armitage, Montana Jordan, Lance BarberRaegan Revord, and Zoe Perry.

1 May appeared in the sixth episode of the second season in 2018. She later vanished from Young Sheldon after appearing in nine episodes over two seasons. However, as revealed in its prequel, The Big Bang Theory, she could return as one of Georgie's ex-wives.

Height

May stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

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