Morgan Elizabeth York (born January 18, 1993) is an American former child actress, best known for her role as Kim Baker in the films Cheaper by the Dozen and Cheaper by the Dozen 2, and also her role as Sarah in the TV series Hannah Montana.


York's first professional job was a Braun ThermoScan Ear Thermometer commercial when she was eight months old. At the age of 9 she got an agent and started going out on auditions and consistently receiving call-backs. Her first film role was the part of Kim Baker in the box-office hit Cheaper by the Dozen and then headed to Toronto the following summer (2004) to film The Pacifier in the role of LuLu Plummer. The next summer (2005), York headed back to Toronto to film Cheaper by the Dozen 2. In 2006–2010 York appeared in 11 episodes of Disney's Hannah Montana. York has posted on her blog that she stopped acting in 2010, after Hannah Montana's fourth season finished production. She stated she will not return to acting in the future.

Personal life

York stopped acting at age 17, after she lost interest. On her personal website she has stated that her days on set of Hannah Montana were spent reading books and she was not enjoying acting the way she used to, she also wrote an article on the darker side to being a child actor. York graduated a literature course at University of Redlands in 2015 and is currently working on publishing Young Adult books which she has written .


2003Vest, TheThe VestExtra
Cheaper by the DozenKim BakerWon a Young Artist Awards for Best Young Ensemble
2005Pacifier, TheThe PacifierLulu Plummer
Cheaper by the Dozen 2Kim BakerNominated for a Young Artist Awards for Best Young Ensemble
2001Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2HerselfFeatured with sister Wendy
2004Practice, TheThe PracticeMelissa StewartEpisode: "Going Home"
Life with BonnieChristine HarrisEpisode: "Dare to Be Different"
2006–2010Hannah MontanaSarahTV series (11 episodes)

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2004Young Artist AwardsBest Young Ensemble in a Feature FilmCheaper by the DozenWon
2006Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble CastCheaper by the Dozen 2Nominated