Macey Cruthird (born November 12, 1992) is an American actress best known as the character Hayley Shanowski in the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith.

Career

Macey has trained in numerous acting and auditioning workshops in Los Angeles and her hometown of Frisco, Texas. She was cast in two pilots for Warner Brothers, "House Blend" and "The Misadventures of Fiona Plum," before landing her spot on "Hope & Faith." She's also done numerous commercials, including Toyota, McDonald's, TJ Maxx and others, as well as print work.

Macey made her feature film debut in the independent family film, "Come Away Home," which premiered during the summer of 2005 and starred Paul Dooley, Martin Mull, Thomas Gibson and Lea Thompson. Additionally, she had the opportunity to work with one of her best friends, actress Jordan-Claire Green, in the movie.

Macey's other skills and hobbies include singing, dancing, piano, playing guitar, snow skiing and outdoor sports of all kinds, especially water sports. She is an avid animal lover and is particularly fond of her little Maltese puppy, Gidget.

Macey had a recurring role on the sitcom Two and a Half Men, as Megan, Jake's girlfriend

She is currently working on a new sitcom, Deeply Irresponsible.

Personal life

Cruthird has a sister named Bailey who is a successful singer and also guest starred in one episode of Hope & Faith. Cruthird went to St Joseph's school of Yorkville, New York.

In 2004, Cruthird was Nominated for the Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger for Hope & Faith.

In 2006, Cruthird was nominated for the Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy) - Supporting Young Actress for Hope & Faith.

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2001The (Mis)Adventures of Fiona PlumUnknownTV Movie
2002House BlendCourtney HarperProposed Pilot
2003 - 2006Hope & FaithHayley ShanowskiMain role; 56 episodes
Nominated - Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) (2004)
Nominated - Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) (2006)
2005Come Away HomeHollyTV Movie
2007Deeply IrresponsibleAlyson Atlin
2009HankMaddie
2010HawthorneCassie MaxwellOne episode
2010 - 2011Two and a Half MenMeganRecurring role; 4 episodes
2013The OccupantsRuthCompleted Film