Ciara Bravo
Birth Date March 18th, 1997

(Age 21)

Birthplace Alexandria, Kentucky, U.S
Twitter ciarabravo
Portrays Emma Chota
Seasons 1

Ciara Quinn Bravo (born March 18, 1997) is an American actress and voice actress. She is best known for her role as Katie Knight on Big Time Rush.

Bravo's work as a voice actress includes Giselita in the Open Season universe, Patty in Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, Sarah in Special Agent Oso, Meg Murphy in Jinxed and Mellissa Bing in Swindle.

She portrays Emma Chota on Red Band Society.

Early LifeEdit

Bravo was born in Alexandria, Kentucky, fifteen miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. Her career began at the age of 9 years old, after attending the Mike Beaty Model and the Talent Expo in Dallas, Texas. Here, she was discovered by Bryan Leder and Frederick Levy of Management 101.


After being discovered it led to several voice overs for Playhouse Disney and Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?, an appearance in the Willow Smith music video Knees and Elbows and several commercials.

During 2008, she continued pursuing auditions and acted in several local commercials for Newport Aquarium and made a short appearance as an Italian girl in the hit film Angels & Demons.

Following on from these initial small successes, a much bigger success was landed in 2009. Having acted in two short films, Lost Sheep (A.K.A. The Cafeteria) and Washed Up, her single audition tape proved enough to earn a 3-year contract with Nickelodeon for a part in the television series, Big Time Rush. Bravo is also a voice actress; she has provided the voice of Giselita in the Open Season franchise. She has also done voice work in Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, Special Agent Oso, and The Penguins of Madagascar


Year Film Role Notes
2009 Angels and Demons Italian Girl Uncredited
2009 The Cafeteria Caroline Short film
2009 Washed Up Sarah Short film
2010 Open Season 3 Giselita Direct-to-Video; voice role
2011 Cinnamon Heather Main role
2012 Big Time Movie Katie Knight Main role
2013 Swindle Melissa Bing TV film; main role
2013 Jinxed Meg Murphy TV film; main role
Year Title Role Notes

Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?

Additional Voices 2 episodes
2009 Special Agent Oso Sarah Episode: "View to a Book/Diamonds Are for Kites"
2009–2013 Big Time Rush Katie Knight Main role
2011 BrainSurge Herself Contestant
2011 Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown Patty TV special; voice role

Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas

Peaches TV special; voice role

The Penguins of Madagascar

Hunter Episode: "Operation: Antarctica"
2012 Figure It Out Herself Regular panelist
2013 Supah Ninjas Kylie Episode: "Cheer Fever"
2013–2014 The Haunted Hathaways Blair 2 episodes
2014–present Red Band Society Emma Chota Main role; Fall 2014–2015 season