Everything You Wanted to Know About PEN15 Actress Marion Van Cuyck
14-year-old actress Marion Van Cuyck is perhaps best known for playing the vibrantly quirky Terra Newback on Hulu's PEN15, but that's far from her first foray on the screen.
With other credits including Nickelodeon's Drama Club and Netflix's Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein, she's a creative force to be reckoned with in more ways than one—and did we also mention she's an avid Girl Scout? We're big fans, and we got her to share what makes her tick as our latest Woman Crush Wednesday.
(Photo credit: Shandon Youngclaus)
Name: Marion Van Cuyck
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Birthday: May 25
1. After a tough day, Marion likes to unwind by drawing and watching comforting YouTube videos.
2. If she could choose anyone to be her mentor, she'd choose either Minecraft YouTuber and Twitch streamer Ranboo or Studio Ghibli mastermind Hayao Miyazaki.
3. Her favorite movie is Studio Ghibli's Howl's Moving Castle.
4. She couldn't live without the Flipaclip app, because she can't go for long without drawing.
5. Her most-used emoji is the person standing.
6. When she gets discouraged, she loves to draw, animate, write, sing and talk to her best friends.
7. Her most overused word is "pog!"
8. Her creativity is super important to her.
"I love cartoons and I have to have art and create art in my life to be happy."
-Marion Van Cuyck
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