Elizabeth Egan 'Liz' Gillies (born July 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer and dancer. She made her Broadway debut at age 15 in the musical 13 as the character Lucy, of which her Victorious co-star, Ariana Grande, was also a part. She is best known for playing the role of Jade West on Victorious and also voices the character Daphne on the animated series Winx Club. Gillies started her acting career at age twelve when she went to a local open casting call and began appearing in commercials for companies such as Virgin Mobile. She also received roles in The Black Donnellys She starred in The Clique as Shelby Wexler. She was cast in Harold, as a supporting character.