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Jenna Marie Ortega is an American actress who portrays Harley Diaz in Stuck in the Middle.


Jenna Ortega was born in the Coachella Valley and started acting when she was 8 1/2 years old. She began her theatrical career on television with roles on series including CSI: NY and Days of Our Lives before moving on to appearing in feature films such as Insidious: Chapter 2, the Librarian opposite Marcia Gay Harden, and Iron Man 3. After playing the iconic role of Mary Ann in The Little Rascals Save the Day, she went on to recur on the Greg Kinnear series Rake. Additionally, she can be seen showcasing her comedy skills as the character of Know It All Nina in ongoing shorts for Awesomeness TV. Jenna brought that comedy into her character on Netflix's Richie Rich, where she played the series regular role of Darcy. Jenna had a recurring on the Golden Globe-winning series Jane the Virgin on CW. Along with Stuck in the Middle, she was also in Disney Channel's Elena of Avalor.



Year Title Role Notes
2013 Iron Man 3 Vice President's Daughter
2013 Insidious: Chapter 2  Annie
2015 After Words Anna Chapa
2021 Yes Day Kaite Torres
2022 Scream Tara Carpenter
2023 Scream VI Tara Carpenter
2023 Finestkind Mabel
2024 Miller's Girl Cairo Sweet
2024 Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Astrid Deetz


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Rob Girl The Baby Bug (Season 1 Episode 6)
2012 CSI: NY Aimee Moore Unspoken (Season 9 Episode 4)
2013 Days of Our Lives Hayley (Season 1  Episode 12062)
2013 Deadtime Stories Little Girl "\Ghost Knight (Season 1 Episode 8)

Invasion of the Appleheads (Season 1  Episode 4)

2014 The Little Rascals Save the Day Mary Ann video
2014 Rake Zoe Leon Recurring role
2014 Know It All Nina Nina TV Series
2014 AwesomenessTV Lily DIY Super Villain (Season 2  Episode 8)
2014 OMG! Princess Sleigha Derp Vader vs Princess Sleigha
2014 Young Love Girl Short
2014 Over the Garden Wall Additional Voices Babes in the Woods (Season 1 Episode 8)
2014 The Cookie Mobster Nita TV Movie
2014 The Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery  Elena Mendoza TV Movie
2015 Richie Rich Darcy Main role
2014-2015 Jane the Virgin Young Jane Recurring role
2016-2018 Stuck in the Middle Harley Diaz Main role
2016-2020 Elena of Avalor Isabel Main role
2018 Bizaardvark Izzy The BFF (Before Frankie Friend)
Guest role
2018 Man of the House Elena Main role
2018-2022 Big City Greens Gabriella Espinosa Recurring role
2022-present Wednesday Wednesday Addams Main role


  • When not busy with work, she enjoys playing soccer, cheerleading, tumbling, reading and hanging out with her family, friends, and dogs Anna and Brooklyn.
  • Jenna is the fourth of six children, so she relates to her role as Harley. Her siblings are named Mariah, Issac, Mia, Markus, and Aliyah.
  • When she goes to bed, her closet and bedroom doors have to be closed.
  • Her favorite brand of sneakers are Converse, Adidas, Ugg, Vans.
  • Her fashion style: “I’m a mix of skater and hip-hop. I love a pair of comfy, ripped jeans with a skater shirt and Converse or Vans. I usually accessorize with a trucker hat or a fancy headband. For special events, I prefer funky, edgy looks.”
  • Likes to wear Uggs with leggings or tapered jeans and a big comfy sweatshirt for cold days on set.
  • Her fashion idols are “Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie, Selena Gomez, and Lupita Nyong’o. Each of these women has a style that is elegant, fun and, most importantly, fits the occasion.”
  • Favorite stores are Forever 21, Tilly’s, Zara and H&M because they’re trendy but affordable. "If I’m splurging, I love Free People and Topshop.”
  • Concurrently, Jenna also plays Princess Isabel in Disney Channel's Elena of Avalor. Coincidentally, her character is also an inventor.
  • Jenna originated the role of "Gabriella Espinosa" on Big City Greens, but was replaced by Nikki Castillo in 2023.
  • She, along with the rest of her castmates, filmed her Disney wand ID on November 5, 2016.
  • In 2014 she made a Fruity Pebbles commercial as a character virtually identical to Harley Diaz.
  • Jenna Ortega can also sing, which was shown during her time in Netflix's Richie Rich.
  • On March 16, 2018, Jenna played Harley in Stuck with Horrible Helpers, and in the following episode of Bizaardvark also played the guest role of "Izzy" in the episode "The BFF (Before Frankie Friend)."
  • Along with Ariana Greenblatt, they are the only actresses from the show to appear in a Marvel Cinematic Universe film (with Jenna appearing in Iron Man 3).


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