Elizabeth Egan Gillies was born on 26. Juli 1993 in Haworth, a small town in New Jersey. At the age of 2 she already began to appear in bubblegum and mobilephone ads and eventually landed a guest appearance on the Nickelodeon-Show 6 to 8 Frozen Zone.
Various roles in small movies and TV shows followed until in 2008 Liz got cast as Lucy for the musical 13, which was a huge success on broadway until its end in 2009. Currently she is starring as Jade West in the Nickelodeon hit-show Victorious.