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Cozi Zuehlsdorff Biography

 
Bio:
Cozi Zuehlsdorff's career began when she was cast as Hazel in the feature film "Dolphin Tale" alongside Harry Connick Jr. and Morgan Freeman. She went on to star in the sequel, "Dolphin Tale 2." In 2017 she starred with Willie Nelson in "Pure Country 3: Pure Heart," in which she played a young ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Cozi Zuehlsdorff's career began when she was cast as Hazel in the feature film "Dolphin Tale" alongside Harry Connick Jr. and Morgan Freeman. She went on to star in the sequel, "Dolphin Tale 2." In 2017 she starred with Willie Nelson in "Pure Country 3: Pure Heart," in which she played a young ... (read complete bio)

Cozi Zuehlsdorff's career began when she was cast as Hazel in the feature film "Dolphin Tale" alongside Harry Connick Jr. and Morgan Freeman. She went on to star in the sequel, "Dolphin Tale 2." In 2017 she starred with Willie Nelson in "Pure Country 3: Pure Heart," in which she played a young country music singer. In 2018 she starred opposite Broadway star Heidi Blickenstaff as Ellie Blake in the Disney Channel Original Movie Freaky Friday. Along the way, Cozi has also appeared in David E. Kelly's "Monday Mornings," and Disney Channel's series "Liv & Maddie," "K.C. Undercover" and "Mighty Med."

As a musician, Zuehlsdorff has experienced success in the world of electronic dance music, both as a writer and featured performer on several singles, and streams-to-date for her features are over 100 million. Trained as a classical pianist, she uses her talents as a songwriter for her own solo career as well as for other artists and films including the original song "Brave Souls," which plays during the end credits of "Dolphin Tale 2" and "What It's Like to be Me," the opening theme song of the Disney Channel Original Movie Freaky Friday.

Zuehlsdorff also has a passion for musical theater and has performed as Aurora in the Lythgoe Panto production of "Sleeping Beauty" and Brigitta in the regional 3D Theatricals version of "The Sound of Music." A native of Orange County, Calif., she enjoys swimming, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.