14-year-old G Hannelius plays Avery on Dog with a Blog. Find out more about her in this interview!
You might remember her from way back in a movie with Hutch Dano called Den Brother. A few things you need to know about Dog with a Blog if you haven’t seen it before: 1) It also stars Blake Michael as the older brother, and Francesca Capaldi as the younger sister. 2) G wears the absolute cutest clothes and jewelry for this show! and, oh yeah, 3) the dog talks.
Q: Who nicknamed you G? Do you ever go by Genevieve?
G: When I was a baby, people called me baby G and ever since then I’ve gone by G. My grandmother is basically the only person who calls me Genevieve.
Q: Describe Avery on Dog with a Blog. Would she be your friend in real life?
G: Avery is hardworking, ambitious, and smart. I think she is so kind to her friends and I’d be very lucky to have her as my friend.
Q: What’s it like working with Stan the dog on set?
G: When we are sitting in the family room set, even if we are just relaxing, and the dog walks by, he will run and jump on the couch with his toy and he wants you to play with him. It’s really cute and funny.
Q: What book would you recommend to a friend? What book do you think Avery would recommend?
G: I would recommend A Day in the Life in Ancient Rome and I think Avery would recommend the same thing!
Q: What literary character would you like to play in a movie?
G: Juliet in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
Q: What flavor ice cream would you invent?
G: Ain’t Nothin But a G Thang: chocolate/raspberry ice cream.
Q: What is an unusual talent most people don’t know you have?
G: I write poetry.
Q: What is one thing you wish everyone would do to make the world a better place?
G: Be kind to one another.
Q: What is the best book you ever read?
G: Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt.
Q: Food you could not live without?
G: Fish taco.
Q: A perfect day would include?
G: Going to set, swimming with my friends, then bike-riding to get gelato.
Q: Personal motto or favorite quote?
G: Loud and proud.