Lynsey Bartilson is an American television actress, singer, and dancer who is widely known for portraying Lily Finnerty on the popular television comedy series Grounded for Life, as well as her other appearances appearances on television shows such as Married…with Children, Malcolm in the Middle, Joan’s Day Out, Party of Five, Bones, and The X’s. Asides from acting, Lynsey is an activist and she serves as the International Spokesperson for Youth for Human Rights. She also spends her time featuring in sketch comedies and parodies including Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Whatever This Is, and Hosting Duties.
Lynsey Bartilson – Biography
The Minnesota native was born on July 1, 1983, to Laurie Bartilson and Stanley Wayne Bartilson. She is of mixed race origins: Ashkenazi Jewish, English, French, Norwegian, and Irish. She has a sibling named Matthew Bartilson. Lynsey’s family moved to Los Angeles when she was four years old, where she began pursuing a career as a child actress. There is no information about where she went to high school or college, or even what subject she studied at the tertiary level.
Lynsey belongs to the Church of Scientology, where she has been a member since she was a little child. The actress is very involved in the organization’s activities, including Youths for Human Rights International in which she currently serves as an International Spokesperson. She hosted the Youth for Human Rights Day International ceremony held in Los Angeles in 2014, alongside several notable Scientologists like Leisa Goodman.
Moving on to her personal life, Lynsey Bartilson is no longer a single woman. She is married to Cru Moore, her longtime partner. The lovebirds began dating sometime in 2014, and their relationship blossomed through the years. They decided to make things official on September 4, 2016, by heading to the altar. Their marriage has been blessed with a child. The pair welcomed their son Robert Camden Moore shortly after they tied the knot. Lynsey and her family live together in their beautiful Los Angeles home.
Lynsey made her first appearance on television as the host of a show called Kidsongs when she was only seven years old, which was followed by her acting debut in The Good Life, a popular NBC sitcom. She played the character Barney Singer. The role helped launch her career and opened up more opportunities for her in the acting world. She went on to appear on other television shows including Married…with Children, Suddenly Susan, and Jack and Jane.
Over the years, Lynsey Bartilson has managed to find frequent work on television and short films. She has dozens of acting credits on her resume and has garnered millions of fans who adore her work and keep up with her new projects. She is adored by viewers and colleagues alike for her warm personality and acting talent. Lynsey has featured in When I Was a Boy, The Nightmare Room, That ‘70s Show, Strong Medicine, Struck, and Bad Roomies. Although she is yet to win any awards in her career, Lynsey has received a number of honors and recognition for her acting abilities and her humanitarian work.
Movies and TV Series
Lynsey Bartilson has appeared in more than two dozen films and television shows in starring and guest roles. Some of her most notable appearances include The Good Life, Kidsongs in which she starred as herself, Married…with Children as Megan, Mrs. Santa Claus as Nora Kilkenny, The Faculty as Sarah, Moloney starring as Erin Heeney, When I Was a Boy appearing as Jac Benson, A Rat’s Tale as Isabella Noble-Rat, 7th Heaven as Terri, and Suddenly Susan in which she played the character, Dina.
The talented young actress has also landed roles in a bunch of other series. She played Tammy Sue in That ‘70s Show, Gloria Mandelbaum in Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane, Nikki Kurasek in Early Edition, Lilly Finnerty in Grounded for Life, Cynthia Beck in Philly, Cindy in The Nightmare Room, Malika in Fillmore!, Samantha Lightstone in Judging Amy, Rina Dobler in Strong Medicine, and Danielle in Malcolm in the Middle.
Lynsey Bartilson has received considerable praise and admiration for her performances, and many of her appearances have been in commercially successful shows such as NCIS, Bones, NYPD Blue, Chicken Soup for the Soul, The Amanda Show, Good Luck Charlie, The Online Gamer, Shattered, Joan’s Day Out, and Struck.
She has also enjoyed a side career as a singer and has recorded songs like Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree and This Christmas I Will Give My Love to You.