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Cara Elizabeth DeLizia (born April 10, 1984 in Silver Spring, Maryland) is an American television actress most known for her portrayal as Fiona "Fi" Phillips alongside Mackenzie Phillips in the Disney Original Series So Weird.

Early career

She got her start in acting at the age of 5 doing theater productions. She was later discovered and starred regularly in the WB's Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher. Later she had guest spots on Mad About You, 7th Heaven, The West Wing, Strong Medicine, and ER. She has also starred in several TV movies and had minor roles in several motion pictures such as Sleepless in Seattle and Avalon.

So Weird

It was her role on So Weird that was her breakout. She starred as Fiona "Fi" Phillips, a 13-year old girl obsessed with the paranormal. She traveled around the country on a comeback tour bus with her rockstar mother (Phillips). At various stops along the way Fi would encounter paranormal activity ranging from aliens, to ghosts, to Bigfoot. Fi's interest was driven to find out what had caused her father's death when she was a child. Her investigations culminated in the shows Season 2 finale. DeLizia left the show in the Season 3 premiere and was replaced by a young Canadian Alexz Johnson. To that point, the show had been "darker" for a Disney show in the vein of The X-Files. However when DeLizia departed the show took on a lighter tone for the remainder of its run.

Later work

Her other major role was as Marcy Kendall on the FOX drama Boston Public where she played the assistant to Chi McBride's Principal Harper.

She voiced school bad boy, "Z" for three episodes of Nickelodeon cartoon series, All Grown Up!.

DeLizia became engaged to Robert Chambers in 2001 and was married in 2004 after which the couple lived in Burbank, California. However they have divorced in 2006.

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