Maitland McConnell Acting CreditsAlthough Maitland McConnell is not yet a household name in the acting world, industry insiders are predicting that this young actress will soon make the jump into feature roles that will establish her name among other acting luminaries. While most people will not recognize the name, a few glances at Maitland McConnell photos will be enough for viewers to remember some of her more popular roles. The acting job which has brought her the most acclaim is as a reappearing character on the General Hospital daytime soap opera. On this show, McConnell played Ali, a character that was present in seven different episodes.
The Maitland McConnell bio is filled with a combination of both television and film credits. In addition to General Hospital, the actress has also appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as well as its sister show, CSI: NY. Another recent television series that McConnell has participated in is Rules of Engagement, where she played Sarah on the Reunion episode. Her other main television credits have come from the Ghost Whisperer television series and Safe Harbor, a film that was made for a direct to television release. As the actress has come more into popularity with producers and directors, her film roles have also grown as more knowledge of her acting skills has emerged.
The single film that most people remember McConnell from is the Ninja Cheerleaders movie. In this action comedy, Maitland McConnell was Monica, one of three cheerleaders in college to battle an evil mafia group that has taken their martial arts teacher prisoner. The plot is thickened by the fact that the team must keep their martial arts identities secret to protect their goal of getting into an exclusive Ivy League school. With Ninja Cheerleaders, McConnell finally entered into the public consciousness and is now being contacted for more roles than ever.