Just Jared Jr is getting to know more about Miya Cech!

The teen actress is one of the stars of Nickelodeon’s new space show The Astronauts.

Miya plays Samantha ‘Samy’ Sawyer-Wei in the series, a young girl who is a part of a group of kids who are accidentally launched into space; they embark on an adventure of a lifetime in order to find their way back home

VIDEO: Watch the trailer for The Astronauts right here!

Nick fans can of course remember her from her role in season one of the limited series Are You Afraid of the Dark?, as well as Netflix’s Rim of the World and Always Be My Maybe, or even her guest arc on American Housewife.

Miya will soon star as Sammy Ko in the upcoming film Marvelous and the Black Hole, which follows a teenage delinquent (Cech) who befriends a surly magician (Rhea Perlman) who helps her navigate her inner demons and dysfunctional family with sleight of hand magic. A coming of age comedy that touches on unlikely friendships, grief, and finding hope in the darkest moments.

Be sure to tune in to catch Miya in a new episode of The Astronauts TONIGHT (November 27) and every Friday at 7pm ET/PT on Nickelodeon!

Check out 10 Fun Facts with Miya Cech below:

  • 1. I’m adopted. I was born in Tokyo, Japan and my parents traveled to adopt me when I was 5 weeks old.
  • 2. I have 4 cats named Maxie, Pepper, Shio and Tobi and a dog named Bowie. They are all rescues.
  • 3. I can wiggle my ears.
  • 4. My favorite food is sushi or Poke bowls. The spicier the better!
  • 5. I love art and animation. Right now I’m drawing a lot of anime. If I wasn’t an actor, I’d probably be studying animation.

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  • 6. My favorite music genres are K-pop and Country music.
  • 7. Most people think that the first time I worked with Nickelodeon was on Are You Afraid of the Dark? But, I actually had a small, but pivotal role on The Thundermans when I was 8 years old. I played “crying girl with ice cream”. 😂
  • 8. I love to cook and bake. I make breakfast for my family every weekend.
  • 9. I’m allergic to cantaloupe and snap peas.
  • 10. I’m afraid of clowns.

In case you missed them, check out 10 Fun Facts with Miya‘s co-stars Kayden Grace Swan and Keith L. Williams!

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