25 Things You Didn’t Know About Yael Yurman

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Yael Yurman

Yael Yurman’s latest role is in the Netflix hit series, Firefly Lane, but how much do you really know about this young star?

Check out our list below of 25 things you didn’t know about Yael Yurman

1. Yael Yurman’s most recognizable role has been as Anastasia, also known as Ana and formerly known as the Guardian, in the ABC series, Once Upon a Time.

2. Yurman is talented as a phenomenal actress that brings depth to the characters she plays and has gained numerous fans as a result of her hard work and dedication to her acting career.

3. Yurman has been around in the world of acting longer than people realize because only a few people knew who she was until she starred in Once Upon a time and now, Netflix’s Firefly Lane.

4. Born on June 28, 2001, Yurman will turn 20 this year.

She celebrated 19 years on this planet during the middle of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some sources list her birthday as 2005 instead of 2001 but we are going with her birthday as 2001.

5. Yael was born in Vancouver, Canada, and spent most of her life there during her childhood.

Her family is relatively large and she has two brothers. She loves her family but does not give away too much information about the members of her family or her private life.

6. She was pretty young when she started her acting career in 2015, she garnered a small role in the television series, “The Man in the High Castle.”

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She acted in a total of three episodes and the director, producers, and fans were very impressed at well she did since she was only around 14 years old at that time.

7. Yurman is pretty popular on Instagram and has a pretty substantial following.

She simply goes by her first name on the platform and her user name is yael­_yy so she may be a little difficult to find unless you click on the link from her fan page.

8. She loves being an actor and will continue auditioning for movie roles and television series in the future.

9. She is really good friends with her co-stars, including Firefly Lane’s Ben Lawson, Sarah Chalke, and Roan Curtis.

Ben Lawson attended the G'Day USA black tie gala on January 16, 2010 at Hollywood and Highland Grand Ballroom in Hollywood.

10. She has great focus when it comes to portraying a character in a film or other acting role.

11. She enjoys watching Youtube videos and there are plenty of them available on the platform that she appears in since some of the TV shows and other projects she has done are on there.

12. Firefly Lane is based on a Kristin Hannah novel.

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13. Yael was cast as a regular for the second season of Firefly Lane in September of 2019.

14. Yael plays the role of Kate’s daughter on Firefly Lane and is enjoying every minute of it.

15. Yael’s character on FireFly Lane is Mariah Malarkey and it has propelled her into more fame than she had from Once Upon a Time.

16. She is known as a social media influencer on YouTube and Instagram.

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17. Yael’s mom is a homemaker and her father is a Canadian businessman.

18. She is a big proponent of asking for help when you need it and she does not like it if people feel scared or alone.

She makes sure her fans know that she is there for them because she cares so much about others.

19. She may be turning 20 this year but looks very young so she will have no problem continuing in her role on Firefly Lane as Kate’s teenage daughter.

20. She will continue with the popular series and enjoys being cast in a drama-style role as the main character.

21. Her mother and father raised her and her two brothers to be Christians and it shows in her compassion for others, including her co-stars, other cast members, and the staff on the series she has worked on during her career so far.

22. Yael is a very private person, especially when it comes to her private life.

She has not talked about her love life, including whether or not she has a boyfriend or significant other. There are not many details of her private life to be found on the Internet, including the first names of her mother, father, and two brothers. The story of her life is sort of a mystery and yet a bit of a spoiler for more to come.

23. She enjoys being part of a Netflix series and has been the focus of more than one episode.

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24. The Firefly Lane season is already underway.

The series is centered around Kate, played by Sarah Chalke, and Tully, Katherine Heigl, who are best friends. They are inseparable and the series focuses on their interesting bond with each other, beginning in their teens through their forties. There are plenty of adventures of the pair featured in the series that have fans riveted and wanting more from this amazing series.

25. Yael may be private about her personal life but she is very expressive, using photo grids of herself that she posts on her Instagram account with a variety of different funny faces.

She loves to entertain even when she’s posting goofy photos to make her fans laugh or give them a smile to brighten their day.

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