began her career at the age of four when she starred as Ben Stiller
's daughter in Envy
. After getting a taste of being in front of the camera, she wanted more and told her parents her dream was to be an actress-but just in case she didn't make it, she was willing to be a trainer for Shamu the killer whale. Gade then went on to work with Melissa Gilbert
as her daughter in the television pilot Then Came Jones
. This fall, Gade stars in ABC's highly anticipated sci-fi drama, Invasion
While Gade loves acting, she also enjoys being a kid. She can't get enough of the Bratz Dolls, Disneyland, jumping rope, and watching That's So Raven and Phil of the Future. She's a big fan of all Disney movies, and coincidentally, her parents named her after Ariel in The Little Mermaid. She has a cousin named Izaiah, who is like a brother to her, and enjoys just spending time with her family.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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