Brec Bassinger is an American actress. She will star as the title character, Courtney Whitmore/Stargirl, in the upcoming series Stargirl. She has been acting since 2013 and was born in Saginaw, Texas.
Bassinger resides with her mother, while the rest of her family remains in Texas. She used to play basketball, volleyball and ran track/field. Bassinger also used to be in beauty pageants and was an Our Little Miss World Winner. She has two older brothers named Beric and Brice. She has also revealed that she has Type 1 Diabetes. Before becoming an actress, she was a competitive cheerleader. 
Both Brec and Cameron Gellman have type-one diabetes. Neither one of them had worked with anyone with their disease. They were able to work together and be honest with one another on how they were feeling. She enjoyed being able to play a strong, cool superhero despite her condition.