You might have seen Quaker Oats’ NFL commercials featuring Eli Manning, but who is the little girl that stars alongside him?
As the official oatmeal sponsor of the NFL you’re probably familiar with Quaker Oats’ new campaign featuring former New York Giants player Eli Manning. In the oatmeal brand’s commercial, Manning is being trained by his young neighbor, who has stepped into the role of his coach despite him being retired.
TV audiences are now curious to know who the young actress who appears in the commercial is as well as why This Is Us fans may recognize her.
Who is the little girl in the Quaker Oats commercial with Eli Manning?
The young actress that stars opposite the former NFL player is eight-year-old up-and-coming star, Isabella Rose Landau.
Landau gushed her commercial feature alongside Manning in a post on Instagram shortly after the commercial was released.
Reflecting on her time filming the advert, Landau admitted it was one of her “most fun days on set so far,” as she described the football player as “amazing.”
In a follow-up post, Landau shared a behind-the-scenes video of her and Manning as he taught her to throw a football.
This Is Us fans may recognize her as a young Kate
Those who have watched the popular family drama This Is Us may recognize Landau for her feature across the show’s later season as a young Kate.
Fans of the show will know the character of Kate Pearson has had a few younger faces take on the role in flashbacks as well as the adult version portrayed by Chrissy Metz.
Landau played Kate in flashbacks from early childhood. Throughout the series, the star featured as Kate from the age of three to six years old.
The young star’s first appearance on the show was in season 4. As per her IMDb, Landau featured in a total of 21 episodes before the show came to an end this summer.
A look at the young star’s on-screen career so far
This Is Us is not Landau’s only TV appearance, as last year, she featured in an episode of the sitcom Kenan.
As per her Instagram bio, she has also been featured in several commercials, as well as her recent Quaker Oats one, for well-known brands, including ride service Uber and toy company Fisher-Price.
Elsewhere, the eight-year-old actress featured in Taylor Swift’s music video for I Bet You Think About Me where she played a flower girl that appears in a scene with the singer.
Reflecting on her feature, in a post to her Instagram, she shared her excitement at working alongside the Anti-Hero hitmaker as well as actress Blake Lively who directed the project.