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Chloë Grace Moretz
Actress, Kick-Ass
Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz. Her ancestry is mostly German and English. Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the series The Guardian...
 
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Zendaya
Actress, Shake It Up!
Zendaya, which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona, was born in Oakland, California. She now lives in Los Angeles, California with her family and her dog, named "Midnight". She was a part of the California Shakespearian Theatre, where her mom worked as a House Manager. She would help out in the theatre and even got to do many plays after...
 
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Bella Thorne
Actress, Shake It Up!
Bella Thorne was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara (Beckett) and Delancey Reinaldo "Rey" Thorne. She has three siblings, Remy Thorne, Dani Thorne and Kaili Thorne, all of whom have also acted. She is of Cuban (father) and Irish, Italian, English, German, and Welsh (mother) ancestry...
 
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Heather O'Rourke
Actress, Poltergeist
Heather Michele O'Rourke was born on December 27, 1975 in Santee, San Diego, California, to Kathleen, a seamstress, and Michael O'Rourke, a construction worker. She had German, Danish, English, and Irish ancestry. Heather entered American cinematic pop-culture before first grade. She was sitting alone in the MGM Commissary waiting for her mother when a stranger approached her asking her name...
 
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Judith Barsi
The only child of Jozsef Barsi and Maria Benko, Judith Eva Barsi beat 10,000 to 1 odds when she was discovered at a San Fernando Valley skating rink at 5 1/2 years old in 1983. She was mistaken for a three year old child. Her first commercial was for Donald Duck Orange Juice and she went on to appear in anywhere between 50-100 commercials...
 
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Dakota Fanning
Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent...
 
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Elle Fanning
Actress, Maleficent
Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent...
 
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Rachel Hurd-Wood
Actress, Peter Pan
Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood is an English actress and model, best known for her roles as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan, Corrie McKenzie in Tomorrow, When the War Began, and Sibyl Vane in Dorian Gray. She was born on 17 August 1990 in the Streatham district of South London, England, as daughter of Philip and Sarah Hurd-Wood...
 
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Ashley Olsen
Actress, Full House
She and Mary-Kate Olsen were born on June 13, 1986 to David and Jarnette Olsen. They are fraternal twins. They have an older brother named Trent and a younger sister named Lizzie. Their parents have since separated and their dad remarried. They have a step-brother Jake and a step-sister Taylor. Their step-mom is Mackenzie...
 
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Mary-Kate Olsen
Actress, Full House
Mary-Kate Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is an American actress, fashion designer, producer, author, and businesswoman. She co-founded luxury fashion brands The Row, Elizabeth and James, and the more affordable lines Olsenboye and StyleMint alongside her fraternal twin sister Ashley Olsen. Olsen pursued acting independently as an adult until 2012. She is the older sister of actress Elizabeth Olsen...
 
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Saoirse Ronan
Actress, Atonement
Saoirse Una Ronan was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, to Irish parents, Monica Ronan (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, an actor. When Saoirse was three, the family moved to Ireland, and Saoirse grew up in its County Carlow. Saoirse made her first TV appearance with a small role in a few episodes of the TV series...
 
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Jodelle Ferland
Actress, Tideland
Jodelle Micah Ferland has built up an impressive resume filled with roles in film, television and, at the beginning of her career, commercials. Born on October 9, 1994, she got her start in an episode of CTV's Cold Squad, before landing the lead role in her first film, Mermaid at an early age...
 
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Isabelle Fuhrman
Actress, Orphan
Isabelle was born in Washington, DC but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She has one older sister, Madeline, and her parents are Elina and Nick Fuhrman. Her career began when a casting director from Cartoon Network spotted her waiting for her sister and cast her for one of the shows, Cartoon Fridays. Isabelle's first acting gig came in 2006 when she booked a commercial for Rooms to Go furniture...
 
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AnnaSophia Robb
AnnaSophia Robb was born on the 8th December 1993 in Denver, Colorado, USA, to Janet, an interior designer, and Dave Robb, an architect. She has Danish, English, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish ancestry. Robb started off life with a dream to act, and began by performing on a church stage in her home town in front of 500 people when she was just 5 years old...
 
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Miranda Cosgrove
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born May 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, to Christina (Casey) and Tom Cosgrove, who owns a dry-cleaning business. She was discovered at a young age singing and dancing around a table in a restaurant, where an agent saw her talent and quickly signed her. Miranda's career started with commercials for Burger King...
 
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Victoria Justice
Actress, Victorious
Victoria Dawn Justice, born February 19, 1993, is an American actress and singer. She debuted as an actress at the age of ten and has since appeared in several films and television series, including the Nickelodeon series, Zoey 101 and Victorious. She has made appearances in several theatrical releases...
 
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Selena Gomez
Selena Marie Gomez was born and raised in Grand Prairie, Texas, to Mandy Teefey, who is of part Italian descent, and Ricardo Gomez, who is of Mexican descent and originally from New Mexico. Her parents divorced in 1997. Giving birth to Selena at 16, her mom Mandy recalls living "paycheck-to-paycheck"...
 
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Jennette McCurdy
Actress, iCarly
In addition to her acting ambitions, Jennette enjoys many activities including dance, karate, ice skating, piano, cooking, reading, writing, and watching movies. Her other talents and skills include roller blading, skateboarding, singing, baseball, basketball, and trampoline. She hopes to someday graduate from film school and dreams of turning her own screenplays into movies...
 
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Elizabeth Olsen
Elizabeth Chase "Lizzie" Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films Silent House (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016). For her role in the critically acclaimed Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)...
 
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Hailee Steinfeld
Actress, True Grit
Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996 in Tarzana, California, to Cheri (Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has a brother, Griffin. Her uncle is Jake Steinfeld, a fitness trainer, and her great-uncle is actor Larry Domasin. Her father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent and her mother's ancestry includes Filipino...
 
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Emily Osment
Emily Jordan Osment was born in Los Angeles on March 10th, 1992. She is the younger sister of The Sixth Sense star, Haley Joel Osment. Her father is also an actor of some renown. Following in their footsteps, Emily started her acting career performing in several commercials, including a radio spot with Dick Van Dyke...
 
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Bailee Madison
This young actress has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. She won rave reviews and a Critics Choice Movie Award nomination for her powerful work on the feature film, Brothers, opposite Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal...
 
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Drew Barrymore
Producer, Donnie Darko
Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation. Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to actors John Drew Barrymore and Jaid Barrymore (née Ildiko Jaid Mako)...
 
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Abigail Breslin
Academy Award-nominated actress Abigail Breslin is one of the most sought-after actors of her generation. Her unique and charismatic talents have contributed to her versatile roles in both comedy and drama. Most recently, Breslin starred in the first season of the horror-comedy series, "Scream Queens" opposite Emma Roberts...
 
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Caroline Sunshine
Actress, Shake It Up!
Tenacious, intelligent, and a triple threat talent, actress Caroline Sunshine has quickly become "one to watch" in the entertainment industry over the years from the captivating characters she has brought to life on screen. In 2015 Caroline can be seen starring as "Emily Jordan" in the "The Outfield" for Fullscreen Films...
 
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Emily Browning
Actress, Sucker Punch
Emily Browning is an Australian actress and singer. She made her film debut in the Australian television film The Echo of Thunder (1998). Browning is also known for her roles in the horror film The Uninvited (2009), the action film Sucker Punch (2011), the independent drama Sleeping Beauty (2011), The Host (2013), Pompeii (2014) and Legend (2015).
 
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Ryan Newman
Actress, Monster House
Ryan Newman, up and coming "Young Hollywood" beauty, can recently be seen in eight episodes of the Nickelodeon hit series "The Thundermans" and Sharknado 4 coming this July. Newman got her start in print modeling but quickly caught the eye of casting for commercials, television and film. With her charming personality and comedic timing, Newman excelled in all the roles that she took on...
 
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Emma Watson
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years, she trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts...
 
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Lindsey Haun
Actress, Shrooms
Lindsey Haun was born in Los Angeles, in 1984. She started acting when she was 3 in a Little Caesars commercial. She was in Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story and from then on, started to doing many other movies. (By that time, a fan had made a fansite for her which recently became her official site.) She did a Disney Channel original movie...
 
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Joey King
Actress, Fargo
Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother who used to perform in live theater. She has appeared in several television shows and movies of the week...
 
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Julia Winter
Julia Winter is the envy of tween-age girls everywhere, having being plucked from obscurity to play Veruca Salt in the 2005 film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, alongside Johnny Depp. It was the London schoolgirl's first professional role, although she studies drama weekly at a part-time theatre school...
 
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Mia Hays
Actress, Timeless
 
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Jackie Evancho
Being a singing prodigy won Jackie Evancho her first major film role. In 2011, Robert Redford was casting his feature film, The Company You Keep, when he saw Jackie for the first time, as she sang on television a piece from Pucinni. Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho began singing just before turning eight in 2008...
 
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Allisyn Ashley Arm
Allisyn Arm took an interest in acting and theater at a very young age. After seeing her enthusiasm for acting her parents enrolled her in acting classes. Represented by her acting teacher, she was signed to Buchwald Talent Group at four and a half years old. Since that time she has appeared in over 50 TV commercials and had appearances in TV shows such as Friends...
 
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Rachel G. Fox
Actress, Dream House
In June 2005, Rachel Fox and her family went on a family vacation to Los Angeles. During their LA family vacation, Rachel attended a movie and television acting camp, while her sister attended tennis camp. They never left Los Angeles, going back to Ohio only to pack their things they had left behind...
 
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Kailey Swanson
Kailey Swanson was born in Las Vegas, NV. She started acting in theatre when she was nine years old in the American Girl Revue at the Los Angeles American Girl Store. Having completely caught the performance bug at this point, she continued to perform around Southern California in various theatre productions...
 
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Brooke Shields
"Want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing". If you have not heard of Brooke Shields before, this tagline from her Calvin Klein Jeans ad had to grab your attention. Not that she has not had a previously noteworthy resume. She was born on May 31, 1965 in New York City and, at age 12...
 
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Stefanie Scott
Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television Stefanie Scott is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents. With the recent release of Focus Features' and Blumhouse Productions' Insidious: Chapter 3, the third installment of the hit horror film franchise, Stefanie completed...
 
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Mackenzie Aladjem
Mackenzie has been performing since age four. She has appeared in television shows including Nurse Jackie (6 years-series regular), Parenthood, About A Boy, Grey's Anatomy, The Middle, All My Children, Workaholics, and CSI: Miami. She has also performed in the stage production of Annie portraying the character Molly. She made her film debut in the film The Lincoln Lawyer.
 
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Dani Thorne
Dani was born in Florida and began modeling and commercial work at 4 years old. Her siblings are in the entertainment business, as well. She has 2 sisters, Bella Thorne and Kaili Thorne, and one brother, Remy Thorne. Dani sponsors a friend, Kathrine, in Kibwezi, Kenya and is involved with the Nomad Organazation...
 
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Kaili Thorne
Actress, Chillerama
Kaili Thorne is an American actress. Her name is Hawaiian -meaning "whisper of the ocean"- and can also be spelled Kylie. Kaili spent her early years all over Hawaii with her mother. Then lived her early teen years in Miami, with her father and three younger half siblings. Kaili Thorne has studied acting in New York and currently lives in Los Angeles...
 
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Kiernan Shipka
Actress, Mad Men
Kiernan Shipka was born in Chicago, Illinois, to John Young Shipka, a real estate developer, and his wife, Erin Ann, a one-time queen of Chicago's St. Patrick's Day parade. The family relocated to Los Angeles when she was six to support her acting career. Kiernan got her black belt in taekwondo in June...
 
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Georgie Henley
Georgina Helen Henley was born July 9, 1995 in Ilkley, Yorkshire, England, the youngest of three daughters of Mike and Helen Henley. When she was young, she joined a local drama group called "Upstagers". It was there that she started her acting career, participating in stage performances such as "Babushka: A Christmas Story" and "The Pied Piper", prior to landing her first role in a film...
 
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Peyton List
Actress, Jessie
Peyton is well-known for her roles on the hit Disney series Jessie and Fox's Diary of a Wimpy Kid film franchise. List most recently wrapped the teen comedy, The Outskirts, for director Peter Hutchings. Her other feature credits include Fox 2000's 27 Dresses and Summit's Remember Me. List has an array of television credits...
 
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Lindsay Greenbush
Lindsay Greenbush, was born Rachel Lindsay Rene Bush the elder sister of, identical twin sister Sidney Robyn Denae Bush (was born three minutes later) on May 25, 1970 in Hollywood, California. Their father, Billy Bush is an actor who starred in films such as "Five Easy Pieces" (1970), "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" (1974)...
 
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Sidney Greenbush
Sidney Greenbush was born Sidney Robyn Danae Bush (born three minutes later), is the identical twin sister of Rachel Lindsay Rene Bush on May 25, 1970 in Hollywood, California. Their father, Billy Bush is an actor who starred in films such as "Five Easy Pieces" (1970), "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" (1974)...
 
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Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in her...
 
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Cloe Mackie
Actress, St. Trinian's
Cloe Mackie was born in North London one minute before her twin sister Holly. She has two older brothers. Cloe spends a great deal of time in Greece where she also attended a Greek nursery school. She loves Art and listening to music and going to concerts in her spare time.
 
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Holly Mackie
Actress, St. Trinian's
Holly Mackie was born in North London. She has a twin sister -Cloe - and two older brothers. Holly used to live in Greece and went to a Greek nursery school there. She loves sports and listening to music in her spare time. She is very sociable and also very mischievous and she and Cloe are always up to something.
 
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Jessica Tyler Brown
Jessica Tyler Brown was born in West Columbia, South Carolina- a long way from Hollywood - but her parents noticed early on that she was constantly performing scenes from television shows and films. Even at the tender age of two, she would re-enact scenes from Cinderella, over and over again. So when her parents heard about an acting workshop being offered in Hickory...
 
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Vanessa Marano
Vanessa Marano started acting in the theater when she was seven years old, performing in numerous plays at A.C.T. in Agoura Hills, California. She began her professional career with several national commercials. Marano is most recognized for her roles as "April Nardini", the daughter of "Luke", in the highly popular show...
 
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Laura Marano
Actress, Austin & Ally
Laura Marano started acting in the theatre when she was five years old. She has done numerous plays at the Agoura Children's Theatre, and continued her acting in many national commercials. She is now starring in the new Disney Channel pilot, Austin & Ally, where she is playing the title character, "Ally Dawson"...
 
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Billi Bruno
Billi Bruno was born Sarah Russo on July 20, 1997, to a family of five. She has been involved in the world of acting since the age of five, starring in several plays, commercials, and a Brad Paisley music video. Most recently, however, her best known role to date is Gracie Mabel, Jim Belushi's sarcastic brainy youngest daughter...
 
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Willow Shields
Willow Shields was born on June 1, 2000 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has a twin sister, actress Autumn Shields, and an older brother, actor River Shields. Willow got her first job in 2008, narrating the short film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875, the story of a dying gunfighter who returns home after 10 years to make peace with his wife and daughter...
 
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China Anne McClain
Actress, A.N.T. Farm
China Anne McClain comes from an artistic family. Her father, Michael McClain, is a music producer, vocalist, writer and sound engineer. His first production was on Beyonce's younger sister, Solange Knowles (Solo Star CD - track no.16 entitled Sky Away). China Anne's mother, Shontell, is also a vocalist and songwriter...
 
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Ryan Simpkins
Actress, A Single Man
Ryan Simpkins is no stranger when it comes to making movies. It has been an up & onward journey. Ryan always brings a strong, playful, and passionate performance to every project she's involved with. Starting out at 4 years old Simpkins booked her first film. At 7 years old, she began performing double time as she debuted on Broadway...
 
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Kayla Clary
Actress, Maro
 
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Kara R. Stribling
Kara is a native of Los Angeles, California. She caught the acting bug at age five when she landed her first role as Molly in her first musical theatre production of "Annie." Kara went on to sing and perform in dinner theater at age six and Kara is proud to have been a part of the original cast of the...
 
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Gigi Papasavvas
Gigi Papasavvas born Giavanna Evangelina Papasavvas is an American born actress/model. Gigi began her career as a child model at the age of 5, appearing in ads for big brands such as GAP, Disney, JC Penny, Guess and Ralph Lauren. She was just 5 when she did her first commercial for Little Tykes and has gone on to do several national commercials...
 
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Harley Graham
Actress, Thor
 
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Maggie Elizabeth Jones
Maggie Elizabeth Jones was born on October 10, 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia. This young actress has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars and directors in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. Maggie received rave reviews for her role as Matt Damon's daughter in Cameron Crowe's film We Bought A Zoo (2011)...
 
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Alexis Wilkins
Alexis is a country singer. Born in Boston. November 3 1999. She was cast in the film The Victorville Massacre and has had guest-starring roles in Dog with a Blog and Instant Mom. She was born in Boston and raised in London, Switzerland, Arkansas and Los Angeles. Actress and singer whose song "Thieves" can be heard in the film Bad Night...
 
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Rachel Pace
Actress, Weeds
 
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Amanda Pace
Actress, Weeds
 
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