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Shailene Woodley

Actress Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California, to Lori (Victor), a middle school counselor, and Lonnie Woodley, a school principal. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began commercial modeling. Acting roles followed, and she made her screen debut in 1999's Replacing Dad (1999). More parts followed in The District (2000), The O.C. (2003) and Crossing Jordan (2001), amongst others. When Woodley was 15, she was diagnosed with Idiopathic Scoliosis and wore a chest-to-hips plastic brace for two years, which proved a successful treatment.In 2008 Woodley was cast in the lead role of Amy Juergens in The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008) and in 2011 she had her big screen breakthrough when she appeared in Alexander Payne's The Descendants (2011), opposite George Clooney. Her performance in the role of Alexandra King brought critical acclaim and recognition by the movie industry. She won an Independent Spirit Award and the 2012 MTV Movie Awards Breakthrough Performance Award, as well as a Golden Globe nomination.


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Born:
Nov 15, 1991 In Simi Valley, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
18
First Appeared:
In the series The Daily Show 1996-07-22
Latest Project:
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014-02-24

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 34 wins & 48 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Secret Life of the American Teenager
Filmography
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
The Secret Life of the American Teenager Amy Juergens 121 episodes, 2008-2013 2008-09-03
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
My Name Is Earl Unknown 2005-09-20
Close to Home Unknown 2005-10-04
Jack & Bobby Unknown 2004-09-12
CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
The O.C. Unknown 2003-08-05
Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
The District Unknown 2000-10-07
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Everybody Loves Raymond Unknown 1996-09-13