Britt Robertson

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Britt Robertson

Brittany Robertson on October 10, 2010.
BornBrittany Leanna Robertson
(1990-04-18) April 18, 1990 (age 22)
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2000–present
 
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Britt Robertson

Brittany Robertson on October 10, 2010.
BornBrittany Leanna Robertson
(1990-04-18) April 18, 1990 (age 22)
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2000–present

Brittany Leanna "Britt" Robertson (born April 18, 1990) is an American actress. She is mostly known for playing the roles of Cara Burns in Dan In Real Life, Samantha in Swingtown, Trixie Stone in The Tenth Circle, Lux Cassidy in Life Unexpected, and Marnie Cooper in Scream 4. Recently, she starred as Allie Pennington in Avalon High and as young orphan witch Cassie Blake in The CW's The Secret Circle. She also stars in the movies Triple Dog as Chapin.

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Early life

Robertson was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, where she first aspired to act. She is the oldest of seven children with three brothers and three sisters and was homeschooled by her mother.[citation needed] She stayed in Chester with her grandparents for a couple of months to film the movie Ghost Club.

Career

Robertson first appeared before an audience when performing various roles on stage at the Greenville Little Theater in her home town. At age 12, Robertson began making extended trips to Los Angeles to audition for roles in TV shows and even landed a spot in a pilot for a show which was never picked up by a network. Her first big break came when she was selected to play Michelle Seaver in the Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers.[1] Her most notable role to date is that of Cara Burns in the 2007 film Dan In Real Life. Robertson appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in episode 168 "Go to Hell", and had a role as a recurring character in the CBS television series Swingtown.

In 2008, she played the main character in a Lifetime Original Movie, Trixie Stone, in the movie based on Jodi Picoult's novel, The Tenth Circle, followed by other television roles.

In 2009, she played a small role as DJ in The Alyson Stoner Project. She also made a guest appearance on Law and Order: SVU in the episode "Babes" as Tina Bernardi, a Catholic teen who gets pregnant in a pact. In 2010, she starred in The CW's show Life Unexpected as Lux Cassidy, a teenager who gets back in her parents' lives. In late autumn 2010, she starred as Allie Pennington in Avalon High, which is based on Meg Cabot's book of the same name.

Robertson starred as Cassie Blake in The CW's 2011 television series The Secret Circle until the show was cancelled in 2012 after its first season.

Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2003Ghost Club, TheThe Ghost ClubCarrie
2003One of ThemYoung ElizabethVideo
2004Last Summer, TheThe Last SummerBeth
2006Keeping Up with the SteinsAshley Grunwald
2007FrankAnna York
2007Dan in Real LifeCara
2008From WithinClaire
2009Alyson Stoner Project, TheThe Alyson Stoner ProjectDJ B-Rob
2009Mother and ChildViolet
2010CherryBeth
2010Triple DogChapin Wright
2011Scream 4Marnie Cooper
2011Family Tree, TheThe Family TreeKelly Burnett
2012First Time, TheThe First TimeAubrey Miller
2013White RabbitJuliePost-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000SheenaLittle SheenaEpisode: "Buried Secrets"
2001Power Rangers Time ForceTammyEpisode: "Uniquely Trip"
2004Tangled Up in BlueTulaTV movie
2004Growing Pains: Return of the SeaversMichelle SeaverTV movie
2005FreddieMandyEpisode: "Halloween"
2006FreddieMandyEpisode: "Freddie and the Hot Mom"
2006Women of a Certain AgeDoriaTV movie
2006Jesse Stone: Night PassageMichelle GenestTV movie
2007Winner, TheThe WinnerVivicaEpisode: "Pilot"
2007CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationAmy MacalinoEpisode: "Go to Hell"
2008Tenth Circle, TheThe Tenth CircleTrixie StoneTV movie
2008SwingtownSamantha Saxton13 episodes
2008Law & Order: Special Victims UnitChristina 'Tina' Divola BernardiEpisode: "Babes"
2009Law & Order: Criminal IntentKathy DevildisEpisode: "Family Values"
2009Three RiversBrenda StarkEpisode: "Good Intentions"
2010Avalon HighAllie PenningtonTV movie
2010-2011Life UnexpectedLux Cassidy26 episodes
2011-2012Secret Circle, TheThe Secret CircleCassie Blake22 episodes

References

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