Madison Pettis

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Madison Pettis
Madison Pettis in 2010.jpg
Madison Pettis in 2010
BornMadison Michelle Pettis[1]
(1998-07-22) July 22, 1998 (age 15)[2]
Arlington, Texas, U.S.
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, United States
OccupationActress, voice actress, model
Years active2002–present
 
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Madison Pettis
Madison Pettis in 2010.jpg
Madison Pettis in 2010
BornMadison Michelle Pettis[1]
(1998-07-22) July 22, 1998 (age 15)[2]
Arlington, Texas, U.S.
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, United States
OccupationActress, voice actress, model
Years active2002–present

Madison Michelle Pettis (born July 22, 1998) is an American teen actress, best known for playing Sophie Martinez on the Disney Channel sitcom Cory in the House and as Peyton Kelly in the 2007 film The Game Plan. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California and is working on Life with Boys and Jake and the Never Land Pirates and also models for Love Pastry with Alli Simpson and Cody Simpson.

Life and career[edit]

Madison Pettis was born in Arlington, Texas on July 22, 1998, to Steven and Michelle Pettis. Her father is African American and her mother is of Irish, Italian, and French descent.[3] Pettis was first noticed when her mother entered into an annual cover search held by FortWorthChild, a local parenting magazine.[4] From that she began modeling and acting in commercials; she had an agent and a website from the age of five.[5] In this role she was seen in one episode of Hannah Montana. She portrayed Isabelle Tyler in an episode of The 4400. She was the 2007 Disney Channel Games commentator, and also appeared on Barney & Friends as Bridget, in which she sang, danced and acted. In 2008, she cameoed in Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!, and had roles in Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? and A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa. Pettis also had a small role in Seven Pounds as Lorena. She has a voice role in the Disney Channel animated series Special Agent Oso. In 2009, Pettis had a role in Free Style as Bailey Bryant with Corbin Bleu and appeared as herself on the syndicated version of the game show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?. In 2011, she landed two main roles: a voice role as Izzy, from "Jake and the Never Land Pirates"; and Allie Brookes, on "Life With Boys". Madison also landed one of the two main roles in 2007 movie "The Game Plan", co-starring alongside Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. She also had a voice role in "Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas".

Filmography[edit]

Pettis as Slipper Fairy donates Dearfoams to USO 2010
Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2002Air Bud: Seventh Inning FetchRocky Raccoon
2005Barney: Can You Sing That Song?Bridget
2006Barney & Friends The Barney BoogieBridget
2007The Game PlanPeyton KellyMain role
2008Horton Hears a Who!Additional voicesAnimated film
2008Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out?Tara RolandDirect-to-DVD film
2008A Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaClaireTelevision film
2008Seven PoundsConnie's DaughterTheatrical film
2008Free StyleBailey BryantMain role
2010The Search for Santa PawsWillaminaDirect-to-DVD film
2011Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2LalaDirect-to-DVD film
2012Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3LalaDirect-to-DVD film
2014PamelaPamela Wheanersfilm
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006JerichoStacy Clemons"Pilot" (season 1: episode 1)
2006Barney & FriendsBridget"Pets and Vets" (season 10: episode 9)
"Playing Games and Fun with Reading" (season 10: episode 12)
2007–2008Cory in the HouseSophie MartinezMain role; Disney Channel Original Series
2007Hannah MontanaSophie Martinez"Take This Job and Love It" (season 2: episode 8)
2007The 4400Young Isabelle Tyler"Daddy's Little Girl" (season 4: episode 9)
2009Special Agent OsoKatie / Tara"The Living Flashlight/Sand Castle Royale" (season 1: episode 17)
"Tie Another Day/You Only Start PreSchool Once" (season 1: episode 19)
2009–presentPhineas and FerbAdyson SweetwaterVoice role; Disney Channel Original Series
2009Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?HerselfRecurring guest; 18 episodes
2011–presentJake and the Never Land PiratesIzzyVoice role; Disney Channel Original Series
2011R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourJulie"The Black Mask" (season 1: episode 13)
2011–presentLife with BoysAllie BrookesMain cast
2012 –presentLab RatsJanelle"Can I Borrow the Helicopter?" (season 1: episode 10)
"Back From the Future" (season 1: episode 11)
"Air Leo" (season 1: episode 16)
"Avalanche" (season 2: episode 16)
"Prank You Very Much" (season 2: episode 22)
"Mission: Mission Creek High" (season 3: episode 3)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Twitter: Madison Pettis (verified account)
  2. ^ Pettis, Madison (2012). "Facebook - Madison Pettis - About". Retrieved July 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ Twitter:Madison Pettis
  4. ^ Charean Williams (2006-11-27). "She's a chip off the old Rock". Fort Worth Star Telegram. Archived from the original on 2006-11-27. Retrieved 2007-12-10. 
  5. ^ Lisa Sewards (last updated 2008-03-07). "Meet the million dollar baby: Madison Pettis, 9, joins Hollywood's new crop of child stars.". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 

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