Madylin Sweeten

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Madylin Sweeten
BornMadylin Anne Michele Sweeten
(1991-06-27) June 27, 1991 (age 22)[1]
Brownwood, Texas, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1994–present
Website
www.madylinsweeten.com
 
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Madylin Sweeten
BornMadylin Anne Michele Sweeten
(1991-06-27) June 27, 1991 (age 22)[1]
Brownwood, Texas, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1994–present
Website
www.madylinsweeten.com

Madylin Anne Michele Sweeten (born June 27, 1991) is an American actress and comedian.

Sweeten was born in Brownwood, Texas, to Timothy Lynn Sweeten and Elizabeth Anne Millsap. She is perhaps best known for playing the role of Ally Barone on the CBS television sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996–2005.[2] Her younger twin brothers Sullivan and Sawyer played her twin brothers Geoffrey and Michael Barone on the sitcom. She comes from a family of nine children. The rest of her siblings are Claudia, Maysa, Emma, Guiliana, Elliette and Jaymeson Sweeten. The family now lives in Southern California.

Sweeten began her acting career by attending the Kay Scott School of Performing Arts in San Saba, Texas, at age 3. While attending Kay Scott, Sweeten, at age four, was cast in the television movie A Promise to Carolyn. From there, she went on to book several commercials in Dallas. Madylin also captured the title of World's Universal Beauty a title that is part of the oldest children's scholarship competition called "Our Little Miss". Later that year, she auditioned for several television pilot roles in Los Angeles and was discovered by producers of Everybody Loves Raymond. Sweeten played Ally Barone, the eldest child and only daughter of Raymond and Debra Barone for 9 seasons, starting in 1996, until the show's end in 2005.

While building her television career, Sweeten has also been involved in several feature films. These include The Christmas Path, A Dog of Flanders, a voice-over on Toy Story 2 and the critically acclaimed film and winner of the 2003 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize, American Splendor. Her hobbies are playing guitar and singing.

In 2008, she played a small role as a co-worker of Jerry's in Eagle Eye.

Filmography[edit]

Film and television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1996Promise to Carolyn, AA Promise to CarolynYoung DebraTV movie
1996-2005Everybody Loves RaymondAlly BaroneRecurring role (154 episodes)
1998Christmas Path, TheThe Christmas PathDora
1999Dog of Flanders, AA Dog of FlandersYoung Aloise
1999Toy Story 2Additional Voices
2001Ask Me No QuestionsTV movie
2003American SplendorDanielle
2008Eagle EyeBecky

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