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Spotlight On: Britt Robertson

May 20, 2015

Britt Robertson spent her formative years with her family in South Carolina and was homeschooled by her parents.  The eldest of seven children, Britt began landing roles in plays at the Greenville Little Theater. When Britt was picked up by a Los Angeles agent she began making the long distance commute, travelling back and forth for work. Her first break came when she landed the role of Little Sheena on an episode of the TV series Sheena, starring Gena Lee Nolin in the title role.

Britt then played a guest role on an episode of the TV series Power Rangers Time Force, and at 13, was cast in the DVD family film Ghost Club (2003), about a group of young kids who search for ghosts.

She received a 2004 Young Artist nomination for her work in the movie.
After that, Britt began appearing in TV movies such as Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers (playing Michelle Seaver) and Jesse Stone: Night Passage.  In 2006 Britt was seen on the big screen in Keeping Up with the Steins starring Jeremy Piven and Jami Gertz, and in 2007 she was cast as Steve Carell's middle daughter in the Walt Disney release Dan in Real Life.

Britt continued working regularly from 2008 onward appearing on TV and in movies.  With roles in      The Tenth Circle (2008) and Disney TV’s Avalon High (2010), where she starred as Allie Pennington, a teen who finds herself involved in the reincarnation of King Arthur and his knights as they battle evil forces.

During hiatus from her TV series, (Swingtown (2008), CW's critically acclaimed drama Life Unexpected (2010–11), The Secret Circle (2011–12) and CBS’s TV's Sci-Fi drama Under the Dome (2013–14)),  Britt played roles in motion pictures such as From Within (2008), Mother and Child (2009), Scream 4 (2011) and Delivery Man (2013), playing Vince Vaughn's daughter in the latter. She also played a small role in Cake (2014) with Jennifer Aniston.

Britt can currently be seen starring along side Scott Eastwood in The Longest Ride and co-stars with George Clooney in Tomorrowland, to be released May 22, 2015.

Britt was named one of the top 55 Faces of the Future in Nylon Magazine's Young Hollywood Issue.  She also loves surfing and playing football, when she can find the time.