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Young Star Bailee Madison Warns: It's 'Tough Business'

May 04, 2010

Perhaps best known for playing the sympathetic kid sister May Belle in "Bridge to Terabithia," 10-year-old Bailee Madison already has rolled up an impressive list of credits.

She started her career as a toddler, doing commercials -- as did her mother and sister -- before landing "Terabithia" when she was 6. That film was also a significant learning experience, not simply because of the skills she mastered -- from taking direction to blocking to close-ups. She also came to understand how having the right attitude would make her attractive to casting directors and colleagues. It's a lesson she says has served her well in all her subsequent projects. Read More