SHAILENE WOODLEY (Tami Oldham/Producer) is best known for
winning performance opposite George Clooney in Academy Award nominated film
Descendants" from writer/director Alexander Payne. Among the many accolades she
for her work in the film were a 2012 Independent Spirit Award for Best
the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe
and a Critics Choice award nomination.
Woodley was most recently seen in HBO's acclaimed series "Big Little Lies"
director David E. Kelly and Jean Marc Vallee. The series was adapted from Liane
2014 novel of the same name about three women who meet as parents at a local
school, and then
become entangled in each other's secrets. Woodley plays 'Jane', a single mom
son is accused of bullying and received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding
Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and a Golden Globe nomination for Best
Actress - Series, Miniseries or Television Film. The show received critical
praise and accolades
including an Emmy for Outstanding Limited Series and the Golden Globe for Best
Television. The series is currently in production on Season 2.
In 2016, Woodley starred opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Oliver Stone's
an acclaimed dramatic film about the infamous NSA whistle blower, Edward
portrayed Snowden's real-life love interest, Lindsey Mills. The film was
released in the U.S. by
Open Road on September 16, 2016 and premiered at the Toronto International Film
had international premieres at the San Sebastian and Zurich Film Festivals.
Woodley solidified her status as a star in the big screen version of
Lionsgate, based on the popular YA series of the same name from best-selling
Roth. Woodley reprised her role as 'Tris Prior' in the second and third
installments of the
franchise. The third film "Allegiant" released in 2016.
Woodley seamlessly shifted from her role as the indomitable 'Tris' to star in
acclaimed film, "The Fault in Our Stars," the big screen adaption of John
Green's hugely popular
novel. Woodley earned glowing reviews from the most respected critics in the
country and it
dominated the box office on opening weekend.
Just prior to the "Divergent" series, Woodley starred in "The Spectacular
Miles Teller. The co-stars shared the Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting at
Film Festival in January 2013, and Woodley was nominated for a Gotham Award and
Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress.
Woodley also starred in the dramatic film "White Bird in a Blizzard" for
Araki, which premiered at Sundance in January 2014.
Woodley began her career at the age of 5 where she began working in
then earned her first TV role in the 1999 MOW "Replacing Dad," which starred two
Oscar nominee Mary McDonnell.
Other roles include playing the lead character in the hit ABC Family series
Life of the American Teenager" for five years; the lead in the popular WB movie
American Girl Adventure," which was produced by Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and
and recurring roles on "Crossing Jordan," "The O.C.," and "Jack & Bobby." She
also had a lead
role opposite Ann Margaret and Matthew Settle in the TV movie "A Place Called
Woodley is a committed activist for social justice, a staunch
focused on discovering ways to better the world. In 2016 she was honored
alongside her mother
by Global Green and has received honors from the Environmental Media Association
InStyle Magazine for her advocacy work.
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