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SHAILENE WOODLEY (Tami Oldham/Producer) is best known for her award winning performance opposite George Clooney in Academy Award nominated film "The Descendants" from writer/director Alexander Payne. Among the many accolades she received for her work in the film were a 2012 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress, the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe nomination and a Critics Choice award nomination.

Woodley was most recently seen in HBO's acclaimed series "Big Little Lies" with director David E. Kelly and Jean Marc Vallee. The series was adapted from Liane Moriarty's 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 whose troubled son is accused of bullying and received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting 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 Miniseries or Television. The series is currently in production on Season 2.

In 2016, Woodley starred opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Oliver Stone's "Snowden," an acclaimed dramatic film about the infamous NSA whistle blower, Edward Snowden. She 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 Festival and had international premieres at the San Sebastian and Zurich Film Festivals.

Woodley solidified her status as a star in the big screen version of "Divergent" for Lionsgate, based on the popular YA series of the same name from best-selling author Veronica 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 the critically 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 Now" opposite Miles Teller. The co-stars shared the Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2013, and Woodley was nominated for a Gotham Award and an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress.

Woodley also starred in the dramatic film "White Bird in a Blizzard" for director Gregg Araki, which premiered at Sundance in January 2014.

Woodley began her career at the age of 5 where she began working in commercials and then earned her first TV role in the 1999 MOW "Replacing Dad," which starred two time Oscar nominee Mary McDonnell.

Other roles include playing the lead character in the hit ABC Family series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" for five years; the lead in the popular WB movie "Felicity: An American Girl Adventure," which was produced by Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Julia Roberts; 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 Home."

Woodley is a committed activist for social justice, a staunch environmentalist and 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 and InStyle Magazine for her advocacy work.


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