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Shailene Woodley

Birth Name: 
Shailene Diann Woodley
Birthday: 
Friday, November 15, 1991
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Birth Place: 
Simi Valley, California, USA
Height: 
5'8"

Actress Shailene Woodley is the daughter of Lori and Loni Woodley. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began commercial modeling. Acting roles followed, and she made her screen debut in 1999's Replacing Dad (1999) (TV). More parts followed in "The District" (2000), "The O.C." (2003) and "Crossing Jordan" (2001), amongst others. When Woodley was 15, she was diagnosed with Idiopathic Scoliosis and wore a chest-to-hips plastic brace for two years, which proved a successful treatment.

In 2008 Woodley was cast in the lead role of Amy Juergens in "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" (2008) and in 2011 she had her big screen breakthrough when she appeared in Alexander Payne's The Descendants (2011), opposite George Clooney. Her performance in the role of Alexandra King brought critical acclaim and marked her out as a face for the future.

Interviews

Shailene Woodley & Theo James: The Interview (Divergent)

Shailene Woodley and Theo James star in Divergent, an adaptation of the popular novel series by Veronica Roth. The film is set in a futuristic Chicago, where society has been split into differing factions.... Read more
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Reviews

The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Volume Five

Wow, talk about being in the wrong target audience. I put this volume of TSLOTAT on to watch for the first time…and I was bored within minutes. From what I gather, this show was created, in part, to help teens and their parents to have a healthy discussion about sex and relationships.... Read more
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The Secret Life Of The American Teenager: Volume Three

Your favorite group of troubled teens are back. Ben wants nothing more than to make Amy happy but is still very jealous of Ricky. Ricky and Adrian continue their tumultuous relationship and Adrian is very jealous of Amy.... Read more
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The Secret Life Of The American Teenager: Season Two

So after season one everyone knew Amy was pregnant and she stayed in school despite some glares and whispers. Season two Amy has to start making decisions, such as if she is giving the baby up for adoption, getting a job, and how to handle dating Ben and having to deal with Ricky.... Read more
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Videos

White Bird In A Blizzard (Make Out)

White Bird In A Blizzard (Make Out)

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White Bird In A Blizzard (Featurette)

White Bird In A Blizzard (Featurette)

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White Bird In A Blizzard (Trailer #1)

White Bird In A Blizzard (Trailer #1)

White Bird In A Blizzard starring Shailene Woodley, Eva Green Christopher Meloni, Thomas Jane, Angela Bassett, Gabourey Sidibe ... Read more
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White Bird In A Blizzard (Trailer)

White Bird In A Blizzard (Trailer)

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The Fault In Our Stars (Extended Trailer)

The Fault In Our Stars (Extended Trailer)

Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them -- and us – on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.... Read more
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