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Mae Whitman | Amber Holt
Whitman is aA versatile film and television actress in both film and television, Whitman . She recently appeared starred as Mary Elizabeth in the critically acclaimed film "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" as Mary Elizabeth, starring opposite Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller. She also let her comedic chops shine by, reprising her role as Ann Veal in the Emmy Award-winning "Arrested Development" on Netflix. A talented voiceover actress, Whitman is the voice of Tinker Bell in the hugely successful Disney Fairies franchise, and she voices the character of April O'Neil in the Nickelodeon series "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." on Nickelodeon.
When Whitman was three3-1/2 years old, she inadvertently wandered into her mother's commercial audition - and booked the job. A year later, she was cast in her first feature film, "When a Man Loves a Woman," starring Meg Ryan and Andy Garcia, followed byand then the comedy "Bye Bye Love," with Randy Quaid, Paul Reiser and Amy Brenneman.
Next cameAfter appearing as the President's daughter in the record-breaking feature "Independence Day," Whitman appearing as the President's daughter. played George Clooney's daughter in "One Fine Day," was Whitman'sher fourth feature film (in which she played George Clooney's daughter). In "The Gingerbread Man," Robert Altman and Kenneth Branagh introduced her to improvisation, and in "The Gingerbread Man." iIn "Hope Floats," she worked alongside Sandra Bullock, Gena Rowlands and Harry Connick Jr. Next came a trio of independent films: the award-winning "American Rhapsody" with Scarlett Johansson; Henry Jaglom's "Going Shopping"; and the festival hit "Bondage," with llleana Douglas and Michael Angarano.
Whitman also appeared in "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," the film adaptation of the underground graphic novel sensation and . Whitman starred opposite John Cusack in the thriller "The Factory.," and in theShe co-starred in the comedy "Spring Breakdown," with Amy Poehler, Parker Posey and Amber Tamblyn and. She also played Diane Lane's daughter in "Nights in Rodanthe." Whitman continued to show her versatility in the suspense/horror picture "Boogeyman 2."
On television, Whitman She starred alongside Andre Braugher in the six-part miniseries "Thief." and She has guest-starred on "Web Therapy," "Masters of Sex," "Weeds," "Grey's Anatomy," "Justice," "Desperate Housewives," "Cold Case," "Presidio Med," "Century City," "Judging Amy," "Friends," "Providence," "Early Edition," and PBS's acclaimed televised radio play, "Merry Christmas, George Bailey." Her other TV series credits include the title role in "State of Grace," and recurring roles in "Chicago Hope," "JAG" and "In Treatment."
Whitman's television movies include "Death in Paradise," "The Judds," "Degree of Guilt," "Invisible Child," "After Jimmy," and two the for Hallmark movies: "A Season for Miracles," and "Love's Abiding Joy."
Whitman's love for animation continues as she voices the character Katara in the wildly successful anime-style series "Avatar," and voices both Rose and her alter ego Huntsgirl on "American Dragon." She also co-starred with Haley Joel Osment as the voice of Shanti in "Jungle Book 2."
Whitman currently resides in Los Angeles.