Apr. 18th, 1990
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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Brittany Leanna "Britt" Robertson (born April 18, 1990) is an American actress.
Robertson was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, the daughter of Beverly (née Hayes) and Ryan Robertson. She grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, where she first aspired to act. Nicknamed “Bee,” she is the oldest of seven children, with three brothers and three sisters, and was homeschooled by her mother. She stayed in Chester, South Carolina with her grandparents, Shuler and Jerry Robertson, for a couple of months while filming The Ghost Club.
First appearing on the screen in a 2000 episode of the syndicated action-adventure/fantasy television series Sheena, Robertson would later be recognized while playing Cara Burns, the second daughter of Steve Carell’s Dan, in the comedy-drama film Dan in Real Life (2007), and the enigmatic girl Samantha Saxton on the CBS period drama series Swingtown (2008).
Meanwhile, she has guest-starred in the TV series Power Rangers Time Force, Freddie, The Winner, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She also has appeared in the films The Ghost Club (2003), The Last Summer (2004), Keeping Up with the Steins (2006), Frank (2007), From Within (2008), and The Alyson Stoner Project (2009). This Young Artist Award-nominated actress will next be seen in the upcoming films Cherry, Happy Together, Triple Dog, and Mother and Child.
In 2008, she played the main character in a Lifetime original film, Trixie Stone, based on Jodi Picoult's novel, The Tenth Circle, followed by other television roles.
In 2009, she made a guest appearance on Law and Order: SVU in the episode "Babes" as Tina Bernardi, a Catholic teen who gets pregnant in a pact.
In 2010, she starred in The CW's show Life Unexpected as Lux Cassidy, a teenager who, while in the process of being emancipated, gets back in her birth parents' lives. In late autumn 2010, she starred as Allie Pennington in Avalon High, which is based on 'Meg Cabot's' book of the same name.
Robertson starred as Cassie Blake in The CW's 2011 television series The Secret Circle until the show was cancelled in 2012 after its first season.
In 2013, Robertson was cast as Angie in CBS's summer series Under the Dome.
Robertson is cast as the lead alongside 'George Clooney' and 'Hugh Laurie' in Tomorrowland.
Robertson was in a relationship with actor Dylan O'Brien. They met while filming The First Time (2012).
- The oldest of 7 children.
- Grew up in Greenville, South Carolina.