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Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Shailene Diann Woodley

Birth Date :

November 15, 1991

Birth Place :

Simi Valley, California, USA

Claim to fame :

As Amy Juergens in "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" (2008-2013) (TV)

Biography


Before kicking of an acting career, Shailene Woodley began commercial modelings when she was four years old. She simultaneously landed parts on the small screen, like "Replacing Dad" (1999), "The District", "Crossing Jordan", "Without a Trace" and the commercially success "The O.C." The Simi Valley, California born beauty, moreover, has also guest starred on "Everybody Loves Raymond", "My Name Is Earl", and "CSI: NY". By 2008, she was recruited as the lead role Amy Juergens on the teen drama series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager".

Woodley, in fact, has better luck on the big screen. Her breakthrough role was that of Alexandra 'Alex' King in the 2011 "The Descendants". Not only had she received praise from critics, but also award recognitions, including the Best Supporting Female Independent Spirit Award and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture. Two years later, she starred as Aimee Finecky in "The Spectacular Now", for which she won the Special Jury Award for Acting and was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead.

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'Insurgent' First Full Trailer: Kate Winslet Holds Shailene Woodley Hostage

December 12, 2014 18:47:51 GMT

The first full trailer for "" has arrived for viewing pleasure. Packed with drama, action, and romance, it follows 's Tris fighting back 's Jeanine and the Erudite elite after the events in "".
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Shailene Woodley in Talks for Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden Movie

November 16, 2014 17:29:53 GMT

is in contention to play the female lead in "", The Hollywood Reporter learns. The "" heroine is expected to join who is already confirmed to play the NSA whistleblower in a true-story pic directed by Oliver Stone.
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'Imitation Game' and 'Gone Girl' Lead Winners of 2014 Hollywood Film Awards

November 15, 2014 05:05:07 GMT

The winners at the 18th annual Hollywood Film Awards were announced in a telecast hosted by at the Hollywood Paladium on Friday night, November 14 in Los Angeles. Alan Turing biopic "" and David Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel "" won big at the event.
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Angelina Jolie, Kristen Stewart and Shailene Woodley Stun at Hollywood Film Awards

November 15, 2014 04:25:20 GMT

, and were among celebrities who shone on the red carpet at the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards. The event, which made its television debut on CBS with a star-studded list of guests, was held at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday night, November 14.
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Shailene Woodley Gets in Action for First 'Insurgent' Teaser Trailer

November 13, 2014 02:09:11 GMT

Tris Prior has come a long way from "", looking like a bada** in the first teaser trailer of the movie's sequel "". Instead of ponytail, the heroine sports a chic pixie cut while jumping on crumbling buildings in future Chicago.
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People's Choice Awards 2015: Shailene Woodley Leads Movie Nominees

November 05, 2014 01:59:05 GMT

Nominees for the 2015 People's Choice Awards have been announced with in the lead for movie category. The young actress is lauded for both her roles in action thriller "" and tear-jerker "".
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Teen Choice Awards 2014: Ansel Elgort and Shailene Woodley Are Big Movie Winners

August 11, 2014 03:28:26 GMT

and were the biggest movie winners at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, sweeping off all the categories they were nominated in. The "" couple shared two categories, Choice Movie Chemistry and Choice Movie Liplock, the former with their co-star .
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Teen Choice Awards 2014: Jennifer Lawrence Scores Big in Movie Nominations

June 18, 2014 02:00:17 GMT

The 2014 Teen Choice Awards nominees have been unveiled. In the movie category, teen's favorites like "" and "" became the obvious contenders.
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Shailene Woodley Wanted to Quit Acting, Freaked Out Over 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Cut-Off

June 11, 2014 04:36:02 GMT

rose to stardom after starring in "", but she almost couldn't handle the pressure of being in the spotlight. In an interview for the latest issue of Vanity Fair, the movie starlet admitted that she considered to quit acting post the critically-acclaimed drama starring .
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Shailene Woodley Went in Disguise to Watch 'The Fault in Our Stars'

June 09, 2014 03:47:43 GMT

went to a theater with "" co-star on June 6 to watch her new movie without other viewers knowing. The next day, Ansel posted a picture on Instagram, showing he and Shailene who successfully sneaked into the theater. "Shai's amazing disguise to go see #tfios last night without causing a scene!" Ansel wrote along with the picture.
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Shailene Woodley on Jennifer Lawrence Comparison: 'I See Us as Separate Individuals'

June 03, 2014 04:45:10 GMT

and are on the cover of New York magazine's latest edition. The two stars, who appeared in "", are featured in a black-and-white photo for the front page. In an interview for the spread, Woodley talks about being compared to among other topics.
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Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort Attend 'Fault in Our Stars' NYC Premiere

June 03, 2014 03:59:15 GMT

"" cast invaded New York City for a special premiere on Monday, June 2. looked fresh in a strapless yellow long dress by Ralph Lauren, which she paired with Kurt Geiger shoes and David Yurman earrings.
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Shailene Woodley Explains Why She's Homeless and Sleeps on Friends' Couches

May 16, 2014 17:56:16 GMT

doesn't have a house, and she has no problem with that. She gave her home in Los Angeles to her loved one and packed up her belongings in "a carry-on suitcase." "I gave it to my grandma," she told . So, where does she sleep now that she's effectively homeless? "Literally, on friends' couches," she said.
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Shailene Woodley Explains Why She Eats Clay

May 07, 2014 02:40:32 GMT

has an unusual choice of dish. The star of "" talked about her clay-eating habit when stopping by "" on Monday, May 5. "I do eat clay, yeah. Do you?" she asked the show's host .
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Shailene Woodley Thinks Feminism Is to Take Men Away From Power

May 06, 2014 06:46:52 GMT

joins the rank of celebrities who don't seem to understand what feminism really is. Instead of seeing it as a movement to give women an equal opportunity as men, the "" star thinks it's an effort to bring down the male gender.
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MTV Movie Awards 2014: 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Wins Movie of the Year

April 14, 2014 04:10:49 GMT

The live telecast of the 23rd annual MTV Movie Awards just ended with the crowning of "" as Movie of the Year. presented the top prize after and performed "" soundtrack.
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MTV Movie Awards 2014: Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence Win Best Male and Female Stars

April 14, 2014 03:09:50 GMT

"" cast members won big at the 23rd annual MTV Movie Awards. and were named Best Male and Female Performance. Announcing the award were "" ladies, , , , and .
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MTV Movie Awards 2014: Shailene Woodley Sports Edgy Look, Rihanna Shows Some Skin

April 14, 2014 01:57:37 GMT

Red carpet is rolled out in front of Nokia Theater in Los Angeles to welcome guests of the 23rd annual MTV Movie Awards. Among those already making appearance at the event was "" star , who took a pose with director .
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Shailene Woodley, Jack Reynor, and Nicola Peltz Win Awards at 2014 CinemaCon

March 28, 2014 07:01:35 GMT

Winners for CinemaCon's 2014 Big Screen Achievement Awards were feted at an event taking place at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Thursday, March 27 in Las Vegas. , and were among the winners.
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Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort Set to Present at 2014 MTV Movie Awards

March 25, 2014 06:03:04 GMT

The upcoming 23rd annual MTV Movie Awards has added new presenters to its line-up. "" on-screen couple and are tapped to help hand out Golden popcorn to winners next month. Before they take the stage, exclusive footage from the movie will be shown.
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'Divergent' Tops Box Office With $56M Against 'Muppets Most Wanted'

March 24, 2014 01:47:08 GMT

"" wins the race to No. 1 on domestic box office against "". Directed by Neil Burger and led by , the young adult book adaptation debuts atop the movie chart with approximately $56 million, including $22.8 million ticket sales on Friday.
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'Divergent' Star Shailene Woodley Calls 'Twilight' Toxic and Unhealthy

March 13, 2014 01:39:55 GMT

It's revealed that is not impressed by the love story between Bella and Edward portrayed by and in " Saga" series, as more excerpt of her interview with Teen Vogue lands online before the new issue hits newsstand next month. She doesn't think the story and the movie versions send the right message to young people.
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Shailene Woodley Hints at Hooking Up With Co-Star After Filming

March 12, 2014 02:43:54 GMT

talks about work and shares a glimpse of her love life in a new interview for Teen Vogue's April issue. The "" star has been taking parts in projects about relationship, but she admits that she does not have a boyfriend.
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Shailene Woodley Confirms 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Offer, Reveals Why She Rejected It

March 10, 2014 03:06:18 GMT

Before was cast for the role of Anastasia Steele in "", was rumored being in talks for the female lead in the movie. Now, the "" actress confirms that she was offered a chance to audition for the role, but she opted to pass on it.
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Shailene Woodley Convinced by Jennifer Lawrence to Star in 'Divergent'

March 07, 2014 14:51:03 GMT

wouldn't star in "" if it weren't because of . The 22-year-old actress revealed in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter magazine that the "" star was the one who convinced her to take the role in the upcoming film franchise.
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Shailene Woodley Goes Casual at 'Divergent' Toronto Premiere

March 06, 2014 08:38:07 GMT

traveled to Canada to premiere "" at the Scotia Bank Theatre on Wednesday, March 5 in Toronto. She was not alone as she was joined by , who plays her on-screen love interest in the movie.
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Shailene Woodley Says She Is Unlikely to Return for 'Amazing Spider-Man 3'

January 21, 2014 04:45:19 GMT

discusses her Mary Jane Watson role in "" franchise. She tells MTV News that it seems unlikely for her to reprise her role as the redhead in the next superhero movie due to her increasingly busy schedule which includes two "" sequels.
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'Fault in Our Stars' Actors React to Movie's Tagline 'One Sick Love Story'

December 28, 2013 03:07:02 GMT

"" actress and her co-star broke silence on the mixed responses regarding the movie's tagline "One Sick love Story". It apparently caused controversy due to the negative connotation.
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'Divergent' First Trailer: Shailene Woodley Is a Rare Exception

November 14, 2013 01:08:35 GMT

The first trailer for "" has been unleashed, giving a look at a futuristic Chicago where people are divided into five distinct factions based on their personalities. It shows Tris () taking a test to determine which faction she belongs to.
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Big Names in '50 Shades of Grey' Mix Included Ryan Gosling, Shailene Woodley and More

September 05, 2013 01:43:30 GMT

As what E. L. James announced earlier this week, the feature adaptation of her steamy novel "" is set with and as the beautiful college student Anastasia Steele and the kinky billionaire Christian Grey respectively. However, long before the two were cast, the production team apparently had considered much more familiar faces for the roles.
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