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Mae Whitman

Mae Whitman

Mae Margaret Whitman (born June 9, 1988) is an American actress and singer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Whitman began acting in commercials as a child, making her film debut at the age of six in the romantic drama When a Man Loves a Woman (1994). She achieved recognition as a child actress for her supporting roles in One Fine Day (1996), for which she won a Young Artist Award, Independence Day (1996), and Hope Floats (1998), and her television roles on Jag (1998 - 2001), and her voice role as Little Suzy on Johnny Bravo (1997 - 2004). Whitman gained mainstream attention for her recurring role as Ann Veal on the Fox sitcom Arrested Development (2004–2013), Katara on the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005 - 2008), Rose/Huntsgirl on American Dragon: Jake Long (2005 - 2007), and Amber Holt on the NBC dramaParenthood (2010–2015), the last of which she gained a nomination for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. She established herself as a prominent voice actor in children film for her voice performances as Shanti in The Jungle Book 2 (2003) and Tinker Bell in the Disney Fairies film franchise (2008 - 2014). She ventured into mature film roles with the films Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) and The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), and made her leading role film debut in The DUFF (2015), for which she received critical praise and a Teen Choice Award nomination. Since 2018, she has starred as Annie Marks on the NBC drama Good Girls (2018 - present).
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