Felton was born in Seattle, Washington. She had a variety of roles since beginning acting in advertisements on local television at 3, and her first major network television appearance came in 1994 on the short-lived ABCsitcomThunder Alley, as the granddaughter of Edward Asner's character. She made her feature film debut in 1998 in 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain. In 2000, Felton got her first starring role, as Caitlin Seeger on the Nickelodeon series Caitlin's Way, which ran for 53 episodes. Felton then moved on to several leading roles in independent movies released on TV or video, including the breast fetish-themed short film Size 'Em Up, PAX-TV's movie Anna's Dream, and the direct-to-video release The Metro Chase. In 2003 she appeared in the feature film Grind as Denise Jenson. In 2006, she appeared in ER episode 273, "Heart of the Matter", as Donna Palsey. She appeared in the independent film Two Star State of Mind in 2008. Felton appeared on the VH1 reality show Scream Queens. The show premiered on October 20, 2008, and Felton was eliminated in the final episode, finishing in 3rd place.