Madylin Anne Michele Sweeten (born June 27, 1991) is an American actress and comedian.
Sweeten was born in Brownwood, Texas, to Timothy Lynn Sweeten and Elizabeth Anne Millsap. She is perhaps best known for playing the role of Ally Barone on the CBS television sitcomEverybody Loves Raymond from 1996–2005. Her younger twin brothers Sullivan and Sawyer played her twin brothers Geoffrey and Michael Barone on the sitcom. She comes from a family of nine children. The rest of her siblings are Claudia, Maysa, Emma, Guiliana, Elliette and Jaymeson Sweeten. The family now lives in Southern California.
Sweeten began her acting career by attending the Kay Scott School of Performing Arts in San Saba, Texas, at age 3. While attending Kay Scott, Sweeten, at age four, was cast in the television movie A Promise to Carolyn. From there, she went on to book several commercials in Dallas. Madylin also captured the title of World's Universal Beauty a title that is part of the oldest children's scholarship competition called "Our Little Miss". Later that year, she auditioned for several television pilot roles in Los Angeles and was discovered by producers of Everybody Loves Raymond. Sweeten played Ally Barone, the eldest child and only daughter of Raymond and Debra Barone for 9 seasons, starting in 1996, until the show's end in 2005.