Christa B. Allen

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Christa B. Allen
Born (1991-11-11) November 11, 1991 (age 27)
Years active2004–present

Christa B. Allen (born November 11, 1991) is an American actress. She is known for playing the younger version of Jennifer Garner's characters in 13 Going on 30 (2004) and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), as well as for her role as socialite Charlotte Grayson on the ABC drama series Revenge.

Early life[edit]

Allen was born in Wildomar, California. She is the youngest of nine siblings, with four elder brothers as well as four elder stepbrothers.[1] She once spent a summer in a circus.[2]


Allen made a brief appearance on The Man Show, and acted in several students films and commercials. She acted in her first Hollywood film playing the younger version of Jennifer Garner's character in 13 Going on 30 (2004),[3] and later again in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009).[4] Her other film credits include A Merry Little Christmas, Youth in Revolt, One Wish, One Kine Day and Detention of the Dead. Allen has guest starred in many television series, including Medium, Cory in the House, The Suite Life on Deck, Grey's Anatomy, ER, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Wizards of Waverly Place and Cold Case.

Allen starred as the title character in the CBS Saturday morning comedy series Cake in 2006. From 2011–14, she co-starred as Charlotte Grayson in the ABC drama series Revenge. In 2015, she had a recurring role as Robyn on the ABC Family sitcom Baby Daddy.[5]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2004 13 Going on 30 Young Jenna Rink
2006 A Merry Little Christmas Holly
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Teenage Jenny
2009 Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience Featured Fan
2009 Youth in Revolt Teenage Girl
2010 One Wish Molly Wylie
2011 One Kine Day Alea
2012 Detention of the Dead Janet
2017 The Valley Alicia
2017 One of Us Melanie/Mary
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Medium Maura Walker Episode: "Blood Relation"
2006 Cake Cake Lead role, 13 episodes
2007 Cory in the House Cheyenne Episode: "The Kung Fu Kats Kid"
2008 The Suite Life on Deck Violet Berg Episode: "The Kidney of the Sea"
2008 Grey's Anatomy Holly Anderson Episode: "All by Myself"
2009 ER Jody Nugent Episode: "Love Is a Battlefield"
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Matty Moore Episode: "Miscarriage of Justice"
2009 Chasing a Dream Nikol Schrunk Television film
2009 Wizards of Waverly Place Daphne Episode: "Family Game Night"
2010 Cold Case Annabelle Bennet Episode: "Free Love"
2011 Deadly Sibling Rivalry Fiona Television film
2011–15 Revenge Charlotte Grayson/Clarke Main role (seasons 1–4); 70 episodes
2015 Baby Daddy Robyn Recurring role, 4 episodes
2016 Hopeless, Romantic Liz Television film
2017 Family of Lies Emily Television film
2018 Dangerous Seduction Posy Pinkerton Television film; also known as The Queen of Sin
2018 Code Black Amber Episode: "Only Human"
2019 When Vows Break Ella Television Film


  1. ^ Oliver, David (November 8, 2011). "'Revenge' is Sweet with Christa B. Allen". College Retrieved July 30, 2014.
  2. ^ Anthony, Stacie (October 3, 2012). "Star Christa B. Allen talks turning 21 and Jen Garner's great advice". Wonderwall. Retrieved July 30, 2014.
  3. ^ "Interview: Christa B. Allen Talks REVENGE | the TV addict". 2012. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
  4. ^ Charlotte Grayson Played by Christa B. Allen Archived February 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Bibel, Sara (November 3, 2014). "Christa B. Allen to Guest Star in Season Four of ABC Family's Hit Comedy 'Baby Daddy'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 3, 2014.

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