Madison Pettis

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Madison Pettis
Madison Pettis 2010.jpg
Pettis in Washington, D.C. on October 7, 2010
Born Madison Michelle Pettis[1]
(1998-07-22) July 22, 1998 (age 17)[2]
Arlington, Texas, U.S.[3]
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress, Voice Actress, model
Years active 2005–present

Madison Michelle Pettis (born July 22, 1998) is an American teen actress, voice actress and model, best known for her roles as Sophie Martinez on the Disney Channel sitcom Cory in the House and Peyton Kelly in the 2007 film The Game Plan. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California and is working on Jake and the Never Land Pirates and also models for Love Pastry with Alli Simpson and Cody Simpson.

Life and career[edit]

Madison Pettis was born on July 22, 1998 in Arlington, Texas to Steven and Michelle Pettis. Her father is African American and her mother is of Italian, French, and Irish descent.[4]

Pettis was first noticed when her mother entered into an annual cover search held by FortWorthChild, a local parenting magazine.[5] From that she began modeling and acting in commercials; she had an agent and a website from the age of five.[6] She appeared in one episode of Hannah Montana. She starred in Cory In The House as Sophie, the president's daughter. She portrayed Isabelle Tyler in an episode of The 4400. She was the 2007 Disney Channel Games commentator, and also appeared on Barney & Friends as Bridget, in which she sang, danced and acted. In 2008, she had a small role in Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!, and had roles in Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? and A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa. Pettis also had a small role in Seven Pounds as Lorena. She has a voice role in the Disney Channel animated series Special Agent Oso. In 2009, Pettis had a role in Free Style as Bailey Bryant with Corbin Bleu and appeared as herself on the syndicated version of the game show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?. In 2011, she landed two main roles: a voice role as Izzy, from Jake and the Never Land Pirates; and Allie Brookes, on Life With Boys. Pettis also had one of the two main roles in 2007 movie The Game Plan and a voice role in Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas. On October 19, 2014, Pettis confirmed via Facebook that she would be guest starring in The Fosters.

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Barney: Can You Sing That Song? Bridget
2006 Barney & Friends The Barney Boogie Bridget
2007 The Game Plan Peyton Kelly Main role
2008 Horton Hears a Who! Additional voices Animated film
2008 Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? Tara Roland Direct-to-DVD film
2008 Seven Pounds Connie's Daughter
2008 Free Style Bailey Bryant Main role
2010 The Search for Santa Paws Willamina Direct-to-DVD film
2011 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Lala Direct-to-DVD film
2012 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta! Lala Direct-to-DVD film
2014 Pamela Pamela Wheaners
2014 Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? Tara Roland Direct-to-DVD film
2015 Do You Believe? Maggie[7]
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Jericho Stacy Clemons Pilot (season 1: episode 1)
2006 Barney & Friends Bridget "Pets and Vets" (season 10: episode 9)
"Playing Games and Fun with Reading" (season 10: episode 12)
2007–08 Cory in the House Sophie Martinez Main role (34 episodes); Disney Channel Original Series
2007 Hannah Montana Sophie Martinez "Take This Job and Love It" (season 2: episode 8)
2007 The 4400 Young Isabelle Tyler "Daddy's Little Girl" (season 4: episode 9)
2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Claire Television film
2009 Special Agent Oso Katie / Tara "The Living Flashlight/Sand Castle Royale" (season 1: episode 17)
"Tie Another Day/You Only Start PreSchool Once" (season 1: episode 19)
2009–13 Phineas and Ferb Adyson Sweetwater Voice role (10 episodes); Disney Channel Original Series
2009 Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Herself Recurring guest (18 episodes)[citation needed]
2011–14 Jake and the Never Land Pirates Izzy Voice role (93 episodes); Disney Channel Original Series
2011 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Julie "The Black Mask" (season 1: episode 13)
2011–13 Life with Boys Allie Brookes Main role (40 episodes)
2012–15 Lab Rats Janelle Recurring role (10 episodes)
2015 The Fosters Daria Recurring role (4 episodes)
2015 Parenthood Lynne "May God Bless and Keep You Always" (season 6: episode 13)
2015 The Lion Guard Zuri Voice role; Disney Channel Original Series

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Madison Pettis on Twitter". Twitter. 
  2. ^ Pettis, Madison (2012). "Facebook – Madison Pettis – About". Retrieved July 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Madison Pettis". http://www.watchviooz.com/.  External link in |work= (help)
  4. ^ "Twitter / madisonpettis : @SwaggybieberJ I <3 this ...". Archived from the original on November 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ Charean Williams (November 27, 2006). "She's a chip off the old Rock". Fort Worth Star Telegram. Archived from the original on November 27, 2006. Retrieved December 10, 2007. 
  6. ^ Lisa Sewards (March 7, 2008). "Meet the million dollar baby: Madison Pettis, 9, joins Hollywood's new crop of child stars.". Daily Mail. Retrieved July 14, 2008. 
  7. ^ "Do You Believe? - Timeline Photos - Facebook". 

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