Whitney Able

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Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table. Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table. Whitney Nees Able (born February 6, 1982) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her roles in All the Boys Love Mandy Lane and Monsters, and has been featured in Maxim magazine.

Early life[edit]

Able was born in Houston, Texas. She has two brothers. She has lived in Spain and Mexico,[1] and she is particularly fond of the Spanish language.[1]

Career[edit]

Able's acting career started with a role in the low-budget film Age of Kali in 2005. Able then portrayed Eve in the film Dead Lenny, which was released direct-to-DVD in 2006. Able then gained a role in pilot episode of the TV show Secrets of a Small Town; however the show was not picked up by American Broadcasting Company.[2] Able also had a role on the ABC show Rodney.

Able's breakout role was in the 2006 horror film All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, portraying the bitchy but also sympathetic cheerleader Chloe. The film co-starred Amber Heard and received mixed reviews from critics.[3] Able then appeared in guest roles in television series including CSI: New York, Cold Case. Able's next film role came in Emmanuelle Vaugier's horror vehicle Unearthed, in which Able plays Ally. The film was one of the 8 films to die for at horrorfest and received poor reviews from critics.[4][5] Able also starred in the direct-to-DVD releases Love and Mary and Remarkable Power.

Able appeared in a number of independent films before landing the leading role in the 2010 film Monsters, a low-budget sci-fi horror film. The movie was critically praised.[6] In the same year, Able had a role in Tales of an Ancient Empire. She ranked #83 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.

Personal life[edit]

Able married her Monsters co-star Scoot McNairy in June 2010.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Age of Kali Sabrina
2006 Dead Lenny Eve
2006 All the Boys Love Mandy Lane Chloe
2007 Love and Mary Lucy
2007 Unearthed Ally
2008 Remarkable Power Candy
2009 Mercy Heather
2010 Tough Trade Carmen Television film
2010 Everything Will Happen Before You Die Jasmine
2010 More Things Change Robyn
2010 Man That I Was, TheThe Man That I Was Rachel
2010 Monsters Samantha Wynden
2010 Abelar: Tales of an Ancient Empire Xia
2010 Pound of Flesh Rachel Fry
2010 Kane Files: Life of Trial, TheThe Kane Files: Life of Trial Anna Kane
2010 Black Hole Eliza Short film
2011 Literally, Right Before Aaron Girl from Vermont Short film
2011 Bad Actress Rebecca Pillage
2011 Annabel Annabel Short film
2012 Free Samples Dana
2013 Straight A's Fran
2014 Walk Among the Tombstones, AA Walk Among the Tombstones Denise
2014 Man Without a Head Girl #4
2014 Fluidic Fave
2014 Dark Kate

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Secrets of a Small Town Meredith Episode: "Pilot"
2006 Rodney Physical Education Major Episode: "Where the Rubber Meets the Road"
2007 CSI: NY Rita Steinway Episode: "Obsession"
2007 Cold Case Rainey Karlsen (1997) Episode: "Stand Up and Holler"
2010 Nikita Hanna Cushko Episode: "2.0"
2010 Criminal Minds Penny Hanley Episode: "Reflection of Desire"

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table.
  3. ^ Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table.
  4. ^ Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table.
  5. ^ Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table.
  6. ^ Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table.
  7. ^ Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table. Retrieved August 2011.

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