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|Born||Whitney Nees Able
June 2, 1982
Houston, Texas, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Scoot McNairy (m. 2010)|
Whitney 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. In 2015, she starred in the independent feature-length thriller Dark, directed by Nick Basile.
|2005||Age of Kali||Sabrina|
|2006||All the Boys Love Mandy Lane||Chloe|
|2007||Love and Mary||Lucy|
|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||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|
|2014||Walk Among the Tombstones, AA Walk Among the Tombstones||Denise|
|2014||Man Without a Head||Girl #4|
|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"|
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- Barnard, Linda (2010-11-12). "Interview: Whitney Able and Scoot McNairy". The Star. Toronto. Retrieved August 2011.