Plays the scheming Maddie Coleman on the TV soap As the World Turns.
She began studying drama at the age of 8, eventually finding a mentor in Alan Langdon at New York's Circle in the Square.
She was profiled on the MTV show True Life in 2006.
She has two brothers, Christopher and Benjamin.
She played on Rockville, CA, which had the same producer as Gossip Girl with Leighton Meester.