Best known for her childhood role of Marta in the 2003 movie School of Rock, this Connecticut-born actress and vocalist also appeared in two episodes of Blue's Clues and in several off-Broadway theatrical productions.
She began singing and dancing when she was just two years old and later performed the National Anthem at several University of Connecticut basketball games.
She attended Arizona State University as a journalism major.
She grew up in Ansonia, Connecticut, as the daughter of Barbara Hale and Republican State Senator Gary Hale.
In 2003, she was a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno .