AnnaSophia Robb (Denver, Colorado; December 8, 1993) is an American actress, singer, and model. Best known for her film and television roles as Violet Beauregarde in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,Leslie Burke in Bridge to Terabithia, and young Carrie Bradshaw in The Carrie Diaries, a prequel to the Sex and the City series.
Robb was born in Denver, Colorado, the only daughter of Janet, an interior designer, and David Robb, an architect. She was named in honor of her maternal great-grandmother, Anna Sophie, and her paternal grandmother, Anna Marie. She is of English, Scottish, Danish, Swedish, and Irish descent.
Robb competed in dance and gymnastics for four and a half years, but left to focus on acting. In 2009, the Arapahoe Herald reported that she was attending Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado. Robb is a Christian.
In May 2012, Robb announced that she had been admitted to Stanford University, although she postponed her admission due to filming commitments.
Professional Life of AnnaSophia Robb:
After appearing in a McDonald’s commercial, Robb made her acting debut in 2004; had a small role in the episode “Number One Fan” of the television series Drake & Josh. Her first major role was as the title character on the television special Samantha: An American Girl Holiday. She dyed her hair dark brown for that role.
Her two big-screen appearances in 2005 were in two popular children’s book adaptations. She played Opal in Because of Winn-Dixie and the competitive and rude Violet Beauregarde in Tim Burton’s version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The latter was a worldwide box office success, helping to increase Robb’s popularity with pre-teen audiences.
In 2005, Robb was the face of Trad Clothing, helping to design and display a fashion line for girls. In 2006, she had a guest role on the cartoon series Danny Phantom as the voice of Danielle “Dani” Phantom.
Robb played Leslie Burke in Bridge to Terabithia, which opened in theaters in the United States on February 16, 2007. He recorded a song for the soundtrack titled Keep Your Mind Wide Open, and the accompanying video was shown on Disney. Channel.
This song appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 90 in the first week of March, which earned Robb his first single on this chart. Robb was a fan of the book before being cast. for the role, saying that it “touched me in a way that a book never touched me before.”
Robb later appeared in The Reaping, Jumper (in which she played the younger version of Rachel Bilson’s character), Have Dreams, Will Travel, and Spy School.
Despite the overall negative reviews of the film, Robb’s performance in Sleepwalking garnered praise; Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel said: “There is a wonderful range of work at Robb.
He has an extraordinarily mature way of acting coming from someone so young and he won our sympathy without even having to ask for it. time “.
In 2008 she recorded the voice of Mary Magdalene in The Word of Promise: Next Generation – New Testament: Dramatized Audio Bible.
Robb starred opposite Dwayne Johnson in The Haunted Mountain, released in March 2009.
In 2010 he recorded The Space Between with actress Melissa Leo. She starred in Soul Surfer as Bethany Hamilton, a young American who continues to surf after losing an arm in a shark attack.
In February 2012, it was reported that Robb and Aimee Teegarden had landed a role in Life at These Speeds, alongside Douglas Booth. That same month it was announced that Robb had landed the role of Carrie Bradshaw in the upcoming Sex prequel. and the City, from The CW network, titled The Carrie Diaries.