The film 'The Descendants' starring George Clooney opens on November 16. In the movie Clooney's character, Matt King, attempts to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife falls into a coma. Shailene Woodley plays his troubled teenager. How much do you know about this young actress? Test your knowledge of Shailene by taking this quiz below.
1. Where and when was Shailene Woodley born?
2. What age was Woodley when she began her acting career?
3. From 2001 to 2004 Woodley played Kaitlin Cooper on which Fox TV series?
4. In 2005 what "Pretty Woman" actress produced "Felicity: An American Girls Adventure" starring Woodley?
5. What medical condition caused Woodley to wear a back brace from the ages of 15 to 17?
6. Since 2008 Woodley has played Amy Juergens on which ABC Family drama?
7. What "Pretty in Pin"k star plays Woodley's mother in her ABC Family TV series?
8. What is the name of the charity Woodley started with her mother in 2010 that combines the actress' passion of saving the environment with her mom's interest in the prevention of bullying?
9. Which Hollywood magazine named Woodley one of the Ten Actors to Watch in 2011?
10. What is Woodley's favorite movie?
1. The actress was born in Simi Valley, California, on November 15, 1991.
2. Woodley was five years old when an agent took a chance on getting the unknown work. Her first role was in a TV movie called "Replacing Dad."
3. Woodley had a recurring role as Kaitlin Cooper on the Fox series "The O.C."
4. Julia Roberts was the producer of "Felicity: An American Girls Adventure."
5. Woodley was diagnosed with scoliosis at the age of 15 and wore a back brace to two years to straighten out her spine.
6. Shailene plays Amy Juergens on "The Secret Life of an American Teen."
7. Molly Ringwald plays Woodley's mother in "The Secret Life of an American Teen."
8. Woodley's charity is called All It Takes. The organization funds grants for schools to install recycling programs and to send kids to camps to promote acceptance among middle school students.
9. Variety named Woodley one of the Ten Actors to Watch in 2011 along with Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Olsen and Octavia Spencer.
10. Woodley told Variety that "The Goonies" is her favorite film even though she admits it's "really dorky."
"The Descendants" opens on Wednesday, November 16. Check your local listings for theaters and times.
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