24 years old (Born on December 08, 1993)
American actress; She is famous from Bridge to Terabithia.In an early scene during the film Bridge to Terabithia, there is a shot where 6-year-old actress Bailee Madison (May Belle) gives AnnaSophia's character Leslie a very dirty look as she is walking away. It was necessary for the scene, but AnnaSophia has recalled how horrible she felt when Bailee did this, because her acting was so authentic, and AnnaSophia was scared that this sweet little girl really did despise her. Fortunately, all was well when Bailee gave AnnaSophia a hug immediately afterward. (tv.com) Because of her gymnastic skills, she got the part as Violet Beauregarde from the movie, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". (tv.com) Was originally cast in the film The Ultimate Gift (2006). Annasophia says she loved the dogs from the feature flim, "Because of Winn-Dixie". (tv.com) Annasophia began her career on a church stage in front of 500 people in Colorado. (tv.com)
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Fun Facts About Annasophia Robb
Her favorite clothing stores are Jigsaw London, TRAD (for which she has modelled) and Abercrombie & Fitch. (tv.com)
In previous interviews, AnnaSophia has said that although she never ate Twinkies before filming Bridge to Terabithia, she had one practically every day on set, and sometimes two. "I was so Twinkie deprived, and now I just can't look at another Twinkie," she has joked. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia kept all the gum that she chewed on the set of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and the wad of gum was about equal to the size of a softball. (tv.com)
Enjoys dancing, rafting, reading (her favorite book genres are fantasy and historical fiction), singing and, snowboarding.
In 2005 she was the face of Trad Clothing, helping to design and model a fashion line for girls.
She was named after her paternal grandmother, Anna Marie, as well as her maternal great-grandmother, Anna Sophie. (tv.com)
Auditioned for the female lead role of Rosemary in Little Manhattan (2005), but lost the part to actress Charlie Ray.
AnnaSophia has joked about how swimming--which she loves doing--is the one thing she can beat Josh Hutcherson (her "Bridge to Terabithia" co-star) at. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia and her classmates once raised $1500 to build a drinking well for the refugees in Darfur. They decided that they could raise enough to build it if each of the 40 students got $10 from four different people, and it worked. (tv.com)
Her mother quit her job in order to look after her when she was young, but she's now an interior decorator.
Has ten cousins; eight girls and two boys.
Annasophia is right-handed. (tv.com)
Has a dog named Bella, who is a cross between a Maltese and a poodle.
AnnaSophia, who sang her very first song for the Bridge to Terabithia theme song "Keep Your Mind Wide Open," has acknowledged that the accompanying music video was very awkward to do at times. "My hair was sticking to my lip gloss, and I was so nervous!" she recalls. AnnaSophia enjoyed doing the song, but she has also indicated that she is not planning a singing career--at least for the time being. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia says that she and the extras in Bridge to Terabithia (who were kids) got along really well, and they often played Twenty Questions while waiting around for the school bus scenes. (tv.com)
She is an only child and truly enjoys the companionship of several close friends and her ten cousins, eight girls and two boys. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia's family loves to travel. By the age of 14, AnnaSophia had already been to Mexico, Canada, France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Japan, India, and all across the United States. One of her most memorable journeys involved flying across the world with her family to bring supplies and offer assistance in newly implemented schools for the Dalits, the Untouchable of India. (tv.com)
When the casting director of Bridge to Terabithia first came across AnnaSophia, his initial thought was that she was too cute to play rough-and-tumble tomboy Leslie Burke. During auditions, however, AnnaSophia nailed the character and demonstrated a true understanding of who Leslie was, so she landed the role. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia has raved about her funky wardrobe for Bridge to Terabithia. "I want to take all the clothes home. They're so cool!" she has said. Unfortunately, she was only able to keep two outfits from the film. (tv.com)
Says she loved the dogs from Because of Winn-Dixie (2005).
Is a fan of the The Black Eyed Peas. Some of her favorite songs by them are "Hey Mama", "My Humps", "Pump It" and "Where Is the Love?".
Annasophia has won awards in Irish dance as early as seven years old. (tv.com)
Is friends with actress Taylor Dooley.
In late January 2007, a music video for her song "Keep Your Mind Wide Open" was shown on Disney Channel. (tv.com)
Gabor Csupo, director of the 2007 film Bridge to Terabithia, has said that during the casting period, AnnaSophia Robb wrote a beautiful letter that detailed her passion for the book and her interest in playing the role of Leslie Burke. Csupo says that this letter was very heartwarming, but ultimately, he says he wouldn't have cast her unless she was totally appropriate for the part (which he feels she was). (tv.com)
By the age of 13, AnnaSophia has already worked with an impressive number of big-name stars, including Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Dave Matthews, Johnny Depp, and Hilary Swank. (tv.com)
Was named after her maternal great-grandmother, Anna Sophie, and her paternal grandmother, Anna Marie.
Annasophia's mother quit her job to look after her. (tv.com)
Annasophia enjoys dancing. Her favorite types of dance are jazz, hip-hop, break-dancing, and the Irish jig. (tv.com)
PopStar Magazine listed AnnaSophia as “Rising Movie Actress of 2007.” (tv.com)
When AnnaSophia was about eight years old, a friend from her gymnastics class died from a rare disease that closed up her throat. (tv.com)
Annasophia is managed by Gem Entertainment Group Inc. and represented by Cunningham, Escott, Dipene, & Associates talent agency. (tv.com)
After starring in a commercial for McDonald's, she made her acting debut in 2004, appearing in a television special titled Samantha: An American Girl Holiday. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia's height is 5' 2" (1.57m). (tv.com)
AnnaSophia has said that the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings movies are among her favorites, because she loves the whimsical quality of fantasy films. She has also read all the books that these movies are based on. (tv.com)
She was born on the 13th anniversery of John Lennon's death. (tv.com)
She has blue-green eyes and blonde hair. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia enjoys gymnastics and participated on a team for a while, but she quit once she began acting. AnnaSophia has acknowledged that the sport is very intense and eventually takes up most of the athlete's time, so that's why she did not continue. She does, however, have a close friend from her former team, who is a serious gymnast. (tv.com)
She starred in Ferris Wheel as Tara. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia studies French and has said that she would like to learn multiple languages. (tv.com)
Her single "Keep Your Mind Wide Open" was #90 on the Billboard Hot 100 during the week of March 1, 2007, being her first song to chart.
Was once home-schooled, but now currently attends a private Christian school in Denver, Colorado, her hometown.
She is home-schooled. (tv.com)
She beat out her friend Taylor Dooley to two parts; her guest appearance on "Drake and Josh", and her role in as Samantha from “An American Girl Holiday”. . (tv.com)
She insists that people call her by her full name, Annasophia. (tv.com)
Her favorite clothing stores are Jigsaw London, TRAD (for which she has modeled) and Abercrombie.
AnnaSophia has said that although she hates structured exercising--such as using a treadmill--she loves dancing, swimming, and being outside. When the weather is nice, she enjoys running or taking a walk. (tv.com)
Her first TV and print commercial when she was 8 is still in use. (tv.com)
She has her own dog, a cross between a Maltese and a poodle. (tv.com)
Best friends with actor Josh Hutcherson.
Favourite films are The Manchurian Candidate (2004), The Interpreter (2005), Napoleon Dynamite (2004) and the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Her favorites foods are Sushi, Chinese, and Italian. (tv.com)
Interestingly, AnnaSophia's first major film roles have all been based upon popular children's books: Samantha: An American Girl Holiday, Because of Winn-Dixie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Bridge to Terabithia. AnnaSophia's role in the 2007 Hilary Swank film The Reaping officially broke the pattern she was on. (tv.com)
She favors dogs over cats. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia does not like snakes. (tv.com)
In three short years, she has been credited with eight films, all of which have been leading roles. (tv.com)
She is a friend of actress Taylor Dooley, who appeared in Discovery Girls magazine (tv.com)
Her first recorded song is called "Keep Your Mind Wide Open" for her 2007 movie, Bridge to Terabithia. (tv.com)
Her manager is Alissa Vradenburg. (tv.com)
Insists that she be called by her full name, AnnaSophia.
In January 2007, she was named one of the top 16 young stars in Hollywood by Disney Adventure magazine. (tv.com)
Annasophia is good friends with actor Josh Hutcherson. (tv.com)
AnnaSophia has said that her favorite part of her 2007 film Bridge to Terabithia is the final scene, where the main character Jess walks across the bridge with his younger sister May Belle. "I think it really shows what Leslie was trying to get Jess to do," AnnaSophia says of the scene. (tv.com)
Her parents named her Annasophia because it means Graceful Wisdom. (tv.com)
Beat out her friend Taylor Dooley for two parts - her guest appearance on "Drake & Josh" (2004) and her role in Samantha: An American Girl Holiday (2004) (TV).