8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Carrie Diaries’s AnnaSophia Robb

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Carrie Diaries’s AnnaSophia Robb

AnnaSophia Robb is known for her work as an actor, model, and singer. She’s one of Hollywood’s child stars looking to make a name for themselves in the industry. Born on December 8, 1993, AnnaSophia Robb began her career at 8.

Although starting as a child actor, she’s more popularly remembered for her role in The Carrie Diaries. She played the series protagonist, Carrie Bradshaw. However, AnnaSophia Robb is far from being a 16-year-old from Castlebury, Connecticut. Here are 8 things you didn’t know about The Carrie Diaries’s AnnaSophia Robb.

1. The Movies You Know AnnaSophia Robb From

AnnaSophia Robb in Carrie Diaries

Viewers of Tim Burton’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) would easily remember AnnaSophia Robb from her character, Violet Beauregarde. The character was one of the movie’s four main antagonists. Violet Beauregarde is a chewing gum-obsessed, rude, and self-centered child. Her skin turns indigo after chewing Willy Wonka’s new gum against Wonka’s will.

AnnaSophia Robb is also known for playing Leslie Burke in Bridge to Terabithia (2007) and Sara in Race to Witch Mountain (2009). She received recognition and accolades for her work in Bridge to Terabithia. More recently, AnnaSophia Robb is known for playing Carrie Bradshaw on The CW teen comedy-drama Carrie Diaries.

2. AnnaSophia Robb’s First Experiences Of Acting

AnnaSophia Robb in Samantha_ An American Girl Holiday

Having been born into a devout Christian home, AnnaSophia Robb’s early acting experience was in church. Robb developed an interest in acting at a young age and often performed on her church stage. Although she had interests in gymnastics and dance and competed at various levels, she eventually quit them and focused on acting.

3. How AnnaSophia Robb Got Started In Television

Annasophia Robb in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

AnnaSophia Robb’s years of acting on stage paid off when an acting agent scouted her at 8. To begin her career as a professional actress, her mother drove her to Los Angeles. Robb attended several auditions before landing her first gig in a commercial.

She appeared in a commercial for Bratz dolls and later in a McDonald’s commercial. In 2004, she got cast as Liza on the “Number One Fan” episode of Drake & Josh. However, Samantha: An American Girl Holiday was her first major TV debut. She got cast in the lead role as Samantha Parkington.

4. AnnaSophia Robb Was In One of Ed Sheeran’s Music Video

Annasophia Robb in Ed Sheeran's Shivers

AnnaSophia Robb has credits beyond starring in film and television. In 2021, she appeared in one of Ed Sheeran’s music videos. Robb played the character of Sophie in “Shivers.” The song was released on September 10, 2021, and became Ed Sheeran’s second single on his fifth album, =.

5. The Nominations & Awards AnnaSophia Robb Has Received

Annasophia Robb in Bridge to Terabithia

At age 10, AnnaSophia Robb was nominated for her first award at the Young Artist Awards. She was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Leading Young Actress for her performance in Samantha: An American Girl Holiday. Robb got her first win in 2007, winning two categories at the Young Artist Awards.

For her performance in Bridge to Terabithia, she won Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress and Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast. Robb has also been nominated at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and Teen Choice Awards. In addition to her nominations in other miscellaneous awards, AnnaSophia Robb has won four of her eight nominations.

6. Other TV Shows AnnaSophia Robb Was In

Annasophia Robb in Dr. Death.

Although AnnaSophia Robb is more popularly known for her work in television, she has starred in more films than television. However, besides her work on the Carrie Diaries series, Robb has been featured in other TV shows. After her appearance in Drake & Josh and the TV film Samantha: An American Girl Holiday, Robb was in a single episode of Danny Phantom.

She voiced the character Danielle Fenton/Phantom in the animated show’s “Kindred Spirits” episode. In 2014, Robb was the voice actor behind Yasmin on a single episode of Robot Chicken. Other TV shows Robb has appeared in include Mercy Street, The Act, The Expecting, and Dr. Death. In 2022, she played Jane Knight in the “Juneteenth” episode of Ziwe.

7. AnnaSophia Robb’s Work On The Silver Screen

Annasophia Robb in Carrie Diaries.

Besides starring in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Bridge to Terabithia, AnnaSophia Robb has appeared in over 20 movies. Robb played the young Millie Harris in 2008 Jumper and Bethany Hamilton in Soul Surfer (2011). Robb was also in Spy School (2008) as Jackie Hoffman, Tombi in Khumba (2013), and Rebecca in Words on Bathroom Walls.

8. What AnnaSophia Robb Is Doing Next

Annasophia Robb in Dr. Death

AnnaSophia Robb has just finished filming Jeremy Saulnier’s thriller film Rebel Ridge. Robb joined the movie’s cast in April 2020, replacing Erin Doherty. There has been no official announcement on the movie’s release date.

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