Shailene Woodley ( Shailene Diann Woodley) was born on November 15, 1991, in Simi Valley, in the city of San Bernardino County, in the country of California, United States. Her father, namely Loonie Woodley is the principal of a school, and her mother, Lori Woodley is the counselor in a school. Tanner is her younger brother. Her parents had separated when she was fifteen. During this time, she suffered from Scoliosis( a disorder in which the spines bend and curve). She did her schooling from Simi Valley High School.
Woodley had started her career from the age of four when she had done modelling. She had taken acting classes from the age of five. During this time, an agent recognized her talents and signed her immediately. Thus, in 1999, she appeared in “Replacing Dad.” As a teenager, she had appeared in films like The O.C., Without a Trace, The District, Crossing Jordan, and others. For the movie, A Place Called Home, she had received a nomination for the award of Young Artist. She earned yet another nomination for the same award for the movie, Miniseries Or Special. She had given guest appearances in films like CSI:NY, Cold Case,
Everybody Loves Raymond
, and My Name Is Earl.
From 2008 to 2013, Woodley played the key role of Amy Jeurgens in The Secret Life Of The American Teenager. With over 121 episodes, the series with five seasons was a hit. The year 2011 proved to be the luckiest one for Woodley. She made her debut in the movie,
, wherein she played the role of Alex. For this film, she had received a nomination for the Golden Globe and had won an award for the best sup-porting actress female. She had been appreciated for this role by many newspapers and journals. As Aimee Finecky, she appeared in
The Spectacular Now
. For this character,
Woodley earned a lot of appreciation from the critics and also won the Special Jury Award and a nomination for the Best Female Lead. White Bird in A Blizzard and The Amazing Spider Man 2 are the movies in which she was cast, but they were not released. In 2014, she was cast as Beatrice Tris in the film, Divergent. Her role received a positive response. In the same year, she played the character of Hazel Grace Lancaster in “
The Fault In Our Stars
.” Not only was this movie a blockbuster hit, but she had received many awards for this. She had also appeared in the sequel of Divergent, namely Insurgent and Allegiant, and Snowden, which is a biography. Woodley has also signed contacts for
Big Little Lies
and the movie, Adrift.
Woodley has keen interest in environment and health. During her school days, she used to make products like toothpaste and deodorant at home. All It Takes is the charity organization started by Woodley and her mother. In 2016, she was an active supporter of Bernie Sanders. In the Dakota Access pipeline case, she had presented her strong revolt through the medium of Facebook. She is also a part of the political organization, Our Revolution. Woodley is a simple girl, apart from being a renowned actress. Rent, Dirty Dancing, Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, and Moulin Rouge! are her fa-vourite films. She likes to play basketball and admires
, Melanie Lau-rent, and .