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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
She is a young actress, and has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. She won rave reviews and a Critics Choice Movie Award nomination for her powerful work on the feature film ''Brothers'' opposite Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal. She played the young 'Betty Ann Waters' in Fox Searchlight's ''Conviction'' with Hilary Swank and Minnie Driver.
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Bailee Madison was born on October 15, 1999<ref name="tvguide">http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/bailee-madison/bio/308083</ref> in [[wikipedia:Fort Lauderdale, Florida|Fort Lauderdale, Florida]] and educated at Christ Church School.<ref name="news">http://enterteenmentnews.com/torfeature.html</ref> She comes from a large family; sister actress Kaitlin Riley, brothers Sean and Conor<ref>http://www.cityandshore.com/departments/in-the-city-3/bailee-madison-returns-home-for-fliff-honor/</ref> along with three other siblings.<ref>http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2011/02/11/how-11-year-old-bailee-madison-stole-adam-sandlers-movie/</ref> Her mother, Patricia Riley, has a long history in commercial advertisement work.<ref>http://www.childreninfilm.com/Fame-Success-Stories-Bailee.aspx</ref>
   
Most recently, Bailee had a starring role in producer Guillermo Del Toro's thriller ''Don't Be Afraid of the Dark'' with Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce, Bailee was recommended for the role by her ''Brothers'' co-star Natalie Portman. She played a withdrawn child being haunted by insatiable demons; the film was released in August 2011. Bailee is currently filming ''Parental Guidance'' where she will star as the daughter of Marisa Tomei and the granddaughter of Bette Midler and Billy Crystal. The comedy will be a co-production between 20th Century Fox and Walden Media.
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Acting since her first gig as an infant in an [[wikipedia:Office Depot|Office Depot]] commercial, Bailee went on to work in such films as ''[[wikipedia:Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2011 film)|Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark]]'' with [[wikipedia:Katie Holmes|Katie Holmes]], ''[[wikipedia:Brothers (2009 film)|Brothers]]'' opposite [[wikipedia:Tobey Maguire|Tobey Maguire]], [[wikipedia:Natalie Portman|Natalie Portman]] and [[wikipedia:Jake Gyllenhaal|Jake Gyllenhaal]], ''[[wikipedia:Just Go with It|Just Go with It]]'' starring [[wikipedia:Adam Sandler|Adam Sandler]] and [[wikipedia:Jennifer Aniston|Jennifer Aniston]], ''[[wikipedia:Conviction|Conviction]]'' alongside [[wikipedia:Hilary Swank|Hilary Swank]] and [[wikipedia:Minnie Driver|Minnie Driver]] as well as ''[[wikipedia:Parental Guidance|Parental Guidance]]'' with comedians [[wikipedia:Bette Midler|Bette Midler]] and [[wikipedia:Billy Crystal|Billy Crystal]]. Other roles were as May Belle in ''[[wikipedia:Bridge to Terabithia (2007 film)|Bridge to Terabithia]]'' and the [[wikipedia:Disney Channel|Disney Channel]]'s ''[[wikipedia:Wizards of Waverly Place|Wizards of Waverly Place]]'' as Maxine for its fourth and final season.<ref name="sentinel">http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-12-21/features/sfe-sfp-parental-guidance_1_bailee-madison-bette-midler-violin</ref> She awed audiences in the independent movie ''[[wikipedia:Phoebe in Wonderland|Phoebe in Wonderland]]'', starring with [[wikipedia:Felicity Huffman|Felicity Huffman]] and [[wikipedia:Elle Fanning|Elle Fanning]], and on the long-running [[wikipedia:NBC|NBC]] television drama ''[[wikipedia:Law & Order: Special Victims Unit|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit]]''.
   
In 2011 Variety named Bailee an honoree for her philanthropic efforts with Alex's Lemonade Stand at the "Variety Power Of Youth Awards" which pays homage to the industry's most talented young activists. A driven and talented young actress, Bailee is equally committed to using her public profile to raise awareness for those less fortunate. Between filming major motion pictures, Bailee has been devoting her time and energy to "Alex's Lemonade Stand", an organization that encourages children nationwide to raise money to find a cure for childhood cancer through running their own lemonade stands.
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Not only passionate about acting, Bailee is deeply invested in spreading knowledge through an charity organization, [[wikipedia:Alex's Lemonade Stand|Alex's Lemonade Stand]], that raises awareness and money towards pediatric cancer. Off-screen, she enjoys cooking, swimming, biking, arts and crafts, and most of all, spending time with family and friends with her pet goldendoodle, Maddie.<ref name="news"/>
 
Her other feature films include ''Letters to God'' and Hallmark's ''Taste of Romance'' with Teri Polo. She had a role in Columbia Pictures' comedy ''Just Go With It'' with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston, and Bailee earned rave reviews with ''The Wall Street Journal''.
 
 
Bailee captured audiences hearts with her role of 'May Belle' in Disney's ''Bridge to Terabithia'', and has left lasting impressions with her performances in the independent film ''Phoebe in Wonderland'' (starring Felicity Huffman and Elle Fanning) and on television in NBC's ''Law & Order: SVU''. She appears as 'Maxine' in Disney Channel's ''Wizards of Waverly Place'' for its fourth and final season. When Bailee isn't working or studying, she loves cooking with her family.
 
 
When Bailee's not traveling, she's just like any other 13-year-old girl, she loves spending time at home with family and friends, barbecuing, swimming, and playing on her swing set. Of course her dog, Maddy, is always by her side.<ref>http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1933128/bio</ref>
 
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

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Bailee Madison is the American actress who portrays young Snow White on ABC's Once Upon a Time.


Biography

Bailee Madison was born on October 15, 1999[1] in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and educated at Christ Church School.[2] She comes from a large family; sister actress Kaitlin Riley, brothers Sean and Conor[3] along with three other siblings.[4] Her mother, Patricia Riley, has a long history in commercial advertisement work.[5]

Acting since her first gig as an infant in an Office Depot commercial, Bailee went on to work in such films as Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark with Katie Holmes, Brothers opposite Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal, Just Go with It starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston, Conviction alongside Hilary Swank and Minnie Driver as well as Parental Guidance with comedians Bette Midler and Billy Crystal. Other roles were as May Belle in Bridge to Terabithia and the Disney Channel's Wizards of Waverly Place as Maxine for its fourth and final season.[6] She awed audiences in the independent movie Phoebe in Wonderland, starring with Felicity Huffman and Elle Fanning, and on the long-running NBC television drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Not only passionate about acting, Bailee is deeply invested in spreading knowledge through an charity organization, Alex's Lemonade Stand, that raises awareness and money towards pediatric cancer. Off-screen, she enjoys cooking, swimming, biking, arts and crafts, and most of all, spending time with family and friends with her pet goldendoodle, Maddie.[2]

Appearances

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