Madison Michelle Pettis (born July 22, 1998) is an American teen actress, voice actress and model, best known for her roles as Sophie Martinez on the Disney Channel sitcom Cory in the House and Peyton Kelly in the 2007 film The Game Plan. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California and is working on Jake and the Never Land Pirates and also models for Love Pastry with Alli Simpson and Cody Simpson.
Life and Career
Madison Pettis was born on July 22, 1998 in Arlington, Texas to Steven and Michelle Pettis. Her father is African American and her mother is of Italian, French, and Irish descent.
Pettis was first noticed when her mother entered into an annual cover search held by FortWorthChild, a local parenting magazine. From that she began modeling and acting in commercials; she had an agent and a website from the age of five. She appeared in one episode of Hannah Montana. She starred in Cory In The House as Sophie, the president's daughter. She portrayed Isabelle Tyler in an episode of The 4400. She was the 2007 Disney Channel Games commentator, and also appeared on Barney & Friends as Bridget, in which she sang, danced and acted. In 2008, she had a small role in Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!, and had roles in Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? and A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa. Pettis also had a small role in Seven Pounds as Lorena. She has a voice role in the Disney Channel animated series Special Agent Oso. In 2009, Pettis had a role in Free Style as Bailey Bryant with Corbin Bleu and appeared as herself on the syndicated version of the game show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?. In 2011, she landed two main roles: a voice role as Izzy, from Jake and the Never Land Pirates; and Allie Brookes, on Life With Boys. Pettis also had one of the two main roles in 2007 movie The Game Plan and a voice role in Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas. On October 19, 2014 Pettis confirmed via Facebook that she would be guest starring in The Fosters.
- Her father is African American and her mother is Italian French.
- In an interview she [Madison] said: “Last week I was working on a new project, guest-starring on a new Disney XD show...”. Then she tweeted: “Had fun guest-starring on Disney XD's new show Lab Rats w/ my good friend @BillyUnger! ”
- She appeared in one episode of Hannah Montana.
- Her birth sign is Cancer.
- Her birthplace is Texas.
- Before she was famous, Madison did modeling and commercials at the age of 5.
- She appeared on Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? and A Muppets Christmas.
- She also acts on Life With Boys as Tess's Best Friend.
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