Shailene Woodley Biography, Age, Boyfriend, Arrested and Movies

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Shailene Woodley Biography

Shailene Woodley is an American actress and activist. She was Brought up in Simi Valley, California.  She started  modeling at the age of four, and began acting professionally in minor television roles, before gaining two Young Artist Award nominations for her leading roles in the television films A Place Called Home (2004) and Felicity: An American Girl Adventure (2005).

Shailene rose to fame when she was a teenager for her leading role as Amy Juergens on the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008–13).  She   received five Teen Choice Awards nominations. Shailene  collected critical acclaim for her film debut in The Descendants (2011).

She won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress, and the Trophée Chopard at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture. Her role in The Spectacular Now (2013) received further praise, and she won the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting and was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her performance.

Shailene  achieved global recognition for her starring role in the romantic drama The Fault in Our Stars in 2014 .  She earned her the Hollywood Film Award for Breakout Performance – Female, three Teen Choice Awards, and two MTV Movie Awards, including one for MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance. Her starring role as Beatrice “Tris” Prior in the dystopian science fiction action The Divergent Series (2014–16) garnered her further recognition.

Shailene since 2017,has portrayed Jane Chapman in the HBO limited series Big Little Lies (2017–present) for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series. Rather than acting, Shailene is an environmental activist and has served as a board member of Our Revolution.

Shailene Woodley Age | How Old Is Shailene Woodley

Shailene was born on November 15, 1991 in San Bernadino County, California. She is 27 years old as of January 2019.

Shailene Woodley Height and Weight |  Shailene Woodley Measurements

Shailene stands at a heights of 1.73 m, a body weight of Weight: 54 kg (119 pounds) and a body measurments of ‎34-25-36.

Shailene Woodley Family | Shailene Woodley Parents | Shailene Woodley Siblings | Shailene Woodley Brother

Shailene was born in San Bernardino County, California, but she was brought up in Simi Valley, California. She is a daughter to  Lori (née Victor) a school counselor, and Lonnie Woodley,a school principal. Shailene has a younger brother.

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When she was  fifteen years old, Shailene was diagnosed with scoliosis and was put in a chest-to-hips plastic brace to stop her spine from curving further.  Shailene  attended Simi Valley High School and modeled at the age of four. She also took some acting classes with Anthony Meindl.

Shailene Woodley Boyfriend | Shailene Woodley Dating

Shailene confirmed in 2018, she is dating Australian-Fijian rugby union player Ben Volavola.

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When asked, Shailene has repeatedly asserted that she does not consider herself a feminist: “No, because I love men, and I think the idea of ‘raise women to power, take the men away from the power’ is never going to work out because you need balance… My biggest thing is really sisterhood more than feminism. I don’t know how we as women expect men to respect us because we don’t seem to respect each other.” She called herself a feminist in an interview with the New York Times in August 2017.

Shailene Woodley Arrested | Shailene Woodley Jail |Shailene Woodley Mugshot

She protested against the Dakota Access Pipeline in 2016,  a US$3.87 billion underground petroleum transport pipeline being built by Dakota Access LLC.  Shailene was arrested for criminal trespassing in Saint Anthony, North Dakota on October 10.  Shailene pleaded guilty and was sentenced to a year of probation.

Shailene Woodley Movies

2018 – Adrift Tami Oldham
2016 – The Divergent Series: Allegiant as Beatrice “Tris” Prior
2016 – Snowden as Lindsay Mills
2015 – The Divergent Series: Insurgent as Beatrice “Tris” Prior
2014 – White Bird in a Blizzard as Katrina “Kat” Connor
2014 – Divergent as Beatrice “Tris” Prior
2014 – The Fault in Our Stars as Hazel Grace Lancaster
2014 – The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as Mary Jane Watson
20149  – Kisses as Boxing Girl
2013 – The Spectacular Now as Aimee Finecky
2011 – The Descendants as Alexandra “Alex” King
2007 – Moola as Ashley Hedges
2005 – Felicity: An American Girl Adventure as Felicity Merriman
TBA – Untitled Drake Doremus film as Daphne

 Shailene Woodley Tv Shows

2017–present – Big Little LiesJane Chapman
2008–2013 – The Secret Life of the American TeenagerAmy Juergens
2007 – CSI: NYEvie Pierpont
2007 – Close to Home as Gaby Tursi
2007 – Cold Case as Sarah Gunden
2007 – Final Approach as Maya Bender
2005 – Once Upon a Mattress as Molly
2004–2005 – Jack & Bobby as Chloe Benedict
2004 – Everybody Loves Raymond as Snotty Girl #2
2004 – A Place Called Home as California “Cali” Ford
2003–2004 – The O.C.Kaitlin Cooper
2003 – Without a Trace as Young Clare Metcalf
2001–2004 – Crossing Jordan as Young Jordan Cavanaugh
2001–2003 – The District as Kristin Debreno
1999 – Replacing Dad as Little Girl
2006 – My Name Is Earl as Young Gwen

Shailene Woodley Awards

Shailene has received many awards and nominations for her work in acting. These include the Emmy Award, Golden Globe, Independent Spirit Award, as well as Screen Actors Guild, and Gotham Award nominations.

Shailene Woodley Divergent | Shailene Woodley Insurgent

Shailene starred as Beatrice “Tris” Prior in the film Divergent in 2014.  An adaptation of Veronica Roth’s best-selling young adult novel of the same name, and the first installment in The Divergent Series.  Set in a dystopian and post-apocalyptic Chicago.

The film received mixed reviews, but Shailene’s performance as Tris received a positive reception; Sam Allard from Orlando Weekly said that, “with her performance as Tris Prior in Divergent, Sheilene rescues and then raises up a film that could have been an utter disaster.” It reached the No. 1 spot at the box office during its opening weekend and was a financial success.

Shailene repeated her role as Tris in The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the second installment in The Divergent Series. Her performance once again received critical acclaim, with Daniel M. Kimmel of New England Movies Weekly writing, “Woodley does solid work here as she’s done elsewhere, and continues to be someone to watch.” In spite of a more negative critical reception than the previous film, Insurgent was commercially successful, making nearly US$100 million in its worldwide debut and grossed $295.2 million worldwide.

Shailene Woodley The Oc

Shailene  also originally played the young Kaitlin Cooper in The O.C.and appeared as the titular character Felicity Merriman in the television film Felicity: An American Girl Adventure (2005). Her performance received another Young Artist Award nomination, this time for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special (Comedy or Drama). Following this, Shailene appeared in numerous guest roles in other television series, including Everybody Loves Raymond, My Name is Earl, CSI: NY, Close to Home, and Cold Case.

Shailene Woodley New Movie

ADRIFT Official Trailer (2018) Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin Movie HD –

Shailene Woodley Snowden

Shailene starred opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Oliver Stone’s biographical thriller Snowden, in which Gordon-Levitt portrayed Edward Snowden. Filming started on February 16, 2015, and Snowden was released on September 16, 2016.  Owen Gleiberman’s review said that Shaielene “gives a performance of breathtaking dimension: As the movie goes on, she makes Lindsay supportive and selfish, loving and stricken.”

Shailene Woodley Tanner Woodley

Shailene’s younger brother Tanner is also an actor.  He’s had roles in short films as well on the show Boston Legal in 2006.

Shailene Woodley Diet | Shailene Woodley Workout

Shailene likes to snack on seaweed. She never buys anything packaged, and makes most of her meals or snacks herself. Her main foods are fresh eggs, with unpasteurized sauerkraut and fresh vegetables.

Shailene is known for her active lifestyle. She performs approximately 45- 50 minutes of Yoga everyday for many years now and to increase her agility. Shailene does not go to the gym or believe in any school of thought when it comes to exercising.

Shailene Woodley Tattoo

 Shailene’s tattoos for “Divergent” aren’t real. The movie’s makeup artist, Brad Wilder, shares how Theo James and Shailene got their epic tattoos on set.

Shailene Woodley The Descendants

Shailene made her feature film debut in The Descendants in 2011,  where she played Alex, the troubled elder daughter of Matt King (played by George Clooney). Shailene’s  performance received positive reviews from critics. A. O. Scott from The New York Times said, “Ms. Woodley..[gives] of the toughest, smartest, most credible adolescent performances in recent memory.”

Peter Debruge from Variety said that her performance is a “revelation” and that “in the role of Alex, [she is] displaying both the edge and depth the role demands.”  Receiving recognition for her performance, Shailene received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, and won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female. She was named by People one of 2012 “Most Beautiful at Every Age.”  Shailene was also considered one of the 55 faces of the future by Nylon Magazine’s “Young Hollywood Issue”.

Shailene Woodley Quotes

  1. I think the most important thing in life is self-love, because if you don’t have self-love, and respect for everything about your own body, your own soul, your own capsule, then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else?
  2. Every single journey that I’ve embarked on, I’ve learned something new.
  3. I feel like a turtleneck dress that’s long-sleeved and covers your entire body but is tight fitting is so much sexier than boobs spilling out, you know? So I guess I’m more into being classy sexy versus apparent sexy
  4. I’m always like ‘I’m too skinny, I can’t gain weight, even when I try.’ I’d like to try to not let that get to me.
  5. For me, my rule in this industry is I’ve got to listen to my butterflies. So if I got butterflies, then those are the scripts I go after.
  6. I was always the frugal kid growing up because I was saving for college. Or I was always that kid that was like, ‘I’m going to save my babysitting money so I can eat an expensive dinner when I go to Europe.’
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