By Ru Mahajan
The early years
Her career started as a childhood singer.
By age 16, she had already sung backup vocals for 5 Grammy winning singers.
But a sudden career pivot to the silver screen catapulted her early fame. She soon starred in 5 TV shows, and 4 major motion pictures.
First TV appearance with an all-star cast on the show “All Right With Us.”
She met Quinn Darandino on the set of Kill Will, which set her movie trajectory into acceleration.
Starred in 4 consecutive blockbusters by 2012.
But a real movie star was made when she starred as Lucy Ohio in “Gone By Day.”
Her first Oscar Nomination as Best Supporting Actress in a foreign film.
Back to back blockbusters and Grammy nominations really made 2012 her year.
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