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Chloë Grace Moretz (born February 10, 1997) is an American teen actress, known for her role in (500) Days of Summer. She also will play Hit-Girl in upcoming 2010 superhero film Kick-Ass and will be seen as Abby in Let Me In.
Life and career
Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Her first role in Hollywood was in two episodes of the series The Guardian, and her first movie role was as Molly in Heart of the Beholder. It wasn't until her second big-screen acting role, in the 2005 remake of The Amityville Horror that earned her recognition more widely. Her performance as Chelsea Lutz also earned her a Young Artist Award nomination.
Her career went further when she received a few guest-starring roles on TV after Amityville, and a role as one of the family kids in the movie Big Momma's House 2. Among the most notable ones of her roles on TV are her role as Candy Stoker in an episode of My Name Is Earl and as Sherri Maltby in Desperate Housewives.
After her first film premiere for The Amityville Horror, she has been a frequent guest at film premieres. She likes to play around with fashion, and she often wears clothes in her own distinctive style at them.
Chloë Moretz is currently the voice actor of the animated character Darby on My Friends Tigger & Pooh.
Moretz will appear as Hit Girl in director Matthew Vaughn's upcoming superhero film Kick-Ass, based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar, which will premiere April 16, 2010. On October 1, 2010 she will play Abby, a 12 year old vampire, in the American remake of the Swedish hit, Let The Right One In.
Awards and nominations