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Chloë Grace Moretz

Chloë Grace Moretz
Born (1997-02-10) February 10, 1997
Georgia, U.S.
  • Actress
  • model
Years active 2004–present
Website .comchloemoretz

Chloë Grace Moretz (; born February 10, 1997)[1] is an American actress and model. She began her acting career in 2004 at the age of seven, and her first award nomination came the following year for The Amityville Horror. Her film credits include (500) Days of Summer, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Kick-Ass, Let Me In, Hugo, Dark Shadows, Carrie, If I Stay and The Equalizer. In 2010, Moretz provided the voice of Hit-Girl for Kick-Ass: The Game. Three years later, she reprised the role in Kick-Ass 2. In 2014, she performed in The Public Theatre's off-Broadway production of The Library in March and April.

Her modeling career has included cover and feature shoots for publications such as Vogue, Marie Claire, and Elle.


  • Early life 1
  • Acting 2
  • Modeling 3
  • Personal life 4
  • Filmography 5
  • Awards and nominations 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Early life

Moretz was born in

External links

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  6. ^ "Celebrity siblings". Glamour Magazine. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
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  8. ^ "Rising Star: Chloe Grace Moretz". Access Hollywood. Retrieved September 30, 2010. 
  9. ^ a b "Chloe Moretz Has Banned Her Friends From Premieres". Girls Talkin Smack. 
  10. ^ Pols, Mary (October 11, 2010). "Young Blood".  
  11. ^ "Official Chloe Grace Moretz fansite – Biography". Archived from the original on August 31, 2007. Retrieved April 10, 2007. 
  12. ^ "Lori Petty Debuts as Director with THE POKER HOUSE". August 16, 2009. Retrieved March 23, 2012. 
  13. ^ Ebert, Roger (2010). "Kick Ass", April 14, 2010, URL accessed May 10, 2012
  14. ^ "Meet Breakout Star Chloe Grace Moretz". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved April 16, 2010. 
  15. ^ "Let Me In First Look: Chloe Moretz as Vampire Abby". Retrieved February 8, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Let Me In's Vampire Chloe Moretz Speaks". January 21, 2010. Retrieved February 8, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Chloe Moretz is the Busiest Actress In Hollywood". November 10, 2010. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  18. ^ "'"From 'Let Me In' to 'The Killing Fields. Retrieved February 8, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Chloe Moretz and Asa Butterfield Join The Invention of Hugo Cabret". 
  20. ^ "'"Chloe Moretz to star in 'Hick. 
  21. ^ "'"Jonny Lee Miller, Chloe Moretz and Helena Bonham Carter Join Johnny Depp in 'Dark Shadows.  
  22. ^ "'"Chloe Moretz Joins 'Dark Shadows. Deadline. March 14, 2012. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  23. ^ Schwartz, Terri (October 16, 2012). "Chloe Moretz explains Hit-Girl's mindset in 'Kick-Ass 2'". IFC.
  24. ^ Shoard, Catherine (January 29, 2013). "Movie 43: Why Did So Many Hollywood Stars Sign Up for the Humiliation?".  
  25. ^ "Chloe Moretz picked for 'Carrie' remake". CNN. March 27, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  26. ^ Sarkar, Samit (August 3, 2012). voice cast includes Susan Sarandon, Michael Madsen, Carrie Fisher"Dishonored".  
  27. ^ "Carrie Star Chloe Moretz Plays Messed-Up Characters Because Her Family Life Is So Supportive". 
  28. ^ "Chloe Moretz to Lead Young Adult Adaptation 'If I Stay' from R.J. Cutler". January 24, 2013. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  29. ^ "If I Stay — Rotten Tomatoes". Retrieved August 22, 2014. 
  30. ^ Stelmach, Sandra (January 16, 2014). "Chloë Grace Moretz Talks About Her Off-Broadway Play ‘The Library’ On The TODAY Show". Variety. 
  31. ^ "Steven Soderbergh to Direct Off-Broadway Play Starring Chloe Grace Moretz". The Hollywood Reporter. April 17, 2014. 
  32. ^ , Starring Chloe Grace Moretz"The 5th Wave"Check Out Teaser Artwork for . July 14, 2014. Retrieved July 14, 2014. 
  33. ^ "Chloe Grace Moretz to Star in 'The 5th Wave' for Sony Pictures, GK Films, and Material Pictures".  
  34. ^ Kit, Borys (June 26, 2015). (Exclusive)"Brain on Fire"Chloe Grace Moretz to Star in .  
  35. ^ Eisenberg, Eric (July 23, 2015). Adds Rising Star for Prominent Role"Neighbors 2". Cinema Blend. Retrieved July 23, 2015. 
  36. ^ "2012 Women In Film Max Mara Face of the Future®". 2012. 
  37. ^ "Chloe Grace Moretz Named Aeropostale's First-Ever Celeb Brand Ambassador - Us Weekly".  
  38. ^ """Elle Style Awards: Chloë Grace Moretz "Next Future Icon. 2013. 
  39. ^ Rosen, Christopher (September 24, 2014). "Chloe Moretz Is a Feminist Who Won't Play the Plot Device".  
  40. ^ "The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014". Time magazine. October 13, 2014. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 
  41. ^ "Dishonored's All Star Voice Cast Includes Chloe Moretz, Carrie Fisher and Susan Sarandon". August 3, 2012. Retrieved August 12, 2012. 
  42. ^ filmbook in Film Awards (March 27, 2011). "Jameson Empire Awards 2011". Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  43. ^ Saturn Awards 2011 - Movie Winners in full
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  45. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Retrieved March 31, 2012. 
  46. ^ Nominations for the 38th Annual Saturn Awards
  47. ^ "Women In Film, Los Angeles Announces 2012 Crystal + Lucy Awards® Honorees". June 7, 2012. Retrieved November 27, 2012. 
  48. ^ "Nominations for 39th annual Saturn Awards unveiled". 
  49. ^ "Saturn Award Nominations Announced; GRAVITY and THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Lead with 8 Nominations Each". 
  50. ^ "Chloë Grace Moretz — Trendiest Teen Queen". 
  51. ^ Winter, Kevin (December 18, 2014). "People Magazine Awards 2014". PEOPLE. Retrieved December 18, 2014. 
  52. ^ Lindner, Emilee (July 28, 2014). "Young Hollywood Awards: Here Are the Winners & Their Selfies". MTV News. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 
  53. ^ Moraski, Lauren (January 7, 2015). "People's Choice Awards 2015 Complete Winners".  
  54. ^ "2015 Teen Choice Award Winners – Full List".  


Year Award Nominated work Result
2006 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actress Age Ten or Younger The Amityville Horror Nominated
2007 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actress Age Ten or Younger Big Momma's House 2 Nominated
Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress Desperate Housewives Nominated
2008 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role My Friends Tigger & Pooh Nominated
Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actress Dirty Sexy Money Nominated
2010 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Actress (500) Days of Summer Nominated
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Female Breakout Kick-Ass Nominated
Scream Award for Best Fantasy Actress Nominated
Scream Award for Best Superhero Nominated
Scream Award for Best Breakthrough Performance – Female Won
2011 Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film Nominated
MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance Won
MTV Movie Award for Best Hero Won
MTV Movie Award for Biggest Badass Star Won
MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (shared with Mark Strong) Nominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Young Actress Kick-Ass & Let Me In Nominated
Empire Award for Best Newcomer[42] Won
Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor[43] Let Me In Won
Scream Award for Best Horror Actress Won
Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film Nominated
Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film Diary of a Wimpy Kid Won
2012 People's Choice Award Favorite Movie Star Under 25 Hugo Won
CinemaCon BSA Award for Female Star of Tomorrow Award[44] Won
Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film[45] Won
Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor[46] Nominated
Women in Film Crystal Awards Face of the Future[47] Won
2013 Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor[48] Dark Shadows Nominated
MTV Movie Award for Biggest Teen Bad Kicking Ass Kick-Ass 2 Won
2014 Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor[49] Carrie Won
InStyle Social Media Awards for Trendiest Teen Queen[50] N/A Won
1st People Magazine Awards for Next Generation Star[51] N/A Won
Young Hollywood Awards Fan Favorite Actor Female[52] N/A Won
2015 People's Choice Award Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress[53] N/A Won
Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor The Equalizer Nominated
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Drama[54] If I Stay Won

Awards and nominations

Video games
Year Title Role
2010 Kick-Ass: The Game Mindy Macready / Hit-Girl
2012 Dishonored Emily Kaldwin I[41]
Music videos
Year Artist Song
2010 The Soft Pack "Answer to Yourself"
2011 Best Coast "Our Deal"
2011 Dionne Bromfield featuring Mz Bratt "Ouch"
Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Library Caitlin Gabriel The Public Theatre
Year Title Role Notes
2004 The Guardian Violet 2 episodes
2005 Family Plan Young Charlie Movie
2005 My Name Is Earl Candy Stoker Episode: "Broke Joy's Fancy Figurine"
2006 The Emperor's New School Furi (voice) Episode: "Kuzcogarten/Evil and Eviler"
2006–07 Desperate Housewives Sherri Maltby 2 episodes
2007 The Cure Emily Pilot
2007–08 Dirty Sexy Money Kiki George 7 episodes
2007–10 My Friends Tigger & Pooh Darby (voice) 87 episodes
2011–13 30 Rock Kaylie Hooper 3 episodes
2013 American Dad! Honey (voice) Episode: "Steve & Snot's Test-Tubular Adventure"
2015 We Got Married Herself Episode 275
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Heart of the Beholder Molly
2005 The Amityville Horror Chelsea Lutz
2005 Today You Die St. Thomas Hospital Girl Direct-to-video
2006 Big Momma's House 2 Carrie Fuller
2006 Room 6 Melissa Norman
2006 Wicked Little Things Emma Tunny
2007 Super Sleuth Christmas Movie Darby (voice) Direct-to-video
2007 Hallowed Ground Sabrina Direct-to-video
2008 Third Nail, TheThe Third Nail Hailey
2008 Eye, TheThe Eye Alicia
2008 Poker House, TheThe Poker House Cammie
2008 Bolt Young Penny (voice)
2009 (500) Days of Summer Rachel Hansen
2009 Not Forgotten Toby Bishop
2009 Tigger & Pooh and a Musical Too Darby (voice) Direct-to-video
2010 Jack and the Beanstalk Jillian
2010 Super Duper Super Sleuths Darby (voice) Direct-to-video
2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Angie Steadman
2010 Kick-Ass Mindy McCready/Hit-Girl
2010 Let Me In Abby
2011 Our Deal Veronica Short film
2011 Hick Luli McMullen
2011 Texas Killing Fields Little Ann Sliger
2011 Hugo Isabelle
2011 Scary Girl Enid Krysinski Short film
2012 Dark Shadows Carolyn Stoddard
2013 Movie 43 Amanda Segment: "Middleschool Date"
2013 Kick-Ass 2 Mindy McCready/Hit-Girl
2013 Carrie Carrie White
2013 Girl Rising Narrator Documentary
2014 Muppets Most Wanted Newspaper Delivery Girl Cameo
2014 Laggies Annika
2014 Clouds of Sils Maria Jo-Anne Ellis
2014 If I Stay Mia Hall
2014 The Equalizer Alina / Teri
2014 The Tale of Princess Kaguya Kaguya-hime (voice) English dub
2015 Dark Places Young Diondra Wertzner
2016 The 5th Wave Cassie Sullivan Post-production
2016 November Criminals Phoebe Post-production
2016 Brain on Fire Susannah Cahalan Post-production
2016 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Filming


Moretz considers herself a feminist, and has turned down film characters who are overtly sexualized. She took on the role of a teenage prostitute in The Equalizer because her character "felt so real", rather than a mere "plot device".[39] In October 2014, Moretz was named one of the 25 Most Influential Teens of the year by Time magazine.[40]

In order to maintain a clear separation between her professional and personal life, Moretz does not invite her friends to film sets or premieres; she says it is easier for her to focus on work, and to relax with her friends when not working.[9]

Personal life

Moretz has starred in numerous photo shoots, including editorials, features and covers, for major magazines including Flaunt, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Jalouse, Marie Claire, Interview, Elle, Love Magazine, Crash Magazine, InStyle and many others. She has also been invited to various haute couture events, such as Dior Spring / Summer 2013 at Paris Fashion Week. Max Mara's signature in 2012 granted her the "Max Mara Face of the Future" award.[36] In 2012, Moretz also became the face of American youth clothing retailer Aéropostale, appearing at various events, videos and reports.[37] In February 2013, Elle magazine awarded her with the "Next Future Icon Award" at the "Elle Style Awards" gala held in London.[38]


Moretz joined the cast of Brain on Fire, based on the memoir by Susannah Cahalan, in June 2015. Moretz replaced Dakota Fanning, who was committed to another project.[34] In July, she completed filming the crime drama November Criminals; also in July, Universal Studios confirmed Moretz was signed to join Zac Efron and Seth Rogen in the upcoming film Neighbors 2, which is the sequel to the 2014 film Neighbors.[35]

From March 25 through April 27, 2014, Moretz made her Off-Broadway debut in The Library, directed by Steven Soderbergh.[30][31] Sony Pictures announced in April that Moretz was signed to play the role of Cassie Sullivan in The 5th Wave, an adaptation of the New York Times best-selling novel by Rick Yancey. A release date of January 29, 2016, was set.[32] Hannah Minghella of Sony Pictures said Moretz "embodies the heart, strength and determination that make Cassie such a compelling character."[33]

Moretz also has done voice work for video games. She reprised her role as Hit-Girl for Kick-Ass: The Game, and played young Lady Emily in Dishonored.[26] When asked in October 2012 why she tends to gravitate towards playing darker, troubled characters, such as those in Let Me In, Kick-Ass, Hick, and Carrie, Moretz responded that she has such a happy family life, and finds it challenging to play characters that are significantly different from that reality.[27] In January 2013, Moretz was chosen to play the protagonist Mia in the adaptation of Gayle Forman's If I Stay. The story follows a 17-year-old classical musician as she deals with the aftermath of a catastrophic car accident involving her family and has an out-of-body experience.[28] Critical response to the film was mixed; a 41% positive rating based on 65 reviews garnered by Rotten Tomatoes was accompanied by a critic's consensus praising Moretz for giving the performance "her all".[29]

Moretz at the Elle Style Awards in 2013

Moretz played Ann Sliger in the 2011 crime thriller Texas Killing Fields.[18] That same year, she played Isabelle in Martin Scorsese's Hugo, a film adaptation of The Invention of Hugo Cabret.[19] Hugo, which was nominated for 11 Oscars, co-starred Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen and Helen McCrory. Moretz starred in Hick, an adaptation of the novel by Andrea Portes.[20] She appeared in the 2012 Tim Burton film Dark Shadows, a remake of the popular soap opera, playing the role of Carolyn Stoddard,[21][22] a rebellious teenage daughter. In 2013, she reprised her role as Hit-Girl in the sequel Kick-Ass 2,[23] The same year, she also appeared in a short segment in the film Movie 43[24] and played the title character in a remake of the Stephen King-based film, Carrie, directed by Kimberly Peirce.[25]

Moretz at the Hugo premiere in New York in November 2011

In 2010, Moretz appeared as Hit-Girl in director Matthew Vaughn's action film Kick-Ass, based on the comic book series of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. Despite controversy surrounding her role in the violent film, she received widespread critical acclaim for her performance. Roger Ebert gave the film one out of four stars,[13] but nonetheless wrote: "Say what you will about her character, but Chloë Grace Moretz has presence and appeal." Moretz trained with Jackie Chan's stunt crew for three months prior to filming and did most of her own stunts while filming on location.[14] That same year, she played Abby, a 12-year-old vampire, in Let Me In,[15] the UK/US remake of the Swedish film Let the Right One In, which was released on October 1, 2010.[16] In November, at age 13, she was called "the busiest actress in Hollywood".[17]

Moretz's first acting role in Dirty Sexy Money and Sherri Maltby in Desperate Housewives. Moretz also voiced the U.S. version of the animated character Darby in My Friends Tigger & Pooh. Moretz also co-starred as Cammie, an abused child, in The Poker House.[12] After her first film premiere in The Amityville Horror, she has been a frequent guest at film premieres.

Moretz in April 2009


She moved from New York City in 2002, with her mother and her older brother, Trevor, because he was accepted into the Professional Performing Arts School, which is what first drew her interest in acting. Moretz would help Trevor read lines,[8] and he taught her some acting techniques that he learned in school. When Moretz realized how much she enjoyed acting, the family decided to attend some auditions to see if she could apply her skills professionally.[9] As of 2010, Trevor is her acting coach and accompanies her on trips and press dates when her parents are unable to attend.[10]

[7] She has described her family as "very Christian".[6] She has four older brothers: Brandon, Trevor, Colin, and Ethan.[5][4].plastic surgeon is a [3], and her father, McCoy Lee Moretz,nurse is a [2]

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