Audiences were introduced to Madison Pettis with her portrayal of Peyton Kelly in the 2007 comedy The Game Plan, in which she starred alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Pettis also starred in a series regular role as Sophie Martinez on the short-lived Disney series and That’s So Raven spinoff, Cory In The House.
Here are 5 things to know about the starlet:
1. She got her start on Barney & Friends
Pettis went the traditional child actress route and got her start on a well-known children’s television program. From 2005 to 2006, Pettis starred as Bridget on the long-running PBS children’s show Barney & Friends.
2. She starred in the teen drama, Five Points
Not only a child star, Pettis hinted at her transition into heavy material when she starred alongside Coco Jones in Facebook’s teen drama series Five Points. From June 2018 two September 2019, Pettis starred on Five Points in the role of Natasha “Tosh” Bennett. Five Points also starred Spence Moore II and was executive produced by Kerry Washington.
3. She appeared in a Disney Channel crossover
In the tradition of Disney content, Pettis took her character of Sophie Martinez on Cory In The House to other Disney Channel shows. In 2007, she played the role in the “Take This Job and Love It” episode of Hannah Montana.
4. Her Disney pedigree is one for the books.
Pettis has made quite the career in the world of Disney, appearing on other numerous Disney Channel shows and films. She played the recurring character of Adyson Sweetwater on the long-running Disney animated series Phineas and Ferb and also played the recurring role of Janelle on the Disney XD show Lab Rats.
5. She’s shared the screen with Will Smith.
In 2008, Madison Pettis shared the silver screen with Will Smith in the drama film Seven Pounds. In the movie, she played the daughter of Elpidia Carrillo’s Connie.