Grace Moretz, from amazing child actress to dazzling adult performer


Many discovered her from the hand of Martin Scorsese in ‘The Invention of Hugo’, but by then she had been working as an actress and model for several years

She was a great child actress, a fantastic teenager, and continues to thrive as a dazzling adult actress. Chloë Grace Moretz was discovered by many at the hands of Martin Scorsese in ‘The Invention of Hugo’, but by then she had already worked as an actress and model for several years.

Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on February 10, 1997. Her older brother, Trevor (today her manager) studied acting in New York, which led to Chloë moving to Manhattan with him, discovering acting and also studying interpretation. In 2004, she moved with her family to Los Angeles, ready to pursue a career in cinema. Her first film role was as Molly in the movie ‘Heart of the Beholder’, both on television and in film (with titles like ‘This Grandma Is Dangerous 2’), but it wasn’t until 2005 when she appeared in ‘The Abode of Fear ‘ (“The Amityville Horror”), where she gained more international recognition by being nominated for the Young Artist Awards. The film kicked off her career and she received offers to guest star in several TV series and movies across multiple genres.

In 2010, Chloë appeared as Hit-Girl in the movie ‘Kick-Ass’, directed by Matthew Vaughn and based on the comic of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr., a role that was widely acclaimed by critics. For this role, she trained with Jackie Chan’s stunt team for three months, from then on she was a rising actress. Another notable film was Matt Reeves’ ‘Let me in’, a remake of the Swedish film of the same name in which she was a young vampire. She won several awards for her performance and in late 2010, Chloë starred in the thriller Land of Murder, alongside Sam Worthington. He is working on the sequel ‘Kick-Ass: Ready to Crush’, with more success than the previous one, and in 2011 he will star in ‘Hick’, a film based on the novel by Andrea Portes and directed by Derick Martini.

In late 2011, Martin Scorsese claimed her for “The Invention of Hugo” in the role of Isabelle, the granddaughter of Georges Méliès, a role for which she won several awards, including the People’s Choice Awards. With this film Chloë gains worldwide popularity. In 2012, she appears in Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows,” and the following year stars in the remake of “Carrie,” based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name. He continues with ‘Movie 43’ where he appears in one of the 12 skits that make up the film shot over four years.

In 2012, she was named a Goodwill Ambassador by the UNICEF organisation. And it also participates in anti-bullying campaigns. In 2013, he came to shoot five films, including ‘Laggies’, a romantic comedy directed by Lynn Shelton alongside Keira Knightley, Sam Rockwell and Mark Webber, and also that year, alongside Denzel Washington in Antoine Fuqua’s ‘The Equalizer (the protector)’ .

In 2014 he travels to Europe to shoot ‘Journey to Sils Maria’ for Oliver Assayas, together with Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart. He is also filming “The Fifth Wave,” a YA sci-fi story based on the Rick Yancey novel, and making his stage debut in Scott Z. Burns’ Off-Broadway play “The Library,” directed by Steven Soderbergh. In it, she plays Kathleen Gabriel, a survivor of a high school shooting.

In 2015, he took part in the thriller ‘The November Criminals’, as well as ‘Brain on Fire’, a drama based on the life of journalist Susannah Cahalan, who was wrongly diagnosed with a brain disease. At the same time, he participates in various television productions and participates in campaigns against cancer and AIDS.

His latest works are ‘The Widow’, by Neil Jordan, ‘The (mis)education of Cameron Post’ and ‘Suspiria’, by Luca Guadagnino (all from 2018), ‘Hidden Passenger’ (2020), ‘Android Mother’ ( 2021), and this 2022 ‘Love is a Gun’, directed by the Spanish Kike Maillo. He is currently working on the television series The Peripheral’, directed by Vincenzo Natali (‘Cube’, ‘Cypher’).

Source: La Verdad


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