Facts

Was nominated for Broadway’s 1998 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role – Musical) for “High Society.” She was the second youngest nominee (after 1991’s Tony winner in the same category, Daisy Eagan) in Tony history.

She has English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.

Graduated from Deering High School (Portland, ME) in 2003.

George Clooney mocked her on the set of their movie Up in the Air (2009) because she was flying from and to this set to Twilight (2008)’s, filming at the same time.

Didn’t attend the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony (2011) because she said she had been very overwhelmed on the previous year when she was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Up in the Air (2009).

Was Jason Reitman’s first and only choice for the role of “Natalie Keener” in the film Up in the Air (2009).

Jason Reitman cast her in Up in the Air (2009), after seeing her performance in Rocket Science (2007).

Only actress of the ‘Twilight Saga’ to be nominated for an Oscar, while the ‘Saga’ was still in production. She was nominated in 2010, between the second and the third installments in the series.


The Stacey name tag she wore in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World belonged to the real life inspiration for the character, Bryan Lee O’Malley’s sister Stacey.