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Hailee Steinfeld
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Born December 11, 1996 (1996-12-11) (age 23)
Occupation Actress, Model
Years active 2007-present

Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress. She became famous in the 2010 remake movie True Grit as Mattie Ross. For that role, she was nominated for an Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress and other awards.

Early life

Steinfeld was born in Tarzana, Los Angeles. Her mother is Cheri (née Domasin), an interior designer. Her father is Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. Her father is Jewish and her mother is of English, Filipino and German descent. Her maternal grandfather, Ricardo Domasin is a Filipino, from Bohol, Philippines. Her older brother, Griffin, is a stock car driver. Steinfeld calls him her best friend on some of her Tweets. She was raised in Agoura Hills and in Thousand Oaks, California. She attended Ascension Lutheran School, Conejo Elementary, and Colina Middle School. She has been home-schooled since 2008, because of bullying and her acting career.

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