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Maia Mitchell: I Try To Go Out For Roles That Are 20-Something

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Maia Mitchell plays Callie on ‘The Fosters’. Here she is reacting with mixed emotions to some good news her little brother has just received.

Fun facts about Maia Mitchell: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) She is an Australian actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Brittany Flune in the children's television series Mortified for Nine Network Australia, and as Natasha Hamilton in the Seven Network's teen drama Trapped. For American audiences, she currently co-stars in the ABC Family drama, The Fosters as Callie Jacobs. She also co-starred with Ross Lynch in the Disney Channel original film Teen Beach Movie as McKenzie.

2) Mitchell first began acting by performing in school plays and also in local theater productions. She was discovered by talent agencies and got her big break at age 12 when she was cast as Brittany Flune in the Australian children's television series Mortified. Mortified ended after two seasons and a total of 26 episodes, which spanned from 30 June 2006 to 11 April 2007.[9] Due to her success on Mortified, she also starred in the Australian television series Trapped and its sequel series Castaway as the character Nastasha Hamilton. She is also in the TV series K-9, a spin-off of the popular British TV series Doctor Who which focuses on the robot dog K-9.

3) Her acting was also discovered by Disney Channel and her first television role in the US was in the TV series Jessie. She then made her film debut by starring as the main character McKenzie in the Disney Channel Original movie Teen Beach Movie. She currently stars in the ABC Family drama series The Fosters.

‘The Fosters’ summer premiere is Monday night at 9:00pm on ABC Family.

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