Character actress Sara Paxton debuted on-camera in her mid-teens, in the early s. With bleached-blonde hair and steel-blue eyes that radiated a healthy middle-American appeal, Paxton seemed tailor-made for stardom and drew audience attention within an unsurprisingly brief period of time. However, she also maintained a somewhat low profile for the first several years, in terms of choice of material and narrow genre focus. Paxton premiered cinematically in , with a small role in the Neal Israel-directed, made-for-television family comedy Hounded, and followed it up with similar programmers, such as the antiseptic farces Sleepover , Return to Halloweentown , and Aquamarine Paxton ascended to much higher billing and expanded into slightly edgier material with a plum role in the Amanda Bynes teen comedy Sydney White , about a young sorority pledge who makes an aggressive attempt to rebuild the collegiate social hierarchy.
If your formative years were in the early s, then you know exactly who Sara Paxton is. Images of a turquoise mermaid tail and long blonde hair might be coming to mind. Sara Paxton was a fixture in early '00s tween and teen content , with starring roles in films like Aquamarine, Sleepover, Sydney White, and Return to Halloweentown.
What happened to Sara Paxton? She went from starring in teen movies to screaming in horror films.
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Sara Paxton was born in Woodland Hills, California. At a young age she began acting in television commercials. She was cast in her first film at the age of 8 as a child at school and at the party in Liar Liar Her first major television series role was on the WB's Greetings from Tucson Her movie Return to Halloweentown opened on October 20, Sign In.