Shailene Diann Woodley is an American actress. Her first major role was as the main character, Amy Juergens, in the ABC Family series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Shailene Woodley then appeared in the independent comedy-drama The Descendants (2011), for which she received the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress Motion Picture and The Spectacular Now (2013), receiving the Special Jury Award for Acting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and a Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead.
Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California. Her mother, Lori, is a middle school counselor, and her father, Lonnie Woodley, is a school principal.
In 2014, Woodley starred as Tris Prior in the film Divergent, an adaptation of Veronica Roth's best-selling young adult novel of the same name, and the first installment in The Divergent Series.In 2015, Shailene Woodley reprised her role as Tris in The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the second installment in The Divergent Series.
In 2015, Woodley reprised her role as Tris in The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the second installment in The Divergent Series.
Shailene Woodley is set to reprise her role as Tris in the two-part finale of The Divergent Series, titled The Divergent Series: Allegiant, with Part 1 scheduled to be released on March 18, 2016 and Part 2 on March 24, 2017.