AnnaSophia Robb, (b. December 8, 1993), is an American actress that developed her acting career as a child. She played Violet Beauregarde in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Robb's acting debut was in the television film Samantha: An American Girl Holiday (2004), making her the first person to portray an American Girl character in film. Her film debut followed a year later, where she played India Opal Buloni in the adaptation Because of Winn-Dixie. In the same year, she would play Violet Beauregarde, a role which she considers one of her favorite. Her appearance in this film helped launch her popularity among the pre-teen audience.
Robb's most critically acclaimed role followed soon after in the 2007 film Bridge to Terabithia, where she played Leslie Burke. Critics called her performance "engaging" and praised her connection with Jesse Aarons, who was played by Josh Hutcherson. For her role in the film, she won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress.
Other notable roles that Robb had played include Carrie Bradshaw in the Sex and the City prequel and television series The Carrie Diaries, Bethany Hamilton in the film Soul Surfer, and Alice Green from the television series Mercy Street.