is an accomplished young actress who has shown her impressive versatility in features, on television and in music. Paxton is best known for the title role in the 20th Century Fox comedy Aquamarine, in which she played a mermaid looking for love…on land. Aquamarine co-starred Emma Roberts
and was filmed on location in Australia. She co-starred with Drake Bell
and Leslie Nielsen
in the comedy spoof Superhero Movie, and with Amanda Bynes
and Matt Long in the Universal Pictures comedy Sydney White, a modern retelling of the classic fairy tale. Her feature film credits also include Liar Liar, Soldier, Music From Another Room, Haunted Lighthouse and Sleepover.
On television, Paxton can next be seen in a guest appearance on the new Disney Channel original series JONAS, starring the Jonas Brothers. Her television credits also include a starring role in the Disney Channel movie Hounded, as well as in the Lifetime Original Movie The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker, about a college freshman's struggle with binge drinking. She also starred as Marnie, a young witch in the popular Disney Channel Original Movie Return to Halloweentown. Paxton earned an Emmy Award nomination for her portrayal of Darcy Fields in Darcy's Wild Life, on Discovery Kids and NBC, playing the jet-setting daughter of a superstar actress, whose life is abruptly changed when her family moves from Malibu to a beautiful but distinctly rural ranch. Paxton also performed in the music video Take a Walk from the Darcy's Wild Life soundtrack. In addition to guest-starring in a variety of roles on such hit series as Malcolm in the Middle, Will & Grace, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and CSI: Miami, Paxton was a series regular on the WB coming-of-age series Greetings From Tucson and had a recurring role as Jesse McCartney's troubled girlfriend, Sarah Borden, on the WB drama Summerland.
Her television roles also included appearances on State of Grace, Lizzie McGuire and Frasier, and recurring roles on the cult FOX series Action and the daytime drama Passions.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
Sara Paxton Facts
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