At eight years of age, Hailee revealed to her family that she had a strong desire to pursue acting. After a year of study, she then signed with an agent. She began with print work, quickly transitioning to commercials and several short films as well as regularly participating in acting workshops.
On the small screen, Hailee was cast in Kelsey Grammar's short-lived television series Back to You and in a pilot for Nickelodeon.
A native of California, Hailee lives in the Los Angeles area with her parents and her older brother.
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