Nicola Anne Peltz

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Nicola Anne Peltz was born January 9, 1995 and is an American actress.

Peltz was born in Westchester County, New York, the daughter of billionaire businessman Nelson Peltz and model Claudia Heffner. She has one sister and six brothers, including former professional hockey player Brad Peltz and actor Will Peltz.

Peltz made her film debut as Mackenzie in the Christmas comedy Deck the Halls (2006). The following year, she appeared in a Manhattan Theatre Club production of Blackbird. She later co-starred as Becki in the comedy film Harold (2008), and in June 2008, she appeared in the music video for Miley Cyrus’ single “7 Things.” 

Two years later, she portrayed Katara in the fantasy adventure film The Last Airbender (2010), directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

In 2013, Peltz began appearing as part of the main cast in A&E’s drama-thriller series Bates Motel. She left the main cast following the second episode of the second season, but returned as a guest star for the final three episodes of the third season. The following year, Peltz starred as Tessa Yeager, in the fourth Transformers film Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014). Later that year she appeared as Kate Miller in the teen drama film Affluenza. In October 2015, she walked the runway for Alexander Wang’s last fashion show for Balenciaga at Paris Fashion Week. She then joined the cast of the dark comedy film Youth in Oregon (2016), playing Annie Gleason. Peltz appeared in the music video for Zayn Malik’s single “It’s You” in February 2016.

Peltz was cast as Chrissy Monroe in the Hulu drama series When the Street Lights Go On, based on a Black List script of the same name. She appeared in Alex Pettyfer’s directorial debut film Back Roads and starred alongside Thomas Mann in the sci-fi film Our House, directed by Anthony Scott Burns. In 2019, she co-starred in the drama The Obituary of Tunde Johnson as Marley Meyers. In 2020, she portrayed Felicity in the romantic comedy Holidate.