Maggie Grace Biography
At the age of 16, Maggie moved to Los Angeles with her mother to pursue a career in acting. At first she had a tough time then in 2001, she landed a role in Rachels Room, a web serial from Sony Pictures. The serial was like a teenage journal in a form of short videos.
The following year, she took the name of Maggie Grace and landed several television roles as a guest star. She was seen in the hit series CSI: Miami, in Oliver Beene, and in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She also played the role of Martha Moxley in the movie made for television, Murder In Greenwich.
In 2003, Maggie Grace landed the role of Wendy Crewson, the daughter of the character played by Tom Selleck in the 12 Mile Road. The following year, she was seen in the pilot episode of Lost, playing the character of Shannon Rutherford. When Lost was picked for full season, she moved to Oahu, Hawaii where the series is being filmed.
In between the seasons of Lost, Maggie Grace appeared in the film The Fog, a remake of the film of the same title by John Carpenter. She starred opposite Selma Blair and Tom Welling and was released the fall of that year. After the film, she returned to Hawaii for the second season of Lost and then returned to Los Angeles after the shooting.
In 2007, Maggie Grace was seen in the movie Suburban Girl, starring opposite Alec Baldwin and Sarah Michelle Gellar. She was also in The Jane Austen Book Club that year. For 2008, Maggie is set to appear in the film Taken. She is now one of the hottest television stars in Hollywood.
Other parts to Maggie Grace's credit include Creatures Unknown, Cold Case, Like Family, Miracles, The Lyons Den, Septuplets and Shop Club. She has also appeared as herself in The View, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Before they Were Lost: Personal Stories and Audition Tapes, Welcome to Oahu: The Making of the Pilot and Entertainment Tonight.