- Was an avid hockey player in her youth.
- Film debut was in the 2006 comedy Deck the Halls.
- Starred in the off-Broadway production of Blackbird opposite Jeff Daniels and Alison Pill.
- Appeared in the Miley Cyrus music video "7 Things."
- Big break came in 2010 when she was cast in M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender.
- In 2010 was named by Nylon magazine as one of the 55 faces of the future in its annual young Hollywood issue.
- Father is a billionaire who once owned Snapple.
- Claudia Heffner Peltz — Mother
- William Peltz — Brother
- Nelson Peltz — Father