Moretz is an American actress and model. She began acting at age six, with
early roles in the supernatural horror film The Amityville Horror (2005),
the drama series Desperate Housewives (2006–07), the supernatural horror
film The Eye (2008), the drama film The Poker House (2008), the drama
series Dirty Sexy Money (2007–08), the romantic comedy film 500 Days of
Summer (2009) and the children's comedy film Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010).
Moretz' breakthrough came in 2010 with her critically acclaimed
performances as Hit-Girl in the superhero film Kick-Ass and as a child
vampire in the horror film Let Me In. She then starred in Martin
Scorsese's historical adventure film Hugo (2011), Tim Burton's horror
comedy film Dark Shadows (2012), the satirical sitcom 30 Rock (2011–13),
reprised her role as Hit-Girl in Kick-Ass 2 (2013) and played Carrie White
in the supernatural horror film Carrie (2013). In 2014, Moretz starred in
the award-winning drama film Clouds of Sils Maria, the teen romantic drama
If I Stay and the vigilante action film The Equalizer.
After starring in the mystery thriller film Dark Places (2015), the
science fiction action film The 5th Wave (2016) and the comedy film
Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising (2016), Moretz announced that she was
"re-assessing" her roles and choices and was dropping out of several
projects, including a live-action adaptation of Universal Studios's The
Little Mermaid. Moretz' subsequent roles have included the drama film The
Miseducation of Cameron Post and the horror film Suspiria, both in 2018.
She will star in Neil Jordan's drama thriller film Greta and will voice
Snow White and Wednesday Addams in upcoming animated films. Moretz' stage
work includes her starring role in the original off-Broadway production of
The Library (2014) at The Public Theatre in New York City.