December 21, 1996
24 years old
5 ft 2 in | 157 cm
33-24-32 in | 84-61-81 cm
53 kg | 117 lbs
5.5 US | 36 EU
Kaitlyn Rochelle Dever was born in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, on December 21, 1996, is an American actress.
Young Kaitlyn Dever first began her professional acting career in commercials.
She got her television debut in ABC teen family comedy drama series Make It or Break It (2009) in episode "Pilot", in role as Adorable Girl.
She made her big screen debut in family drama movie An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (2009) in role as Gwen Thompson.
Her breakthrough performance came as Loretta McCready in FX Western crime drama television series Justified (2011–2015).
Dear Evan Hansen (2021) drama musical in role as Zoe Murphy, opposite Ben Platt and Julianne Moore
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress for her role as Sasha Abernathy in comedy film Bad Teacher (2011).
She was nominated for the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Youth Performance in a Leading or Supporting Role – Female for her performance as Jayden Cole in independent drama movie Short Term 12 (2013).
She won the Newport Beach Film Festival Award for Ensemble Cast for her role as Dilly Picket in thriller film Them That Follow (2019).
She was nominated for the Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Breakthrough Performance for her role as Dilly Picket in thriller film Them That Follow (2019).
She won two Hollywood Critics Association Awards for Best Performance by an Actress 23 and Under, and for Next Generation of Hollywood for her role as Amy Antsler in coming-of-age buddy comedy film Booksmart (2019), also she was nominated for the Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Breakthrough Performance.
J. Edgar (2011) biographical drama opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer and Naomi Watts
The Spectacular Now (2013) coming-of-age romantic drama with Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley
Laggies (2014) romantic comedy opposite Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz and Sam Rockwell
Men, Women & Children (2014) comedy drama with Rosemarie DeWitt, Jennifer Garner and Judy Greer
All Summers End (2017) drama opposite Tye Sheridan, Austin Abrams and Beau Mirchoff
We Don't Belong Here (2017) drama with Catherine Keener, Anton Yelchin and Riley Keough
Detroit (2017) period crime drama opposite John Boyega, John Krasinski and Anthony Mackie
Outside In (2017) drama with Jay Duplass, Edie Falco and Ben Schwartz
The Front Runner (2018) political drama opposite Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga and J. K. Simmons
Beautiful Boy (2018) biographical drama with Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet and Maura Tierney
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Television Series – Guest Starring Young Actress for her role as Paige in ABC medical drama television series Private Practice (2010) in episode "Love Bites".
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Television Series – Supporting Young Actress for her role as Eve Baxter in ABC sitcom Last Man Standing (2011- ).
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Television Series – Recurring Young Actress for her role as Loretta McCready in FX Western crime drama television series Justified (2011–2015).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film and a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie / Miniseries for her performance as Marie Adler in Netflix true crime television miniseries Unbelievable (2019).
She portrayed Michelle Loud in HBO drama film Cinema Verite (2011).
She played Sharynn Tarrows in HBO television movie Coastal Elites (2020).
Dopesick (2021) Hulu drama miniseries in role as Betsy
She was homeschooled, since grade 4.
Attended children's acting classes at Dallas Young Actors Studio, in Dallas, Texas.
Has two younger sisters, Mady and Jane.
Has German, English, Irish and Scottish ancestry.
She also play guitar and sing.
Featured in music video for Benny Blanco & Juice Wrld "Graduation" (2019).
She formed a band "Beulahbelle", with her sister Mady, they released first single "Raleigh" in 2020.
She directed and produced music video for "Raleigh".
She voiced Cassie Drake in action adventure video game Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (2016) and Tess Devine in mystery thriller video game Open Roads (2021).
She voiced Rachel Katz in Audible audio drama "When You Finish Saving the World" (2020), written and directed by Jesse Eisenberg.
She was nominated for the British Academy Film Award and the Dorian Award for Rising Star Award in 2020.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated actor Ansel Elgort (2014).