Pre-teen actress Chelsea Smith made her first on-screen performance in 2004 with a guest spot on Fox sitcom "Oliver Beene" and with a voice work in the TV movie The Mystery of Natalie Wood. She debuted on the silver screen at age 8 in the romantic comedy The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) and has appeared as a guest in "Strong Medicine," "'Til Death" and "The O.C."
Childhood and Family:
Chelsea Smith was born on May 19, 1997 in Lake Arrowhead, California.
At the age of 7, Chelsea Smith began appearing on television with a guest spot as neighbor girl in a February 2004 episode of Fox’s sitcom starring Grant Rosenmeyer, "Oliver Beene." She followed it up with a voice work as the young Natalie Wood in that same year’s TV movie about the former child star and Hollywood legend who was a three time Academy Award nominated actress, The Mystery of Natalie Wood (Justine Waddell played the adult version of Wood).
In 2005, Chelsea landed his first breakout role when she was cast as Julia, opposite Steve Carell, Catherine Keener and Paul Rudd in Judd Apatow's comedy film The 40-Year-Old Virgin. That same year in September, Chelsea was spotted as a guest in an episode of Lifetime's now-canceled medical drama created and produced in part by comedienne Whoopi Goldberg, "Strong Medicine."
Recently, in January 2007, TV audiences could catch her in an episode of Fox’s sitcom starring film actor Eddie Kaye Thomas and newcomer actress Kat Foster, "'Til Death." The following month, she appeared as a guest in an episode of Fox’s teen drama "The O.C."