Madison Michelle Pettis (born July 22, 1998) is an American actress, voice actress and model. She is known for her roles as Sophie Martinez on the Disney Channel comedy series Cory in the House, as Peyton Kelly in the 2007 film The Game Plan, and as Allie Brookes in the 2011 Canadian comedy series Life with Boys.

Early life

Madison Pettis was born on July 22, 1998 in Arlington, Texas to Steven and Michelle Pettis. Her father is African American and her mother is of Italian, French, and Irish descent.


Pettis was first noticed when her mother entered into an annual cover search held by FortWorthChild, a local parenting magazine. From that she began modeling and acting in commercials; she had an agent and a website from the age of five. Early in her career Pettis appeared on Barney & Friends as Bridget, in which she sang, danced and acted. She has modeled for Love Pastry with Alli Simpson and Cody Simpson.

Pettis won her first major role in 2006 when she was cast as Peyton Kelly, the long-lost daughter of Dwayne Johnson's quarterback character, in the 2007 Disney film The Game Plan. In 2007 Pettis was cast as Bailey Bryant, the sister of Corbin Bleu's character, in the 2008 film Free Style. In 2008, she had a small role in Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!, and had a role in A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa. She also had a small role as Lorena in the 2008 Will Smith film Seven Pounds. Pettis starred in the 2008 direct-to-video film Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out?, and its 2014 sequel Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?, playing the role of ghost Tara Roland.

Pettis starred in Cory In The House as Sophie, the president's daughter, and appeared in one episode of Hannah Montana playing the same role. She portrayed Isabelle Tyler in an episode of The 4400. She was the 2007 Disney Channel Games commentator, and had a voice role in the Disney Channel animated series Special Agent Oso. In 2009, Pettis appeared as herself on the syndicated version of the game show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

In 2011, Pettis landed two main roles: the voice role of Izzy on the animated series Jake and the Never Land Pirates; and Allie Brookes on the Canadian television series Life with Boys. In 2012 she began a recurring role on the Disney XD series Lab Rats. On October 19, 2014, Pettis confirmed via Facebook that she would be guest starring in The Fosters. In 2015 she was cast in a voice role in the Disney Channel animated series The Lion Guard and its television movie precursor The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar.


Film roles
2005Barney: Can You Sing That Song?Bridget
2006Barney & Friends The Barney BoogieBridget
2007The Game PlanPeyton Kelly
2008Horton Hears a Who!Additional voicesAnimated film
2008Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out?Tara RolandDirect-to-DVD film
2008Seven PoundsConnie's Daughter
2008Free StyleBailey Bryant
2010The Search for Santa PawsWillaminaDirect-to-DVD film
2011Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2LalaDirect-to-DVD film
2012Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta!LalaDirect-to-DVD film
2014PamelaPamela Wheaners
2014Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?Tara RolandDirect-to-DVD film
2015Do You Believe?Maggie
Television roles
2006JerichoStacy ClemonsEpisode: Pilot
2006Barney & FriendsBridgetEpisodes: "Pets and Vets", "Playing Games and Fun with Reading"
2007–2008Cory in the HouseSophie MartinezMain role (34 episodes)
2007Hannah MontanaSophie MartinezEpisode: "Take This Job and Love It"
2007The 4400Young Isabelle TylerEpisode: "Daddy's Little Girl"
2008A Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaClaireTelevision film
2009Special Agent OsoKatie / TaraEpisodes: "Tie Another Day/You Only Start PreSchool Once", "The Living Flashlight/Sand Castle Royale"
2009–2013Phineas and FerbAdyson SweetwaterVoice role; recurring role (10 episodes)
2009Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?HerselfRecurring guest (18 episodes)
2011–2014Jake and the Never Land PiratesIzzyVoice role; main role (93 episodes)
2011R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourJulieEpisode: "The Black Mask"
2011–2013Life with BoysAllie BrookesMain role (40 episodes)
2012–2015Lab RatsJanelleRecurring role (10 episodes)
2015–presentThe FostersDariaRecurring role (5 episodes)
2015ParenthoodLynneEpisode: "May God Bless and Keep You Always"
2015–presentThe Lion GuardZuriVoice role; recurring role
2016Late BloomerFrankieTelevision film