McKaley Nicole Miller[4] (born May 14, 1996)[5][6] is an American actress. She is best known for her recurring roles as Dana Monohan on the ABC series The Gates and as Rose Hattenbarger on The CW series Hart of Dixie.


Miller was born in Texas.[7] Her first notable acting role was in the 2006 television film Inspector Mom starring Danica McKellar. She also appeared in a few independent films. In 2011, Miller appeared as Talia in a three episode stint on the Disney Channel sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place, as the love interest to Jake T. Austin's character Max Russo.

She co-starred in the 2013 film The Iceman, starring Michael Shannon and Winona Ryder. She played the daughter of Ryder's character.[4] In 2014, she was cast as Lizzie Braddock in the FX sitcom Partners, starring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence, playing the step-daughter of Grammer's character.[8] She also guest starred on the MTV series Awkward as a love interest for Matty Mckibben. In 2015, she guest starred on the Fox series Scream Queens as Sophia.

Besides acting, Miller was also a competitive dancer, with more than six years of experience in jazz, hip hop, clogging, tap, lyrical and ballet.[9]


2006GloriaGloriaShort film, Lead role
2011Grand Prix: The Winning TaleFlirty Little Girl
2012General EducationEmily Collins
2013The IcemanAnabel Kuklinski
2014Wish I Was HereNicoleUncredited
2015Where Hope GrowsKatie Campbell
2016The StandoffSophie Jackson
2006Inspector MomFriend of TaraTelevision movie
2010The GatesDana MonohanRecurring role, 8 episodes
2011Wizards of Waverly PlaceTaliaRecurring role, 3 episodes
2011–15Hart of DixieRose HattenbargerRecurring role, 21 episodes
2013AwkwardBaileyRecurring role, 3 episodes
2014PartnersLizzie BraddockMain role, 10 episodes
2015BonesCayla SeligmanSeason 10, episode 17: "The Lost in the Found"
2015K.C. UndercoverEliza MontgomerySeason 1, episode 15: "First Friend"
2015Scream QueensSophia Doyle3 episodes
2016Faking ItRachel2 episodes
2016SpeechlessClaire2 episodes
2017Drink Slay LoveBethanyTelevision movie