Nikki Hahn (born November 13, 2002 [5] ) is an American child actress. She is best known for her role as Sophie Hanks in a comedy skit on Jimmy Kimmel Live! , playing Tom Hanks's daughter. [6]

Life and career

Hahn began her career as a child model at the age of 3, and began working commercially at the age of 4.

Soon after, she began guest starring in television shows. In 2009, Hahn appeared in CSI: Miami as Maggie Rush, a little girl whose mother was trying to regain custody of her, and in NCIS: Los Angeles as Elly Johnson, a young girl whose uncle was a suspect in a murder investigation. In 2010, Hahn had a small roles in iCarly and Criminal Minds . She also was seen in The Closer as Cody Tatem, a girl whose mother, a drug addict, possibly committed suicide.

In 2011, Hahn was seen as Tom Hanks' daughter Sophie, [7] a young pageant girl that appears on the show Toddlers & Tiaras in a comedy skit for Jimmy Kimmel Live! , as well as another comedy skit playing Topher Grace's childhood friend in a Pie Face commercial. [8] In the summer of 2011, Hahn played Maria Valseca opposite Teri Polo and Esai Morales in the Lifetime movie We Have Your Husband , which is based on the book We Have Your Husband: One Woman's Terrifying Story of a Kidnapping in Mexico by Jayne Garcia Valseca and Mark Ebner. Hahn also appeared in The Secret Life of Dorks as James Belushi's daughter, her first role in a feature film.

In January 2012, Hahn guest-starred in Disney's Jessie as Lindsay, and in the Wizards of Waverly Place television movie The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex as Bianca, Alex Russo's ( Selena Gomez) Italian relative and young wizard in training. Hahn appeared in two Hallmark films, Matchmaker Santa alongside Lacey Chabert, and Second Chances with Alison Sweeney and Benjamin Stockham. During this year, Hahn appeared in a commercial for State Farm Insurance with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. She also guest-starred as "Jenny Reynolds", a mysterious little girl who is abandoned at the Briarcliff Asylum, in American Horror Story: Asylum . Hahn also appeared in the fourth season of ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars , and the first season of ABC Family's The Fosters as young Callie Jacob ( Maia Mitchell).

In 2016 Hahn co-starred as Emily in the Disney Channel original movie, Adventures In Babysitting alongside Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson. [9] She also appeared in the horror film The Remains . [10]

Filmography

Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2009 CSI: Miami Maggie Rush Episode: "Collateral Damage"
2009 NCIS: Los Angeles Elly Johnson Episode: "Brimstone"
2010 iCarly Kindergartener #3 Episode: "iFix a Pop Star"
2010 The Closer Cody Tatem Episode: "In Custody"
2010 Criminal Minds Abby Sanderson Episode: "25 to Life"
2011 Jimmy Kimmel Live! Various 4 episodes
2011 Wilfred Little Girl Episode: "Acceptance"
2011 We Have Your Husband Maria Valseca Television film
2012 Childrens Hospital Carrie Episode: "The Return of the Young Billionaire"
2012 Jessie Lindsay Episode: "Beauty and The Beasts"
2012 Matchmaker Santa Young Melanie Television film ( Hallmark)
2012 American Horror Story: Asylum Jenny Reynolds Episode: "Origins of Monstrosity"
2013 Wizards of Waverly Place: Alex vs. Alex Bianca Russo Television film ( Disney)
2013 Hart of Dixie Loretta June Television series
2013 Pretty Little Liars Little Girl #2 Episode: "A Is for A-l-i-v-e"
2013 Second Chances Maddie Television film (Hallmark)
2013 The Secret Lives of Dorks Gale Sara Ralph Film
2014 The Fosters 10-Year-Old-Callie Episode: "Padre"
2014 The Night Shift Kylie Episode: "Hog Wild"
2014 Riding 79 Sunny Film
2015 Venom Therapy Greta Kiku Arata Short film [11]
2016 Adventures In Babysitting Emily Cooper Disney Channel Original Movie
2016 The Remains Elena Tolwood Film
2017 Scales: Mermaids Are Real Crystal Film
Notes
  1. Including Pie Face girl, Sophie Hanks, Marley & Me – The Puppy Years, and Katie Couric's kid.