One of the hottest rising young starlets in Hollywood, best known for playing Tribute 9 in the wildly popular young-adult phenomenon THE HUNGER GAMES, ANNIE THURMAN stars in the supernatural thriller DARK SKIES which hit theaters on February 22, 2013. From the producers of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY and INSIDIOUS, Thurman stars alongside Keri Russell (“Felicity,” AUGUST RUSH), Josh Hamilton (BOURNE IDENTITY, J. EDGAR) and Dakota Goyo (THOR, REAL STEEL) as “Shelly Jessop” the family friend and confidant of Jesse (played by Goyo). DARK SKIES involves an alien disguised as a human and a boy tagged to be abducted.
With her signature gorgeous red locks, this Tennessee native booked a starring role as Tribute 9 in THE HUNGER GAMES alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth at the young age of 14. Annie is the face of national commercials like Oscar Meyer and Little Debbie Snacks and is pleased to have just been cast as a lead in the Hallmark film THE SANTA SWITCH.
Born and raised in Nashville, TN, Thurman studied acting with award winning television and film actor, director & coach, Alan Dysert, founder of The Actor's School in Nashville where she was scouted by her manager, former Disney exec Tina Treadwell and her agent Mitchell Gossett, SVP of CESD.
When not filming, Thurman loves to play the ukulele, volleyball, and ride horses! An animal lover and advocate, she has 2 bunnies, 2 dogs and 4 cats!
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