Samantha Lynne Hanratty (born September 20, 1995) is an American actress. Her first lead role took place in 2009, portraying Chrissa Maxwell in An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong. In 2011, she played the role Whitney Brown in the film The Greening of Whitney Brown. Hanratty is considered a Celebrity Friend for the Starlight Children's Foundation.
Hanratty has appeared in several films and television series including the 2006 ABC Family original film Hello Sister, Goodbye Life, opposite Lacey Chabert. In 2006, she was a recurring character through seasons two and three of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Holly, a little girl whose father is a con man and once stayed at the Tipton. That same year, she appeared in the ABC film Stephen King's Desperation. From 2006 to 2009, Hanratty had a recurring role on the action-drama series The Unit with her older sister Danielle. In 2006, she appeared in the film The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, playing an elf named Glenda. She also played Chrissa in the 2009 film An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong. And in 2018 played a role as Carl's wife Kassidi on Showtime's television series Shameless.
Born in Scottsdale, Arizona, Hanratty is the youngest in a family of five girls and three boys. In 1997, she moved to Los Angeles.
Movies & TV shows
Skin in the Game
A fifteen year old girl is trapped in the underground world of human traffickers after she was kidnapped off the sidewalk of suburban America. In an effort to find her before it is too late, the mothe...
A young nurse downloads an app that tells her she only has a few days to live. With time running out and a mysterious figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life.
The Middle of X
A group of aging Gen-Xers, lost in the maze of midlife, come together for a high school reunion. As they journey down memory lane together they discover that they are exactly where they are supposed t...
International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a ...
Bad Kids of Crestview Academy
It's four years later, and a new group of students has been placed in Saturday detention at the infamous and prestigious Crestview Academy. When Siouxsie, sophomore 'undercrust,' crashes the party to ...
When Gary Emerson reconnects with his high school girlfriend Valerie over a kiss at their reunion, he has no idea that Valerie took that kiss as in invitation to rekindle their youthful romance and ha...
Seeds of Yesterday
The Sheffield family reveal and go through some home truths as their middle child inherits the Foxworth mansion. The family's ghosts looming over, and more tragedies are in store as the curse lives on...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
How to Get Away with Murder
A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller is about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They will change the course of their lives when they becom...
Sixteen-year-old Jennifer Lynn's life is turned upside down when she gives birth to baby Zoe. Being a teen mom is not what she had planned for high school. Her boyfriend Randy refuses to step up and h...
Moms' Night Out
Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
2 Movies · 1 TV show
The Christmas Spirit
Charlotte Hart, a distinguished journalist, is spending time with her family over the holidays when a real estate developer approaches their small town with quite an offer. Skeptical and looking for t...
Ian Mitchell is a lawyer and father who one day receives a box containing a gun and a picture of a stranger, along with instructions to kill the pictured person. He is subsequently attacked by another...
The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone
A man who stops into a foster home to drop off some donations soon tells the kids a story about two teenage friends who uncover a long-lost medallion that transports them back in time.
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There is a doctor named Dr. The federal government is looking for a neuroscientist to help crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind gives...
Teen friends, Steve, Carrie, Cooper, and Gameboy embark on a weekend camping trip lead by their church youth group leader Stuart (Sean Astin) and his wife Beth (Erin Bethea). Joining them is an outsid...
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Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money th...
The Greening of Whitney Brown
Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she befriends ...
1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Rizzoli & Isles
Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide divi...
Shake It Up
The Disney Channel in the United States has a sitcom called Shake It Up. The first episode of the series was broadcast on November 7, 2010. The show follows the adventures of CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue...
Haunted by memories of his ex-girlfriend Alice, a heartbroken Billy returns home to Northern Virginia seeking solace from old friends. But what he finds there is more disconcerting: his best friend St...
Rachel is a sweet girl with a troubled soul, caused by a unique gift - she can see evil spirits within others. After witnessing the brutal killing of her mother, Rachel and her father look for a fresh...
A Christmas Carol
On Christmas Eve, Miser Scrooge is awakened by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits hi...
Jody Balaban, an aspiring filmmaker, is fresh to L.A. with New York film school accolades and the dream of making her movie. Unable to get a job where she can use the skills she so finely honed, Jody ...
An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong
A fourth grader and her friends deal with bullying from a more popular girl in their class.
Jack and the Beanstalk
A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells hi...
1 Movie · 1 TV show
High School Musical: Get in the Picture
High School Musical: Get in the Picture was a reality-based TV series, which debuted July 20, 2008 on the television channel ABC. Stan Carrizosa was named the winner on September 8, 2008. Tierney Cham...
Liam Case is a garbage man whose life has not turned out the way he thought it would. In order to impress the girl of his dreams, Liam plans an elaborate robbery that will conclude with him jumping in...
2 TV shows
A pie-maker with the power to bring dead people back to life solved murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
As they try to balance their everyday 8th grade lives with their newfound fame managing and starring in the most awesome show on the web, be sure to watch Carly, Sam, and Freddie.
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A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, look...
Hello Sister, Goodbye Life
A college student must take care of her 7-year-old half sister after the death of their parents.
When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
1 TV show
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
The newest residents of Boston's posh Tipton Hotel are 11 year-old identical twins named Zack andCody. The boys treat the tipton like their own playground, because they live in a suite with their mom....
3 TV shows
CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The investigations of a t...
Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Drake & Josh
15-year-old Drake and Josh are not close friends. Josh is viewed by Drake as weird and a bit of a goof. Imagine Drake's shock when he learns that this "goof" is going to become his new roommate and st...
2 TV shows
The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated t...
That's So Raven
Raven Baxter is a winsome teen whose ability to glimpse flashes of the future often gets her into hot water.
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Three sisters (Prue, Piper and Phoebe) reunite and unlock their powers to become the Charmed Ones, the most powerful good witches of all time, whose prophesied destiny is to protect innocent lives fro...
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