Christa B. Allen (born November 11, 1991) is an American actress. She is known for playing the younger version of Jennifer Garner's character in 13 Going on 30 (2004) and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), as well as for her role as socialite Charlotte Grayson on the ABC drama series Revenge.
Christa B. Allen
|Born||November 11, 1991|
Wildomar, California, U.S.
Allen made a brief appearance on The Man Show, and appeared in several students films and commercials. She played the younger version of Jennifer Garner's character in the comedy film 13 Going on 30 (2004), and later again in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009). 13 Going on 30 was a commercial success, earning $22 million in its first week and grossing over $96 million, becoming one of the year's biggest-selling DVD rental titles. She also had roles in numerous films, including A Merry Little Christmas (2006), Youth in Revolt (2009), One Wish (2010), One Kine Day (2011) and Detention of the Dead (2012). Allen starred as the title character in the CBS sitcom Cake in 2006.
In 2011, Allen landed one of the main roles as socialite Charlotte Grayson in ABC's drama series Revenge. The show focuses on a young woman named Emily, who moves into a beach house next door to the mansion of a wealthy family, the Graysons. Emily has a plan to destroy every individual who played a role in her father's imprisonment. Allen's last credited appearance as a series regular was the sixth episode of the fourth season. She later returned for the final two episodes of the season, and was credited as a guest star. She had guest roles in television shows such as Medium, Cory in the House, The Suite Life on Deck, Grey's Anatomy, ER, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Wizards of Waverly Place and Cold Case. In 2015, she had a recurring role as Robyn on the ABC Family sitcom Baby Daddy. In May 2021, she wrote an essay about turning 30 years old for Yahoo!'s website.
|2004||13 Going on 30||Young Jenna Rink|
|2006||A Merry Little Christmas||Holly|
|2009||Ghosts of Girlfriends Past||Teenage Jenny|
|2009||Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience||Featured Fan|
|2009||Youth in Revolt||Teenage Girl|
|2010||One Wish||Molly Wylie|
|2011||One Kine Day||Alea|
|2012||Detention of the Dead||Janet|
|2017||One of Us||Melanie/Mary|
|2006||Medium||Maura Walker||Episode: "Blood Relation"|
|2006||Cake||Cake||Lead role, 13 episodes|
|2007||Cory in the House||Cheyenne||Episode: "The Kung Fu Kats Kid"|
|2008||The Suite Life on Deck||Violet Berg||Episode: "The Kidney of the Sea"|
|2008||Grey's Anatomy||Holly Anderson||Episode: "All by Myself"|
|2009||ER||Jody Nugent||Episode: "Love Is a Battlefield"|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Matty Moore||Episode: "Miscarriage of Justice"|
|2009||Chasing a Dream||Nikol Schrunk||Television film|
|2009||Wizards of Waverly Place||Daphne||Episode: "Family Game Night"|
|2010||Cold Case||Annabelle Bennet||Episode: "Free Love"|
|2011||Deadly Sibling Rivalry||Fiona||Television film|
|2011–15||Revenge||Charlotte Grayson/Clarke||Main role (seasons 1–4); 70 episodes|
|2015||Baby Daddy||Robyn||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2016||Hopeless, Romantic||Liz||Television film|
|2017||Family of Lies||Emily||Television film|
|2018||Dangerous Seduction||Posy Pinkerton||Television film; also known as The Queen of Sin|
|2018||Code Black||Amber||Episode: "Only Human"|
|2019||When Vows Break||Ella||Television film|
|2019||Grand Hotel||Javi's 2nd Girl||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2021||Christmas for Keeps||Avery||Television film|
- "Christa B. Allen on Season Two of 'Revenge'". Teen Vogue. 2012-10-29. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- "'13 Going on 30' star Christa Allen recreates film scene made famous by Jennifer Garner". EW.com. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- "Grab Some Razzles and Find Out Where the Cast of 13 Going on 30 Is Now". E! Online. 2021-04-23. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- Oliver, David (November 8, 2011). "'Revenge' is Sweet with Christa B. Allen". College Magazine.com. Archived from the original on September 17, 2014. Retrieved July 30, 2014.
- Anthony, Stacie (October 3, 2012). "Star Christa B. Allen talks turning 21 and Jen Garner's great advice". Wonderwall. Archived from the original on October 19, 2012. Retrieved July 30, 2014.
- "Interview: Christa B. Allen Talks REVENGE | the TV addict". 2012. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
- Charlotte Grayson Played by Christa B. Allen Archived February 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
- "13 Going on 30". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- Stanley, Alessandra (2011-09-20). "When It's Payback Time in the Gilded Hamptons". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- "Revenge season finale recap: Death in the Hamptons". EW.com. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- Chris (2014-10-07). "How Revenge Season 1 Set Us Up For a Great Show". TVOvermind. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- "'Revenge' boss breaks down series finale: 'I think it felt really right'". EW.com. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- Bibel, Sara (November 3, 2014). "Christa B. Allen to Guest Star in Season Four of ABC Family's Hit Comedy 'Baby Daddy'". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
- "Christa Allen Is (Finally) Going on 30". www.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- "Hear "Scorpio" by Christa B. Allen and Johnny What's Pour Vous". DuJour. 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
- Papadatos, Markos (2018-04-24). "Pour Vous' Christa B. Allen and Johnny What talk 'Scorpio' single (Includes interview)". Digital Journal. Retrieved 2021-08-21.