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Talitha Eliana Bateman (//; born September 4, 2001) is an American actress. After making her acting debut in a 2013 episode of the sitcom The Middle, she has starred in the independent drama film So B. It (2016), the science fiction film The 5th Wave (2016), the supernatural horror film Annabelle: Creation (2017), the disaster film Geostorm (2017), the romantic comedy film Love, Simon (2018), and the horror film Countdown (2019).
Bateman promoting Annabelle: Creation in 2016
Talitha Eliana Bateman
September 4, 2001 (age 19)
Turlock, California, U.S.
|Relatives||Gabriel Bateman (brother)|
Bateman was born in Turlock, California. She followed her elder sister to Los Angeles to start auditioning for roles. She has never taken acting classes. She is home schooled. Currently she lives in southern California. Talitha is the youngest girl of eight children, and the second youngest child, sister of actor Gabriel Bateman.
Bateman's first screen appearance was on television, in a small role during a 2013 episode of the ABC sitcom The Middle. She appeared in the pilot episodes of Maker Shack Agency and Mamma Dallas, neither of which went to series. In 2015, Bateman appeared in three episodes of The CW's comedy-drama series Hart of Dixie, playing the recurring role of Scarlett Kincaid during the fourth season.
On film, Bateman played Kayla in the science fiction horror film The Hive, which premiered at Fantastic Fest in September 2014. She played Teacup in the science fiction film The 5th Wave and Nicole in the comedy film Nine Lives, both of which were released in 2016.
Bateman played the lead character of Heidi DeMuth in the independent drama film So B. It, which was produced in 2015 and was picked up for release in 2017. Also that year, she played the title role of Janice / Annabelle Higgins in the supernatural horror prequel film Annabelle: Creation and as Hannah Lawson in the science fiction disaster film Geostorm.
In 2018, she starred as Nora Spier in the romantic comedy film Love, Simon, alongside Jennifer Garner, who she also co-starred with in Nine Lives. In 2019, she appeared in the supernatural horror film Countdown (2019).
|2012||George Biddle, CPA||Kid of Many|
|2013||The Park Bench||Young Molly's Friend||Short film|
|2014||Life Grows On||Granddaughter||Short film|
|We Make That Lemonade||Beef||Short film|
|2016||The 5th Wave||Teacup|
|Nine Lives||Nicole Camden|
|So B. It||Heidi DeMuth|
|2017||Vengeance: A Love Story||Bethie Maguire|
|Annabelle: Creation||Janice / Annabelle Higgins|
|2018||Love, Simon||Nora Spier|
|The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island||Violet (voice)|
|Just Between Us||Bree|
|Robert the Bruce||Iver|
|2013||The Middle||Girl Glossner||Episode: "The Kiss"|
|2014||Maker Shack Agency||Cheerleader||Episode: "Pilot"|
|Petals on the Wind||Emma||Television film|
|2015||Hart of Dixie||Scarlett Kincaid||3 episodes|
|2016||Mamma Dallas||Unknown||Episode: "Pilot"|
|Furst Born||Erin||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2017||Stuck in the Middle||Sophie||Episode: "Stuck with a New Friend"|
|2019||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Laura Moore||Episode: “A Story of More Woe”|
|2020||Away||Alexis Logan||Netflix Original|
|2018||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Most Frightened Performance||Annabelle: Creation||Nominated|
- Patta, Gig (June 13, 2016). "Los Angeles Film Festival 2016: Talitha Bateman Interview for So B. It". Retrieved March 12, 2020.
- Rowland, Marijke (February 9, 2016). "Young Turlock actors make their mark on Hollywood". The Modesto Bee.