Leven Rambin is an American actress best known for portraying the look-alike half-sisters Ava Benton and Lily Montgomery in the soap opera ‘All My Children’. She is also known for her recurring roles in the TV series ‘One Tree Hill’, ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’, ‘Grey's Anatomy’ and ‘CSI: Miami’. On the big screen, she has appeared in the sci-fi movie ‘The Hunger Games’ as well as in the fantasy flick ‘Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters’. Rambin grew up with her three siblings in Texas. She attended Houston School of Film and Theatre and began performing in school plays before earning her high school diploma from the Texas Tech University Independent School District. Besides being an actress, Rambin is a fashion writer as well and has written numerous editorials for ‘Page Six’ and ‘Paper Magazine.’
Childhood & Early Life
Leven Rambin was born on May 17, 1990, in Houston, Texas, USA, to Karen Stacy Guthrie and Joseph Howard Rambin III. She has a brother named Joseph Rambin as well as two half siblings, Mary and Jay.
She attended Houston School of Film and Theatre and St. Francis Episcopal Day School. She received her high school diploma from the Texas Tech University Independent School District.
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Leven Rambin began her career at the age of 13, as a regular on ABC's series ‘All My Children’, playing Lily Montgomery, who suffers from autism. She later also took up the role of Lily’s half-sister, Ava, in the same show.
In 2006, she joined the main cast of the series ‘The Book of Daniel’. This was followed by her guest roles in the dramas ‘Lipstick Jungle’ and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’.
The actress made her film debut with the 2008 comedy ‘Gigantic’, a story of a mattress salesman who wants to adopt a baby from China. Two years later, she played Heather West in ABC’s series ‘Scoundrels’. Rambin next had recurring roles in the dramas ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’, ‘CSI: Miami’ and ‘One Tree Hill’.
In 2012, she was featured as Glimmer in the sci-fi adventure flick ‘The Hunger Games’ which starred Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson and Woody Harrelson.
In 2013, Rambin played the role of Clarisse La Rue in the fantasy film ‘Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters’. Soon after this, she did the films ‘Walter’ and ‘Two Night Stand’.
She starred in the 2015 biographical drama film ‘I Am Michael’, a story about a gay activist who becomes a Christian pastor after renouncing his homosexuality. That year, the actress also had a recurring role in the crime drama ‘True Detective’.
Rambin joined the cast of the police procedural crime television series ‘Gone’ and also played the recurring role of Chloe Jones in the web TV series ‘The Path’ in 2017.
From 2008 to 2009, Leven Rambin played the recurring character of Riley Dawson in the sci-fi series ‘Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.’ She portrayed the school friend and love interest of the protagonist John Connor.
She was cast in the popular medical drama series ‘Grey's Anatomy’ in 2009. She played the recurring character of Sloan Riley, Mark Sloan's daughter. She reprised this role in one episode of the series ‘Private Practice’ in 2010.
Family & Personal Life
Leven Rambin was once engaged to director and producer Geoffrey James Clark. In October 2015, she married actor Jim Parrack after dating him for a year. However, the couple divorced later.
As of 2017, the actress was in a relationship with popular actor Tilky Jones.