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7 Facts about "Unbelievable" and "Booksmart" Actress Kaitlyn Dever: She Stars in the ABC/Fox Sitcom, Last Man Standing

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7 Facts about "Unbelievable" and "Booksmart" Actress Kaitlyn Dever: She Stars in the ABC/Fox Sitcom, Last Man Standing

Kaitlyn Dever is an American actress and singer-songwriter. 

Born Kaitlyn Rochelle Dever on December 21, 1996, the 23-year-old Arizona-native has received critical acclaim for her starring performances in the Netflix drama miniseries, Unbelievable, and the 2019 coming-of-age comedy movie, Booksmart.

She has also starred in the ABC/Fox sitcom, Last Man Standing, since its inception

These are seven facts about Kaitlyn Dever:

7. Stars in the Sitcom Last Man Standing

Dever has starred in the ABC/Fox sitcom, Last Man Standing, since its inception in 2011. 

Kaitlyn Dever with Tim Allen on Last Man Standing
Kaitlyn Dever with Tim Allen on Last Man Standing
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She plays Eve Baxter, the youngest daughter of Tim Allen's lead character, Mike Baxter.  

She is joined by Nancy Travis, Amanda Fuller, Molly Ephraim, Kaitlyn Dever, and Christoph Sanders, among others.

6. Received a Golden Globe-Nomination for Starring Role in Unbelievable

Dever starred alongside Toni Collette and Merritt Wever in the Netflix drama miniseries, Unbelievable, centered around the series of rapes that occurred in Washington State and Colorado from 2008 to 2011.  

Kaitlyn Dever starred as Marie Adler, one of the victims of the rapes. Upon its release on September 13, 2019, the series was highly acclaimed with Dever's performance being singled out. 

She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards.

5. Starred in the 2019 Coming-of-Age Comedy Movie, Booksmart

2019 was Dever's breakthrough year. Not only did she gain critical favor for her portrayal of a sexual assault victim in Netflix's Unbelievable, but she also gained widespread acclaim for her leading role in the 2019 coming-of-age comedy movie, Booksmart.

Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein in Booksmart
Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein in Booksmart
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The movie marked actress Olivia Wilde's directorial debut, and alongside Dever, also starred Beanie Feldstein as two high school students who break free on their last day of school to make for a memorable night.   

4. Recurring Appearance in the FX Crime-Drama Series, Justified

Dever also had a recurring role in the FX crime-drama series, Justified.

The series, which saw Timothy Olyphant as the series lead, Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, ran for six seasons from March 16, 2010, to April 14, 2015.

The neo-Western saw Dever make recurring appearances as Loretta McCready interspersed between the show's second and third, and fifth and sixth seasons.

3. Guest Appearances in Modern Family, The Mentalist, Curb Your Enthusiasm

Apart from her prominent roles in series like Last Man Standing and Justified, Dever has also made numerous guest appearances.

Kaitlyn Dever in Modern Family
Kaitlyn Dever in Modern Family
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She appeared as Bianca Douglas in a 2009 episode of the mockumentary family sitcom, Modern Family.

She also appeared as Trina in a 2011 episode titled "Blood for Blood", on the third season of the drama series, The Mentalist.

The same year, she appeared as Kyra O'Donnell in an episode of the HBO comedy series, Curb Your Enthusiasm.

2. Appearances in the Movies J. Edgar, Detroit, The Front Runner

Dever has also been a supporting actress and in that capacity, has appeared in movies like J. Edgar, Detroit, and The Front Runner.

She played a minor character in the Clint Eastwood-directed, produced, and scored 2011 biographical drama, J. Edgar

She played Karen Malloy in the 2017 period crime drama, Detroit.

She went on to play Hugh Jackman's lead character, Gary Hart's daughter, Andrea Hart, in the 2018 political drama, The Front Runner. The movie also featured  J. K. Simmons and Alfred Molina in starring roles.  

1. Has a Net Worth of $3 Million

As of April 2020, Kaitlyn Dever has a net worth of $3 million. The 23-year-old is an actress and singer-songwriter. 

She has starred since 2011 in the ABC/Fox sitcom, Last Man Standing and was a recurring character in the FX crime-drama series, Justified.

She found critical acclaim for her work in the Netflix miniseries, Unbelievable, and the coming-of-age comedy movie, Booksmart

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