Although she played Annie Marks in the NBC drama “Good Girls,” which was canceled in June after four seasons, Mae Whitman is now getting noticed again for her role as Bianca in the 2015 romantic comedy “The Duff.” Netflix streaming charts, it’s about a high school girl who reinvents herself after discovering she’s secretly referred to as her “designated fat, ugly friend.” Whitman, who recently opened the Twitter about her pansexual identity, also currently voices Amity Blight on the Disney Channel animated series “The Owl House,” which features the LGBTQ community.
Speaking of homes, the actress recently swapped one Los Angeles home for another. Property records show it just doled out $2.9 million for a small mid-century modern number in Pasadena’s prestigious Linda Vista neighborhood. Meanwhile, his former home — a historic Spanish-style property tucked away in Studio City — has just sold in a $3.1 million off-market deal.
Hailing from Los Angeles, the 33-year-old veteran film and TV actress began her career at the age of 6 in the movie ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’ and then landed her first starring role in ‘The Duff”. She also appeared in “Arrested Development”, “The Jungle Book 2”, “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”, and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”. But her best-known gig was as Amber Holt in “Parenthood,” which earned her a Gracie Award for “Outstanding Female Actor in a Breakthrough Role” and a Critics’ Choice Television Award nomination for “Best Supporting Actress in a Second. role in a drama series. ”
Known as “The Bonham House”, Whitman’s new Pasadena property was originally designed by lesser-known modernist architect Leland Evison and built in 1950. It has since been updated, with walls and premium redwood paneled ceilings and Brazilian slate floors throughout. Expansive Fleetwood sliders open seamlessly to a rear patio that runs nearly the full length of the home.
The list was owned by Jimmy Wilson of Deasy Penner Podley; Whitman was replaced by Rob Kallick of Compass.