Leven Rambin (born May 17, 1990) is an American actress. She is best known for playing look-a-like half-sisters Lily Montgomery and Ava Benton on All My Children (2004–2008).
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Leven was born in Houston, Texas. Her father Joseph Howard Rambin III is co-founder of Moody-Rambin, the largest locally owned commercial real estate firm in Houston. Her mother is the former Karen Stacy Guthrie. Her brother, Joseph Rambin, is currently enrolled at The University of Alabama. Her older half-sister is Mary Rambin, blogger of "More Than Mary" and designer of the Moe handbag line, currently residing in Houston, Texas. Leven is the granddaughter of J. Howard Rambin, Jr, former CEO and president of Texaco oil company.
Leven Rambin began performing in school plays. She studied at the Houston School of Film and Theatre and at St. Francis Episcopal Day School where she starred in her first school play before relocating to Connecticut and later New York when she got cast on All My Children (her first professional acting role). While acting, she is also pursued her high school diploma through the Texas Tech University Independent School District.
Leven at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. Leven joined the cast of ABC's All My Children in February 2004, playing the role of Lily Montgomery, the autistic daughter of Jackson Montgomery (Walt Willey).
On March 30, 2007, Leven began juggling dual roles on All My Children playing the autistic Lily Montgomery, as well as her street-smart but lovable older half sister, Ava Benton. She later appeared on an episode of Law & Order: SVU. On February 28, 2008, Leven appeared on NBC's new series Lipstick Jungle. Leven will appear in film for the first time in Killer Film's independent picture, Gigantic. The film stars and is produced by Paul Dano. Leven filmed a pilot presentation for the CW titled "Austin Golden Hour", directed by Sanford Bookstaver in April 2008.
Leven Rambin was the only actress from All My Children to be nominated for
the 34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. She was nominated for Outstanding Younger
Actress in a Drama Series for her roles of Lily Montgomery and Ava Benton.
In September 2008, Leven joined the cast of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles as a series regular, playing the character Riley Dawson, a school friend and love interest of John Connor. Leven left the show after filming her last episode Ourselves Alone and leaving a goodbye message on the official blog.
She has also recently been signed to Wilhelmina Models.
In 2009 Leven has landed a recurring role as Sloan Riley, the 18-year old-daughter of Dr. Mark Sloan on Grey's Anatomy.
Leven will temporarily return to All My Children as Lily Montgomery on January 5, 2010 for the show's 40th Anniversary.
In March 2010, Leven was cast as the daughter of Virginia Madsen and David James Elliott on the ABC series, "Scoundrels"
In 2011 she has been casted on the hit CBS crime drama CSI Miami where she is potentially recurring a role of Molly Sloan. Described as spunky and sexy, as a trace evidence technician who has been transferred in from Tampa, will first appear in "CSI: Miami (season 9)" episode 14 where she quickly makes a solid first impression on CSI Ryan Wolfe.
Leven posed as Elizabeth Wakefield & Jessica Wakefield for the new version of Francine Pascal's popular book series Sweet Valley High.
With the cancellation of Scoundrels, Leven is rumored to return to All My Children.
In January 2011, Leven is set to premiere on the Disney Channel show, "Wizards of Waverly Place" in the recurring role of "Rosie."
In January 2011, Leven was cast in the recurring role of "Chloe Hall" on the long-running CW series, One Tree Hill. She will first appear in the role on the 19th episode of the 8th season.
Leven Rambin resides in both Los Angeles and New York. Leven's favorite sport is field hockey. Leven also loves snow and water skiing, reading and writing, fashion. Leven enjoys playing softball and basketball. She is close friends with Katelyn Tarver and Lydia Hearst-Shaw.
Leven Rambin is currently engaged to producer Geoffrey James Clark.
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