Amara Miller is an American actress best known for her debut role as Scottie King in the Academy Award-winning film The Descendants (2011), which earned her a Phoenix Film Critics Society Award nomination for "Best Performance by a Youth in a Supporting Role".
She is also known for her starring role as Marigold Gilchrist, a direct and tough pre-teen with the soul of a poet, in the television sitcom 1600 Penn, from 2012-2013.
She lives in Pacific Grove, California with her parents, Ahnalisa and Michael, and her two brothers, Kane and Willem. She has been exposed to artists, writers and activists through her immediate and extended family and community since she was born.
She got her start as an actress portraying George Clooney's daughter in the Oscar-nominated film The Descendants.
Miller enjoys dancing, swimming and riding her bike to school. She is a purple belt in karate and a talented illustrator.
She also organised a fundraiser with classmate Mackenzie Mangan to benefit the Plastic Pollution Coalition to help raise awareness and spark ideas to reduce single-use plastics at home and in school lunches.