- Made film debut at age 4 in 1988's Last Rites.
- Childhood neighborhood friends were Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen.
- Made TV debut in 1990 on NBC's Quantum Leap, which her father, Donald P. Bellisario, created and produced.
- Appeared in a few episodes of the CBS drama NCIS in 2005 and '06.
- While a drama student, she spent a summer performing the balcony scene from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in New York subway cars.
- In 2009, just a few days after college graduation, landed an understudy role in the play Farragut North at the Geffen Playhouse in California.
- In 2010, landed first regular series role as Spencer Hastings in the ABC Family drama Pretty Little Liars.
- Founding member of the Casitas Group, a Los Angeles theatre company.