Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress, singer, songwriter and model. She had her breakthrough with the western drama film True Grit (2010), which earned her nominations for the Academy Award, BAFTA Award and the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress. Steinfeld rose to mainstream prominence for her lead roles in Ender’s Game (2013), Romeo & Juliet (2013), Begin Again (2013), and 3 Days to Kill (2014), and has received critical acclaim for her roles in the Pitch Perfect film series (2015–2017) and the coming-of-age comedy-drama film The Edge of Seventeen (2016), the latter of which earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination. Steinfeld subsequently provided the voice of Gwen Stacy / Spider-Woman in the animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), starred as Charlie Watson in the action film Bumblebee (2018) and currently plays Emily Dickinson in the Apple TV+ comedy-drama series Dickinson (2019–present).
Steinfeld gained recognition in music after performing “Flashlight” in Pitch Perfect 2 (2015). She signed with Republic Records soon after and released her debut single, “Love Myself”, followed by her debut extended play Haiz (2015). She went on to release a series of singles, including “Starving”, a collaboration with both Grey and Zedd, which peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and “Let Me Go”, a collaboration with Alesso, Florida Georgia Line and Watt, which peaked at number 14 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart. In May 2020, she released her second extended play, Half Written Story, supported by the singles “Wrong Direction” and “I Love You’s”.