Madison Michelle Pettis is an American actress, voice actress, and model. Madison Pettis was born on July 22, 1998, in Arlington, Texas to Steven and Michelle Pettis. Her father is African American and her mother is of Italian, French, and Irish descent. She is known for her roles as Sophie Martinez on the Disney Channel comedy series Cory in the House, as Peyton Kelly in the 2007 film The Game Plan, and as Allie Brookes in the 2011 Canadian comedy series Life with Boys.
She has modeled for Love Pastry with Alli Simpson and Cody Simpson. Pettis was first noticed when her mother entered into an annual cover search held by FortWorthChild, a local parenting magazine. From that she began modeling and acting in commercials; she had an agent and a website from the age of five. Early in her career, Pettis appeared on Barney & Friends as Bridget, in which she sang, danced and acted.