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|Skye McCole Bartusiak|
|Name||Skye McCole Bartusiak|
|Birthplace||Houston, Texas, USA|
|Date of Birth||September 28, 1992|
|Role on LOST||Young Kate|
|IMDB||Skye McCole Bartusiak at IMDB|
Bartusiak was born in Houston, Texas, where she lives today with her parents Raymond Donald Bartusiak and Helen McCole.
Bartusiak's big break came in 2000, thanks to The Patriot, starring Mel Gibson. Her emotional scenes led the way for other roles, including playing the young Marilyn Monroe in the TV miniseries Blonde. Since then, she has often been in demand for roles in major films, including Riding in Cars with Boys alongside Drew Barrymore and Don't Say a Word alongside Michael Douglas and Brittany Murphy, both in 2001. She also played the young Charlie McGee in the sequel to Firestarter, Firestarter 2: Rekindled, and took a high-profile role in the popular television series 24.
Bartusiak is also a regular in the indie film world, making a critically-acclaimed appearance in the award-winning short film The Vest in 2003 and playing the part of The Girl in the new short Once Not Far from Home in 2005.
Not satisfied with movies, Bartusiak also tried her hand at theatre, playing in The Miracle Worker alongside Hilary Swank, which had a two-week run at the Charlotte Theatre in North Carolina.
In 2003, Bartusiak returned to period drama with Love Comes Softly, and a year later she played the young Jackie in Against the Ropes alongside Meg Ryan. One of her strongest roles has been as Franny Roberts in the horror film Boogeyman. In 2005, she starred in the Kids episode of the hospital drama series House, which stars Hugh Laurie, and took a lead role as Summer in the film Kill Your Darlings, about a troubled teen who goes to extreme measures to gain the attention of her psychiatrist father.
Bartusiak was a good friend of actors Abigail Breslin and Spencer Breslin.
On July 19, 2014, McCole Bartusiak was found dead in her apartment behind her parents' Houston home
Episodes Appeared InEdit
Appears as Young Kate in: