Malina Weissman portrays Violet Baudelaire in the Netflix adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events. She supersedes the role of Emily Browning.


Weissman is a New York City-based model and actress. She started her career as a model at the age of eight, following in the footsteps of her mother whose agency discovered her. She has appeared in major designers and brands like Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Levi's, Benetton, DKNY, H&M, among many others. As an actress, she has appeared in commercials for ACT mouthwash, Maybelline, Purell and My Little Pony.

She made her film debut playing the role of a young April O'Neil in the science fiction action comedy film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the role played as an adult by Megan Fox, in 2014.

In 2015, Weissman appeared in the CBS and Warner Bros. Television's superhero series Supergirl as a young Kara Zor-El, played as an adult by Melissa Benoist.

In 2016, Weissman appeared in the film Thirsty Girl, and had the significant role of Rebecca Brand in the comedy film Nine Lives, also starring Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Garner, which was released in August, 2016.



Year Title Role Notes
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Young April O'Neil
2016 Thirsty Girl in Pink
2016 Nine Lives

Rebecca Brand


Year Title Role Notes
2015-2016 Difficult People Renee Epstein 2 episodes
2015–2016 Supergirl Young Kara Zor-El
2017–present A Series of Unfortunate Events Violet Baudelaire



Malina Weissman

Behind the Scenes


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