Zoe Weizenbaum (born September 21, 1991) is an American child actress.
Weizenbaum was born in Seattle, Washington to a Jewish American mother and a Chinese father, and was raised in the Jewish religion. She grew up from the age of two in Amherst, Massachusetts. For years African Dance was her primary love. She also enjoyed being part of Amherst's local musical theatre productions. She was called for an audition for Missing in America after someone saw her perform in a local production of Peter Pan. Since finishing this movie, she has also had principle roles in 12 and Holding, directed by Michael Cuesta, and in Memoirs of a Geisha, directed by Rob Marshall. She is currently a student at Amherst Regional High School.
She is the granddaughter of computer scientist Joseph Weizenbaum.
12 and Holding is a 2005 film directed by Michael Cuesta. The film is distributed by IFC Films and was released on May 19, 2006 in limited theaters.The film explores dark adolescent issues through three friends' reactions after a boy (Conor Donovan) dies in a tree house fire set by local bullies. His twin brother (also played by Donovan) sets out for revenge, and an overweight survivor of the fire (Jesse Camacho) loses his sense of taste and smell, leading him to force his obese mother to lose weight. Their female friend (Zoe Weizenbaum) tries to seduce a grief-stricken patient of her therapist mother (Annabella Sciorra)...., http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0417385