Shailene Diann Woodley was born on November 15, 1991. Shailene Woodley is an American teen actress. Woodley is best known for portraying Amy Juergens in the ABC Family series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California to Lori, a middle school counselor, and Loni, a school principal. Shailene Woodley also has a younger brother, Tanner. Although her parents are divorced, she claims they still spend the holidays together.