Madeline Zima

Biography: Actress Madeline Zima was born on September 16, 1985 in New Haven, Connecticut to Dennis and Marie Zima. Her younger sisters, Vanessa and Yvonne, are actresses as well. She became a child actor at 23 months of age, appearing in a Downey commercial among others. After a handful of movie auditions, she snagged a lead role in The Hand that Rocks the Cradle directed by Curtis Hanson. She followed that with a part in a short film directed by Daryl Hannah called Last Supper, and later appeared in Mr. Nanny (1993) (with Hulk Hogan), Law and Order, and a pilot, Our Song (as George Hamilton's daughter) before taking on the role of the precociously neurotic Gracie in the sitcom The Nanny (1993).

Madeline moved from the East Coast to LA when The Nanny became a hit show; after six years on CBS the program went into syndication and now runs on Lifetime. She has also appeared in TV films such as The Secret Path (1999) (TV) and The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000) (TV). Madeline was cast to
Actress Madeline Zima was born on September 16, 1985 in New Haven, Connecticut to Dennis and Marie Zima. Her younger sisters, Vanessa and Yvonne, are actresses as well. She became a child actor at 23 months of age, appearing in a Downey commercial among others. After a handful of movie auditions, she snagged a lead role in The Hand that Rocks the Cradle directed by Curtis Hanson. She followed that with a part in a short film directed by Daryl Hannah called Last Supper, and later appeared in Mr. Nanny (1993) (with Hulk Hogan), Law and Order, and a pilot, Our Song (as George Hamilton's daughter) before taking on the role of the precociously neurotic Gracie in the sitcom The Nanny (1993).

Madeline moved from the East Coast to LA when The Nanny became a hit show; after six years on CBS the program went into syndication and now runs on Lifetime. She has also appeared in TV films such as The Secret Path (1999) (TV) and The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000) (TV). Madeline was cast to play Lucille Ball as a teenager, in the CBS mini-series, Redhead. She also starred in A Cinderella Story (with Hilary Duff and Chad Micheal Murray) playing one of the stepsisters.

Madeline is a regular on the dramedy Californication also starring David Duchovny.
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Madeline Zima's Scores

Average career score: 68
Highest Metascore: 70 Californication: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 67 Heroes: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
70 Californication: Season 1 Aug 13, 2007 Mia Cross / Mia Cross 8.5
67 Heroes: Season 1 Sep 25, 2006 Gretchen Berg 8.6
tbd The Nanny: Season 6 Sep 30, 1998 Grace Sheffield 7.0
tbd The Nanny: Season 5 Oct 1, 1997 Grace Sheffield 7.0
tbd The Nanny: Season 4 Sep 18, 1996 Grace Sheffield 7.0
tbd The Nanny: Season 3 Sep 11, 1995 Grace Sheffield 7.0
tbd The Nanny: Season 2 Sep 12, 1994 Grace Sheffield 8.5
tbd The Nanny: Season 1 Nov 3, 1993 Grace Sheffield 8.1