Now: Whitman got close to another Oscar winner two years later when she starred as Sandra Bullock's daughter in "Hope Floats" (pictured at left). She was also Ann Veal on the cult TV classic "Arrested Development." Though she was out of the spotlight for a few years, Whitman hit the red carpet again in 2010, helping to promote her small role in her latest film "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," and she was in NBC's "Parenthood" (right). Up next, she'll costar with John Cusack in "The Factory," in which she plays a girl who mysteriously disappears at the same time a serial killer is on the loose.
Left: 20th Century Fox. Right: NBC