Margo HarshmanMargo Harshman stars as Screwsie, Alex's (Amanda Peet) wild younger sister who appears to be cut from the same fun-loving, somewhat reckless cloth as Pete (David Walton) on the new comedy "Bent."
Harshman was born in San Diego and is the youngest of four children. Her performing career began at the age of two, when her grandmother entered her in a local beauty pageant where she was quick to get noticed. Margo's love of acting blossomed when she worked with Coast Kids Theatre in San Diego and at the age of twelve found herself auditioning for theatrical and commercial jobs, commuting back and forth from her family life in San Diego.
Her guest-starring roles in television include "Modern Family," "Boston Legal," "90210," "Grey's Anatomy," "Everwood" and "Without A Trace." She spent three years as Tawny, alongside Shia LaBeouf, on the hit cable series "Even Stevens." She also starred in "Run of the House," with Joey Lawrence and later appeared in "Center of the Universe," where she co-starred with John Goodman.
Harshman's film credits include a variety of studio and independent features including "Fired Up," the romantic comedy "Keith," "Simon Says" with Crispin Glover, "From Within" and "Sorority Row."
In her spare time, Harshman enjoys music, surfing, and working as a volunteer for charities close to her heart. She is currently a spokesperson for Special Olympics and has also volunteered for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.