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    Updated on Apr 27, 2020. Posted on Apr 27, 2020

    Shailene Woodley Said Being On "The O.C." Is One Of Her "Proudest Accomplishments," And I Love That

    "California, here I (can’t) come..."

    If you're a big fan of The O.C., you know that Shailene Woodley originated the role of Marissa's younger sister, Kaitlin Cooper, on the show.

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    Shailene played Kaitlin for six episodes in Season 1 — aka the most iconic season.

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    And then Kaitlin grew up to be…NOT SHAILENE!

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    The role of teen Kaitlin was played by Willa Holland, who went on to star on Arrow.

    Anyway, since Shailene is such a Serious Actor™ these days, it's easy to forget her deep teen drama roots — so I'm genuinely obsessed with the fact that she just shared a throwback post about her time on the show.

    "Yes, yes I was on The O.C. and yes, it is still one of my proudest accomplishments."

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    She signed off her post with a perfect and topical reference to the theme song: "California here I (can't) come." A true quarantine mood.

    Anyway, I absolutely love that Shailene loves the fact that she was on The O.C. just as much as I do.

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    Here is grown up Kaitlin at Cotillion, aka the Golden Globes.

    Oh, and if this is BRAND-NEW INFORMATION to you, you're not alone. Sam Claflin just found out too:

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