Maia Brewton

Maia Luisa Brewton (born September 30, 1977) is an American actress who enjoyed success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. She is best known for her role as the Mighty Thor-obsessed Sara Anderson in the 1987 film Adventures in Babysitting, and as Shelly Lewis, the antagonistic sister of the title character on the Fox Network show Parker Lewis Can't Lose, from 1990 to 1993.

Maia Brewton
Maia Luisa Brewton

(1977-09-30) September 30, 1977 (age 43)
EducationYale University, Brentwood School
OccupationActress, attorney
Years active1984–1993; 2002; 2015
Spouse(s)Lara Spotts

Acting careerEdit

In 1985, she appeared in Back to the Future as Sally Baines, the younger sister of Marty McFly's mother Lorraine Baines. She then played Margaret Ann Culver in the short-lived 1985 television series Lime Street, starring Robert Wagner and Samantha Smith. After her role in Adventures in Babysitting, she played one of the children in the 1990 TV movie with Robert Mitchum which was the basis for the series A Family for Joe, and co-starred in the 1990 TV movie Sky Trackers with Pamela Sue Martin. This was followed by her run on Parker Lewis Can't Lose.

Her other television credits during the late 1980s include appearances on 21 Jump Street, Highway to Heaven, Trapper John, M.D. and The Wonder Years. She has also acted in various theatre productions, most notably at the City Garage Theatre in Santa Monica, California.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Brewton was born in Los Angeles, California.

She graduated from Yale University (where she was a member of the Manuscript Society and Just Add Water) in 1998, and became an attorney.

Openly lesbian, she married Lara Spotts in 2008. The couple have twin boys, Rizzo and Calder.[2]

Partial filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "City Garage Theatre: Past Productions". Retrieved February 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "Favorite Child Stars: Where Are They Now? - Wednesday, Jul 29, 2009 - mReplay Livedash TV Transcript - Livedash - Search what is being mentioned across national TV". Ark LiveDash. E!. July 29, 2009. Archived from the original on March 29, 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2014.

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