M. Brewer
Maia Brewton
Biographical information
Date of birthSeptember 30, 1977
Age (1985)8
Age (2015)38
Physical description
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Behind-the-scenes information

Maia Luisa Brewton (born September 30, 1977) is an American actress who enjoyed success in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Brewton played Sally Baines (sister of Lorraine Baines McFly) in Back to the Future.


Maia Brewton was born in Los Angeles, California. She is probably best known as the Mighty Thor-obsessed kid, Sara Anderson, in Adventures in Babysitting (which included Elisabeth Shue as Chris Parker), and as Shelly Lewis on one of the Fox Network's earliest shows, Parker Lewis Can't Lose.

In addition to these more prominent roles, Brewton starred in the movies Sky Trackers with Pamela Sue Martin and A Family for Joe with Robert Mitchum.

Her television credits include 21 Jump Street, Highway to Heaven, Trapper John, M.D. and The Wonder Years. She also played Margaret Ann Culver in the short-lived television series, Lime Street with co-stars Robert Wagner and Samantha Smith.

Apart from her film and television roles, Maia Brewton acted in various theatre productions, most notably at the City Garage Theatre in Santa Monica, California.

Personal life[]

A 1998 graduate of Yale University (where she was a member of Manuscript Society and Just Add Water), Maia is an attorney and successfully sat for the California bar exam. Maia married her partner, Lara Spotts, in 2008. The couple have twin boys, Rizzo and Calder.

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