She is known for her starring role as Ramona Quimby in Ramona and Beezus, the 2010 adaptation of Beverly Cleary's book series with the same title.
She has also appeared in the films Oz the Great and Powerful, The Conjuring and White House Down.
She is currently in the cast of the CBS sitcom, Mom.
Pressly starred as Violet in the 1997 film Poison Ivy: The New Seduction.
However, being one of the greatest comedians was not the dream that Robert had since his childhood.