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Palo Alto native lands role in Dreamworks' feature film 'The Help'

Original post made on Aug 11, 2011

At 6, she moved with her family from Palo Alto to France, where they drove around the country in a VW van before settling in a small town in the Alps. While she was at Menlo School in Atherton, she and her family played beach-goers in the 2004 sci-fi action film "Dinocroc." And now, Ahna O'Reilly is breaking into the Hollywood spotlight, with a supporting role in the Dreamworks' production of "The Help," based on a 2009 novel by Kathryn Stockett.

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