Nicola Peltz (born January 9, 1995 in Westchester County, New York, USA) is a seventeen-year-old actress. She was cast as Katara in the film The Last Airbender. She was also in the 2006 film Deck the Halls, playing Mackenzie, and starred as Becky in the 2008 film Harold. She made a brief appearance in Miley Cyrus' "7 Things" music video and recently, she made an appearance on the Kid Choice Awards of 2010 on Nickelodeon on March 27th where she "slimebended".
Peltz is the daughter of model Claudia née Heffner and billionaire Nelson Peltz. When she was younger she attended Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, CT and later went to Windward School in White Plains, New York. Her most recent school is the Professional Children's School in Manhattan.