Well-known for her Small Designer Award-nominated performance as Suzy Bishop in the Wes Anderson film Moonrise Kingdom, Hayward can be notable on her behalf role as Emily Parris in the 2014 film The Sisterhood of Night time. She produced her film debut in Moonrise Kingdom when she was just twelve years of age. She became a member of Mensa at age group nine. The kids of Karen and John Hayward, she and her more youthful sibling was raised in Andover, Massachusetts. She and Jared Gilman co-starred in Moonrise Kingdom.