Actress who played 'Curly Sue' wins over coaches on 'The Voice'

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Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for DCP

EOnline reported that Porter took some time off and started a family with husband Brian Autenrieth, and also had a few appearances on Broadway. She also was a singer in the band The Canyons. But now the singer is diving seriously into a singing career.

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"I was an actress when I was very young," Porter said. "It's not my passion. This is my passion."

Look no further than "The Voice," where Porter got all four coaches -- Adam Levine, Pharrell, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton -- to turn their chairs.

"I was going through a hard time in life," she told coaches. "I actually got sober almost eight years ago. I fell in love and I had children and that was my goal. To just be a good mom."

Porter sang a soulful version of Linda Ronstadt's "Blue Bayou" and impressed the crowd with her high notes.

Watch the audition below: