Academy Award-nominated actress Abigail Breslin is one of the most sought-after actors of her generation. Her unique and charismatic talents have contributed to her versatile roles in both comedy and drama.
Most recently, Breslin starred in the first season of the horror-comedy series, "Scream Queens" opposite Emma Roberts, Lea Michele and Jamie Lee Curtis. Next, Breslin will star in the coveted role of "Baby" in ABC/Lionsgate's recreation of the pop-culture classic, "Dirty Dancing."
On the big screen, Breslin was most recently seen in the Lionsgate film "Maggie" opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film follows a teenage girl (Breslin) from a small town in the Midwest, who becomes infected by a disease that slowly turns her into a zombie. The film premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival in New York and was released on May 8, 2015.
In October of 2015, Harper Collins published Breslin's first book "This May Sound Crazy". The book is based on her popular Tumblr "Mixtapes & Winter Coats," in which she writes honest, funny and emotional observations on her daily life as a young adult.
Breslin was seen in The Weinstein Company film "August: Osage County" opposite Meryl Streep, Ewan McGregor, Julia Roberts, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney and Juliette Lewis. She starred in the coveted role of 'Jean Fordham' the daughter of Julia Roberts' and Ewan McGregor's characters. Most widely recognized for her role in the critically-acclaimed "Little Miss Sunshine," the irreverent, antic comedy which created a sensation at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, Breslin played the role of 'Olive,' an ambitious young girl who is obsessed with winning a beauty pageant. For her performance, she received a Best Actress Award from the Tokyo International Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award, SAG and BAFTA Best Supporting Actress awards. In addition, she was honored as ShoWest's "Female Star of Tomorrow" in 2008, and made her Broadway debut in 2010 in "The Miracle Worker."
Other film credits include "Enders Game," "Haunter," "The Call," "Rango," "Janie Jones," "Zombieland," "My Sister's Keeper," "New Year's Eve," "Raising Helen, "The Ultimate Gift," "Santa Claus 3," "No Reservations," "Definitely Maybe," "Nim's Island," "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl" and M. Night Shyamalan's 2012 film "Signs" opposite Mel Gibson.
Name: Abigail Breslin
Known for: Little Miss Sunshine
BirthDay: 14, Apr ,1996