Abigail Breslin

Abigail Breslin

Movie Actress

Abigail Breslin is an American actress. She rose to prominence with the comedy-drama film Little Miss Sunshine, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 10.

Full Name
Apr 14, 1996
5′ 1″
Net Worth


Abigail Breslin was born on April 14, 1996 in New York City, United States. She is the daughter of Kim and Michael Breslin and has four siblings: Ryan, Spencer, Jake and Makenna. She began acting when she was only three years old.

Abigail's first major role was in the 2002 movie Signs opposite Mel Gibson. In 2006 she starred in Little Miss Sunshine opposite Steve Carell which earned her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at just 10 years old. She also appeared in Nim's Island with Jodie Foster and No Reservations with Catherine Zeta-Jones.

In 2009 she starred in the comedy Zombieland alongside Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Woody Harrelson. She also starred in the 2010 remake of The Last Song opposite Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus, and had a role on the hit TV show Scream Queens. 

Abigail has since gone on to star in numerous films such as Ender's Game (2013), Maggie (2015), Dirty Grandpa (2016) and Patriots Day (2017). She has also appeared on Broadway twice, once in 2011 playing Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and again in 2017 portraying Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker. 

Abigail is a talented actress who continues to take on challenging roles that showcase her range as an artist.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Abigail Breslin is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 14, 1996, Abigail Breslin was born in New York City to Michael and Kim Breslin.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Acting Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Makes her acting debut at age 6 in the film Signs, alongside Mel Gibson and Joaquin Phoenix.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Lead Role in Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Land her first lead role in the film Little Miss Sunshine, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in My Sister's Keeper</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Makes her transition to adult roles by starring in the drama film My Sister's Keeper.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Broadway Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Makes her Broadway debut in the musical adaptation of the novel by John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Zombie Comedy Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Stars as the lead role in the zombie comedy film, Zombieland.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in The Call of The Wild</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Stars as the lead role in the live-action adaptation of Jack London's classic adventure novel, The Call of The Wild.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She is Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Abigail Breslin has shown her incredible talent, having starred in a wide range of movies and TV shows since she was just five years old. Her performances have been praised by both critics and fans alike, making her one of the most beloved young actresses in Hollywood.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She is Inspiring</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Abigail Breslin is an inspiring role model for young people everywhere. She has spoken out about important issues such as body image and mental health, and is passionate about helping those who are less privileged than herself. Her passion and dedication to causes she cares about make her an inspiration to many.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's a Great Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Abigail Breslin is an amazing actress who can captivate audiences with her performances. She has won numerous awards for her work, including a Young Artist Award, several MTV Awards, a People’s Choice Award, and a nomination for an Academy Award. Her performances on screen have left fans in awe and admiration.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Starred in the First Movie at Age Five</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Abigail Breslin made her film debut at the age of five in the 2002 movie, 'Signs', directed by M. Night Shyamalan.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Has Been Nominated for Two Academy Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Abigail Breslin has been nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress, first for her role in 2006's 'Little Miss Sunshine' and then for 2012's 'Nim's Island'.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Has Appeared in Over 25 Films</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Over the course of her career, Abigail Breslin has appeared in over 25 films, including 'My Sister's Keeper', 'Zombieland', and 'Scream Queens'.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Gained Popularity From Music Videos</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Abigail Breslin gained popularity after appearing in music videos for artists like Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Last Name is Irish</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Abigail Breslin's last name is Irish and comes from a clan with roots in County Donegal.</p></div>


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