Abigail Breslin as "Allison Baker"
Abigail Breslin is an Academy Award®-nominee who 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.
She is most widely recognized for her role as Olive in the critically-acclaimed feature film Little Miss Sunshine, the irreverent, antic comedy that created a sensation at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. For her performance, she was nominated for an Academy Award® and in addition she received a Best Actress Award from the Tokyo International Film Festival and was nominated for SAG and BAFTA Best Supporting Actress awards.
Breslin was seen in the film August: Osage County opposite Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Sam Shepard and Dermot Mulroney. Other film credits include Enders Game, Haunter, The Call, Rango, Zombieland, My Sister’s Keeper, New Year’s Eve, Raising Helen, The Ultimate Gift, The Santa Clause 3, No Reservations, Definitely, Maybe, Nim’s Island, Kit Kittredge: An American Girl and M. Night Shyamalan’s 2012 film Signs.
In 2015, Harper Collins published Breslin’s first book This May Sound Crazy, 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. That year, Breslin starred opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Lionsgate film Maggie, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
In 2010, she made her Broadway debut in The Miracle Worker. In 2018, Breslin returned to the stage starring in All the Fine Boys, a story of sexual awakening in suburban South Carolina, directed by Erica Schmidt for The New Group.
Breslin also starred in the popular Fox horror-comedy series, Scream Queens opposite Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts and Lea Michele. In early 2017, Breslin starred in the coveted role of Baby in ABC/Lionsgate’s recreation of the pop-culture classic, Dirty Dancing.
Over her career, Breslin has received numerous honors. In 2008, she was bestowed with the Female Star of Tomorrow Award from ShoWest. In addition, she received the Rising Changemaker Award from the Greenwich Film Festival for her work with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and recently, she was honored by the National Women’s History Museum.
Most recently, Breslin was seen in Zombieland 2 for Sony Pictures.
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