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Also Known As: Abigail Lyn Breslin Died:
Born: April 14, 1996 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: actor

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Of the many pleasures found in the sleeper comedy hit "Little Miss Sunshine" (2006), none were more endearing than the performance by child actress Abigail Breslin. As seven-year-old Olive, her unflagging enthusiasm blinded her to both the fact that her doughy, bespectacled appearance was entirely at odds with a child beauty pageant that she wished to participate in, and that her family - who are constantly on the verge of mental and emotional collapse - might provide her biggest stumbling block in achieving the title of "Little Miss Sunshine." Drawing comparisons to a young Dakota Fanning and even Drew Barrymore in her younger, "E.T." (1982) days, Breslin's astonishing performance was alternately hilarious, heartbreaking and hopeful, and her follow-up turns in films like "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl" (2008), "My Sister's Keeper (2009) and "Zombieland" (2009) helped secure the promise she had exhibited with her career-making role in "Sunshine."

Of the many pleasures found in the sleeper comedy hit "Little Miss Sunshine" (2006), none were more endearing than the performance by child actress Abigail Breslin. As seven-year-old Olive, her unflagging enthusiasm blinded her to both the fact that her doughy, bespectacled appearance was entirely at odds with a child beauty pageant that she wished to participate in, and that her family - who are constantly on the verge of mental and emotional collapse - might provide her biggest stumbling block in achieving the title of "Little Miss Sunshine." Drawing comparisons to a young Dakota Fanning and even Drew Barrymore in her younger, "E.T." (1982) days, Breslin's astonishing performance was alternately hilarious, heartbreaking and hopeful, and her follow-up turns in films like "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl" (2008), "My Sister's Keeper (2009) and "Zombieland" (2009) helped secure the promise she had exhibited with her career-making role in "Sunshine."

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Wild Bunch, The (2016)
2.
 Class Project (2014)
3.
 Zambezia (2013)
4.
 Haunter (2013)
5.
 Final Girl (2013)
6.
 Call, The (2013)
7.
8.
 Ender's Game (2013)
9.
 Quantum Quest (2012)
10.
 Rango (2011)
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Appeared in her first commercial for Toys 'R Us when at age three
2002:
Discovered by M. Night Shyamalan, who cast her as Mel Gibson¿s daughter in "Signs"
2002:
Made guest appearances on "What I Like About You" (The WB) and "Hack" (CBS)
2004:
Starred opposite Kate Hudson and older brother Spencer Breslin in "Raising Helen"
2006:
Landed breakout role as a beauty pageant contestant in independent film "Little Miss Sunshine"
2007:
Co-starred with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Aaron Eckhart in "No Reservations"
2008:
Played Ryan Reynolds' daughter in "Definitely Maybe"
2008:
Co-starred with Jodie Foster in adventure-fantasy "Nim's Island"
2008:
Played title role in family film "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl"
2009:
Played a young girl who sues her parents for medical emancipation in "My Sister's Keeper," a Nick Cassavetes directed adaptation of Jodi Picoult's novel
2009:
Featured in action-comedy "Zombieland"
2010:
Portrayed Helen Keller in Broadway revival of William Gibson's "The Miracle Worker"
2011:
Voiced Priscilla, a cactus mouse in computer-animated comedy "Rango"
2011:
Played title role in drama "Janie Jones"
2011:
Cast in ensemble romantic comedy "New Year¿s Eve," directed by Garry Marshall
2013:
Played an abducted young woman opposite Halle Berry in thriller "The Call"
2013:
Appeared in the sci-fi film "Ender's Game"
2013:
Featured in the drama "August: Osage County"
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