The Dirty Dancing remake star Abigail Breslin also happens to be Freddie Highmore’s Girlfriend. Find out all about the actress.
Who is Abigail Breslin?
Abigail Breslin with her cute and charming looks suits perfectly to the beloved role of Baby in ABC’s ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake. The remake premiered in May this year on television. Abigail Breslin is the new face of the character Baby Houseman in the remake. The ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake stars Abigail Breslin, Colt Prattes, Sarah Hyland, Debra Messing, Bruce Greenwood and Nicole Scherzinger. This remake came after 30 years after the original was released in theaters. The original had Jennifer and Patrick Swayze as their lead casts. Abigail Breslin had been nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress when she was only 10 years old for her performance in the famous movie, ‘Little Miss Sunshine’. She played the role of an ambitious youngster who was keen on winning a beauty pageant. She was also one of the stars of ‘Scream Queens’. She did only movies for 10 years until 2015 and only recently returned to television. She was also cast alongside Emma Roberts, Billie Lourd and Lea Michele on the Ryan Murphy show. Breslin also happens to be a singer. Her debut album, ‘The World Now’ was released in 2015 and her first single in the album was ‘You Suck’. She once opened up about being sexually assaulted by her ex boyfriend in April 2017. She wrote on one of her Instagram posts that she was in ‘complete shock’ by the incident and also scared that none would believe her. But she never reported the rape because she did not want to hurt anybody. She released her first book at the age of 21. Her book, ‘This May Sound Crazy’ in 2015 is a collection of funny and sweet write ups about love, loss and also about her obsession with Tumblr.
Interesting facts about the girlfriend of Freddie Highmore
Abigail Breslin got her major breakthrough in the acting industry with her role as an aspiring beauty queen in the 2006 ‘Little Miss Sunshine’. But till then, she had already managed to build up a solid resume. Abigail Breslin has an older brother named Spencer Breslin. The actress displayed her wide range of dramatic skills on popular TV shows like ‘Hack’, ‘Law and Order: SVU’, ‘NCIS’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’. She won the hearts of millions with her performance as a grieving child opposite Catherine Zeta Jones in the film, ‘No Reservations’ in 2007. She looked fabulous opposite Ryan Reynolds in the romantic comedy, ‘Definitely, Maybe’ in 2008. After performing in such light movies, she appeared in a major tear-inducing drama called ‘My Sister’s Keeper’ in 2009 and also in a zombie-fighting horror comedy called ‘Zombieland’ in 2009. Her broadway debut came as Helen Keller in Circle in the Square Theatre’s revival of ‘The Miracle Worker’. She did voice over in many animated films like ‘Quantum Quest’, ‘Rango’ and ‘The Wild Bunch’. Abigail Breslin’s mom is a manager. In the movie, ‘Raising Helen’ she played sister to her real-life elder brother, Spencer Breslin. Breslin was also the youngest person on Forbes’ 2007 list of Young Hollywood’s Top-Earning Stars. She was named ShoWest’s Female Star of Tomorrow in 2008. In 2013, Breslin got the nomination at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. In 2006, she received another nomination at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role. In 2006, she won the Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. She also won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Young Actress and the 2007, Critics’ Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble. She was nominated for the Oscar Award in 2006 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. She also got nominated in the 2007 BAFTA Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. The actress is currently dating actor Freddie Highmore. The two have been in a relationship since Nov 2016. Although some consider this to be a rumor as there is no proof of their relationship yet. There are no pictures of the couple on Instagram and Breslin’s Instagram pics show that she is dating someone else entirely. Freddie is not on Instagram or any other social networking site. Highmore is currently working on ‘The Good Doctor’ which is an American medical drama series. ‘The Good Doctor’ was first aired on television on 25th September, 2017.
Her net worth
The actress has a net worth of $16 million USD. She has been acting since 2002. Her first role was in the movie ‘Signs’. Since then, she has appeared in ‘Raising Helen’, ‘Little Miss Sunshine’, ‘Nim’s Island’, ‘Zombieland’ and ‘Kitt Kettridge’. Born as Abigail Kathleen Breslin on April 14, 1996 in New York City, she was one of the youngest actresses to be ever nominated for an Academy Award. She started appearing in commercials from the age of three. Breslin entered the spotlight with her portrayal of the character Olive in the comedy movie ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ in the year 2006. She got an Oscar nomination for this role. She has also appeared as a guest star on many TV shows and also several times on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’. She has played many supporting roles in films like, ‘Raising Helen’, ‘Keane’, ‘The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause’ and ‘No Reservations’. She also starred in ‘Definitely, Maybe’. She had leading roles in Kitt Kittredge: An American Girl in 2008 and ‘My Sister’s Keeper’ in 2009. She also lent her voice in the animated movie ‘Rango’ where she voiced a cactus mouse named Priscilla. 2016, saw Breslin appear in the movie ‘Fear’.