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Madelaine Hasson (born January 4, 1995) is an American actress. She may be best known for her role as Willa Monday on Fox's television series The Finder.[1] She also co-starred in the ABC Family series Twisted.[2] She is currently the lead role of the YouTube Premium web television series Impulse.[3]

Maddie Hasson
Born
Madelaine Hasson

(1995-01-04) January 4, 1995 (age 24)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2011–present
Spouse(s)
Julian Brink (m. 2015)

Early lifeEdit

Hasson was born in New Bern, North Carolina,[2][4] the daughter of Catherine and Michael. Her father is an oral surgeon in Wilmington, North Carolina.[4] She has two sisters.[5] Hasson grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina, where she attended Cape Fear Academy. She was a competitive dancer in Wilmington's Fox Troupe Dancers for eight years. As a child and young teen, Hasson performed in a variety of stage productions, including Grey Gardens and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. She began auditioning for films under a local casting director, Jackie Burch.

CareerEdit

Hasson's first callback was for the CW's The Secret Circle. She was not cast, however, and went on to win the role of Willa Monday in Fox's The Finder. In 2012, Hasson traveled to Canton, Ohio to film Underdogs.[6] Hasson co-starred in ABC Family's Twisted as Jo Masterson. In 2015 she appeared as Billie Jean, the second wife and widow of Hank Williams, in the Williams biopic I Saw the Light.[7] That same year she also starred in the indie feature "Good After Bad". In 2016 she starred in the indie feature "Novitiate". Since 2018, she starred in YouTube's series Impulse as Henrietta "Henry" Coles.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Hasson relocated to Los Angeles, California with her mother for her job, and finished high school through online coursework. She lives in Los Angeles.[9]

She married Julian Brink on December 17, 2015.[10][11]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2011 God Bless America Chloe
2013 Underdogs Renee Donohue
2015 I Saw the Light Billie Jean
2015 A Light Beneath Their Feet Daschulla
2016 Good After Bad Shelly Also performer
2017 Ape Blonde Short film
2017 Novitiate Sister Sissy
2019 We Summon the Darkness Val
2020 Malignant Filming

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Finder Willa Monday Main role, 13 episodes
2012 Grimm Carly Kampfer Episode: "Bad Moon Rising"
2013–2014 Twisted Jo Masterson Main role, 19 episodes
2017 Mr. Mercedes Allie 3 episodes
2018-present Impulse Henrietta "Henry" Coles Main role, 20 episodes

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result
2013 Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star: Female Twisted Nominated
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actress: Drama Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wilmington teen finds work on 'The Finder'". StarNewsOnline.com. January 11, 2012. Retrieved April 26, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "ABC Family picks up drama starring local actress Maddie Hasson | Wilm On Film Blog". Wilmonfilm.blogs.starnewsonline.com. February 6, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
  3. ^ https://deadline.com/2016/12/youtube-impulse-pilot-cast-maddie-hasson-sarah-desjardins-david-james-elliot-1201872018/
  4. ^ a b Jeff Hidek (February 12, 2012). "Wilmington actress talks about life, recent success". StarNewsOnline.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  5. ^ Michael Hasson. "CV of Maddie's father Dr Michael Hasson on his website". Wilmington Oral Surgery. Archived from the original on February 21, 2014. Retrieved February 15, 2014.
  6. ^ Mike Voorheis (March 10, 2013). "Maddie Hasson takes talent to Hollywood for ABC Family series". StarNewsOnline.com. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  7. ^ Jen Yamato (October 2, 2014). "Maddie Hasson Joins 'I Saw The Light'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
  8. ^ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/why-maddie-hasson-was-a-casting-risk-youtube-series-impulse-1115505
  9. ^ "Twitter/ @Madelaine Hasson My sister @anna_hasson just arrived in LAX to live with me! About to paint the town". April 6, 2013. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  10. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BOJPOdBjix3/
  11. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BGugrCeGsqa/

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