Maddie Hasson

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Maddie Hasson
Born Madelaine Hasson
(1995-01-04) January 4, 1995 (age 19)
New Bern, North Carolina, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011–present

Madelaine "Maddie" Hasson (born January 4, 1995) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Willa Monday on the Fox television series The Finder.[1] She currently co-stars in the new ABC Family series Twisted.[2]

Early life[edit]

Hasson was born on January 4, 1995, to Catherine and to Michael who is an oral surgeon.[3] She has two sisters,[4] one of which, an older sister is called Anna. Hasson grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina, where she attended Cape Fear Academy. She was a competitive dancer in Wilmington's Fox Dance Troupe 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.

Career[edit]

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.[5]

Hasson is currently co-starring in ABC Family's Twisted as Jo Masterson.

Personal life[edit]

Hasson relocated to Los Angeles with her mother for her job and finished high school through online coursework. As of April 6, 2013, she is living in Los Angeles with her sister, Anna.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2011 God Bless America Chloe Film debut
2013 Underdogs Renee Donohue
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Finder Willa Monday Main role; 13 episodes
2012 Grimm Carly Kampfer "Bad Moon Rising" (season 2: episode 3)
2013–2014 Twisted Jo Masterson Main role

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Work Result Ref
2013
Teen Choice Awards for Choice Summer TV Star: Female
Twisted
Nominated
[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wilmington teen finds work on 'The Finder'". StarNewsOnline.com. 2012-01-11. Retrieved 2012-04-26. 
  2. ^ "ABC Family picks up drama starring local actress Maddie Hasson | Wilm On Film Blog". Wilmonfilm.blogs.starnewsonline.com. 2013-02-06. Retrieved 2013-03-15. 
  3. ^ Jeff Hidek (2012-02-10). "Wilmington actress talks about life, recent success". StarNewsOnline.com. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
  4. ^ Michael Hasson. "CV of Maddie's father Dr Michael Hasson on his website". Wilmington Oral Surgery. Retrieved 2014-02-15. 
  5. ^ Mike Voorheis (2013-03-10). "Maddie Hasson takes talent to Hollywood for ABC Family series". StarNewsOnline.com. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
  6. ^ "Twitter/ @Madelaine Hasson My sister @anna_hasson just arrived in LAX to live with me! About to paint the town.". 2013-04-06. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
  7. ^ 'Man of Steel,' 'The Heat' Lead Third Wave of Teen Choice Awards Nominations

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