Abby Ryder Fortson

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Abby Ryder Fortson
Born (2008-03-14) March 14, 2008 (age 10)
Burbank, California
Occupation Actress
Years active 2013-present
Parent(s) John Fortson (father)
Christie Lynn Smith (mother)

Abby Ryder Fortson (born March 14, 2008[1]) is an American actress. She is best known for the role of Ella Novak in Transparent, Harper Weil in The Whispers, Sophie Pierson in Togetherness and Cassie Lang in Ant-Man (2015) and Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018).[2][3][4]

Fortson was born in Burbank, California to actor parents Christie Lynn Smith and John Fortson.


Year Title Role Notes
2014 Playing It Cool Little Girl
2015 Ant-Man Cassie Lang
2018 Forever My Girl Billy
2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp Cassie Lang
Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Mindy Project Clementine 1 episode
2014 Transparent Ella Novak 7 episodes
2015 The Whispers Harper Weil 6 episodes
2015-2016 Togetherness Sophie Pierson 8 episodes
2016 Miles from Tomorrowland Neeri 1 episode
2018 Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Priscilla 1 episode


  1. ^ "CBB Exclusive: Christie Lynn Smith and John Fortson welcome Abby Ryder – Moms & Babies – Moms & Babies -". 2008-02-19. Archived from the original on 2015-09-09. Retrieved 2013-02-15.
  2. ^ "Child Star of Ant-Man Abby Ryder Fortson Interview". trippinwithtara. June 25, 2015. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  3. ^ Li, Shirley (June 8, 2015). "Meet Abby Ryder Fortson, pint-size star of The Whispers and TV's Most Valuable Kid". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  4. ^ Jayson, Jay (July 15, 2015). "New Clip From Marvel's Ant-Man Introduces Scott Lang's Daughter". Retrieved 2015-07-30.

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