Annabelle Attanasio

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Annabelle Attanasio
Born (1993-05-11) May 11, 1993 (age 26)
OccupationFilmmaker and actress

Annabelle Attanasio (born May 11, 1993) is an American actress and filmmaker.


Attanasio was a member of the main cast of the CBS television legal drama Bull when it originally premiered in 2016 (Season 1) and through Season 2 (2017-2018). She played Cable McCrory, the team’s computer expert.[2] On July 13, 2018, it was revealed that she would not be returning for season three, leaving for the opportunity to direct a feature film.[3] Her feature film, Mickey and the Bear, premiered at South by Southwest 2019.[4] It premiered to critical acclaim, described as “a sharp, affecting film that's brimming with darkness and hope, every instant of it vividly alive,” by The Hollywood Reporter,[5] and named one of Variety’s Best Movies of SXSW.[6] The Washington Post called the film “one of the most exciting breakout films of the year”,[7] and sang the movie’s praises, calling it “an almost perfectly realized drama that feels as if it was time-warped in from 40 or 50 years ago, in the tradition of great American cinema chamber pieces like ‘The Last Picture Show,’ ‘Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore,’ ‘The Great Santini,’ and more recently, ‘Winter's Bone.’"[8] It went on to make its international premiere at the Cannes Film Festival as a part of the Acid Official Selection and later played in competition at the Deauville American Film Festival, where it was distinguished by The New York Times as one of the standout films directed by a female filmmaker. It holds an 100% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

She played Dorothy Walcott in season 2 of the Cinemax drama The Knick.[9] She also appeared in the Netflix original film Barry (2016).

Attanasio wrote, directed, and starred in a short film called Frankie Keeps Talking.[10]



Year Title Role Notes
2019 Mickey and the Bear Writer & Director Film
TBA Safe Space Writer, Director & Producer Short


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Century City Young Girl Episode: "To Know Her"
2009 House Jordan Episode: "Known Unknowns"
2015 The Knick Dorothy Walcott Recurring; 6 Episodes (Season 2)
The Slap Young Woman Episode: "Rosie"
2016 Dr. Del Jessie Ann TV movie
2016-2018 Bull Cable McCrory Main; 45 episodes (Seasons 1-2)


  1. ^ "Acting Comes Naturally For Bull's Annabelle Attanasio". December 6, 2016. Retrieved May 9, 2017. The daughter of Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Paul Attanasio and Katie Jacobs.
  2. ^ Saraiya, Sonia. "TV Review: 'Bull'". Variety.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (July 16, 2018). "'Bull': Annabelle Attanasio Exits Ahead Of Season 3". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  4. ^ Harvey, Dennis (March 11, 2019). "SXSW Review: 'Mickey and the Bear'". Variety. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  5. ^ Linden, Sheri. "'Mickey and the Bear': Film Review | SXSW 2019". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 21, 2019.
  6. ^ Harvey, Dennis. "The 11 Best Movies of the 2019 SXSW Film Festival". Variety.
  7. ^ Hornaday, Ann. "'Mickey and the Bear' is one of the most exciting breakout films of the year". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  8. ^ Zoller Seitz, Matt. "Mickey and the Bear". Retrieved December 24, 2019.
  9. ^ Ryan, Maureen (October 15, 2015). "TV Review: 'The Knick' Season 2". Variety. Retrieved November 19, 2015.
  10. ^ Capestany, Gabi. "NFFTY: What's Good 206 Staff Picks". KCTS 9.

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