December 2, 1998 |
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Annalise Basso (born December 2, 1998) is an American film and television actress and model. Her older siblings, Alexandria and Gabriel Basso, are also actors. She has starred in the films Bedtime Stories (2008), Love Takes Wing (2009), Standing Up (2013), Oculus (2014), and Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016). From 2014 until 2015, she starred in the television series The Red Road. She graduated from Campbell Hall School in Studio City, Los Angeles.
Life and career
Basso is the youngest child of Marcia and Louis Joseph Basso, and has an older brother and sister, Alexandria and Gabriel Basso, who are also actors. Most of her initial roles have been on television commercials or small guest appearances on television series. Her first role that garnered attention was her role as Eden Hamby on True Blood. In 2009, she starred in the television film Love Takes Wing from the Love Comes Softly series. When she was 10, she took part in Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? as a student. More recently, she has had roles in episodes of New Girl and Nikita.
Basso's first lead role in a feature film was in D. J. Caruso's Standing Up, a coming-of-age story based on the novel The Goats by Brock Cole. The film debuted at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. The story centers on two children, played by Basso and Chandler Canterbury, who are stripped naked and left stranded together on an island as part of a summercamp prank. In 2014, she starred in the horror film Oculus as a younger version of Karen Gillan's character. Basso gained greater recognition and attention for the critically and financially successful Ouija: Origin of Evil, in 2016.
|2007||Ghost Image||Susan Zellan|
|2008||Desperate Housewives||Denise||Episode: "Me and My Town"|
|2008||Bedtime Stories||Tricia Sparks|
|2009||Love Takes Wing||Lillian||Television film|
|2009||Dark House||Red Headed Girl|
|2009||Lie to Me||Maggie Ambrose||Episode: "Better Half"|
|2009||True Blood||Eden Hamby||Keep This Party Going"|
|2009||Alabama Moon||Cousin Alice||Uncredited|
|2009||Three Rivers||Mary||Episode: "The Luckiest Man"|
|2009||Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?||Herself||2 episodes|
|2010||Childrens Hospital||Morgan||Episode: "I See Her Face Everywhere"|
|2011||Bones||Amber Tremblay||Episode: "The Change in the Game"|
|2011||Parks and Recreation||Abigail||Episode: "Pawnee Rangers"|
|2012||New Girl||Sarah Shiller||Episode: "Kids"|
|2012||Nikita||Liza Abbott||Episode: "Innocence"|
|2013||Standing Up||Shadow "Grace" Golden|
|2014||Oculus||Young Kaylie Russell|
|2014||The Red Road||Kate Jensen||8 episodes|
|2015||Constantine||Vesta Whitney||Episode: "Waiting for the Man"|
|2016||Captain Fantastic||Vespyr Cash|
|2016||Ouija: Origin of Evil||Paulina "Lina" Zander|
|2014||Young Artist Award||Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film||Standing Up||Nominated|||
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- Clark, Krystal (October 27, 2012). "'Nikita': Innocence: Episode 2 Season 3 - TV Review". ScreenCrave. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
- Prudom, Laura (October 26, 2012). "'Nikita' Season 3, Episode 2 Recap: Lost "Innocence" Leads To A Fresh Start For Alex". The Huffington Post. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
- Debruge, Peter (May 17, 2012). "Review: Goat Island". Variety. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
- Bettinger, Brendan (October 1, 2011). "D.J. Caruso Casts Chandler Canterbury and Annalise Basso in Adaptation of The Goats". Collider.com. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
- "35th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved April 14, 2014.