Brianna Hildebrand

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Brianna Hildebrand
Brianna Hildebrand speaking at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California.
Brianna Caitlin Hildebrand[citation needed]

(1996-08-14) August 14, 1996 (age 27)[1]
Years active2014–present

Brianna Caitlin Hildebrand (born August 14, 1996)[2] is an American actress. She is best known for appearing as Negasonic Teenage Warhead in the films Deadpool (2016) and Deadpool 2 (2018). She is also known for appearing in the web series Annie Undocumented, and as the character Aurora in the Netflix show Lucifer. She also portrayed Elodie Davis in the show Trinkets.


Hildebrand appeared in the web series Annie Undocumented, named best web series at the 2014 New York TV Festival.[3] The series was created by Daniel Hsia, Elaine Low and Brian Yang.[4]

Hildebrand was cast as the superhero Negasonic Teenage Warhead in the film Deadpool on March 30, 2015. The film was shot in Vancouver in April 2015, and released on February 12, 2016.[3][5][6] She reprised the role in the sequel in 2018,[7] during which her character was confirmed to be the first openly gay superhero in the X-Men cinematic universe[citation needed]. She was also cast as Sasha in First Girl I Loved, starring opposite Dylan Gelula and Mateo Arias.

In July 2017, Hildebrand was added to the main cast for season two of The Exorcist.[8] In December 2020, Hildebrand was added to the cast of Lucifer for its final season.[9]

Early Life[edit]

Brianna Hildebrand was born in College-Station, Texas,[10] in 1996. She is the daughter of Jon and Veronica Hildebrand. Her father is of German and Native American descent and her mother is of Mexican descent. She grew up with a love of all things entertainment. She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 17 after dropping out of high school to pursue a career in music and acting.

Personal life[edit]

Brianna Hildebrand is openly queer. She is a vocal advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and has spoken openly about her own experiences as a queer woman.[11]



Year Title Role Notes
2015 Prism Julia
2015 The Voice Inside Grace Short; also producer
2016 First Girl I Loved Sasha
2016 Deadpool Negasonic Teenage Warhead
2017 Tragedy Girls Sadie Cunningham
2018 Deadpool 2 Negasonic Teenage Warhead
2019 Playing with Fire Brynn
2020 Runt Gabriella
2022 The Time Capsule Elise
2024 Deadpool 3 Negasonic Teenage Warhead Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2017 The Exorcist Verity Main cast (season 2)
2019 Love Daily Lizzie Episode: "Group"
2019–20 Trinkets Elodie Davis Main cast
2021 Lucifer Aurora "Rory" Decker-Morningstar Main cast (season 6)

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Annie Undocumented Jen

Upcoming Projects[edit]

in 2024, The next American superhero movie Deadpool 3 is based on the same-named Marvel Comics character. Directed by Shawn Levy. Release date May 3, 2024.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Recipient Outcome
2016 Teen Choice Awards[12] Choice Movie: Breakout Star Deadpool Nominated
2017 London FrightFest Film Festival Best Actress Tragedy Girls Won
2017 Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Best Actress Tragedy Girls Won


  1. ^ Brown, Emma (December 7, 2015). "The Marvel Badass". Interview. Brant Publications, Inc. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
  2. ^ KBTX Staff. "Xplained: 'Deadpool' actress Brianna Hildebrand". Retrieved July 27, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Kit, Borys (March 30, 2015). "'Deadpool' Casts Newcomer as Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  4. ^ "New York Television Festival Announces 2014 Winners". Deadline Hollywood. October 25, 2014. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  5. ^ Perry, Spencer (March 30, 2015). "Newcomer Brianna Hildebrand Joins Deadpool as Negasonic Teenage Warhead". Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  6. ^ Zerbib, Kathy (July 28, 2015). "New 'Deadpool' Images Reveal Ryan Reynolds Unmasked, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Photos)". TheWrap. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  7. ^ "Colossus and Negasonic returning for Deadpool 2". Collider. January 13, 2017. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (July 12, 2017). "'The Exorcist' Adds 'Deadpool's Brianna Hildebrand As Season 2 Series Regular". Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  9. ^ Lucifer recruits Alias alum, Deadpool actor for final season
  10. ^ "Brianna Hildebrand: The Rising Star of Deadpool and Lucifer - Fifa world cup katar". July 16, 2023. Retrieved July 16, 2023.
  11. ^ Gilchrist, Tracy (August 27, 2020). "Trinkets' Stars on Value of Queer and Nonbinary Visibility & Friends". The Advocate.
  12. ^ MIKE VULPO (May 24, 2016). "Teen Choice Awards 2016 Nominations Announced". EOnline!. Retrieved September 14, 2017.

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