Brianna Hildebrand

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Brianna Hildebrand
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Hildebrand at the
2018 San Diego Comic Con International
Brianna Caitlin Hildebrand[1]

(1996-08-14) August 14, 1996 (age 23)[2]
Years active2014–present

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


Hildebrand appeared in the web series Annie Undocumented, named best web series at the 2014 New York TV Festival.[4] The series was created by Daniel Hsia, Elaine Low and Brian Yang.[5]

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.[4][6][7] She reprised the role in the sequel in 2018[8], during which her character was confirmed to be the first openly gay superhero in the X-Men cinematic universe. 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.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Hildebrand was born in College Station, Texas. Regarding her sexuality, Hildebrand has said, "I learned pretty early on that I like both boys and girls [..] I am lucky to say now that it is not frightening for me living in LA to be gay. Even when I was in Texas, I wasn’t afraid. I was kind of out in high school. I just could never decide on what label. I am glad that I am public about it and I think I should be."[10]



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


Year Title Role Notes
2017 The Exorcist Verity Main role (season 2); 10 episodes
2019 Love Daily Lizzie Episode: "Group"
2019–present Trinkets Elodie Davis Main role; 10 episodes

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Annie Undocumented Jen

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Recipient Outcome
2016 Teen Choice Awards[11] 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. ^ "Brianna Caitlin Hildebrand -".
  2. ^ Brown, Emma (December 7, 2015). "The Marvel Badass". Interview. Brant Publications, Inc. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
  3. ^ Biography for Brianna Hildebrand on IMDb
  4. ^ a b Kit, Borys (March 30, 2015). "'Deadpool' Casts Newcomer as Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  5. ^ "New York Television Festival Announces 2014 Winners". Deadline Hollywood. October 25, 2014. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  6. ^ Perry, Spencer (March 30, 2015). "Newcomer Brianna Hildebrand Joins Deadpool as Negasonic Teenage Warhead". Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  7. ^ Zerbib, Kathy (July 28, 2015). "New 'Deadpool' Images Reveal Ryan Reynolds Unmasked, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Photos)". TheWrap. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  8. ^ "Colossus and Negasonic returning for Deadpool 2". Collider. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (July 12, 2017). "'The Exorcist' Adds 'Deadpool's Brianna Hildebrand As Season 2 Series Regular". Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  10. ^ Macnab, Geoffrey (March 9, 2017). "Brianna Hildebrand on Deadpool, new teen lesbian drama First Girl I Loved and coming out as gay: 'It wasn't planned, I just met my girlfriend on set'". The Independent. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  11. ^ MIKE VULPO (May 24, 2016). "Teen Choice Awards 2016 Nominations Announced". EOnline!. Retrieved September 14, 2017.

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