Maddie Hasson

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Maddie Hasson
Born Madelaine Hasson
January 4, 1995 (1995-01-04) (age 23)
New Bern, North Carolina, United States
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011–present
Spouse(s) Julian Brink (m. 2015)

Madelaine "Maddie" Hasson (born January 4, 1995) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Willa Monday on the Fox television series The Finder.[1] She also co-starred in the ABC Family series Twisted.[2] She is currently the lead role of the YouTube Premium web television series Impulse.[3]

Early life[edit]

Hasson was born in New Bern, North Carolina,[2][4] the daughter of Catherine and Michael. Her father is an oral surgeon in Wilmington, North Carolina.[4] She has two sisters.[5] Hasson grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina, where she attended Cape Fear Academy. She was a competitive dancer in Wilmington's Fox Troupe Dancers for eight years. As a child and young teen, Hasson performed in a variety of stage productions, including Grey Gardens and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. She began auditioning for films under a local casting director, Jackie Burch.


Hasson's first callback was for the CW's The Secret Circle. She was not cast, however, and went on to win the role of Willa Monday in Fox's The Finder. In 2012, Hasson traveled to Canton, Ohio to film Underdogs.[6] Hasson co-starred in ABC Family's Twisted as Jo Masterson. In October 2014, it was announced that Hasson would play Billie Jean in the upcoming biopic I Saw the Light about Hank Williams' life. She will play Williams' second wife and widow.[7] In 2015 starred opposite Billy Burke in indie feature "Good After Bad". In 2016 she starred opposite Melissa Leo, Julianne Nicholson, and Dianna Agron in the indie feature "Novitiate". Since 2018, she starred in YouTube's series Impulse as Henrietta "Henry" Cole.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Hasson relocated to Los Angeles, California with her mother for her job and finished high school through online coursework. She lives in Los Angeles.[9]

She married Julian Brink on December 17, 2015.[10][11]



Year Title Role Notes
2011 God Bless America Chloe
2013 Underdogs Renee Donohue
2015 I Saw the Light Billie Jean
2015 A Light Beneath Their Feet Daschulla
2016 Good After Bad Shelly
2017 Ape Blonde Short film
2017 Novitiate Sister Sissy


Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Finder Willa Monday Main role, 13 episodes
2012 Grimm Carly Kampfer Episode: "Bad Moon Rising"
2013–2014 Twisted Jo Masterson Main role, 19 episodes
2017 Mr. Mercedes Allie 3 episodes
2018 Impulse Henrietta "Henry" Cole Main role, 10 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Refs
2013 Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star: Female Twisted Nominated [12]


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