Fast facts

Fast Facts:
  • A native New Yorker, Abigail has been cast in commercials since the age of three and acting in movies since the age of five.
  • In the first movie she ever did, she played Mel Gibson's daughter in M. Night Shyamalan's "Signs."
  • Acting runs in her family. Her older brother Spencer is also an actor, seen in movies such as "The Kid" (as a young version of Bruce Willis), "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat" (with Dakota Fanning), and with Abigail in "Raising Helen."
  • Breslin was named after Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams, second president of the USA.
  • Abigail collects American Girl dolls. She has said Kit Kittredge was her favorite in the series, and ended up playing Kit onscreen.
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