Who is Maddie Hasson?

Madelaine ‘Maddie’ Hasson was born in New Bern, North Carolina USA, on 4 January 1995 – her zodiac sign is Capricorn, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress,with 16 credits to her name, perhaps still known best for her debut movie appearance portraying Chloe in the 2011 crime comedy movie “God Bless America”, written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, and which starred Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr and Mackenzie Brooke Smith. It follows the terminally ill Frank, who has befriended a 16-year-old girl Roxy, and the two are now on a mission to kill society’s most evil people; the movie was nominated for five awards.

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Early life and education

Maddie was raised in New Bern alongside her two sisters, by their father Michael who was an oral surgeon, and their mother Catherine who’s a housewife. Not a lot is known about Maddie’s family, as she respects their privacy.

Maddie became interested in dancing while attending Cape Fear Academy, and after having trained for around two years, began entering competitions with Fox Troupe Dancers. She was also into acting, and started appearing in plays from the moment she enrolled at school; two of her most notable performances were in “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”, and “Grey Gardens”.

After moving to Los Angeles, California to pursue her acting career, Maddie continued her schooling online, and completed her GED tests in 2013.

Roles in TV series

Maddie made her debut TV series appearance in 2012, with her portrayal of the main character Willa Monday, in all 13 episodes of the crime comedy drama “The Finder”, created by Hart Hanson, and which also starred Geoff Stults and Mercedes Mason. It follows an Iraq war veteran whose brain has been injured, and who is now capable of making connections between seemingly unrelated things; the series was nominated for two awards.

In 2012 as well, Maddie made a guest appearance as Carly Kempfer in the episode “Bad Moon Rising” of the crime fantasy drama “Grimm”, and in 2013, she was cast to star as Jo Masterson in the mystery thriller drama “Twisted”, created by Adam Milch, and which also starred Avan Jogia and Ashton Moio.

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It follows a teenager who has reconnected with the two girls who used to be his best friends; the series was nominated for five awards.

In 2018 and 2019, Maddie played Henrietta ‘Henry’ Coles, in the action science fiction “Impulse”, and from 2017 to 2019, she portrayed Allie Hodges in the crime mystery drama “Mr. Mercedes”, created by David E. Kelley, and which starred Brendan Gleeson, Holland Taylor and Jharrel Jerome. It follows a retired police detective who’s trying to catch a psychopathic killer, who drove a Mercedes into a crowd, killing many people; it won one of the 12 awards for which it was nominated.

Roles in movies

In 2013, Maddie played Renee Donohue, in the family sports drama “Underdogs”, directed by Doug Dearth, and which starred D. B. Sweeney, William Mapoother and Richard Portnow.

It follows a high school football team from a small town, who are about to play against a team from a big city; the film won one award.

The following years saw Maddie appear in a couple of mediocre movies, such as the 2013 drama “Twisted: Socio Studies 101”, and in 2015 the  biographical musical drama “I Saw the Light”, and the drama “A Light Beneath Their Feet”. In 2017, she was cast to play Sister Sissy, in the drama “Novitiate”, written and directed by Maggie Betts, and which also starred Melissa Leo and Lisa Stewart. It follows a woman who’s trying to become a nun in the ‘60s, while struggling with her own faith and sexuality; the film won five of the 19 awards for which it was nominated. In the same year, Maddie starred in the short drama “Ape”, and the drama “Good After Bad”.

In 2019, we saw her play the lead character Val, in the musical horror thriller “We Summon Darkness”, written by Alan Trezza, directed by Marc Meyes, and which also starred Alexandra Daddario and Keean Johnson. It follows three friends at a heavy metal show, at which they’ve met three musicians, and have gone with them to an after-party; the movie won two of the three awards for which it was nominated.

Maddie’s currently shooting for two upcoming movies: the crime horror drama “Malignant”, and the thriller “Fixation”.

Other credits

Maddie received special thanks for the 2013 movie “Twisted: Socio Studies 101”.

She sang the song “Supernova” in the 2017 movie “Good After Bad”.

Maddie has made a guest appearance in a number of talk-shows, including “Good Day L. A.”, “Celebrity Page” and “Steve Varley Show”.

Awards and nominations

In 2013, Maddie was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Female, and in 2014, she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Drama, both for her performance in the series “Twisted”.

Love life and husband

Maddie’s more or less secretive when it comes to her love life, but it’s widely known that she’s today a married woman. She exchanged vows with the American Julian Brink on 17 December 2015, and the two could since have been seen attending various red carpet events together. It’s believed by some that they are in an open marriage, meaning that they’re allowed to date other people, but this hasn’t been confirmed, nor have the two commented on this.

In January 2021, Maddie revealed that she’s bisexual, making even more people believe that her and Julian’s marriage is open.

Neither of the two have spoken of any other people whom they’ve perhaps been with, so as of August 2021, Maddie’s married to Julian Brink, and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Maddie is interested in photography, and many pictures taken by her can be seen uploaded onto her Instagram account. She’s quite active on the network, and is today followed by more than 60,000 people, while she’s uploaded close to 500 pictures.

She’s a huge lover of animals, with her favorites being dogs and boars. Maddie has recently gone on safari, and has uploaded pictures of several animals onto Instagram, including giraffes.

She’s a fashionista, as she’s trying to keep up with all the latest fashion trends, so is also a bit of a shopaholic, as she goes shopping for clothes every week.

Maddie enjoys watching movies late at night, and her favorite actor and actress are Leonardo DiCaprio and Charlize Theron, while a couple of her favorite movies are “Catch Me If You Can”, “Titanic” and “Mad Max: Fury Road”.

Age, height and net worth

Maddie’s age is 26. She has brown hair which she’s dyed various colors, her eyes are blue, her height is 5ft 6ins (1.68m), while she weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).

As of August 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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