Abigail Kathleen Breslin (born 1996) is an American actress. She was born in New York, and her brother is the actor Spencer Breslin. She was named for Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams
and mother of John Quincy Adams
. Her first role was in a commercial at age three, and her first film role was in Signs
. She gained serious critical recognition with the role of Olive in Little Miss Sunshine
for which she was nominated for an Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actress.
Her more important roles include: