Who is Madeleine McGraw?

American actress Madeleine Grace McGraw was born in San Jose, California USA, on 22 December 2008, making Capricorn her zodiac sign. Despite her young age, Madeleine already has 26 acting credits to her name, perhaps known best for starring as Gwen in the 2021 horror thriller movie “The Black Phone”, which also starred Mason Thames and Ethan Hawke, and was written and directed by Scott Derrickson. It follows a 13 years old boy who’s been abducted by a child killer – the movie won six of its 22 award nominations.

Madeleine’s currently shooting for three upcoming movies: “Captain Tsunami’s Army”, “Dark Side”, and “Robbie Ain’t Right No More”.

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Education and early life

Madeleine was raised alongside her twin brother Aidan, sister Violet McGraw and another brother Jack in San Jose, by their father Colin McGraw and mother whose name remains undisclosed; it’s believed that Colin’s a talent agent, but this hasn’t been confirmed.

Madeleine was only five when she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Molly Blake in the 2014 episode “The Drama in the Queen” of the crime comedy “Bones”, and the same year made her debut film appearance, playing Little Paige in the short thriller “Hide and Seek”.

Madeleine’s since been active in the film industry; she should be starting high school in September 2023, while some of her fans believe that she might be home-schooled, so that she can continue with her acting career.

Roles in movies

Madeleine portrayed McKenna in the critically acclaimed 2014 biographical action “American Sniper”, which starred Sienna Miller and Bradley Cooper, and was directed by Clint Eastwood. It follows the life of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, and the movie won 24 of its 67 award nominations, including an Oscar win for Best Achievement in Sound Editing.

Some of Madeleine’s following roles were in the 2014 short family drama “The Firefly Catcher”, the 2015 short drama “Stars” and the 2016 short fantasy drama “Susie Sunshine”. The year 2017 heard her voice Maddy McGear in the animated adventure comedy “Cars 3”, which starred Owen Wilson and Cristela Alonzo, and was written and directed by Brian Fee. It follows Lightning McQueen as he’s trying to prove to new generations that he’s still the best racer, and the movie won three of its 27 award nominations. Also in 2017, Madeleine appeared in the short drama “Do Re Mi” and the music video “Blackbear ft. Gucci Mane: Do Re Mi”.

In 2018, she played Young Amara in the hit action adventure fantasy “Pacific Rim Uprising”, which starred Scott Eastwood and John Boyega, and was written and directed by Steven S. DeKnight. It follows Mako Mori and Jake Pentecost as they’re leading the Jaeger pilots against a new Kaiju threat, and the film was nominated for six awards. Also in 2018, Madeleine played Young Hope in the critically acclaimed action adventure comedy “Ant-Man and the Wasp”, which won two of its 23 award nominations.

She had roles in three movies in 2019: the animated adventure comedy “Toy Story 4” (voice role), the science fiction horror “The Mandela Effect” and the 2019 family comedy “A Christmas Wish”.

The year 2021 heard her voice Young Katie in the animated adventure comedy “The Mitchells vs the Machines”, which starred Abbi Jacobson and Danny McBride, and was written and directed by Michael Rianda and Jeff Rowe. It follows a dysfunctional family of four as they’re fighting the robots which’ve overtaken Earth, and the movie won 46 of its 104 award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film.

Madeleine since appeared in only one movie, playing Rosalie Snyder in the 2022 fantasy horror “The Harbinger”.

Roles in TV series

Madeleine played Little Girl in the 2014 episode “Here’s This Guy” of the romantic comedy “Selfie”, and the year 2016 heard her voice Rita in three episodes of the animated adventure comedy “Clarence”, which starred Spencer Rothbell and Katie Crown, and was created by Skyler Page. It follows the lives of 4th graders Clarence, Jeff and Sumo, and the series was nominated for only a single award.

In 2016 and 2017, Madeleine played Amber Barnes in 14 episodes of the hit horror “Outcast”, which starred Patrick Fugit and Philip Glenister, and was created by Robert Kirkman. It tells the story of a young man who’s suffering from supernatural possessions, and the series was nominated for five awards.

Madeleine’s appeared in only three other TV series: she played Brynn in three episodes of the 2018 science fiction thriller “Reverie”, Naomi Shaw in the 2018 episode “Ashley” of the mystery “Criminal Minds” and Zoey Campbell in 27 episodes of the family adventure “Secrets of Sulphur Springs” since 2021.

Other credits

Madeleine sang the “Rosalie Baby Song” in the 2022 movie “The Harbinger”.

She made a guest appearance in a 2021 episode of the game-show “Disney’s Magic Bake-Off” and a 2022 episode of the talk-show “Dead Talk Live”.

Madeleine was featured in the 2023 TV specials “The 6th Annual HCA Film Awards” and “Fangoria Chainsaw Awards”.

Awards and nominations

Madeleine won a 2023 Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Performance, for “The Black Phone”.

She’s been nominated for three other awards: a 2015 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress, for “American Sniper”, a 2022 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actress, and a 2023 San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Youth Performance, both for “The Black Phone”.

Love life and relationships

Madeleine hasn’t spoken about whether or not she’s begun dating – most of her fans believe that she’s still too young for it, but there are still those who claim that she’s currently dating a boy whom she met on a movie set, as several fans have written on the internet about having seen the two spending time together on multiple occasions; this is yet to be confirmed by Madeleine.

She’s a highly friendly down-to-Earth girl and has numerous friends; Madeleine also finds it easy to get along with her fellow actors and actresses.

She seems to be unattached as of June 2023.

Interesting facts and hobbies

All her three siblings have also become actors: Violet has 21 acting credits, Aidan 19 and Jack 14. The four are quite close, and spend most of their spare time together.

Madeleine’s followed by close to 900,000 people on Instagram and has uploaded nearly 2,000 pictures and videos onto the network; most of these have been taken during her everyday life.

She’s an avid soccer player, and has shown off her skills in some of her Instagram videos.

Madeleine’s a huge lover of animals, and she and her siblings have a pet dog Rudy Tooty which can be seen featured in their Instagram content.

She enjoys spending her spare time in nature.

One of Madeleine’s favorite actresses is Millie Bobby Brown, and some of her favorite movies and TV series are “Stranger Things”, “Enola Holmes” and “Godzilla vs. Kong”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Madeleine’s age is 14. She has blue eyes and brown hair, is 5ft (1.54m) tall and weighs around 100lbs (46kgs).

Madeleine’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1.5 million, as of June 2023.

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