Brigette Lundy-Paine

Brigette Lundy-Paine

Date Of BirthAugust 10, 1993
Age26 years 10 months 25 days
Day of BirthTuesday
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, Unites States
Zodiac SignLeo
Profession Actress
Birth Name Dalla
Other Name Brigette Renee

Personal Information
Residence New York City, New York
Languages French , English
Star SignLeo
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height169 CM
5 Feet 7 Inches
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Family Information
Father Robert Paine (Stage artist)
Mother Laura Lundy (Stage artist)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Irrational Man(2015)
Years Active 2011–
Debut (TV) One Bad Choice(2015)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbyReading
Favorite TV show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Social Networks, Web links
Instagram ProfileBrigette Lundy-Paine Instagram Profile
More Information
Friend John (one who wrote her IMDB profile)

Biography

Brigette Lundy Paine is a young American actress and a fashion icon. She is known for playing 'Casey Gardner' in Atypical, and  Maureen Walls in The Glass Castle.

Some of her well-known roles are Braylin Student in Irrational Man (2015), Dusan's Girlfriend in Downsizing (2017), Julia Clarke in Bombshell (2019) among others

She has recently appeared in Bill & Ted Face the Music(2020) as Billie Logan, Action Point(2018) as Four Finger Annie.

 

Childhood- Family

Brigette Renee Lundy-Paine was born on August 10th, 1993 in New York City, New York, Unites States to Laura Lundy and Robert Paine. 

Both her parents are stage artists in the Bay Area, San Francisco. Her mother used to work with kids with special needs, it helped Brigette learn about kids with special needs.

Mother- Laura Lundy

Brigette's mother  Laura is a coach to artists. She is the founder of 'Blue Panther Productions' and a co-founder of "Creative Consultants" [3]

Brigette Lundy-Paine with her mother Laura Lundy

[Brigette Lundy-Paine with her mother Laura Lundy]

She has a younger brother named Benjamin Lundy-Paine. 

Brigette Lundy-Paine with brother Benjamin Lundy-Paine

[Brigette Lundy-Paine with brother Benjamin Lundy-Paine]

Brigette Lundy-Paine with her father Robert Paine

[Brigette Lundy-Paine with her father Robert Paine]

 

Dating- Relationships

She called her mom teary-eyed when she had her first girlfriend, later she realized she ould date and it wasn't necessary to tell. [2]

Brigette Lundy-Paine & Joshua Hoover

Brigette was dating actor Joshua Hoover sometime in 2017. The two were engaged to be married (as announced on the social media account of Joshua), the two drifted apart and the relationship ended sometime after that.

 

Facts & Trivia

  • Political inclination: Brigette supported Bernie Sanders in the 2016 US presidential elections as well as the 2020 Democratic party nomination.
  • Childhood dream: Brigette wanted to be a scientist as a child, now that she is an actress, she wants to at least portray a scientist someday on-screen (like Jody Foster in Contact(1997).
  • Inspiration: Capote(2005), a biographical film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman inspired her to take acting as a profession.
  • She likes to joke around.
  • She had her first screen credit at the age of two.
  • Celebrity crush: She has had a celebrity crush on singer Ariana Grande since age 13.
  • She eats her toast usually with butter.
  • She had braces on her teeth when young, she lets her eyebrows grow.
  • Pets: She has had a pet dog named Clem. cats named Jules and moth.
  • She has tried weed as a youth but doesn't try anymore.
  • She is fond of singing & playing the violin loud at odd hours.
  • Representative: She is represented by 'The Gersh Agency'

 

Coming out as non-binary

Brigette came out as Non-binary/ genderqueer in November 2019. The pronouns Brigette prefers are They/ Them.

They announced it on an Instagram in early November 2019, the post read:

"I'm non-binary, always felt a Lil bit boy, Lil bit girl, Lil bit neither... scary AF to come out and been really putting this off. But I feel I owe it to myself and to all of us who struggle with gender."

Brigette Lundy-Paine coming out

[Brigette Lundy-Paine coming out]

She comes from an open family, her extended family has many LGBT people and thus awareness about it. She had previously opened up about her being a queer in 2018 [2].

Speaking of her flexible sexuality, she had said:

"It's all about testing the waters... I have yet to figure out if I ever will date a straight guy again."

 

Activism

  • She supported the social movement in the USA to make Healthcare a basic right. 
  • Black Trans Futures: Instagram had censored some of the posts by #fiercefutures, an account focused on Black Trans futures. She asked her fans and friends to repost the same message so that Instagram stops censoring the content.
  • Free Matthew Rushin: She posted in support of the campaign to free Matthew Rushin, a black autistic engineering student who was charged with attempted murder.
  • Defund the police: she supported the"Occupy city hall"  movement to demand the senators to cut the police budgets.
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Waif

She co-founded Waif, an alternative art magazine for those who have never tried art before about subjects that never had an audience.

The motto of Waif reads: Waif is when you play the piano & you don’t know how to play the piano"

 

Career

Brigette's debut into acting started with a role in the TV series One Bad Choice(2015) as Danielle in the episode "Kaitlyn Hunt".

Irrational Man(2015) became her first feature movie, she played one of the Braylin Students.

Margot vs. Lily

In the 2016 comedy series Margot vs. Lily, she played the titular role of Margot. Samantha Marie Ware played the other leading role- Lily.

The story is about two sisters (Margot and Lily) making a bet on New Year's eve. Lily challenges Margot to make a fitness web show and get 1000 followers, while Margot challenges Lily to make three friends in real life.

The series was directed by Tricia Brock, directed by Jesse Andrews and starred Gideon Glick(Glenn), Zazie Beetz(Allie), Isabel Shill(Isabel), Erin Anderson(Joan) and others.

 

One Night Only: Lights Out- In the TV movie "One Night Only: Lights Out" directed by Jay Karas she played Dom. Chris Cafero(as Nathan), E.J. Carroll(Fergus), Martin Ewens(Gideon), Yoni Lotan(Marquee Mark) played the other main roles.

Our Second First Date: In the short movie written and directed by Emi Schaufeld, she appeared in the lead role of Kristin. It is a fantasy short movie about Kristin's same date repeating again and again until it goes perfectly.

The Glass Castle

The biographical drama was written and directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. The story revolves around the dysfunctional poor Walls family.

Brigette Lundy-Paine plays Maureen Walls the daughter of an eccentric mother "Rose Mary Walls" (played by Naomi Watts), an artist and father Rex Walls (played by Woody Harrelson). Brie Larson plays the sister Jeannette Walls.

 

Downsizing: In the science fiction drama "Downsizing", a satire movie on the state of society, directed by Alexander Payne, Brigette plays the girlfriend of Dusan(Christoph Waltz). 

The Wilde Wedding: The 2017 romantic comedy is about a retired film star's fourth wedding, where her former husband unexpectedly appears to create chaos. Brigette played Lara, Glenn Close (as Eve Wilde), John Malkovich (as Laurence Darling), Patrick Stewart (as Harold) played the lead roles

In comedy movie Action Point(2018), Brigette appeared as "Four Finger Annie" alongside Johnny Knoxville, Eleanor Worthington-Cox, Chris Pontius, Dan Bakkedahl, and others.

In the 2019 short movie Fix, Brigette plays the lead role of Lanie, one of the two sisters who have taken a vow of silence while at their family cabin. Peter Molesworth wrote, directed, and acted in the movie. Annie Young played Willa.

Bombshell (2019): It is a drama film directed by Jay Roach and starred Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie in the lead roles. Brigette played the role of Julia Clarke.

Atypical

Atypical is a coming-of-age Netflix series created by Robia Rashid. The story is centered around Sam Gardner (played by Keir Gilchrist), a teen with Autism spectrum disorder. 

Brigette plays Sam's younger sister Casey Gardner, an impressive track-and-field athlete. Graham Rogers plays her boyfriend Evan Chapin. 

Jennifer Jason Leigh plays Elsa Gardner, the mother of Gardner children, Michael Rapaport plays the father Doug Gardner. Amy Okuda plays Julia Sasaki, Sam's therapist on whom Sam has a crush.

Brigette Lundy-Paine in Atypical poster

[Brigette Lundy-Paine in Atypical poster]

 

Bill & Ted Face the Music

In the 2020 science-fiction movie "Bill & Ted Face the Music", Brigette plays the role of Billie Logan(Billie is also called Little Bill), daughter of Ted Logan (played by Keanu Reeves) and Elizabeth Logan( played by Erinn Hayes)

Ted Logan and Bill Preston are facing a challenge, they have to create a song in the next 78 minutes, or else the universe is facing destruction. Can they with the help of their friends and family do it?

 

Music

Subtle Pride

She is a part of the Voice band named "Subtle Pride", it includes her friends Mina Walker, Zach Donovan, Misha Brooks.

Subtle Pride

[Subtle Pride]

 

Filmography

Movies

Year Movie Character Notes
2020 Bill & Ted Face the Music
Billie Logan
 
2019 Bombshell
Julia Clarke
 
2018 Action Point Four Finger Annie  
2017 The Wilde Wedding Lara  
2017 Downsizing Dusan's Girlfriend  
2017 The Glass Castle Maureen  
2016 One Night Only: Lights Out Dom TV movie
2015 Irrational Man
Braylin Student
 

 

TV Series

Year TV series Character Notes
2017-2021 Atypical Casey Gardner 29 episodes
2016 Margot vs. Lily Margot 8 episodes
2015 One Bad Choice Danielle Episode: "Kaitlyn Hunt"

 

Short

Year Short movie Character Notes
2019 Fix Lanie  
2016 Our Second First Date Kristin  

 

Quotes

  • I have 2 moods: KFC and FRESH FRUIT
  • What's the point of missing people? Just replace them with new ones.
  • Don't put me in a box! Put me in a circle
  • Don't talk trash
  • I'm a big proponent of getting your physical body out there in the streets when protests and marches gather
  • I don't smoke weed anymore cause when I smoke weed I can't think about the important things like the geopolitical situation in the South China Seas.
  • When asked if she would ever go nude in movies "ya but only after I turn 75"
  • I’ve always been an absolute weirdo, and it’s only in retrospect that I realize that.

 

News and Updates

Brigette Lundy-Paine on Vogue cover

[Brigette Lundy-Paine on Vogue cover]

  • She was featured in a Vogue pictorial in March 2019
  • She was on the cover page of Vogue (Turkey) in March 2019
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References

  1. Brigette Lundy-Paine wiki
  2. Brigette on Advocate
  3. Laura Lundy Instagram
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