Hailee Steinfeld is an American actress, singer and songwriter, born December 11, 1961 in Los Angeles, California. Beginning her career at a young age, she obtained her first important role, that of Mattie Ross, in the Coen brothers’ western True Grit, which earned her an Oscar nomination for best actress at the age of thirteen. in a supporting role.
Subsequently, Hailee Steinfeld gained more and more importance with roles in feature films such as The Ender Strategy (2013), Romeo and Juliet (2013), New York Melody (2013) and Days to Kill. (2014). She played the role of Emily Junk in the hit comedies Pitch Perfect (2015) and its sequel (2017).
Her performance as a marginalized teenager in the comedy-drama The Edge of Seventeen (2017) garnered critical acclaim and earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
In 2018, she lent her voice to Gwen Stacy / Spider-Woman in the animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and starred in the sci-fi film Bumblebee. From 2019, she is the headliner of the Apple TV series Dickinson, in which she lends her features to the poet Emily Dickinson.
In 2015, she began a singing career by signing to Republic Records and releasing her first single, Love Myself, which met with commercial success, followed by her first EP Haiz. Steinfeld has since released a series of singles, including Starving, in collaboration with Gray and Zedd, which remains his biggest Billboard Hot 100 hit to date.
Full Name: Hailee Steinfeld
Date of Birth: December 11, 1996
Age: 23 Years, 23 Year
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Actress, Singer, Songwriter
Years active: 2007–present
Born In: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Famous As: Actress & Model
Height: 5’8″ (173 cm), 5’8″ Females
U.S. State: California
City: Los Angeles
Steinfeld was born in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. She is the youngest daughter of Cheri, an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has an older brother, Griffin.
His paternal uncle is fitness trainer Jake Steinfeld, and his maternal great-uncle is former child actor Larry Domasin. Her maternal first cousin, actress True O’Brien, appeared in a television commercial when Steinfeld was eight years old, inspiring her to try and become an actress as well.
Steinfeld’s father is Jewish and his mother is Christian. Her maternal grandfather, Ricardo Domasin, was half Filipino (from Panglao, Bohol province) and half African-American.
Steinfeld was raised in California in the towns of Agoura Hills and later Thousand Oaks, attending Ascension Lutheran School, Conejo Elementary, and Colina Middle School. She was homeschooled from 2008 until her high school diploma in June 2015.
Steinfeld began acting at the age of ten, appearing in several short films, most notably as Talia Alden in She’s a Fox. She has made several appearances in television series and commercials. Steinfeld was cast for the role of Mattie Ross in the Coen brothers’ western True Grit when she was thirteen.
The film was released in December 2010. Richard Corliss of Time magazine called his performance one of the best cinematic performances of 2010 and wrote that Steinfeld “delivers the bombastic dialogue as if it were the vernacular. easier, look at the bad guys, win hearts. It’s a real gift ”.
Roger Ebert, the Los Angeles Times, and Rolling Stone have also been laudatory against the young actress’ performance. The role earned Steinfeld an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 2011. Five months after the release of True Grit, she was chosen to be the new face of Italian designer label Miu Miu.
In 2011, fourteen-year-old Steinfeld was chosen to play Juliette Capulet in an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. The role was originally intended for a twenty-two-year-old actress as there were concerns about nudity in the film, its director explained that when Steinfeld was chosen the script was changed to make it suitable for its age.
The film was released in October 2013 but received poor reviews in the United States and abroad. Steinfeld starred as Petra Arkanian in The Strategy Ender, a sci-fi action-adventure film based on the novel of the same name by Orson Scott Card, which co-stars with Asa Butterfield, Abigail Breslin, Viola Davis and Harrison Ford. The film, released in November 2013, was a commercial failure and received moderate reviews.
In 2014, Steinfeld played the role of Violet, daughter of Mark Ruffalo’s character in the New York romantic drama Melody. The film received positive reviews and achieved commercial success, especially internationally.
Paramount Pictures struck a deal in 2011 for the screen rights to the Cat Patrick Forgotten novel and announced that it would play it at London Lane in a project that has yet to be filmed to date. In 2014, Steinfeld was slated to play the role of Min Green in a screen adaptation of Daniel Handler’s romantic comedy book Why We Broke Up, but the film has not yet entered production.
The same year, she played the daughter of Kevin Costner’s character in the action film 3 Days to Kill, produced by Luc Besson, which went unnoticed and was poorly received by critics and returned to the western for a supporting role in The Homesman, the second directorial of actor Tommy Lee Jones, which only achieves esteem.
As a result of this foray into music, the young woman began a singing career, and in 2015 released her first single, Love Myself, which achieved some success in the charts. That same year, she defended three very different projects: the acclaimed feminist western.
The Keeping Room, in which she shared one of the three main roles with rising star Brit Marling; she joins the girl group of the musical Pitch Perfect, directed by actress and producer Elizabeth Banks; and finally she has her very first role as headliner with the independent action-comedy Secret Agency, by Kyle Newman. The film was, however, reviewed by critics, and is released directly on video.
In 2016, the now 19-year-old actress headlined an independent film again: she played a lost and sarcastic teenager in the comedy-drama The Edge of Seventeen, written and directed by Kelly Fremon, in which she co-starred with Woody Harrelson.
The feature film was critically acclaimed and had little success in American cinemas, finally earning the actress a Golden Globe nomination for best actress in a musical film or comedy, six years after True Grit.
In 2018, the actress played the character of Charlie, a fierce and resourceful teenager, in the blockbuster Bumblebee, the first “spin-off” of the Transformers franchise, directed by Travis Knight. The film is a critical and commercial success.
Since November 1, 2019, she has played the role of poet Emily Dickinson in the Dickinson series produced by Apple and broadcast on Apple TV. The series was a success and has been renewed for a second season scheduled for 2020.