Mikey Madison

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Mikey Madison
Madison in 2019
Born (1999-03-25) March 25, 1999 (age 25)
OccupationActress
Years active2013–present

Mikey Madison (born March 25, 1999) is an American actress. She is best known for her starring roles as Manson Family follower Susan "Sadie" Atkins in Quentin Tarantino's film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), Max Fox in Better Things (2016-2021), and Amber Freeman in Scream (2022). [1][2]

Early life[edit]

Madison was born in Los Angeles, California. She has a twin brother,[3] and three other siblings.[4] After her sister married a film writer, Madison left competitive horseback riding to try acting and landed her first role in 2013.[5][6]

Career[edit]

Madison began her acting career appearing in numerous short films, including Retirement (2013), Pani's Box (2013), and Bound for Greatness (2014). In 2014, Madison starred in her first feature film, Liza, Liza, Skies Are Grey, at age 15.[7] The film was not released until 2017. In 2016, she began a starring role as Max Fox in the FX comedy-drama series Better Things,[8] which renewed for a fifth and final season in 2022.[9]

From 2017 to 2018, she guest starred in the Bravo dark comedy series Imposters.[10] In 2018, Madison appeared in the drama films Monster and Nostalgia. She earned further recognition for her role as Susan "Sadie" Atkins in Quentin Tarantino's comedy-drama film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).[11] She also appeared as Candi the Barista in the animated black comedy film The Addams Family, which was released in October 2019.

In September 2020, Madison was cast as Amber Freeman, the secondary antagonist in the fifth Scream film, which was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett.[12] The film was released on January 14, 2022.[13][14]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Retirement Daughter Short film
Pani's Box Pani Short film
2014 Bound for Greatness Haley Short film
2017 Liza, Liza, Skies Are Grey Liza
2018 Monster Alexandra Floyd
Nostalgia Kathleen
2019 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Susan "Sadie" Atkins
The Addams Family Candi the Barista Voice
2021 It Takes Three Kat Walker
2022 Scream Amber Freeman
2023 All Souls River
2024 Anora

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016–2022 Better Things Max Fox Main role, 46 episodes
2017–2018 Imposters Young Maddie 2 episodes
TBA Lady in the Lake Judith Main role, upcoming miniseries

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K.'s 'Better Things' First Trailer". Screencrush.com. July 19, 2016. Archived from the original on August 23, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016.
  2. ^ Carras, Christi (July 27, 2019). "What did the real characters in 'Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood' look like?". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on August 2, 2019. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  3. ^ Shanahan, Christina (November 24, 2016). "Why you should binge watch Better Things over the Long Weekend, according to Mikey Madison". InStyle. Archived from the original on May 2, 2017. Retrieved May 4, 2017.
  4. ^ Peterson, Robbie (June 29, 2021). "All About Mikey Madison: Age, Height, Husband, Ethnicity, Wiki". thebiography.org. Archived from the original on February 1, 2022. Retrieved February 1, 2022.
  5. ^ Nordstrom, Leigh (October 13, 2016). "Meet Mikey Madison From FX's 'Better Things'". wwd.com. Archived from the original on January 7, 2017. Retrieved May 4, 2017.
  6. ^ "Haim for the Oscar? That, and what to watch this week in Jewish entertainment". January 14, 2022. Archived from the original on September 20, 2022. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  7. ^ "Mikey Madison". FX Networks. Archived from the original on September 19, 2016. Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  8. ^ Swift, Andy (September 20, 2016). "Atlanta, Better Things Renewed at FX". TVLine. Archived from the original on April 1, 2019. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  9. ^ Travers, Ben (October 6, 2021). "'Better Things' to End with Season 5, as Pamela Adlon Says Goodbye to Her Award-Winning Series". indiewire. Archived from the original on January 24, 2022. Retrieved January 25, 2022.
  10. ^ Sacio, Christian (April 4, 2018). "'Imposters' EP Says Season 2 Will Revisit Maddie's Past". International Business Times. Archived from the original on February 18, 2022. Retrieved February 18, 2022.
  11. ^ Hirschberg, Lynn (February 3, 2020). "Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood Gets a Sequel at Quentin Tarantino's Dream Party". Archived from the original on October 1, 2020. Retrieved September 26, 2020.
  12. ^ Kroll, Justin (September 10, 2020). "Mason Gooding And Dylan Minnette Join Ensemble Of New 'Scream' Movie". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on November 1, 2020. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  13. ^ Miska, Brad (August 28, 2020). "Relaunch of 'Scream' Slashing Into Theaters on January 14, 2022!". BloodyDisgusting. Archived from the original on September 3, 2020. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  14. ^ Kroll, Justin (June 24, 2020). "New Scream Movie From Spyglass Media Will Be Released by Paramount (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Archived from the original on January 5, 2021. Retrieved September 10, 2020.

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