Bailee Madison

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Quotes (4)

  • Bailee Madison: I'm originally from Fort Lauderdale, but I've wanted to move to New York my whole life. Well, not my whole entire life, but at least since I was five. I love it. I have a lot of friends out here, and it's just really fun.

  • Bailee Madison: (about being home-schooled by her mother) Well, let's just say that my mom's okay, but not great. I'm normally the one with the pencil, telling her what to do, and she's the one with the pencil and the piece of schoolwork! But don't tell her I said that!

  • Bailee Madison: (about her character's relationship with her older brother in "Bridge to Terabithia") May Belle is trying to make Jess play with her, because Jess just walks away and does not want to play, so that's what makes the end of the movie such a touching thing.

  • Bailee Madison: (about her "Bridge to Terabithia" co-stars Josh Hutcherson and AnnaSophia Robb) Oh my gosh! They were just such nice, fun people. They were fun to play with, and they really helped me.

Trivia (20)

  • When Bailee was younger, she prompted herself to cry in certain movie scenes by thinking about her dog Scampy, who died when she was little. Now she is able to get emotional on cue just by thinking about the trauma that her characters are going through.

  • The Lindsay Lohan version of The Parent Trap is one of Bailee's favorite movies.

  • Bailee has brown hair and eyes.

  • Her sister, Kaitlin Riley, is also an actress.

  • Bailee has been in many commercials, including ones for Sea World, Disney, and Cadillac.

  • Bailee loves to ride her bike.

  • 5-year-old Bailee did not know how to read yet while filming Bridge to Terabithia, so her mother had to mouth her lines to her from the side.

  • Bailee has acknowledged that her personal wardrobe is similar to the raggedy and often mismatched apparel that her character May Belle wore in Bridge to Terabithia. "I'm a ragamuffin," Bailee has joked.

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