Addison Timlin

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  • Trivia

    • When she was just 13, Addison spearheaded a reunion production of the Broadway hit Annie for the benefit of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), where her cousin's life was once saved. She also has a family friend who is afflicted with Cystic Fibrosis.

    • Timlin once dated actor Connor Paolo, most popular for his role as Eric van der Woodsen on Gossip Girl.

    • In May 2003, Timlin made her Broadway debut performing the role of Baby Louise in the revival musical Gypsy at Shubert Theatre. The production ran until May 2004. She also played July in the 2002 Paper Mill Production of Annie. She also portrayed the role of Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden.

    • She is good friends with Desperate Housewives' Andrea Bowen and is cl@ssmates with Aleisha Allen, who had a minor role in School of Rock.

    • In 2006, Addison played Maddy in The Isabel Fish. She also portrayed the role of Amy in Afterschool (2009) and was in the 2008 film Man.

    • She was in the "Sleeping Lessons" music video by The Shins and appeared as Juliet in We the Kings' video for "Check Yes Juliet".

    • Her mom Jayne Timlin, an assistant at a mortgage firm, is divorced from her father, R.J. Timlin, who is a real estate agent in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She has two older sisters, Keely and Breana, and a brother.

    • Addison is 5' 1" (1.55 m) tall.

  • Quotes

    • Addison: When I wanna feel good about myself- I'll work out, when I wanna feel really good about myself- I'll do a shot of tequila

    • Addison: To be an actress, one must deeply loathe one's self.

    • Addison: Didn't go to college but look like I did.

    • Addison: My body knows better than to challenge me.

    • Addison: The nicest thing I've ever done for anyone is go on a hike with them.

    • Addison: Sex is so powerful, we only have to say the word "it" and we all know what we're talking about.

    • Addison: Drinking champagne alone is the best party I've ever attended.

    • Addison: I can't tell if I want to get a dog or if I just need constant affection.

    • Addison: Whenever someone asks for a bite of my food I say "it's good, just trust me"

    • Addison: Not saying that I've ever had sex before but pretty sure I'm really good at it.

    • Addison: Two things you can always count on me for are toothpicks and a bad attitude.

    • Addison: The worst thing all of my ex boyfriends have in common is me.

    • Addison: I think the thing I'm most grateful for in life is how many free snacks come with my profession.

    • Addison: I think the thing I'm most grateful for in life is how many free snacks come with my profession.

    • Addison: The best thing about having nothing to lose is the cold dark truth that you have nothing to lose.

    • Addison: Watching my phone die feels a lot like watching my soul die, in that it's painful but I'm kind of looking forward to it.

    • Addison: It took so much caring to get to the point of not caring at all.

    • Addison: I'm too tough for my own body.

    • Addison: I feel like I only started to enjoy drinking water once I knew there was a shortage of it.

    • Addison: Early bird may get the worm but insomnia gets you deep feelings of regret and an existential crisis.

    • Addison: I want a shirt that says volunteer on it, but as a joke.

    • Addison: I find the quickest way to end a relationship is to add them to your favorites in your phone.

    • Addison: Been a dancing kween since I been a tiny tween.

    • Addison: What I lack in anything I make up for in deep self loathing.

    • Addison: I've been out of commission because I have a hard time auditioning while I'm working, so I'm ready to really start kicking some doors down.

    • Addison: I just want to do something challenging.

    • Addison: I'm super-available and ready for hire.

    • Addison: (on appearing in red carpets and her favorite designers) I'm just sort of getting my feet wet. I love all Helmut Lang. I love Alexander Wang and Alice+Olivia. And there's this brand called Hengst that makes a killer jumpsuit. I'm a sucker for those.

    • Addison: I think I would spend my last day on this earth eating all of my favorite kinds of cereal with a cute boy on a comfy couch.

    • Addison: I think that I like doing film more just because when you get a script, you have the story from start to finish, so you can really find the character's arc, and when you walk away from it, you know you're sort of powerless to what happens.

    • Addison: (on preferring to work on movies or TV) I prefer working, period.

    • Addison: (on her Zero Hour co-star Scott Michael Foster) A dream! I always tell Scott he's like the essence of a boy — he's a cuddly, easygoing, big teddy bear of a guy. He's been my partner in crime the whole time.

    • Addison: I really believe that Lindsay Lohan, who I think is a really good actress, is in the position she is in because she is an idol to teenage girls. It's just too much pressure.

    • Addison: You do grow up fast in the business. When I left school to do Annie, I was 9, and I came back like, 35. You spend a lot of time with adults.

    • Addison: (on acting) I feel like a lot of my friends who work now don't want to do it when they're older. Some of them are, like, 'This is fun now, but when I grow up I want to be a mom in New Jersey.' And I'm, like, 'That's weird.' For me, I know this is what I want to do. I've always felt like this is what I've wanted to do. Forever.

    • Addison: (about working on "Day One") The cast have started to create this little family after the first week, you know. We've been through some stuff now. And everyone's getting along really well. It's just been such a dream.

    • Addison: (about loving her character on "Day One") What I love about her, she's pretty tough and she has like these two guys that are helping her out and saving her life. But at the same time, you can't see her grabbing for them. And her helping them out. Pulling herself on her own. And I like that she's getting the hang of this.

    • Addison: (on doing the film "Afterschool") I'm so excited to be here at the Miami Film Festival. I got to go to the Cannes Film Festival and New York Film Festival. And both of them were such wonderful experiences, but here, especially the weather has really been a nice change from New York. But everyone is just so nice and it's really great to see these films and being in an American Film Festival and to be able to represent Afterschool. It's something I'm very proud of and I'm very happy to be here. It's been a really great time.

    • Addison: (describing sleepovers with her friends) Every time Feeni sleeps over my house, we make this instant Thai food, and we eat that with chocolate milk. And then we make the comfiest bed, and then we just talk, like, about our future. And it's like, 'Oh, my God, our future.'

    • Addison: I don't want to be a teeny-bopper type of actress. I don't want to do kids' movies, like Spy Kids and Sleepover and Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen. I would kill myself.

    • Addison: (on when she asked her parents to accompany to Manhattan for an audition) They were like, 'Oh, we'll go to New York, we'll go shopping, we'll go see The Rockettes, and also you can do your audition,' But I was very serious about it. I was three feet tall, and I was, like, focused.