When Annabelle Attanasio’s departure from the CBS television show, Bull was announced, it was understandable by fans of the show were upset. Annabelle, who played the character Cable McCrory as a main character on the show, had chosen to leave the show at the end of the second season. It was a reminder of the instability that defines Hollywood. The very things that make it successful as the number one entertainment industry in the world are also the things that make it very frustrating at times.
A reminder that getting emotionally attached to onscreen characters is a dangerous game best left to the stronghearted because they can leave anytime. Either through their own personal decision or the show’s cancellation. To those who may not be familiar with Annabelle Attanasio’s career thus far, learn more about the former Bull star below.
Annabelle Attanasio Bio (Age)
While Annabelle doesn’t exactly come from a famous family of Hollywood personalities, she could still be described as a legacy actress, who is a child of Hollywood members, Paul Attanasio and Katie Jacob, who gave birth to her on the 11th of May, 1993 in Los Angeles, California.
Her parents are creatives, with her father, Paul Attanasio being an accomplished screenwriter who has been nominated for two Oscars and several other award nominations. Her mother Katie Jacob is a producer and director who has worked on films like Girls Like Us, Dragnet and the famous television show, House, which was co-produced by her parents’ production company, Heel and Toe Films.
This early exposure to the acting world and the passion of creation that ran in her household made it unsurprising that Annabelle Attanasio grew up to pursue a career in the same field as her parents, and it started when she was at the age of five. As a child, she began her acting life appearing in local and regional productions of stage plays, such as her role as the lead character, Annie in a production of Annie.
There is currently no information on the specifics of the formal education Annabelle Attanasio received as a child through to adulthood but as for her acting career, she began attending Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute at the age of 16, sharpening her acting skills. She also attended New York University, where she began to display her talents as the offspring of the celebrated writer, Paul Attanasio through writing and directing.
After she completed her studies, she began working as a professional actress. She has worked on a few projects since she graduated from the New York University. Her very first project post-graduation was The Knick, a period drama that aired in 2014. She appeared in the second season of the show, playing the character, Dorothy Walcott. She did, however, make her onscreen debut in 2004, in a television show, Century City, as an unnamed character. She also made a short appearance on her parents’ show, House as the character, Jordan in 2009.
After The Knick, she has starred in several short films, including Changed Names, Drooler and Frankie Keeps Talking. Her major appearance post The Knick was in the film, Barry in 2016, playing the character, Sylvia. She was cast in her most significant role to date in 2016 as Cable McCrory in the legal drama, Bull. She starred in 45 episodes of the show, playing the computer expert of the team. Her decision to leave the show was a result of her desire to direct a feature-length film, Mickey and the Bear which has a 2019 release date. It wouldn’t be her first attempt at directing or writing. She wrote the short film, Drooler (2015) and Frankie Keeps Talking (2016).
Annabelle hasn’t spent a lot of years in the industry, but with two seasons on Bull and other appearances across television and film, she has been able to accrue a modest net worth of $900,000. With a lifetime of acting, writing and directing in front of her, she is bound to grow her net worth significantly in the future.
Annabelle Attanasio currently has all the chance to become a popular and notable name in Hollywood through several mediums – acting, writing and directing. Her passion for art comes from her parents, Katie Jacobs and Paul Attanasio. She is the only child born to her parents, but she has two siblings from her father’s marriage to his second wife, Amanda Benefiel. They are John and Grace.
What is Annabelle Attanasio’s Height?
Annabelle Attanasio cuts a pretty figure with her body which stands at 5 feet and 4 inches. She has a body weight of 52 kg with notable body features like black hair and hazel eyes.