Annalise Basso has been a card-carrying member of Hollywood since she was nine years old. She is an American actress and model known for her roles in The Good Time Girls as Ellie, Captain Fantastic, Ouija: Origin of Evil, Nikita. The St Louis native also has a number of other facts that make her all the more interesting. Learn all about them herein.
Annalise Basso Bio, Age
The prodigy was born on the 2nd day of December 1998 in St Louis Missouri, USA as the youngest of the three children of her parents Marcia and Louis J. Basso. She was named Annalise Nicole Basso at birth. She attended Campbell Hall School, a private high school in Studio City, Los Angeles where actresses Ariel Winter and Dakota Fanning also attended. The school has programs in music, drama, dance as well as features a developed Performing Arts Program which helped her to hone her skills.
Basso started acting when she was 8, making appearances on television commercials and small guest appearances on television series. She made her feature film debut in 2007 in the horror flick Ghost Image which was followed up with a guest role o the popular night-time soap opera Desperate Housewives (2008), and a minor role in the fantasy comedy Bedtime Stories (2008) which also starred Adam Sandler.
2009 was a huge year for Annalise. She was cast in a number of shows including True Blood as Eden Hamby, the one role that brought her to the public awareness. She pedaled on with roles in Lie to Me, the TV movie Love Takes Wing, Three Rivers, an uncredited role in the coming-of-age film Alabama Moon co-starring John Goodman, the supernatural horror film Dark House, and also participated in the Fox quiz game show, Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?
Over the next few years, she continued working on the small screen with guest roles in Bones, Children’s Hospital, Parks and Recreation, New Girl, and Nikita. In 2013, she clinched her first lead role in a feature film in the independent coming-of-age drama Standing Up as Grace, one of the two children the film centered on for which she was nominated for the 2014 Young Artist Award Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film. Following that, she snagged another role in the horror film Oculus as a younger version of Karen Gillan‘s character and then a recurring role on Sundance’s series The Red Road.
After appearing in an episode of Constantine and in Mainland’s Outcast music video in 2015, Annalise Basso scored some of her highest-profile roles yet. In 2016, she portrayed Vespyr, one of six siblings raised far from cosmopolitan society in a quiet forest in the Pacific Northwest by their father in Captain Fantastic and Paulina Zander in the critically successful horror film Ouija: Origin of Evil opposite Elizabeth Reaser and Henry Thomas. She also appeared in the web series Cold in 2016. Her recent works include The Good Time Girls (2017) alongside Laura Dern, Nostalgia (2018), Slender Man (2018), Ladyworld (2018).
6 Things To Know About The Actress
1. Basso has a Mixed Ancestry
The talented actress has American nationality though with a blended root. Her ancestry is a mixture of German, English, Irish, and Italian descent through her paternal grandfather.
2. She Hails From a Showbiz Family
As earlier mentioned, Annalise is the youngest of the Basso children. Her older siblings, Alexandria Basso (b. October 3, 1992) and Gabriel Basso (b. December 11, 1994) are also in the acting arena. Her sister took the ride first, was followed by Annalise and eventually their brother which made it sort of a competition for the siblings and all the more fun. While Gabriel is known for The Kings of Summer (2013) although he has appeared in other works, Alexandria is popular for her roles in Widower (2013) and Seduced (2016).
The duo has also shared the screen in Nickelodeon’s iCarly and in the 2007 comedy-drama film, Alice Upside Down.
3. Her Net Worth
Although the actress cannot be classified as yet among the crème de la crème of the entertainment industry, her net worth is not insignificant. It is estimated to be below $1 million, with some sources estimating it at $850,000. However, we are expectant that her net worth would appreciate in the nearest future.
4. College Plans
Annalise Basso graduated from high school with distinction in 2017 despite intense work and academic schedule including taking four advanced placement (AP) classes. That notwithstanding, she still has her eyes set on attending college. Basso applied to the University of Edinburgh though with a gap year to allow her time to work. Then, she would dedicate three years to study exclusively if she gets admitted by the fall of 2018.
5. Annalise Basso would like to play some iconic roles
Basso is a huge movie fan and her favorites include masterpieces like Pride & Prejudice (2005), The Witch (2016), Lord of the Rings (2001), and Blue Velvet (1986). Besides just cuddling up on a couch and crunching popcorn, she also has a number of roles she would love to play. Some of them include the DC Comics character Batgirl, Queen Elizabeth I, Marie Antoinette, Elizabeth Bennet of Pride and Prejudice (1813). The list would also include a badass female character who doesn’t need a man, probably an assassin.
6. Height, Weight, Body Measurements
Since her days as a child actress, Annalise Basso has evolved into a beautiful young woman before our eyes. She has grown many inches taller with her height currently at 5′ 6″ (1.68 m). Additionally, her body weighs 55 kg (121 lbs) which is commensurate to her body.
As per her measurements, Basso cuts a chic physique with her 34-26-36 inches body size. Moreover, her freckles, ginger red hair, and hazel colored eyes further embellish her look.