'Big Little Lies': Kathryn Newton's Rise To Fame

Kathryn Newton Big Little Lies Rise To Fame
February 8, 2021 - 12:03 / Rachel Johnson

Kathryn Newton, Big Little Lies' "Abigail Carlson", may only be 24 but she already has quite an impressive resume. Getting her start in television at the young age of four, here is what you need to know about her rise to fame and Kathryn Newton in Big Little Lies.

Kathryn Newton has held a number of big roles, including Big Little Lies' "Abigail", throughout her career. Born February 8, 1997, Kathryn would get her acting start at the young age of four on the daytime soap opera, All My Children.

After three years of starring as "Colby Marian Chandler", Kathryn went on to star in a number of other roles including:

  • as "Louise Brooks" in CBS's Gary Unmarried
  • 2011's Bad Teacher
  • as "Claire Novak" on Supernatural
  • Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
  • and "Abigail Carlson" on Big Little Lies.

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Kathryn Newton as "Abigail Carlson" on Big Little Lies

Kathryn Newton would land the role of Big Little Lies' "Abigail Carlson" in 2017 after having made a name for herself around Hollywood. The actress was just 20 at the time! 

While she graduated from high school, Kathryn has postponed university to continue to work on her acting career and, as a result, she has continued to build up her impressive resume.

Kathryn Newton Today

Kathryn Newton attends the 22nd Costume Designers Guild Awards in 2020

Today, Kathryn Newton plays "Allie Pressman" on the Netflix drama The Society and her most recent film was the 2020 slasher comedy, Freaky. When the 24-year-old actress isn't busy acting, she enjoys her other hobby, golf. 

In fact, Kathryn is quite the skilled golfer as well and has been playing in competitions since she was eight years old! Kathryn Newton has a bright future ahead and we look forward to seeing the Big Little Lies actress in the upcoming films, The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (2021) and Ant Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2022).