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Who is Hailee Steinfeld?

Hailee Steinfeld, born December 11, 1996, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and model. She had her breakthrough with the western drama film True Grit (2010), which earned her nominations for the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, and the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Hailee Steinfeld Makes Her MCU Debut With Jeremy Renner In ‘Hawkeye’

Hailee Steinfeld Makes Her MCU Debut With Jeremy Renner In ‘Hawkeye’

Hailee Steinfeld’s MCU newcomer Kate Bishop makes her debut in the action-packed trailer for “Hawkeye”.

The Disney+ series is set to premiere on November 24, with the teaser being unveiled by the streaming service on Monday.

A synopsis reads, “Former Avenger Clint Barton has a seemingly simple mission: get back to his family for Christmas. Possible? Maybe with the help of Kate Bishop, a 22-year-old archer with dreams of becoming a superhero.

“The two are forced to work together when a presence from Barton’s past threatens to derail far more than the festive spirit.”

The six-part series also features Vera Farmiga, Fra Fee, Tony Dalton, Zahn McClarnon, Brian d’Arcy James, and newcomer Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez.

Hailee Steinfeld Biography, Wiki

Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996, in Tarzana, California, to Cheri (Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has a brother, Griffin. Her uncle is Jake Steinfeld, a fitness trainer, and her great-uncle is actor Larry Domasin.

Her father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent and her mother’s ancestry is Filipino, African-American, British Isles, and German. Hailee was raised in Thousand Oaks, California.

At an early age, she appeared in several short films to gain experience. She played the role of Talia Alden in She’s a Fox (2009), which received several awards. Her debut in a feature film for theater was True Grit (2010). She played a major role, Mattie Ross, with Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin, and Matt Damon.

She got big attention for her performance in this movie, and she was nominated for the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ Academy Award. After a short break, she appeared in several films which were released in 2013. She played the role of Juliet in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (2013), which also starred Douglas Booth, and was released in 2013.

Also, she appeared in Ender’s Game (2013) as Petra Arkanian, based on the book written by Orson Scott Card, and this movie was directed by Gavin Hood. She starred with Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford, and this movie received positive reviews. She appeared in the short film The Magic Bracelet (2013), with Bailee Madison, as Angela.

In 2014, She appeared in 3 Days to Kill (2014), which was released on February 21, 2014. she played the major role of Zoey Renner, daughter of Kevin Costner. In Hateship Loveship (2013), she played Sabitha with Kristen Wiig.

This movie was released on April 11, 2014, in the USA. Steinfeld performed the role of Emily Junk in Pitch Perfect 2 (2015). She also starred in Barely Lethal (2015) with Jessica Alba. She filmed the movie, Ten Thousand Saints (2015), in the role of Eliza, again opposite Asa Butterfield.

In 2016, she starred in the teen dramedy The Edge of Seventeen (2016), for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.

She has been home-schooled since 2008. Hailee says she is very interested to be on the other side of the camera and would like to eventually produce and direct.

Hailee Steinfeld Biography
Hailee Steinfeld
BornDecember 11, 1996 (age 24)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActresssingersongwritermodel
Years active2007–present
RelativesJake Steinfeld (uncle)True O’Brien (cousin)
AwardsFull list
Musical career
GenresPop dance-pop
InstrumentsVocals
LabelsRepublic
Websitehaileesteinfeldofficial.com

Hailee Steinfeld Music Career

After signing with Republic Records, Steinfeld premiered her now-platinum debut single, “Love Myself” in August 2015, followed by an EP, Haiz, three months later.

She went on to drop a series of standalone singles, including 2016’s “Rock Bottom” (with DNCE), ”Starving” (featuring Grey and Zedd) — which reached number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in December 2016 — as well as 2017’s “Most Girls” and “Let Me Go,” a track on which she collaborated with Alesso, Florida Georgia Line and Andrew Watt.

She was also featured on Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best” in 2017 and appeared on the Fifty Shades Freed soundtrack with her song “Capital Letters” in 2018.

Hailee Steinfeld Biography
Hailee Steinfeld

Describing her anxieties with transitioning from film to music, she told Marie Claire in 2018, “As an actor, I’m masked by characters, protected by them. But as a musician, it’s my story, my voice, my face. It’s such a different kind of vulnerable.”

After opening for Katy Perry during the U.K. leg of her Witness: The Tour in June 2018, Steinfeld hit the road with Charlie Puth on his Voicenotes Tour. With a full-length album said to be on the way, she was featured on rapper Logic’s song “Ordinary Day,” from his 2018 album, YSIV, and a remix of Drax Project’s “Woke Up Late,” which was released as a single in early 2019.

Hailee Steinfeld Love Life

A self-described “very private person,” Steinfeld rarely discusses her romantic life. In the past she was linked to Justin Bieber and Puth but denied the rumors, saying she was just friends with both men.

After months of posting photos together on social media, she and Instagram star Cameron Smoller made their public debut as a couple, posing together on the red carpet for a pre-Golden Globes event in January 2017. (She was nominated that year for her role in The Edge of Seventeen.) They reportedly broke up that November.

Hailee Steinfeld with Niall Horan
Hailee Steinfeld with Niall Horan

Rumors that the actress/singer was dating former One Direction band member Niall Horan began in January 2018 after the duo attended a performance of Hamilton in London and continued to spend time together. By the end of the year, it was confirmed that she and Horan — who once called her the “loveliest person on the planet” — had split.

In a February 2018 Marie Claire cover story, Steinfeld said of her dating life, “I’m trying to protect myself and have a bit of a guard up, but I also want to fall in love and know why love hurts.”

Hailee Steinfeld Early Life and Education

Born in Los Angeles, California, to parents Cheri, an interior designer, and fitness trainer Pete Steinfeld on December 11, 1996, she began acting when she was eight years old.

Baby Hailee Steinfeld
Baby Hailee Steinfeld

Steinfeld has said she caught the acting bug from watching her cousin (Emmy winner True O’Brien) star in TV commercials, but her mom insisted she takes acting lessons for a year before she was allowed to begin auditioning.

After studying at Cynthia Bain’s Young Actor Studio, she landed her first agent when she was nine and began appearing in TV commercials, including a Kmart clothing ad.

Steinfeld attended Ascension Lutheran, Conejo Elementary, and Colina Middle schools (all in Thousand Oaks, California) before beginning a home-schooling program. (She celebrated her high school graduation in June 2015.) Her mom has credited a fourth-grade teacher, who recommended Steinfeld for a gifted arts program, with helping the family see her potential as an actress.

During this time, she gained acting experience, starring in several student films directed by aspiring directors at colleges such as USC, UCLA, and Chapman University, and had guest roles on the Fox sitcoms Back to You in 2007 and Sons of Tucson in 2010.

She has one older brother, race car driver Griffin Steinfeld, and is also the niece of fitness trainer Jake Steinfeld of “Body by Jake” fame.

Hailee Steinfeld Major Works

  • Hailee Steinfeld played the character of Mattie Ross in the movie ‘True Grit’ at age of 13, which later went on to become the role that propelled her towards stardom.
  • She was part of the highly-acclaimed science fiction adventure movie titled ‘Ender’s Game’.
  • Hailee Steinfeld was cast as Juliet in the modern remake of the Shakespearean classic ‘Romeo and Juliet’.
  • The project was penned down by Julian Fellowes.Hailee landed a role in the global franchise ‘Pitch Perfect’. The movie went on to be a huge success.

Hailee Steinfeld Awards

For her stupendous performance in the movie ‘True Grit’, Hailee Steinfeld was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.

Hailee Steinfeld FAQ’s

Who is Hailee Steinfeld?

Hailee Steinfeld, born December 11, 1996, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and model. She had her breakthrough with the western drama film True Grit (2010), which earned her nominations for the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, and the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress.

What is Hailee Steinfeld’s age?

Currently, Hailee Steinfeld is 24 years old.

What is Hailee Steinfeld famous for?

Hailee Steinfeld got big attention for her performance in the movie “True Grit” and she was nominated for the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ Academy Award.

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