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With a TV series, memoir, and album due out this year, the former child star is anything but idle.

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Abigail Breslin: Bonafide star

Coming from a family of actors, including brothers Spencer and Ryan, Breslin has successfully transitioned from tiny child star to a Hollywood mainstay.

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A pro at 6

Breslin first stole our hearts as water-obsessed little Bo in M. Night Shyamalan's 2002 sci-fi film Signs.

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Breakout star in Little Miss Sunshine

Her breakout role as Olive Hoover in the indie hit Little Miss Sunshine showcased her true star potential. And who can forget those dance moves her grandfather, played by the incomparable Alan Arkin, taught her?

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An Oscar nominee at 10

Although Jennifer Hudson took home the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Dreamgirls, Breslin got to present the Best Live Action Short Oscar alongside future Karate Kid actor and Hollywood royalty, Jaden Smith.

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A real-life American Girl

Breslin debuted the American Girl theatrical film series, starring as Kit Kittredge, the precocious Depression-era preteen determined to be a reporter.

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Hardened zombie killer

As con artists Little Rock and Wichita, Breslin and Birdman actress Emma Stone struggled to survive in the zombiepocalypse in the action comedy Zombieland, also starring Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson.

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Teen queen

Dakota and Elle Fanning were originally cast in the adaptation of Jodi Picoult's novel My Sister's Keeper, but Breslin won the role once the sisters dropped out. She went on to win a Young Artist Award for her performance and accept the 2009 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Drama.

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Broadway baby

Opposite The Newsroom's Alison Pill as Annie Sullivan, Breslin starred in the 50th anniversary revival of The Miracle Worker as Helen Keller. While the revival was short-lived, the production, and Breslin's performance in particular, met critical acclaim.

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Box office draw

A 17-year-old Breslin portrayed a kidnapping victim who reaches out to a 911 operator (Hale Berry) for help in the crime thriller The Call. A commercial success, The Call is WWE Films' biggest box office hit to date.

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A-list chops

As a young member of a highly dysfunctional clan in August: Osage County, Breslin holds her own in scenes alongside Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, and Meryl Streep.

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Undead cred

As the titular character in Maggie, Breslin plays Arnold Schwarzenegger's daughter, who becomes infected with the zombie virus, slowly but surely succumbing to its grisly effects.

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All that, and a voice, too

She released two singles, "You Suck" and "Christmas in New York" back in 2014, but her debut album, The World Now, hits shelves on June 15.

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Wordsmith

At the NYC-based lit convention BookCon, Breslin promoted her upcoming memoir This May Sound Crazy, out October 6.

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And now, legit TV star

Joining Fox's "Scream Queens," Breslin has snagged her first regular TV role. Of the ladies in the Kappa Kappa Tau sorority, she plays Chanel #5, lackey to queen bee and sorority president Chanel Oberlin (Emma Roberts). As she's part of the main cast, we assume (or hope!) she'll escape the Red Devil's wrath.

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And she wears the star role well

It takes just one look at Abigail on the red carpet at the Scream Queens premiere in Los Angeles to realize she's right at home in her stardom.