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Evolution of Abigail Breslin From 'Little Miss Sunshine' to 'Dirty Dancing'

Allie Gemmill is an avid writer, cinephile, Ravenclaw, and pizza enthusiast. She regularly writes on film and television with a special focus on women’s involvement & influence in Hollywood. Additionally, she has bylines at Bustle, Keyfr...

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Life in the limelight

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Life in the limelight

We first met Abigail Breslin as Bo Hess in Signs when she was 6 years old. Now, 15 years later, we're getting ready to watch Breslin play Baby in the remake of Dirty Dancing. Let's take a look at how she's changed through the years. 

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2004

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2004

There's something so wonderful about 8-year-old Abigail Breslin being a Von Dutch fan. Stars really are just like us. 

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2004

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2004

There's no better time to wear a matching hat, coat and purse than at the annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. 

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2007

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2007

Breslin started looking more mature at Fox's official Oscar and Independent Spirit Awards in 2007.

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2007

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2007

Breslin attended the Golden Globes for the first time in 2007 and showed off her... purse? Is that a purse?

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2007

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2007

Breslin attended the Oscars for the first time after being nominated for Best Supporting Actress for Little Miss Sunshine.

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2008

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2008

We all feared for Breslin's life when her Definitely, Maybe co-star tried to eat her at the Santa Barbara Film Festival. Not cool. 

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2008

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2008

Breslin continued to grow up in front of our eyes, wearing a strapless dress to the My Sister's Keeper premiere. 

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2011

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2011

Her style reached a new level at the Rango premiere, most likely thanks to a stylist (we all need them, no shame here). 

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2011

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2011

Breslin debuted some new blonde locks at the Vanity Fair party at the Tribeca Film Festival. 

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2013

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2013

And she glammed it up, bangs and all, for The Call premiere wearing an awesome pantsuit. 

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2013

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2013

Breslin started giving off country-chic vibes at her August: Osage County premiere. Clare Bowen's doppelgänger, anyone?

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2014

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2014

Almost 18, Breslin showed off her curves at the 19th Annual Critics' Choice Awards. 

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2015

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2015

Things really heated up when Breslin became one of the Scream Queens in 2015. 

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2016

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2016

Opting for a shorter 'do, Breslin showed off a more natural look at the DGA Awards in 2016. 

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2017

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And not too long ago, Breslin introduced us to her edgier side. Check out that blue hair!

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2017

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But of course, she ditched the blue tips for a more conservative look in Dirty Dancing. The remake debuts Monday at 8/7c on ABC.

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