Addison Timlin Biography

Addison Jayne Timlin is a popular American actress who is best known for her role in the 2005 thriller drama flick ‘Derailed’. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her life.

Quick Facts

Birthday: June 29, 1991

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 28 Years, 28 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Cancer

Born in: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'1" (155 cm), 5'1" Females


father: R.J. Timlin

mother: Jayne Timlin

U.S. State: Pennsylvania

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Addison Jayne Timlin is a popular American actress who is best known for her role as ‘Amy’—a 14-year-old diabetic girl—in the 2005 thriller drama flick ‘Derailed’. Mostly performing roles of orphans in her early career, Timlin proceeded to perform varied characters over the ensuing years and has appeared in various television series and movies in her acting career so far. A few years prior to acting in ‘Derailed,’ the young girl had participated in 2000/2001 National Tour of ‘Annie’ which set the pace for her acting career. The tour properly showcased her talents and allowed her to make the best use of the opportunities she received henceforth. Apart from plays, tours, films, and television, Addison Timlin has appeared in music videos as well. Through all her performances, the stunning actress has managed to impress millions of viewers—both national and international—thereby earning a huge fan base. The American star is also adored for her mesmerizing beauty and stunning appearance.

  • Addison Timlin began her acting career by touring with the 2000-01 national production of ‘Annie,’ a famous play. After this performance of hers, she did various minor roles in short films and theatre, and was finally launched on the big screen through the 2005 movie ‘Derailed’. In this flick, Timlin portrayed the character of ‘Amy’, a 14-year-old girl suffering from diabetes. In 2006, she did a short film ‘The Isabel Fish’ and a TV series titled ‘3 lbs.’ The following year, the American actress appeared in the music video named ‘Sleeping Lessons’. These performances of Timlin gave her the opportunity to appear in the short film ‘Man’, the flick ‘Afterschool’ and the TV series ‘Cashmere Mafia’ in 2008. After that, she again did a music video for the song ‘Check Yes Juliet’.
  • In 2011, she was cast in a recurring role in the TV series ‘Californication’ in which she appeared as Sasha Bingham. This performance brought considerable name and fame to the actress. She continued with her acting journey and did two movies in 2012, namely, ‘Stand Up Guys’ and ‘Best Man Down’. Afterwards, Addison Timlin portrayed the main character of ‘Rachel Lewis’ in ABC’s drama ‘Zero Hour’. In 2013, she was cast in two movies ‘Love and Air Sex’ and ‘Odd Thomas’. The following year, the actress gave one of her best performances when she appeared as ‘Jami Lerner’ in the flick ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’. In 2016 Timlin did the TV series ‘Girl in the Box’ and also appeared in a handful of films, such as ‘Little Sister’, ‘Fallen’, ‘Chronically Metropolitan’ and ‘Long Nights Short Mornings’. She has several acting projects lined up for the near future, including the film ‘Submission’ slated for a 2017 release.
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Personal Life
  • Addison Timlin was born on June 29, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S to parents R.J. and Jayne Timlin. She has two elder sisters as well as a brother. Digging into her love life, the actress was romantically linked with American actor Connor Paolo in 2005. However, she broke up with him soon, and in the year 2010, started dating Canadian actor Justin Chatwin. Unfortunately, this relationship of hers also survived only for a short period of time. As of now, Timlin is dating American musician Zach Shields.
  • 1) Addison Timlin’s main aim is to do challenging roles that help her evolve as an actress.
  • 2) She has got almost 30 different tattoos on her body. She first got tattooed at the age of 16.
  • 3) Her role in ‘Gypsy’ was like a financial blessing for her. It was due to it she got the opportunity to move to Manhattan and pursue her acting career.

1. Odd Thomas (2013)

  (Horror, Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance)

2. Derailed (2005)

  (Crime, Thriller, Drama)

3. Stand Up Guys (2012)

  (Comedy, Crime, Thriller)

4. Best Man Down (2012)

  (Comedy, Drama)

5. Little Sister (2016)

  (Comedy, Drama)

6. That Awkward Moment (2014)

  (Romance, Comedy)

7. Afterschool (2008)

  (Mystery, Drama)

8. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

  (Horror, Thriller, Mystery)

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