Who is Gideon Adlon?
Gideon Adlon is an American actress, probably best known to the world through her roes as Sam in the film “Blockers” (2018), and as Martha in the film “The Mustang” (2019), in addition to several other notable roles that she has secured so far in her career.
Gideon Adlon Biography: Age, Parents, Childhood, and Education
Gideon Adlon was born on 30 March 1997 under the Aries zodiac sign, in Los Angeles, California USA. She is the daughter of American actress Pamela Adlon and German film director and producer Felix O. Adlon – her paternal grandfather is German director and producer Percy Adlon, while she is the maternal granddaughter of American writer and producer Don Segall.
Gideon grew up in Los Angeles with her two younger siblings, Odessa A’zion and Valentine ‘Rocky’ Adlon.
After finishing high school in 2015, Gideon enrolled at Columbia College Chicago where she studied photography for a year, before opting out to pursue acting full-time.
Gideon’s career actually started at the age of 14 in 2011, with the role of Amy in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning comedy-drama series “Louie”, created by the comedian Louis C.K. who also stars in the series, and alongside him Hadley Delany and Ursula Parker.
Gideon waited five years for her next role, when she portrayed Felicity in Disney’s TV series “Girl Meets World”. She continued her career with guest roles in such TV series as “Better Things” (2016), then “When We Rise” and “American Crime” both in 2017.
Rise to Prominence
Gideon was then cast in the lead role in the comedy film “Blockers” in 2018, alongside Leslie Mann, John Cena and Ike Barinholtz, receiving high praise for her portrayal of Sam, and continued her career rather successfully, first with the role of Martha in the award-winning drama film “The Mustang”, starring Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell and Bruce Dern in 2019, and the same year she was Haley in the film “Skin in the Game”.
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Moreover, Gideon portrayed Becca Gelb, one of the main stars in the short-lived but critically acclaimed TV sci-fi mystery drama series “The Society”, co-starring Kathryn Newton and Sean Berdy.
After another set of guest roles, Gideon secured the role of Frankie in the horror fantasy-drama film “The Craft: Legacy”, starring alongside Cailee Spaeny and Zoey Luna. Most recently, Gideon was selected the provide the voice of Hailey, the lead character in the animated action-adventure series “Pacific Rim: The Black”, created by Greg Johnson and Craig Kyle, and co-starring Calum Worthy and Erica Lindbeck.
She then portrayed Claire in the fantasy horror-thriller film “Witch Hunt”, written and directed by Elle Callahan, and co-starring Abigail Cowen and Elizabeth Mitchell.
She is currently working on several projects, including the films “Sick” and “Who Am I? both of which are currently in post-production and yet to receive a release date. Moreover, she is set to portray Mariah Day in the TV series “The Thing About Pam”, which is currently filming.
Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend, Single?
When it comes to her personal life, Gideon is rather secretive and rarely shares any details.
However, according to reports, since 2015 she has been in a romantic relationship with a non-celebrity guy Boris V. Stoimenov. The two were high school sweethearts and have kept the romance alive, though they haven’t spoken publicly about their future plans. For now, they haven’t married and don’t have children.
As of late 2021, Gideon Adlon’s net worth has been estimated to be around $500,000, earned through her successful career as an actress, during which she’s made around 20 film and TV appearances, all of which have added to her wealth.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent actress has dark brown hair and hazel eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 4ins (1.63m), weighs approximately 120lbs (55kgs), with vital statistics of 32-26-33, bra size 32B.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Growing up on California beaches made her fall in love with swimming and scuba diving. She now often visits beaches and enjoys various water and beach sports. Furthermore, she loves roller-skating and ice-skating as well.
An avid book reader, Gideon has her own collection of classics, and in addition she enjoys reading poetry.
Although not politically active, Gideon has used her influence and popularity to express her dissatisfaction with former president Donald Trump and his action while reigning over the US.
She loves to sing, and though she’s already exercised her prospects as a singer by fronting the band Mother’s Pride, she didn’t have much success, and is now focused entirely on acting.
As her father is a German citizen, Gideon has obtained German citizenship through him, and now has dual nationality.
Gideon Adlon’s Mother, Pamela Adlon – Short Bio
Pamela Adlon is a British-American Primetime Emmy Award-winning actress. She was born on 9 July 1966 in New York City, USA, the daughter of Donald Maxwell ‘Don’ Segall, a television comedy writer and producer, known for producing “The Dave Garroway Show”, which later became “The Today Show”, and Marina L. She began performing at the age of nine, starting on the radio programs doing voice-overs. Her acting debut was in 1982 in the musical “Grease 2”, and since then has featured in more than 200 film and TV titles, both as a voice and an on-screen actress.
GIDEON ADLON “My favorite behind-the-scenes moment on set was reading each others tarot cards in between scenes.”
Some of her most popular roles include the voice of Bobby Hill in the animated comedy series “King of the Hill” (1997-2010), then as Marcy Runkle in the TV comedy-drama series “Californication” (2007-2014), as Pamela in the TV series “Louie” (2010-2015), while from 2016 she has been Sam Fox in the TV series “Better Things”, which she created.
According to reports, Pamela Adlon’s net worth has been estimated to be around $16 million as of late 2021.
Pamela and Percy Adlon divorced in 2010, following which Gideon’s father moved to Germany, and she now splits her time between Manhattan and Los Angeles. She is rather close with her daughters, and spends every available minute with them.