LGBTQ Icons: Brigette Lundy-Paine
Let’s take a look at the life and career of actress Brigette Lundy-Paine.
10 August 1994
Born in Dallas, Lundy-Paine had aspirations of being a scientist.
Her parents were actors and performers, and Lundy-Paine fell into the family business.
Lundy-Paine considers her acting career to be a side show to her career as a pop star in the improvisational voice band, Subtle Pride.
Lundy-Paine got her first big acting break in 2016, in the TV mini-series Margot vs. Lily.
This was followed by a role in the film The Glass Castle, in 2017. Written and directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, the film starred Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.
In 2017, Lundy-Paine was cast as Casey in the Netflix series Atypical. Two seasons of Atypical have been released, with a third season in production. The date for the release of Season 3 of Atypical has not yet been confirmed. Created by Robia Rashid, as well as Lundy-Paine, Atypical stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, and Michael Rapaport.
Lundy-Paine spoke publicly about her sexuality and being part of the LGBTQ community in 2018, during promotion for Atypical.