'Little Miss Sunshine' Star Abigail Breslin Mourns Her Father Who Died of COVID-19

Gaone Pule
Mar 08, 2021
06:26 P.M.

Child star Abigail Breslin took to social media to mourn the loss of her father. Breslin wrote a lengthy post sharing to followers how wonderful her dad was.


Actress Abigail Breslin lost her father to COVID-19. The 24-year-old took to Instagram to pay tribute to him, and she also posted a series of photos of her dad.

“my daddy… Oh wow. Hard to write this. Harder than I thought. I’m in shock and devastation. At 6.32 PM EST, my sweet, perfect, amazing heroic, wonderful dada passed away after my family, and I said goodbye," she wrote.

Abigail Breslin attends The Paley Center for Media's 33rd Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles "Scream Queens" at Dolby Theatre on March 12, 2016 in Hollywood, California | Photo: Getty Images

Abigail Breslin attends The Paley Center for Media's 33rd Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles "Scream Queens" at Dolby Theatre on March 12, 2016 in Hollywood, California | Photo: Getty Images


Abigail then revealed that it was the virus that ended her father's life. She then noted how much she appreciates the love that she and her family received.

The singer added, she wanted to remember her dad for who he was. She described him as a hilarious, boisterous, intelligent, sweet, incredible human being.


Abigail further shared that her dad loved life, his family and also loved the simple things. Her father was also a devoted animal lover and adored cats and dogs and all the other animals.

She posted throwback images of her dad, and another when he posed next to a jet, one when he accompanied her to a movie premiere. And lastly, one with him while outside.


According to People, her father, Michael, was a telecommunications expert. Abigail first revealed that her dad tested positive for the virus on February 10.

Two days after she disclosed his diagnosis, she shared that he was unconcious. She had reportedly noted on social media that her father was indoors most of the time and was careful.


Following the 78-year-old's diagnosis, he had to be placed on a ventilator. At the time, Abigail took to Twitter to ask for prayers during the difficulties they were experiencing.

"I'm asking for prayers and positivity sent this way for my daddy, Michael, who tested positive for COVID-19 this morning."

Following the announcement of his death, Michael’s two sons, Ryan and Spencer, also paid tribute to their father on Instagram. The siblings are also actors.

Ryan shared a story of his father’s younger years growing up in the Hell’s Kitchen of New York City. Spencer shared his favorite photo of his dad and expressed how much he loved him.

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