Who is actress Abigail Hawk from “Blue Bloods”?
Born as Abigail Diane Gustafson, now under her professional name of Abigail Hawk, she is an actress, best known for being a part of the television series “Reality Check”, in which she played the character Samantha Bonner. She’s also well-known for her role in the series “Blue Bloods”, in which she played Detective Abigail Baker. Other projects she has been a part of include “A Christmas in Vermont” and “Almost Paris”, for which she won a 2017 Golden Door Film Festival Award.
The Wealth of Hawk
How rich is Abigail Hawk? As of early-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $800,000, mostly earned through success in acting. She’s been involved in numerous projects over the course of her career, including guest roles in several popular television shows. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Her Path to ActingAbigail attended North Springs Charter School of Arts and Sciences which is located in Sandy Springs, Georgia close to her birth place in Marietta. During her time there, she began finding acting work, firstly being a part of the series “Reality Check” which aired in 1995. The series starred Ryan Seacrest who is an inventor who gets stuck in his computer mainframe project. It then shows other characters trying to free him from the mainframe while encountering additional members who are a part of the project; the show would run for a total of 14 episodes. After the project, she went on to attend the University of Maryland, College Park where she would graduate with a degree in Theatre in 2004.
After completing her studies, she went on to take several small roles in productions such as “Across the Universe” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. She then auditioned for a role in the series “Blue Bloods’, in which she was cast in the role of Detective 2nd Grade Abigail Baker in the series is a police procedural filmed on location in New York City, and mainly follows a family of police officers. Her character would serve as the primary aide of Police Commissioner Frank Reagan and she is a member of the Police Commissioner’s (Detective) Squad. She became a part of the show during the first season and was initially introduced as Detective Melissa Baker before it was changed to Abigail in subsequent episodes. She appeared in nearly all episodes of the show which has been running for eight seasons now, with each season consisting of 22 episodes, adding significantly to Abigail’s net worth.
She has also has a few other projects, including the 2017 film “Almost Paris” which was Domenica Cameron-Scorsese’s directorial debut. Hawk played Ellie in the film which focuses on a former banker who has returned home after being a part of a mortgage lending crisis.
Abigail has also taken on various theatre roles, mainly working for The Malisa Theater Academy, and is now set to appear in two films in 2018, including one entitled “Bubble Girl”. She’s also mentioned on “The Peter Austin Noto Show” that she has tried her hand at directorial work.
How Old Is Abigail Hawk? Does She Have Family?Abigail was born on 14 April 1982 in Marietta, Georgia. She was married in 2009 to Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Lieutenant Bryan Spies, who serves as a medic. The wedding ceremony was held in Roswell while the reception took place in Davenport. Prior to working at FDNY, her husband worked at Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery located in New York City. The couple have a child together, and they reside in Long Island, New York, careful not to disclose much about their private life. She also mentioned on an online post that her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 45.
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Online Presence and Career Awards
While most celebrities find themselves active on sites such as Twitter and Instagram, Hawk’s presence is mainly seen on Facebook, which she semi-frequently updates, consisting of photos and videos. She’s seen talking about her work and also advocates various causes such as postings about mammograms and breast ultrasounds. She also celebrated the International Women’s Day with a post. She receives numerous communications from her fans, who often react to and comment on her posts.
In 2017, she was invited as a guest of honor at the HeartShare Human Services of New York Spring Gala. There, she was given a Linda Dano Award named after the famous actress who became known for frequently working with various organizations to tackle medical conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and depression. She appeared at the gala with her husband, and the two also appear together in various film premiers and red carpet events.