Madeleine Martin captured Broadway's attention when, at age seven, she starred in the Broadway National Tour of The Sound of Music, with Richard Chamberlain. At the age of ten, she received rave reviews for her performance in the title role of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. Her performance was so heartbreakingly stunning that she was invited to be the youngest presenter in its history at the 2003 Tony® Awards. Next, Martin starred in Martin McDonough's The Pillowman. The New York Times Arts & Leisure section profiled her at the age of 12. In 2008, Martin won the National Youth Theater Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as “Jean Fordham” in the Tony®- and Pulitzer® Prize-winning play August: Osage County. This fall, Martin appeared in WWE’s first feature, Legendary, opposite Patricia Clarkson and wrestling phenom, John Cena. She is currently in production on The Discoverers, an indie comedy about a damaged family that finds healing in the course of a reenactment of Lewis and Clark’s trek. In her leading role, Martin plays opposite Griffin Dunne as his daughter who masks her innocence with sarcasm Martin spent four seasons as the voice of “JoJo” on Disney's animated television series JoJo's Circus. She has guest starred on Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Hope & Faith and Saturday Night Live. An accomplished dancer, she has performed with the world-renowned New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center in Christopher Wheeldon's Scenes de Ballet, as well as Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Nutcracker. She studied at the School of American Ballet.
The women may come and go, but Hank’s heart truly belongs to his daughter. Hank and Karen’s quick-witted teenager has seen it all – watching her parents’ complicated relationship, as well as her father’s roller-coaster lifestyle. She is wise beyond her years. But Hank is in the big-time doghouse with Becca right now, and her burgeoning interest in music and the possibility of joining a band will challenge Hank’s sway over her more than ever.