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Abigail Callaghan is a character in the 2014 animated film, Big Hero 6.

Background

Abigail Callaghan is the daughter of world renowned roboticist, Robert Callaghan, and a pilot working for Krei Technologies. Abigail means the world to her father, and he is willing to do anything for her sake — even if it means throwing away his identity and forsaking his colleagues and friends.

Personality

Not much is seen of Abigail, but from her father's dedication to her, she appears to have been a good daughter a dad would be willing to fight for, and she and her father were very close. As a child she might have had a wild streak due to wanting to participate in bot-fighting, as well as having an interest in technology. She is very brave and dedicated to her job and science, willing to go where no one has gone before.

Appearance

Abigail is a slender young woman with large blue eyes that resemble her father's and chestnut brown hair that she keeps in a simple ponytail. She is only ever seen in her pilot suit, a white skin-tight garment with red accents and white armor on her her chest and shoulders, along with a matching white pilot's helmet. On the side of her helmet is her last name, printed in all caps.

Role in the film

Abigail first appears in a footage of recordings at what used to be a testing facility for Alistair Krei's teleportation technology. In those recordings, she is seen hugging her father Robert Callaghan and going into a shuttle for a test transport by use of two portals: one for entering and another for exiting. However, the system began to glitch; nevertheless, the test went forward and Abigail was sent into the portal, but the second portal from where she was supposed to exit from exploded, leading to the shutdown of the facility while stranding Abigail in a mysterious void within the portal.

Following the events of Abigail's disappearance, Robert continued his days as a professor at the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology, mentoring a group of intelligent individuals. Amongst his prodigies is the esteemed Tadashi Hamada, whose younger brother, Hiro, greatly desires acceptance into the school. To do so, Hiro invents the Microbots — miniature bots capable of manifesting anything their host commands  and presents them at the school's annual science fair. After witnessing Hiro's creation, Robert steals the inventions and covers his tracks by setting the school's showcase hall ablaze; the fire causes an explosion which kills Tadashi, who entered the burning hall intending to rescue Robert. Meanwhile, Robert is presumed dead (with the world believing he was also killed in the fire) and abandons his true identity, becoming a stoic, ruthless villain by the name of Yokai, and uses the Microbots to reassemble the portal that took Abigail, in hopes of using it to kill Alistair Krei as revenge for the former's demise.

Meanwhile, Hiro, his robot companion, Baymax, and Robert's former students, rally together to form a superhero team in order to capture Yokai and bring him to justice. After defeating Yokai, who's true identity is eventually revealed, Baymax senses life within the portal, and reveals it to be a living female in hyper-sleep. Knowing it has to be Abigail, Hiro travels inside with Baymax to rescue her, and finds her with help from Baymax's scanners. When Baymax's armor is damaged during their way back, Baymax sacrifices himself to save Hiro and Abigail, who both then make it back to earth. As Abigail regains consciousness, she is wheeled towards a waiting ambulance, while Robert is arrested for his crimes.

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Trivia

  • According to Baymax's scan, her blood type is B-, and she weighs 113 pounds.
  • Abigail shares her English voice actor (Katie Lowes) with Kirby in Feast.[1]

References



v - e - d
Big Hero 6 logo
Media

Films and Television: Big Hero 6 | Big Hero 6: The Series
Books: Manga | Big Hero 6 Big Golden Book | Big Hero 6 Little Golden Book | Big Hero 6 Chapter Book | Big Hero 6 Junior Novelization | Big Hero 6 Pictureback with Tattoos | Big Hero 6 Step Into Reading | Big Hero 6 Deluxe Step into Reading | The Art of Big Hero 6 | Big Hero 6 Ultimate Sticker Book | Big Hero 6: Hiro and Tadashi
Video games: Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay | Big Hero 6: Bot Fight | Disney INFINITY series | Big Hero 6: Baymax Blast | Kingdom Hearts III | Disney Crossy Road
Music: Soundtrack

Disney Parks

Big Hero 6 Headquarters | Big Hero 6 Ride
Entertainment: Baymax Super Exercise Expo

Characters

Film characters: Hiro Hamada | Baymax | Tadashi Hamada | Go Go Tomago | Honey Lemon | Wasabi | Fred | Aunt Cass | Robert Callaghan/Yokai | Abigail Callaghan | Alistair Krei | Sergeant Gerson | Mochi | Mr. Yama | Fred's Father | Heathcliff
Television Characters: Professor Granville | Obake
Deleted characters: The Fujitas

Organizations

Big Hero 6 (team)

Locations

San Fransokyo | Lucky Cat Café | San Fransokyo Institute of Technology | Akuma Island

Objects

Microbots | Megabot | Baymax's Chip | Yokai's Mask | Little Yama | Silent Sparrow

Songs

Story | My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up) | Top of the World (Greek Fire) | Immortals

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