Andrea Riseborough biography

Nocturnal Animals

Andrea Riseborough

Date of Birth: October 27, 1981

Born and raised in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, England, Andrea Riseborough began performing at a young age. As a child, she has referred to herself as "geeky" and preferred to read plays than watch cartoons. After being bored in school, she dropped out and took on some part-time jobs before securing a place at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA).

Since graduating in 2005, she has been busy acting in many different venues including film, stage and television. The 30-year-old actress has gained sucess starring in movies such as Never Let Me Go alongside Carey Mulligan and Keira Knightley and Brighton Rock , which debuted at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.

Andrea can be also seen in W./E. , directed by Madonna, playing the character of Wallis Simpson, an American woman with whom King Edward VIII (James D'Arcy) fell in love.

Some of her most recent works include roles in hit films such as Birdman (2014), Nocturnal Animals (2016) and Battle of the Sexes (2017), as well as the dark comedy The Death of Stalin (2018). She also appears in the horror film Mandy (2018) alongside Nicolas Cage.

The international actress is classically trained in ballet. She is also an alto singer, qualified stage fighter and a dance teacher in genres such as contemporary, jazz, tap and modern.

Andrea Riseborough Filmography


Nocturnal Animals

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  116 min.
Release Date:
November 18, 2016 (limited) - Toronto
November 25, 2016 - Vancouver, Montreal

December 9, 2016 - Wide
DVD: February 21, 2017
Blu-ray: February 21, 2017
Digital: February 7, 2017
Netflix: February 1, 2019

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Cast: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Karl Glusman, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Sheen