November 20, 1981
39 years old
5 ft 5½ in | 166 cm
34-24-34 in | 86-61-86 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
8.5 US | 39 EU
Andrea Louise Riseborough was born in Wallsend, England, on November 20, 1981, is an English actress.
Young Andrea Riseborough first started her acting career as a member of National Youth Theatre.
She made her big screen debut in comedy drama film Venus (2006) in role as Period Film Lover.
She got her television debut in British medical comedy drama series Doc Martin (2005) in episode "The Family Way", in role as Samantha.
Her breakthrough performance came as Margaret Thatcher in BBC Four television drama movie The Long Walk to Finchley (2008).
She landed her stage debut in a play "The Pain and the Itch" (2006) in role as Kalina, at Playwrights Horizons.
Here Before (2021) drama thriller in role as Laura, opposite Eileen O'Higgins and Jonjo O'Neill
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021) biography drama with Claire Foy and Benedict Cumberbatch
She was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress for her role as Margaret Thatcher in BBC Four television drama movie The Long Walk to Finchley (2008).
She was nominated for the BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film for her performance as Rose in crime film Brighton Rock (2010).
She won the BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film and Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actress for her role as Colette McVeigh in drama film Shadow Dancer (2012), also was nominated for the London Film Critics' Circle Award for Best British Actress of the Year.
She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her role as Laura Aulburn in black comedy drama film Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014).
She won the Savannah Film Festival Outstanding Supporting Actress Award for her role as Marilyn Barnett in biographical sports movie Battle of the Se*es (2017).
She was nominated for a BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Svetlana Stalina in political satire black comedy film The Death of Stalin (2017).
She was nominated for the BIFA Award for Best Actress for her role as Hana in romantic drama movie Luxor (2020).
Oblivion (2013) post-apocalyptic action adventure opposite Tom Cruise, Olga Kurylenko and Morgan Freeman
Mandy (2018) psychedelic action horror with Nicolas Cage, Linus Roache and Bill Duke
Made in Dagenham (2010) historical drama opposite Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins and Miranda Richardson
Disconnect (2012) drama with Jason Bateman, Hope Davis and Frank Grillo
Welcome to the Punch (2013) action thriller opposite James McAvoy and Mark Strong
Possessor (2020) science fiction psychological horror opposite Christopher Abbott, Rossif Sutherland and Jennifer Jason Leigh
She won the Royal Television Society Television Award for Best Actor (Female) for her role as Angelica Fanshawe in British miniseries The Devil's Whore (2008).
Party Animals (2007) BBC Two drama series in role as Kirsty
Bloodline (2016) Netflix thriller drama series in role as Evangeline Radosevich
The Witness for the Prosecution (2016) BBC One mystery drama television serial in role as Romaine Heilger
Waco (2018) Paramount Network crime drama miniseries in role as Judy Schneider
ZeroZeroZero (2020) crime drama series in role as Emma Lynwood
Attended the Newcastle upon Tyne Church High School in Jesmond.
Graduated from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2005.
Has sister, Laura.
She won two Ian Charleson Awards for her roles in plays:
Measure for Measure (2006) as Isabella
Miss Julie (2006) as Miss Julie
She won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Sylvia in a play "The Pride" (2010).
She won the Theatre Goers Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Kalina in a play "The Pain and the Itch" (2007).
She started a production company "Mother Sucker" in 2013.
She dated artist Joe Appel (2009-2016).