Andrea Riseborough is an English actress. She made her film debut in Venus and has subsequently appeared in Happy-Go-Lucky, Never Let Me Go, Brighton Rock, Made in Dagenham, W.E., Shadow Dancer, Disconnect, Welcome to the Punch, Oblivion, Birdman, Nocturnal Animals, Battle of the Sexes and The Death of Stalin and Mandy.

Andrea won critical acclaim for her performances in the Channel 4 miniseries The Devil’s Whore. In 2020, Andrea stars with Gabriel Byrne in the international cocaine trade drama ZeroZeroZero an eight-part series adapted from the book by Roberto Saviano, which had its debut on Sky in the UK and Amazon Prime in the US.

Birth Name

Andrea Louise Riseborough







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Andrea Riseborough was born on the 20th of November 1981, in Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.


She’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign







Andrea got her school level education from Newcastle upon Tyne Church High School in Jesmond. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (2005). Later, she studied acting at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the East 15 Acting School.

Family Details

  • Father – George Riseborough (Car Dealer)
  • Mother – Isabel Johnson (Secretary)
  • Siblings – Laura Riseborough (Sister) (Actress)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Andrea Riseborough has dated –

  • Joe Appel (2009-2016) – In 2009, Andrea met Idaho artist Joe Appel at the premiere of a Woody Allen movie in Los Angeles and immediately exchanged numbers. The actress even moved to Los Angeles to be with her American sweetheart. They lived together in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. In 2016 the things didn’t work out and they opted to go separate ways.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 5½ inches
  • In centimeters – 166 cm
  • In meters – 1.66 m


  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 124 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Andrea known for the Academy Award winning movie, Birdman (2014) which won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards. Andrea won critical acclaim for her performances in the Channel 4 miniseries The Devil’s Whore.

Film Debut

In 2006, Andrea made her first film appearance was comedy drama movie, Venus directed by Roger Michell for her role as a waitress.

Television Debut

In 2005, Andrea made her television show debut with her role in Doc Martin as Samantha in 1 episode.

Brand Endorsements

Andrea hasn’t done endorsement projects or campaigns for any brand.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2009BAFTA AwardBritish Academy Television Award for Best Actress
The Long Walk to Finchley
RTS Television AwardBest Actor (Female)
The Devil’s Mistress
2010BIFA AwardMost Promising Newcomer
Brighton Rock
Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent FilmNominated
2012BIFA AwardBest Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film
Shadow Dancer
Evening Standard British Film AwardBest ActressWon
IFTA AwardBest International ActressNominated
London Film Critics’ Circle AwardBest British Actress of the YearNominated
Edinburgh International Film Festival AwardBest Performance in British Feature FilmNominated
2014Alliance of Women Film Journalists AwardBest Ensemble
Boston Society of Film Critics AwardBest CastRunner-up
Boston Online Film Critics Association AwardsBest EnsembleWon
Critics’ Choice Movie AwardBest Acting EnsembleWon
Central Ohio Film Critics Association AwardBest EnsembleNominated
Detroit Film Critics Society AwardBest EnsembleWon
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best CastBest CastNominated
Georgia Film Critics Association AwardBest EnsembleNominated
Las Vegas Film Critics Society AwardWon
New York Film Critics Online AwardsBest Ensemble CastWon
North Texas Film Critics Association AwardBest Ensemble CastWon
Phoenix Film Critics Society AwardBest Ensemble ActingWon
San Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Film EnsembleWon
Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureWon
Southeastern Film Critics Association AwardBest EnsembleNominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleWon
2017Savannah Film FestivalOutstanding Supporting Actress Award [31][32][33]
Battle of the Sexes
BIFA AwardBest Supporting Actress
The Death of Stalin

Andrea Riseborough Favorites

  • Favorite Movie – Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
  • Favorite Book – A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  • Favorite Jewelry – Rings
  • Favorite Clothing Items – Black Felt Fedora and Faux Snakeskin Cowboy Boots
  • Favorite Building – Guggenheim Museum in Venice
  • Favorite Art Works – Heaven, Hell and Purgatory Panel by Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights

Andrea Riseborough Net worth

Andrea Riseborough has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Andrea Riseborough

  • Andrea received a BAFTA nomination for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in the television film, The Long Walk to Finchley.
  • Andrea starred in the US premiere of Alexi Kaye Campbell’s The Pride at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.
  • Andrea won critical acclaim for her performances in the Channel 4 miniseries The Devil’s Whore.
  • She has been cast in Waco a six-part television series about the 51-day 1993 standoff between the ATF, FBI and David Koresh’s Branch Davidians at Waco, Texas.
  • In 2010, Andrea appears in Rowan Joffé’s film adaptation of Brighton Rock alongside  Helen Mirren and John Hurt.
  • In 2010, Andrea appeared in the film, Made in Dagenham and Mark Romanek’s adaptation of Never Let Me Go.
  • In 2011, Andrea stars alongside Michael Sheen and Iwan Rheon in Resistance an adaptation of an Owen Sheers novel.
  • In 2013, she started a production company called Mother Sucker. The name was inspired from her mother.
  • In 2015, she starred with Alexander Skarsgård in the thriller film, Hidden a low-budget film directed by The Duffer Brothers.
  • In 2016, Andrea co-starred opposite Steve Coogan in apartheid drama, Shepherds and Butchers.
  • In 2017, she appeared as Stalin’s daughter in the comedy-drama film, The Death of Stalin and was praised by Variety for the shrewd, multi-layered complexity of her performance.
  • In 2018, Andrea will star opposite Garrett Hedlund in Andrew Heckler’s indie feature Burden.
  • In 2020, Andrea stars with Gabriel Byrne in the international cocaine trade drama ZeroZeroZero an eight-part series adapted from the book by Roberto Saviano.


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