Andrea Riseborough Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Andrea Louise Riseborough

Nick Name

Andrea

Andrea Riseborough 2015 Academy Awards in Hollywood
Andrea Riseborough at 2015 Academy Awards in Hollywood

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Nationality

English

Education

Andrea Riseborough got her school level education from Newcastle upon Tyne Church High School in Jesmond. However, despite being a bright student, she didn’t complete her high school education as she wasn’t interested in academics.

To hone her acting and drama skills, she applied for Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and got admission at the age of 20. She graduated from RADA in 2005.

Occupation

Actress

Family

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

Manager

Andrea Riseborough is represented by Untitled Entertainment.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 5½ in or 166 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Andrea Riseborough has dated –

  • Joe Appel (2009-2016) – Andrea Riseborough met Idaho artist Joe Appel at the premiere of a Woody Allen movie in Los Angeles in 2009 and immediately exchanged numbers. However, after talking for around 36 hours in total, she lost her mobile. In order to find Joe, she even created a Facebook profile but failed to find him. She eventually found her cell phone and again got in touch with him. The actress even moved to Los Angeles to be with her American sweetheart. They lived together in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. Sadly, the things didn’t work out and they opted to go separate ways in 2016.
Andrea Riseborough and Joe Appel at the BAFTA Los Angeles 2011 Britannia Awards
Andrea Riseborough and Joe Appel at the BAFTA Los Angeles 2011 Britannia Awards

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Blue Eyes
  • Porcelain complexion

Measurements

34-24-34 in or 86-61-86 cm

Dress Size

6 (US) or 36 (EU)

Andrea Riseborough at the premiere of Netflix’s Bloodline in Westwood, California on May 24, 2016
Andrea Riseborough at the premiere of Netflix’s Bloodline in Westwood, California on May 24, 2016

Bra Size

32B

Shoe Size

8.5 (US)

Brand Endorsements

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

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

  • Starring in the Academy award winning movie, Birdman (2014).
  • Getting BAFTA nomination for her work in the TV film The Long Walk to Finchley (2008).

First Film

Her first film appearance was in 2006 comedy drama movie Venus for her role as a waitress.

First TV Show

She made her TV show debut with her role in Doc Martin as Samantha in 1 episode in 2005.

Personal Trainer

Andrea Riseborough underwent weight loss to prepare for the role of Wallis Simpson (former socialite) in W.E. (2011). To look slender like Wallis who used to eat very less due to stomach ulcers, Andrea significantly dropped her daily calorie intake. However, she didn’t follow any set workout plan and opted to keep her weight loss down to diet restriction.

Andrea Riseborough Favorite Things

  • Jewelry – Rings
  • Movie – Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
  • Book – A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  • Clothing Items – Black felt fedora and faux snakeskin cowboy boots
  • Building – Guggenheim museum in Venice
  • Art Works – Heaven, hell and purgatory panel by Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights
  • Best Inventions – Printing press, contraceptive pills, pen
  • Valuable Possession – A letter given by her dad
  • Things in her house – A plastic American eagle-shaped phone and a sign hung over the phone, which reads – Please Ring for Attention.
  • Greatest Regret – Not spending enough time with grandad
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Andrea Riseborough at Critics' Choice Movie Awards in January 2015
Andrea Riseborough at Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in January 2015

Andrea Riseborough Facts

  1. Andrea considers William Shakespeare as her biggest inspiration and has often claimed that it was his plays and dramas that attracted her to acting.
  2. Her breakthrough work was in 2008 TV movie The Long Walk to Finchley, in which she portrayed the famous English Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
  3. After dropping out of high school, she moved to Newcastle and did a number of miscellaneous jobs such as dance choreographer and working in a Chinese restaurant.
  4. In 2013, she started a production company called Mother Sucker. The name was inspired from her mother.
  5. In 2011, the European Film Promotion named her in the list of European films’ Shooting Stars.
  6. She doesn’t have an account on social media websites. She did create a Facebook account to find her ex-boyfriend Joe Appel but has closed it down since.

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