September 21, 1991 |
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Zoë Weizenbaum (born September 21, 1991) is a former American actress.
Weizenbaum was born in Seattle, Washington to a Jewish mother and a Chinese father. From the age of two, she grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts. For years, African Dance was her primary love. She also enjoyed being part of Amherst's local musical theatre productions.
She was called for an audition for Missing in America after someone saw her perform in a local production of Peter Pan. Since finishing this movie, she has also had principal roles in 12 and Holding, directed by Michael Cuesta, and in Memoirs of a Geisha, directed by Rob Marshall.
Weizenbaum attended Amherst Regional High School for her freshman year, before she decided to return to Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School where she went to middle school. Zoe can speak Mandarin, learning through the Rosetta Stone program as well as enrolling in intensive Chinese courses at Mount Holyoke College and Middlebury College's Summer Intensive Language Program. From 2010-2011, Zoe attended Middlebury College and studied Japanese. She attended Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA. She is the granddaughter of computer scientist, Joseph Weizenbaum (1923-2008).
- Interview with the cast of "Twelve and Holding" - Now Playing magazine
- Zoe Weizenbaum at the Internet Movie Database
- "Weizenbaum. Rebel at Work." a documentary film about Joseph Weizenbaum, Zoe Weizenbaum's Grandfather.
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