Andrea Deck

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Andrea Deck
Andrea Deck in The Devil's Violinist, 2013.jpg
Born
EducationBA (Hons) in Classical Acting for the Professional Theatre
Alma materLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present

Andrea Deck (born February 5, 1987) is an American film, television and theatre actress. She trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She is best known for her voice role as Amanda Ripley, daughter of Ellen Ripley, in Alien: Isolation.

Early life[edit]

Deck grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. At the age of 15, she began attending the Interlochen Center for the Arts summer camp until she graduated from Grosse Pointe South High School at the age of 18. She subsequently moved to London, England, to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.[1][2] She graduated with a bachelor's degree with honours in professional acting.[3]

Career[edit]

Deck's first acting role was in the film In Love With a Nun, which was screened at the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Film Festival in 2009.[4][5]

She subsequently appeared in Tom Hooper's film adaptation of Les Misérables.[6] In the same year, she was cast as Allie in Roland Joffé's The Lovers, and as opera singer Charlotte Watson in the film The Devil's Violinist directed by Bernard Rose[7][8][9][10] in which she showcased her classically trained singing voice, as well as appearing in Ridley Scott's The Counselor later that year.

She later went on to play silent-movie star Mabel Normand in ITV's Mr. Selfridge.[11] In April 2013, she co-founded London-based production company Tough Dance Ltd. with actor Ben Cura.[12][13]

Deck voiced Amanda Ripley in video game Alien: Isolation, which also starred Sigourney Weaver and the cast of Ridley Scott's original film.[14][15][16] Later, reprised the role in Alien: Blackout. She also starred in a film adaptation of August Strindberg's play Creditors, directed by Ben Cura, playing writer Chloe Fleury, as well as being a producer on the film.[17][18][19] In 2015, she played the lead female character in British horror film The Ghost Writer, due for release in 2016.[20]

In 2018, she played murder victim Mahalia Geary in BBC2's adaptation of China Miéville's The City & The City.

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 In love With a Nun Jill (Short)
2012 Les Misérables Turning Woman 6
2013 The Counselor Watching Girl
The Devil's Violinist Charlotte Watson
2014 Mr Selfridge Mabel Normand (One Episode)
The Lovers Allie
2016 Creditors Chloe Fleury
The Crown Jean Wallop
2017 Instrument of War Anne Cline

Producer[edit]

Year Title Notes
2016 Creditors

Voice work[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Strike Suit Zero Grace Reynolds Main character
2014 Alien: Isolation Amanda Ripley Main character
Carol Therese Belivet Main character
Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut Grace Reynolds Main character
2015 SOMA Sarah Lindwall Secondary Character
Star Wars Battlefront
2016 Alien: Out of the Shadows Kasyanov Secondary Character
Hitman
Quantum Break
2017 Batman: Arkham VR Martha Wayne Secondary Character
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands Nomad (Female) Main character
2018 A Way Out Linda Caruso
2019 Alien: Blackout Amanda Ripley

Web[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Alien: Isolation – The Digital Series Amanda Ripley / Ellen Ripley (voices) 7 episodes (as Amanda),
Episodes 6 & 7 (as Ellen)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bersch, Alexandra. "Interview Mit Andrea Deck". Amicella. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "Andrea Deck Biografía (MyMovies.it)". MyMovies.it. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  3. ^ "BA (Hons) in Professional Acting". LAMDA. Retrieved 2014-10-09.
  4. ^ P.Fisher, Jeffrey (August 1, 2010). "Depaul University's Project Bluelight". Post Magazine. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  5. ^ "In Love with a Nun Screening". Decorah Newspapers. June 18, 2009. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  6. ^ "Andrea Deck IMDB". Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  7. ^ "Sexy David Garrett Seine Filmpartnerin Packt Aus". Promiflash. November 2, 2013. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  8. ^ "Der Teufelsgeiger Andrea Deck Exclusives Interview (Video)". moviemaniacsDE. October 31, 2013. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  9. ^ "Andrea Deck im Interview: Über die Verbindung von Paganini und Charlotte durch die Musik (Video)". Radio Hamburg. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  10. ^ Schrumpf, Birgit (October 31, 2013). "Kino Critics Review of The Devil's Violinist". Kino Critics. Archived from the original on October 17, 2014. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  11. ^ "Mr Selfridge series 2 episode 8: Harry's back from Germany, but business isn't exactly booming". Metro Blogs. March 9, 2014. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  12. ^ "Tough Dance Official Website". Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  13. ^ "Tough Dance on IMDB". Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  14. ^ Cameron, Gordon (October 8, 2014). "Review: Terrifying 'Alien: Isolation' Overstays Its Welcome". Yahoo! Tech. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  15. ^ Hamilton, Kirk (October 4, 2014). "Alien: Isolation: The Kotaku Review". Kotaku. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  16. ^ Kamen, Matt (September 26, 2014). "Alien: Isolation teaser uses old video techniques for new fear". Wired. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  17. ^ Moussavian, Siva. "ANDREA DECK ERZÄHLT GERNE GESCHICHTEN". Movie-Eye. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  18. ^ Hall, Katie-Jane (October 12, 2013). "Kickstarter Interview Creditors". Critics Associated. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  19. ^ Wainfur, Rob. "QUICK FIRE QUESTIONS: THIS WEEK ANDREA DECK". Critics Associated. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  20. ^ "New film starring Luke Mably and Andrea Deck being shot near Painswick". Stroud News & Journal. October 25, 2015.

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