Brianne Tju

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Brianne Tju
Brianne Ashleigh Tju

(1998-06-14) June 14, 1998 (age 21)
Years active2007–present

Brianne Ashleigh Tju (born June 14, 1998) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Riley Marra in the MTV series Scream, Alex Portnoy in the Hulu series Light as a Feather and Alexa in 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019).

Life and career[edit]

Tju was born and raised in Chino Hills, California.[1] She graduated from Ruben S. Ayala High School and currently undergoes her studies at the California State University, Fullerton.[2] She is the older sister of actress Haley Tju.[3]

In 2007, Tju made her television acting debut in the Disney Channel series Cory in the House. Following on from her first role, Tju won other roles on a variety of TV shows and films including Liv and Maddie, Pass the Light, Grey's Anatomy, A.P. Bio and 9-1-1.

In 2015, Tju starred in the recurring role of Riley Marra on the MTV slasher television series Scream.[4]

On June 4, 2018, it was announced that Tju had been cast in the series regular role of Alex Portnoy on the Hulu series Light as a Feather.[5]

Tju co-starred in the survival horror film 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, which was released in theaters on August 16, 2019.[6][7]



Year Title Role Notes
2015 Pass the Light Mary Jane
2018 The Blazing World Kelly Short film
2019 47 Meters Down: Uncaged Alexa


Year Title Role Notes
2007–2008 Cory in the House Haley Recurring role (season 2); 5 episodes
2010–2011 Make It or Break It Genji Cho Recurring role (seasons 1-2); 4 episodes
2010 Sons of Tucson Robin Episode: “The Debate Trip”
2012 So Random! Cassy Episodes: “Andy Grammer”, “The Ready Set”
2013 Save Me Riley Episodes: “Take It Back”, “Whatever the Weather”, “Holier Than Thou”
2013–2014 See Dad Run Taylor Recurring role (seasons 2-3); 7 episodes
2014–2016 Liv and Maddie Alex Recurring role (seasons 2-3); 4 episodes
2015 The Thundermans Joanie Episode: “It’s Not What You Link”
Scream Riley Marra Episodes: “Pilot”, “Hello, Emma”, “Wanna Play a Game?”
2016 Grey's Anatomy Stacy Episode: "Trigger Happy"
2017 Famous in Love Xu YiFei Episodes: “Found in Translation”, “Secrets and Pies”
Life After First Failure Jasmine Main role
2018 9-1-1 Hannah Episode: "Worst Day Ever"
A.P. Bio Dallas Episode: "Drenching Dallas"
2018–present Light as a Feather Alex Portnoy Main role
2019 iZombie Amy Episode: "Death Moves Pretty Fast"


  1. ^ Makena, Gera (October 12, 2018). "Brianne Tju Discusses 'Light as a Feather,' Her Sister Haley Tju & Why She'll Never Stop Acting (Exclusive Q&A)". HerCampus. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Exclusive Interview: Pop-Culturalist Chats with Light as a Feather's Brianne Tju". Pop Culturalist. October 11, 2018. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  3. ^ Makena Gera (October 12, 2018). "Brianne Tju Discusses 'Light as a Feather,' Her Sister Haley Tju & Why She'll Never Stop Acting (Exclusive Q&A)". Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  4. ^ Ristau, Reece (June 15, 2015). "MTV's 'Scream' Cast Talks 'Gorier, Darker' Show, Mixing Comedy and Horror". Variety. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  5. ^ Pedersen, Erik (June 4, 2018). "'Light As A Feather' Cast Set: Liana Liberato, Haley Ramm, Peyton List, Others Join Hulu & AwesomenessTV Drama". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  6. ^ Vlessing, Etan (December 10, 2018). "Nia Long, Corinne Foxx Topline '47 Meters Down' Sequel". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  7. ^ "Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures Announces Cast For "47 METERS DOWN" Sequel". Entertainment Studios. December 10, 2018. Retrieved July 22, 2019.

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