Haley Lu Richardson

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Haley Lu Richardson
Portrait Photograph of Haley Lu Richardson.jpg
Richardson in 2013
Born (1995-03-07) March 7, 1995 (age 22)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012–present
Notable work TV works
Recovery Road
Film works
The Edge of Seventeen
The Last Survivors
The Young Kieslowski
The Bronze
Website www.haleylurichardson.com

Haley Lu Richardson (born March 7, 1995) is an American actress. She may be best known for her roles as Krista in the film The Edge of Seventeen and Claire Benoit in Split.

Early life[edit]

Haley Lu Richardson was born on March 7, 1995, in Phoenix, Arizona,[1] the daughter of Valerie, a marketing and branding professional, and Forrest L. Richardson, a golf course architect. Richardson attended Villa Montessori through Middle School, and later attended Arcadia High School. She was a regular in theatrical productions and regional dance competitions throughout the Southwest. From 2001 through 2011, she was a leading dancer in the Cannedy Dance Company[2] based in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2011, she relocated to Hollywood, California.[citation needed]


In 2013, she began a recurring role as Tess in the ABC Family series Ravenswood. She has appeared as a guest on Disney Channel's Shake It Up and was a co-star in ABC's pilot production Adopted. She played Julina in the Lifetime original movie Escape from Polygamy, alongside Jack Falahee. In 2016, she had a recurring role as Ellie in the Freeform drama series Recovery Road.

Her film career has included roles in The Last Survivors, The Young Kieslowski, The Bronze, and Split. She played Krista in the 2016 coming-of-age film The Edge of Seventeen and Casey in Columbus.

Richardson founded Hooked by Haley Lu in 2009,[3] a line of crocheted clothing and accessories that she designs and creates.[4][5][6]


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Meanamorphosis Cameron Short film
2014 The Last Survivors Kendal
The Young Kieslowski Leslie Mallard
2015 The Bronze Maggie Townsend
Follow Viv Short film
2016 The Edge of Seventeen Krista
Split Claire Benoit
2017 Columbus Casey
2018 The Pact Post-production
Support the Girls Post-production
The Chaperone Louise Brooks Post-production
Operation Finale[7] Sylvia Herman Pre-production
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Up in Arms Dancer / Choreographer Episode: "Flash Mob Parody Special"
2012 Christmas Twister Kaitlyn TV movie
2013 Adopted Destiny Unaired ABC pilot
2013 Shake It Up Shake It Up, Chicago! Dancer Episode: "Quit It Up"
2013 Escape from Polygamy Julina TV movie
2013–14 Ravenswood Tess Hamilton 5 episodes
2014 Awkward Mackenzie Episode: "Sophomore Sluts"
2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jenna Davis Episode: "Decaying Morality"
2015 Your Family or Mine Maya Episode: "Pilot"
2016 Recovery Road Ellie Dennis Recurring role[8]


  1. ^ "Haley Lu Richardson "Double World Premieres" at LA Film Festival". The Business Journals. May 21, 2014. Archived from the original on September 27, 2014. Retrieved September 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Cannedy Dance Company". Cannedy Dance Company. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Hooked By Haley Lu". Etsy. 
  4. ^ Mitchell, Jeff (November 18, 2016). "An interview with Haley Lu Richardson from The Edge of Seventeen". Phoenix Film Festival. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  5. ^ Hasty, Toby (November 17, 2016). "Haley Lu Richardson: Hottest Photos Of 'The Edge of Seventeen' Actress". COED. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  6. ^ "This is my favorite shirt I've ever made and it's still up for grabs!". Instagram. May 24, 2016. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  7. ^ Kit, Borys (2017-09-14). "'Split' Actress Haley Lu Richardson Joins Oscar Isaac in Nazi Thriller 'Operation Finale' (Exclusive)". TheHollywoodReporter. Retrieved 2017-09-14. 
  8. ^ Swift, Andy (April 22, 2015). "Recovery Road: ABC Family Rehab Drama Adds Ravenswood Alumna". TVLine. Retrieved June 11, 2015. 

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