Zoey Deutch

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Zoey Deutch
Born Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch
(1994-11-10) November 10, 1994 (age 22)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present
Parent(s) Lea Thompson, Howard Deutch

Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch (born November 10, 1994)[1][2] is an American actress. She is known for portraying Rose Hathaway in Vampire Academy (2014), Beverly in the Richard Linklater film Everybody Wants Some!! (2016). Other films with Deutch include Beautiful Creatures (2013), Dirty Grandpa (2016) and Why Him? (2016).

Personal life[edit]

Deutch was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of actress Lea Thompson and director Howard Deutch.[3] She has a sibling Madelyn Deutch.[4] Deutch was raised in her father's Jewish religion, and she had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony.[5][6][7] She was in a relationship with actor Avan Jogia from 2011 to 2016.[8][9] The couple "amicably" broke up in 2016 after over five years together and remain friends.[10]


Deutch studied at Oakwood School (Los Angeles), Los Angeles County High School for the Arts[11] and at the Young Actors Space. At L.A. County High School for the Arts she double-majored in theater and visual arts. She graduated a year early from high school because she skipped a grade in ninth grade.[12]



Deutch began her career at the age of 15[13] in 2010 on the Disney Channel original series The Suite Life on Deck[14] as Maya, Zack Martin's love interest. From 2011 to 2012, she had a recurring role as Andrew's rebellious 17-year-old daughter, Juliet Martin on The CW series Ringer.

In 2011, she appeared in an episode of the television series NCIS titled "One Last Score".[15] Deutch booked a small scene in The Amazing Spider-Man; she plays a gossip girl in the bathroom who is terrorized by the Lizard. In the end, director Marc Webb cut the scene from the movie in favor of keeping the action of the fight between the Spider and the Lizard in the school, although the scene is available on the DVD.[16] She appeared in an episode of the television series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior titled "The Girl In The Blue Mask" and landed a role in Marc Cherry's television film Hallelujah.[17] She appeared alongside her mother and sister on the big screen in film Mayor Cupcake, and played supporting character Emily Asher in the 2013 fantasy-romance-drama Beautiful Creatures.


Deutch starred as Rosemarie Hathaway in Vampire Academy (2014), based on the first book of best-selling young adult six book series[18] written by Richelle Mead.[19] In January 2014, it was announced that she would star as lead opposite Tyson Ritter in Randall Miller's Midnight Rider, a biopic of Gregg Allman.[20] In 2014, she was announced as one of the leads for teen coming-of-age comedy Good Kids, directorial debut of Chris McCoy alongside Nicholas Braun, Craig Roberts and Israel Broussard.[21] Written by Chris McCoy, the script of Good Kids had made it to 2011 Black List.[22] The film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on October 21, 2016, by Vertical Entertainment. In 2014, she also bagged the lead role in Julie Plec's and Sue Kramer's rom-com Cover Girl.[23] In 2014, she also starred in Official music video of The New Division - Opium with Avan Jogia.[24]

Deutch played Beverly in Richard Linklater's Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), which is based on Linklater’s own experience on the baseball team of a Texas university, a “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused (1993).[25] Everybody Wants Some!! was earlier named That’s What I’m Talking About.[26] Deutch as a theatre student Beverly was essentially the only female in the film, paired with freshman ballplayer Jake Bradford played by Blake Jenner.[27] She has worked in comedy Dirty Grandpa opposite Robert De Niro and Zac Efron.[28] She played Shadia, an earthy environmental advocate and love interest to Efron’s character in Dirty Grandpa.[29] In 2016, she appeared in Why Him? alongside James Franco, Bryan Cranston and Megan Mullally.[30] She played a Stanford student, daughter to Bryan Cranston and Megan Mullally's characters, who falls in love with a billionaire, Laird played by James Franco.[31] She played bubbly and tattooed girl Kate opposite Emory Cohen[32] in crime drama Vincent-N-Roxxy alongside Emile Hirsch and Zoe Kravitz.[33] The movie premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, 2016.[34]

She will be seen in coming-of-age drama Flower with Kathryn Hahn, Tim Heidecker and Adam Scott. The script for Flower written by Alex McAulay, was named to the 2012 Black List.[35] In 2017, she will be seen as lead Samantha "Sam" Kingston in movie Before I Fall, an adaptation of Lauren Oliver‘s best-selling young adult novel of the same name alongside Jennifer Beals and Kian Lawley.[36] She will be seen as a teen, Samantha having the worst day of her life, as she’s forced to relive the day of her death over and over again.[37] She will be seen as a New York City socialite Oona O’Neill in Danny Strong’s Rebel in the Rye, the biopic of author J.D. Salinger, opposite Nicholas Hoult alongside Kevin Spacey and Laura Dern.[38] In the film, Deutch plays Oona O'Neill, the daughter of playwright Eugene O'Neill and romantic partner of the young Salinger.[39] Her upcoming movies Before I Fall and Rebel in the Rye premiered in Sundance Film Festival in January, 2017.[40] Before I Fall will have its special screening in Toronto International Film Festival in February 2017.[41] She will also be seen playing a movie star in The Year of Spectacular Men alongside her sister Madelyn Deutch, a directorial debut of her mother Lea Thompson.[42] Besides these, she will also be seen alongside Bryan Cranston, Sharon Stone, Dave Franco, Zac Efron, Seth Rogen in James Franco's The Disaster Artist (earlier named The Masterpiece) based on the book The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell, the film tells the behind-the-scenes story behind one of modern cinema’s biggest cult classics The Room.[43]


Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2010–11 The Suite Life on Deck Maya Bennett 7 episodes
2011 NCIS Lauren Episode: "One Last Score"
2011 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Blue Mask Girl/Kristy Ann Episode: "The Girl in the Blue Mask"
2011 Hallelujah Willow Turner Unaired ABC pilot
2011–12 Ringer Juliet Martin 18 episodes
2013 Switched at Birth Elisa Sawyer 2 episodes
Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Mayor Cupcake Lana Maroni
2013 Beautiful Creatures Emily Asher
2014 Vampire Academy Rosemarie "Rose" Hathaway Lead Role
2016 Dirty Grandpa Shadia
2016 Everybody Wants Some!! Beverly
2016 Vincent-N-Roxxy Kate
2016 Good Kids Nora Sullivan
2016 Why Him? Stephanie Fleming
2017 Rebel in the Rye Oona O'Neill
2017 Before I Fall Samantha Kingston Lead
2017 The Year of Spectacular Men Sabrina In post-production
2017 The Disaster Artist Bobbi In post-production
TBA Flower Erica In post-production
Short Films
Year Title Role
2016 Of Dogs And Men Lily
Music Videos
Year Title Role
2014 The New Division - Opium (Official Music Video)


Committed to several charitable causes, Deutch is a strong supporter of the Corazon De Vida Orphanage in Tijuana, and has performed for The Alzheimer’s Association, What A Pair, and Race to Erase MS benefits. She also works with Water.org for their Give.Water.org campaign.[44] and supports planned parenthood[45]

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Chandon Rising Star by Napa Valley Film Festival 2016[46] and Nominated for Teen Choice Award Choice Movie Actress: Comedy Vampire Academy (2014).

In The Media[edit]

Deutch was among the Yahoo! Breakout Stars for the year 2014.[47] In 2014, Vanity Fair (magazine) listed her among Hollywood's Next Wave Lineup.[48] The Hollywood Reporter listed her among Next Gen Talent 2016: Hollywood's Rising Stars 35 and Under.[49] Harper's Bazaar described her as rising Young Hollywood's most valuable player for her slew of major film roles and the talent to match.[50]

Modelling and Fashion[edit]

Deutch has been the cover girl to Justine magazine February, 2013 issue, Miabella magazine April, 2013 issue, Afterglow magazine December, 2013 issue, Seventeen magazine February, 2014 issue, Bello magazine March, 2014 edition,[51] Flaunt magazine June, 2015 issue, February 2016 issue of Cosmopolitan U.S,[52] spring 2016 edition of Rogue magazine,[53] September 2016 issue of Harper's Bazaar, she was also a guest editor to September, 2016 issue of Harper's Bazaar,[54] modelled for Allure 2016 issue.[55] Also appeared on Interview (magazine) March, 2013 issue.[56]


  1. ^ "17! I just feel SO different than I did 42 minutes ago!!!". Twitter. November 10, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Zoey Deutch News, Zoey Deutch Bio and Photos". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2012-04-02. 
  3. ^ "The Howard Deutch Picture Pages". SuperiorPics.com. Retrieved September 16, 2011. 
  4. ^ Star Spotlight: Zoey Deutch
  5. ^ "News - NY Comic Con Coverage: 'Beautiful Creatures' - ShowBizCafe.com - Movies. Reviews. News. DVD's". ShowBizCafe.com. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  6. ^ "Thomas Mann And Zoey Deutch Talk Southern Stereotypes In 'Beautiful Creatures'". Fanbolt.com. Retrieved 2013-02-25. 
  7. ^ Jay Bobbin (2003-11-29). "Lea Thompson Gets In Holiday Spirit On Usa - Sun Sentinel". Articles.sun-sentinel.com. Retrieved 2013-02-25. 
  8. ^ Jogia, Avan (September 16, 2014). "Happy anniversary. To a woman I call home.". Twitter. Retrieved May 18, 2016. 
  9. ^ Ennis, Lucia (July 17, 2015). "Twisted's Avan Jogia and Vampire Academy's Zoey Deutch have been smooching at LAX Airport". sugarscape.com. Retrieved May 18, 2016. 
  10. ^ Zoey Deutch and boyfriend Avan Jogia breakup after 5 years together
  11. ^ Meet Zoey Deutch, the Prima Donna of Everybody Wants Some!!
  12. ^ Just another day with Zoey Deutch
  13. ^ Zoey Deutch on ‘Dirty Grandpa,’ ‘Everybody Wants Some’ & Being Directed by Her Mom
  14. ^ Suite Life On Deck's Zoey Deutch Scrubs Her Way Into Better Gig cinemablend.com (2011-03-12). Retrieved 2011-9-16.
  15. ^ Michael Weatherly (director); Jesse Stern (writer) (March 1, 2011). "One Last Score". NCIS. Season 8. Episode 17. CBS. 
  16. ^ The Amazing Spider-man Deleted Scene Bad Lizard. YouTube. 21 October 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  17. ^ 'The Suite Life on Deck's' Zoey Deutch Cast in ABC's 'Hallelujah' (Exclusive) hollywoodreporter.com (2011-3-11). Retrieved 2011-9-16.
  18. ^ VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD SISTERS to Star Zoey Deutch and Lucy Fry with Mark Waters Directing
  19. ^ ‘Vampire Academy’ Film Takes Flight; Mark Waters Directing Daniel Waters’ Script deadline.com (2013-02-01). Retrieved on 2013-05-11.
  20. ^ ‘Vampire Academy’<3 Star Zoey Deutch Lands Female Lead in Gregg Allman Biopic TheWrap.com (2014-01-22). Retrieved on 2014-01-22.
  21. ^ Cannes: 'Good Kids' Cast to Include Nicholas Braun, Zoey Deutch
  22. ^ Cannes: Voltage Charges Nerds-Gone-Wild Comedy ‘Good Kids’
  23. ^ ‘Vampire Academy’s Zoey Deutch To Lead Rom-Com ‘Cover Girl’
  24. ^ The New Division - Opium (Official Music Video)
  25. ^ Zoey Deutch on Becoming the Newest Linklater Dream Girl
  26. ^ Richard Linklater’s Spiritual Sequel to Dazed and Confused Gets New Title
  27. ^ Rising star Zoey Deutch talks Everybody Wants Some!!, the spiritual sequel to Dazed and Confused
  28. ^ Napa Valley Film Festival NVFF16 Celebrity attributes: Zoey Deutch
  29. ^ Zoey Deutch Joins Zac Efron, Robert De Niro In ‘Dirty Grandpa’
  30. ^ Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullally and Zoey Deutch at the ‘Why Him?’ Screening
  31. ^ James Franco Tries to Charm Bryan Cranston in ‘Why Him?’ Trailer
  32. ^ 'Vampire Academy' Star Zoey Deutch Joins Crime Drama 'Vincent-N-Roxxy' (Exclusive)
  33. ^ ‘Vincent N Roxxy’ A Throwback To ’70s Cinema Rebellion – Tribeca Studio
  34. ^ Tribeca Film Festival, 2016
  35. ^ Zoey Deutch, Adam Scott to Star in Coming-of-Age Drama ‘Flower’
  36. ^ Before I fall trailer
  37. ^ Before I Fall gets dramatic new trailer ahead of Sundance debut
  38. ^ Zoey Deutch Books Key Role In ‘Rebel In The Rye’
  40. ^ Sundance film festival '17 premiere guide
  41. ^ tiff films: Before I Fall
  42. ^ Lea Thompson Directing Daughters in ‘Year of Spectacular Men'
  44. ^ Zoey Deutch: Bio
  45. ^ Why Zoey Deutch Supports Planned Parenthood & Isn't Afraid To Tell The World
  46. ^ Napa Valley Film Festival NVFF16 Celebrity Tributes: Zoey Deutch Chandon Rising Star
  47. ^ 15 Breakout Stars to Watch for in 2014
  48. ^ Hollywood’s Next Wave: Jaden and Willow Smith and 21 More Kids Turning the Movie Business on Its Ear
  49. ^ Next Gen Talent 2016: Hollywood's Rising Stars 35 and Under
  50. ^ Zoey Deutch: The New Face
  53. ^ zoey deutch on rogue
  55. ^ Zoey Deutch Talks Travel Beauty and Hair Fails
  56. ^ zoey deutch interview magazine

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