The Grudge Cast Andrea Riseborough Partner, Weight Loss & Movies

Andrea Riseborough has reached the age of 38...talked about weight loss with worked in several movies and TV shows...cast in a Sony remake of The Grudge...stated that she wouldn't marry her boyfriend until gay marriage became legal...split with her partner in 2016...attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art...

The Grudge Cast Andrea Riseborough Partner, Weight Loss & Movies

Andrea Louise Riseborough is an English actress best known for her appearances in Venus (2006), Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), Never Let Me Go (2010), Brighton Rock (2010), Made in Dagenham (2010), W.E. (2011), Shadow Dancer (2012), and Disconnect (both 2012), among many others.

Recently, she has completed her two works, Luxor and The Grudge, whereas four of her projects are under post-production, and one is being filmed.

Short Bio

Andrea Riseborough was born on 27th October 1981 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, UK.

She was raised by her parents, Isabel Johnson, a secretary, and George Riseborough, a car dealer. 

More to her family is Andrea's sister, Laura Riseborough, who also pursued a career in acting.

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As for Andrea's educational qualification, she went to Tyne Church High School on Tankerville Terrace in Jesmond. 

For her further studies, she attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, henceforth, graduating in 2005. 

Andrea Riseborough Movies & TV Shows

In 2005, Andrea Riseborough began her acting career after she starred in the TV movie, A Very Social Secretary and Whatever Love Means

Not long after she made her TV debut, she received a role in the TV series, Doc Martin, as Samantha.

Not only did Andrea begin earning name and fame, but even the director began benefitting from the talent she possessed. 

Since Andrea stepped in the showbiz world, she has neither looked back nor backed down.

Some of her movies and TV shows include Party Animals, Being Human, The Silent Storm, Shepherds and Butchers, Bloodline, National Treasure, ZeroZeroZero, and Actress.

In 2020, Andrea is set for her new work, "The Grudge," which will release on 3rd January 2020. The trailer of the movie has already been released. 


In 2009, Andrea was dating American artist Joe Appel. They dated for seven years before calling it quits in 2016. 

While they were dating, the couple was spotted together most of the time, relishing their love for each other.

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When Andrea was asked about taking their relationship further, she said that she really wanted to get married, and that was a no-brainer.

She further added that she wouldn't marry her partner until gay marriage became legal.

Andrea Riseborough with her boyfriend, Joel Appel, on 10 January 2015 (Photo: Andrea Riseborough's Facebook)

Later, when same-sex marriage became legal, their fans were waiting for them to be united in a wife-husband bond.

Sadly, instead of giving good news, they announced their split. 

Weight Loss

In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Andrea shared her starving artist period for the TV mini-series, The Witness for the Prosecution, in 2016.

She appeared skeletal, and people were shocked with her bizarre weight loss.