Since her professional debut, Zoey Deutch has built an impressive career. Her first notable role was in The Suite Life On Deck as Maya Bennett. Her next notable role came in the 2013 romantic gothic fantasy film, Beautiful Creatures where she played Emily Asher. In her next role, she starred as Rosemarie “Rose” Hathaway in the 2014 fantasy comedy horror film Vampire Academy.
Since then, the talented young actress – who has also become a producer – has continued to operate in high gear as far as Hollywood is concerned. Read on to find out about her other exploits in the industry, the secret behind her career success as well as other facts you may need to know about her.
The rising superstar was born as Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch on November 10, 1994. The circumstances of her birth can be deemed to be partly responsible for her great career success. First off, she was born right inside the world capital of the entertainment industry, Los Angeles California. Secondly, both of her parents are top-notch Hollywood professionals: Her father is the movie director, Howard Deutch, while her mother is the popular actress, Lea Thompson. The talented actress and writer, Madelyn Deutch is also Zoey’s elder sister. Unsurprisingly, she has other family members doing well for themselves in the industry. So, from the very beginning, Zoey had all the positive influences and genetic background she needed to achieve Hollywood stardom.
Another secret of her success is her early training; from the time she was five, Zoey Deutch had already started taking acting classes while also going through the conventional school system. Needless to say, this early exposure to quality training happened under the auspices of her professional parents.
Zoey received her basic education from Oakwood School, a K-12 coeducational independent day school in San Fernando, Los Angeles. She then proceeded to Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, a visual and performing art high school located in the Los Angeles campus of California State University (CSU); there, Zoey majored in theatre. Zoey also enrolled at the prestigious acting academy, Young Actors Space (YAS) in Los Angeles while she was in high school.
Career Achievements: Movies And TV Shows
Since her career kicked off, Zoey Deutch has landed an impressive number of film and TV roles. She has equally been a part of a few music videos. Here are the major roles that have established her name in the industry.
She appeared as Emily Asher in Beautiful Creatures and starred as Rose Hathaway in Vampire Academy. In 2016, she then starred as Beverly in the comedy Everybody Wants Some and also as Stephanie Flemming in another comedy, Why Him? This was followed by another starring role as Samantha Kingston in the 2017 drama film Before I Fall. Also in 2017, she played Erica Vandross in the comedy-drama, Flower and as Harper in the romantic comedy Set It Up.
Regarding TV, she filled the recurring role of Maya Bennett on the Disney Channel’s sitcom, The Suite Life On Deck, appearing on 7 episodes between 2010 and 2011. The between 2011 and 2012, Zoey Deutch played Juliet Martin on The CW series, Ringer, appearing in 18 episodes. She also landed a role on Netflix’s TV series, The Politician, which was created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan.
As previously mentioned, Zoey Deutch is the daughter of highly regarded Hollywood professionals. Her father, Howard Deutch, is a film and TV director. Working in collaboration with the famous filmmaker, John Hughes, Howard is credited with directing some of Hughes’ best screenplays such as the 1986 romantic comedy film Pretty In Pink and the 1987 romantic drama film, Some Kind of Wonderful. However, in recent years, Howard has been focusing more on directing TV productions, including HBO’s TV comedy series, Getting On and the dark fantasy horror TV series, True Blood that also aired on HBO between 2008 and 2014. Howard is Jewish.
As for Zoey’s mother, Lea Thompson, she is a well-known actress, director, and TV producer. She is probably most remembered for her role as Lorraine Baines in the science fiction adventure comedy Back To The Future film trilogy.
Boyfriend & Personal Life
Zoey Deutch’s dating history has two men who stand out. First, she was in a relationship with the actor, Avan Jogia between 2011 and January 2018. Details of how their relationship ended are not available to us.
Currently, however, Zoey is dating another actor, Dylan Hayes. The two have been together since 2018. The last time we heard from them was in July 2018 when they were spotted together in New York. They have kept a relatively low profile ever since.
Other Facts About Zoey Deutch
• A voracious reader who is easily self-taught, Zoey Deutch, is currently receiving what is equivalent to a college education by way of homeschooling, to enable her to pursue her career on the side. She has a personal political science tutor with whom she maintains an emphasis on constitutional law. She also takes art classes at the Los Angeles County Museum of Arts.
• She is managed by Gilbertson Management.
• She stands at the height of 5 feet, 4 inches and weighs 117lbs.
• Being of Jewish descent on her father’s side, she performed the Jewish coming of age ritual for girls named ‘Bat Mitzvah’.