Willa Fitzgerld


Willa Fitzgerald is an American actress, well known for her recurring roles on the Amazon original series ‘Alpha House’ and USA Network’s ‘Royal Pains’. 

Date of birth

Willa Fitzgerald was born on January 17, 1991 in Nashville, TN.

Family

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Early life & Education

While she was in school she actively participated in theatre. However, as a child she wanted to become a research scientist in child psychology. As time went by, her passion for theatre increased and she moved to New York after graduating from Yale University with a BA degree in Theatre Studies in 2013. As part of her degree at Yale University, she participated in a number of plays, including her favourite play ‘Blueberry Toast’. Her degree taught her acting, playwriting and directing, which she excelled in.

During her student days, she interned with the Builders Association in 2011 and The Wooster Group in 2011-2012. She owes much of her success to her agents, Ellen Gilbert, and Rachel Altman of Paradigm Talent Agency, who managed her schedule and arranged auditions for her.

Love life

Her love life is not yet publicly known.

Net worth

Not yet established.

Career

Willa Fitzgerald was no stranger to show business when she started her career in films with the role of Vivian in the film ‘For the Love of a Dog’ in 2008.

Her experience in acting goes back to her school days and her formal training at Yale University.

After her first full length movie, She acted in two short films, ‘Food For Love’ and ‘Two Cheeseburgers: Part 3’ in 2012 and 2013 respectively.

Willa always felt that a movie was too short and intense a session to build up a character for her fans to assess, so from 2014 to 2016 she shifted her focus to the small screen and appeared in a number of serials including ‘Alpha House’, ‘The Novice’, ‘Royal Pains’, ‘Scream’ and ‘Bull’.

She also has television credits in ‘Blue Bloods’, ‘The Following’ and ‘Gotham’ as a guest artist. 

Besides television, she also starred as Beth in the web series, ‘Relationship Status’ in 2016. She found the work to be interesting and challenging.

In March 2017, she was cast in a starring role in the Fox Television pilot military soap thriller ‘Behind Enemy Lines’, playing the Navy pilot Roxanne Daly. The serial is a remake of the movie with the same name.

Her acting career includes her performances in a number of theatre shows, such as ‘The Cat and The Canary’ in the Berkshire Theatre Festival, ‘Cow Play’ in the New York Fringe Festival and ‘The Private Sector’ at the Theatre for the New City. She has also done the reading at the Actor’s Studio for ‘Couple in the Kitchen’ and ‘Starf’’cker’.

Not only has she been acting, but she has also taken a step further by directing the theatre production of Virginia Woolf’s ‘Orlando’, which was adapted by Sarah Ruhl in April 2013. The experience of directing was an education for her. She certainly has talent that has been recognised by positive reviews from critiques. 

In July 2018, Fitzgerald was cast as one of the lead roles in the USA Network drama pilot Dare Me, which was picked up to series in January 2019.She is set to play Colette French, a cheerleading coach who is not hesitant to take risks. 

In December 2018, Fitzgerald was cast in an episode of the Netflix anthology drama series, Heartstrings. The series premiered in November 2019. 

In April 2019, it was announced that Fitzgerald would guest star in the sixth season of the TV Land comedy-drama series Younger.

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Willa Fitzgerld
First Name Willa
Surname Fitzgerald
Born 17th January, 1991
Home City Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Current City