Madelyn Deutch - Biography

Madelyn Deutch is a writer, actress, and musician from Los Angeles, California. At the age of 10 she discovered a love of singing when asked to participate in charity events, performing alongside heavyweights such as Dick Van Dyke, Wayne Brady, the cast of Frasier, Seinfeld, and more.

During her high school years at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, she became a nationally recognized singer - participating in the very selective Grammy Ensemble, and Brubeck Summer Colony. Sweeping the Monterey Jazz Festival's 50th Anniversary, receiving an Outstanding Soloist Award from Downbeat Magazine, winning the esteemed Silver Award from the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, and being granted a scholarship to the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. And upon high school graduation she performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in support of the Presidential Scholars ceremony. She graduated from the New School University in May of 2011 with honors.

Madelyn completed her first film and composed three original pieces for Mayor Cupcake, in the summer of 2009 alongside Judd Nelson, Lea Thompson, and her sister Zoey Deutch. Since then she has starred alongside Billy Ray Cyrus in Like a Country Song (she is also featured on the sound track), Quinton Aaron in Lowlifes, Skeet Ulrich in the race horse film 50 -1; as outlaw Curls in the upcoming History mini-series, Texas Rising, and starred in indie Windsor alongside Barry Corbin. Her first screenplay, The Year of Spectacular Men, is in pre production with Lea Thompson attached to direct and Michael Roiff (Waitress) as producer.