Madelaine Petsch

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Madelaine Petsch
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Petsch at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con
Born
Madelaine Grobbelaar Petsch

(1994-08-18) August 18, 1994 (age 25)
Citizenship
  • United States
  • South Africa[1]
OccupationActress
Years active2014–present

Madelaine Grobbelaar Petsch[2] (born August 18, 1994) is an American actress and YouTuber. She is known for portraying Cheryl Blossom on The CW television series Riverdale and Marissa in F the Prom.

Early life[edit]

Petsch was born on August 18, 1994 in Port Orchard, Washington.[3][4][5][6][7] At the age of three, she began dance classes, and two years later began theater classes. Petsch's parents are from South Africa, and she spent the first ten years of her life dividing her time between South Africa and Washington,[8][9] she attended the Tacoma School of the Arts and relocated to Los Angeles after graduating.[10][11][12] Petsch has one brother.[13]

Career[edit]

Petsch appeared in a national advertising campaign for Coca-Cola in 2014. In February 2016, she was cast as Cheryl Blossom in The CW's Riverdale,[14] having been pinned for the role since late 2015 after meeting the casting director, who was at the time working on Legends of Tomorrow;[15] the series began filming in September of that year and premiered on January 26, 2017.[16] In March 2017, she joined the cast of the film Polaroid.[17]

In April 2018, Petsch collaborated with sunglasses company Privé Revaux and released her own collection of sunglasses.[18] Outside of acting, Petsch has a YouTube channel, stating that the inspiration to start one was so fans could know the real her outside of acting.[19]

Personal life[edit]

At the age of 14 she spoke out about being a vegan although she has been a vegan since the start of her life.[20] after being raised vegetarian. She has also participated in an awareness campaign for PETA.[21]

Filmography[edit]

Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Hive Current Girl #2 Film
2015 Instant Mom Mermaid Episode: "Gone Batty"
2016 The Curse of Sleeping Beauty Eliza Film
2017–present Riverdale Cheryl Blossom Main role
2017 F the Prom Marissa Direct-to-video film
2019 Polaroid Sarah Film

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2017 Teen Choice Awards Choice Hissy Fit Riverdale Won [22]
2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards Scene Stealer Riverdale Won [23]
Teen Choice Awards Choice Hissy Fit Riverdale Won [24]
2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Musical Moment Riverdale Nominated [25]
Teen Choice Awards Choice Ship (with Vanessa Morgan) Riverdale Nominated [26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How Riverdale Helped Madelaine Petsch Overcome Her Own Bullies". StyleCaster. July 16, 2017. Archived from the original on March 9, 2018. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "50 facts about me from the Riverdale set". Madelaine Petsch. December 6, 2017. Archived from the original on December 24, 2017. Retrieved December 6, 2017 – via YouTube.
  3. ^ Moore, Michael C. (January 15, 2018). "Port Orchard-born actress in 'Riverdale'". Kitsap Sun.
  4. ^ Petsch, Madelaine [@madelainepetsch] (August 18, 2017). "Thank you for all the bday wishes! Already having the best day. 23 ain't so bad 😉💥" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  5. ^ Bell, Crystal (February 23, 2017). "Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom on Riverdale: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know". Heavy.com. Archived from the original on March 19, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  6. ^ "Madelaine Petsch". The CW. Archived from the original on August 22, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  7. ^ Huver, Scott (February 2, 2017). "INTERVIEW: Petsch Rages as Riverdale's Reigning Mean Girl Cheryl Blossom". CBR. Archived from the original on August 21, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  8. ^ "Madelaine Petsch - Queen Bee". statusmagonline.com. Status Magazine. Archived from the original on May 17, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  9. ^ "The Surprisingly Nerdy Madelaine Petsch's Red-Hot Dating Tips". February 23, 2017. Archived from the original on April 29, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  10. ^ "Talking to fan accounts UNDERCOVER!". Madelaine Petsch. April 25, 2018 – via YouTube.
  11. ^ Cabiles, Janroe. "Riverdale's Madelaine Petsch Covers BELLO". www.bellomag.com. Archived from the original on June 9, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  12. ^ Huver, Scott (February 2, 2017). "INTERVIEW: Madelaine Petsch Rages as Riverdale's Reigning Mean Girl Cheryl Blossom". Archived from the original on May 7, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  13. ^ "Riverdale Star Madelaine Petsch Responds to Fans Asking if Her Lips Are Real". Seventeen. October 9, 2017. Archived from the original on April 1, 2018. Retrieved April 1, 2018. I was the only redhead other than my brother.
  14. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 24, 2016). "Riverdale CW Pilot Finds Cheryl Blossom". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on February 25, 2016. Retrieved February 25, 2016.
  15. ^ Radloff, Jessica (January 26, 2017). "Riverdale's Madelaine Petsch on Why Cheryl Blossom Doesn't Need a Love Interest: "She's an Independent Woman!"". Glamour. Archived from the original on May 6, 2017. Retrieved May 7, 2017.
  16. ^ Jensen, Jeff (January 25, 2017). "Riverdale: EW review". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on February 15, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  17. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (March 8, 2017). "Kathryn Prescott, Tyler Young & More Cast In Polaroid; Hal Linden & Ryan Ochoa Join The Samuel Project". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on July 28, 2017. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  18. ^ "Riverdale's Madelaine Petsch Has A Sunglasses Line & It's Actually Affordable". priverevaux.com. Privé Revaux. Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  19. ^ "Madelaine Petsch Only Started YouTube to Prove She's Actually Nice". J-14. January 11, 2018. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  20. ^ "Madelaine Petsch: Riverdale Star Channels Poison Ivy In Fierce PETA Ad". February 28, 2017. Archived from the original on May 11, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  21. ^ Madelaine Petsch Tells peta2 Why She Went Vegan!. peta2TV. February 28, 2017. Archived from the original on September 13, 2017. Retrieved May 12, 2017 – via YouTube.
  22. ^ Hatchett, Keisha (July 12, 2017). "Teen Choice Awards Reveals Full List of Nominees". TV Guide. Archived from the original on July 12, 2017. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  23. ^ "2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations: See The Full List". mtv.ca. Archived from the original on May 4, 2018. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  24. ^ "Teen Choice Awards: Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. August 12, 2018. Archived from the original on August 13, 2018. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  25. ^ Melas, Chloe (June 18, 2019). "MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019: See the full list of winners". CNN. Retrieved June 20, 2019.
  26. ^ Moreau, Jordan (June 19, 2019). "'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Riverdale,' 'Aladdin' Top 2019 Teen Choice Award Nominations". Variety.

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