Addison Riecke as Marie
13-year-old Addison Riecke showcases her talents on stage, television, and now film, as The Beguiled marks her feature debut.
She stars as Nora Thunderman on Nickelodeon’s hit series The Thundermans, which recently wrapped production on its fourth season. The live-action show, about a family of superheroes, was named...
Favorite TV Show at the Kids’ Choice Awards in 2016.
Born and raised in Covington, Louisiana, Ms. Riecke discovered her love for acting, singing, and playing musical instruments at age four. Gaining experience through a variety of camps and workshops such as the Kehoe-France Drama Camp, she was able to begin her career in both plays and musical theatre. She enrolled in the John Robert Powers Performing Arts Academy in Metairie, Louisiana, where the training she gained led to her successful audition for the International Presentation of Performance (IPOP). In January 2012, she won a number of awards through IPOP’s convention. These accolades included Child Actor of the Year, Winner of Child Monologue, and Winner of Child TV Beauty Commercial.
Her television work has also included national commercials for Lunchables and PlayStation, and her stage work has included 101 Dalmatian Kids. In addition to her acting and singing talents, Ms. Riecke also enjoys playing both the ukulele and guitar.
An anti-bullying activist, she participated in Custom Ink’s “Be Good to Each Other” campaign to support PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center by designing an exclusive T-shirt with 100% of the profits from sales going to PACER.
In 2013, Ms. Riecke raised over $4,000 for the Red Cross, benefiting those impacted by Oklahoma tornadoes. In 2014, she donated her birthday gifts to patients at L.A. Children’s Hospital, and in 2015 she requested pet supplies in lieu of birthday gifts, for the St. Tammany Humane Society. Her charities of choice also include Holidays for Kids, Hartley’s Heart Foundation, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, STARC, and the Food Bank of Covington. Additionally, she currently serves as the Child Ambassador for Kitty Bungalow, California’s only 100% feral cat rescue and socialization facility.
She recently raised over $10,000 for Write Brain Gives, the philanthropic initiative of Write Brain Books that gives underserved children and underfunded organizations the opportunity for self-expression, improved literacy, and inventive storytelling.