Addison Riecke was born January 26, 2004, in Covington, Louisiana (a New Orleans suburb). She discovered her love for acting, singing, and playing musical instruments at age four. By the age of 8, she appeared in ABC's How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life), and in national commercials for Lunchables and Playstation. Shortly after, she booked a pilot and became a series regular on Nickelodeon's hit show, The Thundermans, spanning 103 episodes over 4 seasons. The Thundermans was a multi-cam, live action, half-hour sitcom series about a family of Superheroes trying to live a normal life, despite their super-human powers. Addison played Nora Thunderman, who caused mischief with her laser-vision and spirited personality. The show premiered in November 2013 to an average of 2.1 million viewers and in 2016, won Favorite TV Show at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.
Addison will soon begin production on the third season of A Girl Named Jo. She stars as Cathy, alongside Annie LeBlanc as Jo. Set in 1963, a decade after a factory fire had ruined a small town; Cathy and Jo become unlikely friends from opposite sides of the tracks and uncover the community's complex history. The series airs on the digital network, Brat. It aired its first season in summer 2018, debuting at over 5 million viewers.
Addison's film debut was The Beguiled, an adaptation of the Thomas Cullinan novel of the same name. Set in 1864, The Beguiled tells the story of a wounded union soldier who is taken into The Miss Martha Farnsworth Seminary for Young Ladies to be cared for. Addison plays academy resident, Marie, alongside Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, and Colin Farrell. The film, written and directed by Sofia Coppola, premiered at Cannes Film Festival where Coppola received the prestigious award of Best Director. The film was released in theaters on June 23, 2017 by Focus Features.
She recently co-starred with Hannah Marks, Liana Liberato, and Dylan Sprouse in Banana Split, which premiered September 22nd at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival. Banana Split, an American High produced film, is a film about an unexpected female friendship during the pivotal transition between high school and college. Addison plays Agnes, the saucy 13 year old sister to Hannah Marks character, April.