Willa Cordelia Fitzgerald (born January 17, 1991) is an American actress. Her other notable roles include Amazon Studios' short-lived political web series Alpha House and USA Network's drama series Royal Pains.
Life and career
Willa Cordelia Fitzgerald was born on January 17, 1991 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Fitzgerald earned a BA in theater studies from Yale University in 2013.
Between 2013 and 2014, Fitzgerald played the role of Lola Laffer in the short-lived Amazon Studios political web television series Alpha House. The series lasted two seasons before being cancelled. On April 23, 2014, it was reported that Fitzgerald obtained a recurring role in USA Network's drama series Royal Pains as Emma Miller. Between 2014 and 2015, she also obtained guest-starring roles in various television series such as Blue Bloods, The Following and Gotham.
Fitzgerald's credits in theater include works such as Couple in the Kitchen, The Private Sector, Cow Play and The Cat and the Canary. In August 2016, she joined the cast of the film Misfortune, which was directed by Lucky McKee and was released in October 2017 under the title Blood Money.
In January 2016, she was cast in the go90 web series Relationship Status. She portrayed the role of Beth in a two-episode arc.
In March 2017, Fitzgerald was cast in a starring role in the Fox television pilot Behind Enemy Lines, playing Navy pilot Roxanne Daly, though Fox passed on the pilot in May 2017. In July 2017, Fitzgerald was cast to play Meg in the BBC miniseries Little Women based on the book ofthe same name. It premiered Boxing Day, 2017.
In November 2017, Fitzgerald was cast as the lead of E!'s pilot #Fashionvictim as Anya St. Clair.In March 2018, the pilot was not commissioned to go forward with E!. In December 2017, she was cast to play Kitsey Barbour in the film The Goldfinch based on Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, was released on October 11, 2019.
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 April 2019, it was announced that Fitzgerald would guest star in the sixth season of the TV Land comedy-drama series Younger.
|2008||For the Love of a Dog||Vivian|
|2017||Blood Money||Lynn||Originally titled Misfortune|
|2019||The Goldfinch||Kitsey Barbour|
|2013–2014||Alpha House||Lola Laffer||Recurring role; 12 episodes|
|2014||The Novice||Lucy Griego||Unsold television pilot|
|2014||Blue Bloods||Lacey Sutherland||Episode: "The Bogeyman"|
|2014||The Following||Jenny||Episode: "Betrayal"|
|2014||Royal Pains||Emma Miller||Recurring role (season 6); 13 episodes|
|2014||Untitled Wall Street Project||Tara Conklin||Unsold television pilot|
|2015||Gotham||Grace Fairchild||Episode: "Beasts of Prey"|
|2017||Bull||Susan Bryant||Episode: "Teacher's Pet"|
|2017||Behind Enemy Lines||Roxanne Daly||Unsold television pilot|
|2017||Little Women||Meg March||Main role|
|2018||#Fashionvictim||Anya St. Clair||Unsold television pilot|
|2018||House of Cards||Twenty-Year-Old Claire||Episodes: "Chapter 72", "Chapter 73"|
|2019||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Ava Parcell||Episode: "Plastic"|
|2019||Younger||Audrey Colbert||Episodes: "The Unusual Suspect", "Merger, She Wrote"|
|2019||Heartstrings||Maddie Hawkins||Upcoming series|
|TBA||Dare Me||Colette French||Upcoming series; main role|
|2016||Relationship Status||Beth||Episodes: "The Friends", "The Good Guy"|