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Andrea Conte ’85

Andrea Conte ’85 is an award-winning American actress born and raised in Garden City, New York. Known for Bloodline, Devious Maids, Drop Dead Diva, Necessary Roughness, The Glades, and Burn Notice, Andrea began performing at the age of 4.

Andrea attended The Waldorf School of Garden City beginning in Kindergarten and leaving in 7th grade. Andrea says her studies at Waldorf encouraged her creativity, imagination, and love of the arts, dance, music, nature, and language. While at the School, she learned French, German, and Latin and started playing the flute in the 3rd grade. She began acting class at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in NYC at the age of 12. She studied music, acting, and art in Italy during a summer program through the State University of New York (SUNY) while still in high school and speaks conversational Italian and French.

After graduating from Garden City High School, she auditioned for the Juilliard School Drama Department. Andrea performed on Broadway with Barry Manilow, continued her work as a classically trained actor, musician, and dancer in New York. Her career led her to Los Angeles to work in television and film. She studied in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. She has studied with the best in the business, including Charles Nelson Reilly, Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Sir Richard Clifford, and Dom Deluise.

Andrea was led back to the East Coast when she was cast in feature film and has worked consistently in television and film since then. Andrea goes back to her theatre roots when schedules permit. She has become a much sought-after actor for film and television and has remained on the East Coast.

Learn more at: https://www.andreaconte.com/

Andrea Conte '85

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Andrea Conte '85

Arts & EntertainmentSymposium Panelist 2020

Andrea Conte ’85 is an award-winning American actress born and raised in Garden City, New York. Known for Bloodline, Devious Maids, Drop Dead Diva, Necessary Roughness, The Glades, and Burn Notice, Andrea began performing at the age of 4.

Andrea attended The Waldorf School of Garden City beginning in Kindergarten and leaving in 7th grade. Andrea says her studies at Waldorf encouraged her creativity, imagination, and love of the arts, dance, music, nature, and language. While at the School, she learned French, German, and Latin and started playing the flute in the 3rd grade. She began acting class at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in NYC at the age of 12. She studied music, acting, and art in Italy during a summer program through the State University of New York (SUNY) while still in high school and speaks conversational Italian and French.

After graduating from Garden City High School, she auditioned for the Juilliard School Drama Department. Andrea performed on Broadway with Barry Manilow, continued her work as a classically trained actor, musician, and dancer in New York. Her career led her to Los Angeles to work in television and film. She studied in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. She has studied with the best in the business, including Charles Nelson Reilly, Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Sir Richard Clifford, and Dom Deluise.

Andrea was led back to the East Coast when she was cast in feature film and has worked consistently in television and film since then. Andrea goes back to her theatre roots when schedules permit. She has become a much sought-after actor for film and television and has remained on the East Coast.

Learn more at: https://www.andreaconte.com/