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Riley Weston / Bio

Riley Weston has worked as an actress and writer on many television shows and feature films. She is now living in Nashville, focusing on her music career.

She starred in the hit TV movie, What About Your Friends, written for the TV drama, Felicity as well as starred as Story Zimmer in the critically acclaimed, Drawing the Line. She quickly grabbed the attention of Touchstone Pictures and Television who signed Riley to an acting and writing development deal. Riley followed her deal with writing the feature film, Damaged for Artisan Entertainment. She then wrote and starred in the highly rated ABC television movie, Christmas at Water’s Edge.

She went on to film a cameo role in the horror film, The Cutting Room. Riley created the hit web-series, Being Bailey, for GoTV Networks and followed that writing Dark Beauty, a television movie for Lifetime, which continues to air. Her feature film Summer at Dad’s was then optioned by Revolution Studios.

Riley wrote the TV movie The Nanny Express for Hallmark. The movie aired as the 2nd highest-rated movie for the network! It stars Vanessa Marcil, Stacey Keach and Dean Stockwell. Riley also wrote the movie Always and Forever for the Hallmark Channel, starring Dean McDermott {Mr. Tori Spelling} Rena Sofer, and Barbara Eden {I Dream of Jeannie}. Both movies are currently airing on The Hallmark Channel.

Riley filmed a supporting lead in the indie feature film, Footprints. She plays a disturbed runaway in Hollywood who dresses up as Super Girl. It was named "One of the 10 Best Films so Far this Year" by the Chairman of the NY Film Critics Circle.

One of her scripts, before i go, received much attention, but without Riley's vision remaining intact. Ever determined, Riley knew that to keep the control, she needed a book of the same name and story. So, she wrote her debut nove, before i go! She went on to receive THREE awards for before i go: an IPPY Award for Story Teller of the Year, the Grand Prize at The New York Book Festival as well as the top honor as Best Fiction. And lastly, Riley received a Book Sense Pick Award. Riley is now meeting with investors to film the movie version of before i go, based on a script she wrote. She recently finished writing the theme song to the movie! The novel is now available on Kindle.

Her TV movie, DAMAGED, just premiered in January. Check Lifetime for upcoming airings!

While wearing many hats, Riley continues to act in roles she's passionate about, and write when the idea won't leave her alone! Lastly, you'll find Riley walking the Susan G. Komen 3 day 60 mile Breast Cancer walk in Philly for her sister every year. She is also the live entertainment after walking many, many miles. In 2014, she raised over $24,581!

Riley is busy in Nashville co-writing with amazing hit songwriters and recording her original music. She also travels to Alabama and Florida once a month for a week of shows. She is most excited about opening up for one of her favorite duos, Montgomery Gentry!

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