Zoey Francis Chaya Thompson Deutch is an American actress. She is daughter of director Howard Deutch and actress-director Lea Thompson. She gained recognition for her roles in the film Everybody Wants Some!!, the Netflix comedy series The Politician, and the film Set It Up. Deutch began her career with roles on the Disney Channel comedy series The Suite Life on Deck and The CW crime drama series Ringer. Following her credited film debut in the gothic romance film Beautiful Creatures, she starred in the fantasy horror film Vampire Academy, for which she received a Teen Choice Award nomination. Deutch achieved critical praise for her roles in numerous films, including Richard Linklater's Everybody Wants Some!!, Why Him?, Before I Fall, Flower, and Rebel in the Rye, for which she has received awards from the Dallas International Film Festival and the SCAD Savannah Film Festival.