ZOEY DEUTCH TO GUEST STAR IN NEW EPISODES OF ABC FAMILY'S ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES "SWITCHED AT BIRTH"
Burbank, CA (January 10, 2013) - Zoey Deutch ("Ringer"), daughter of "Switched at Birth" series star Lea Thompson, will appear in at least two episodes of the ABC Family hit drama series, currently airing Mondays at 8:00PM ET/PT.
Deutch will play Elisa, an attractive young woman who meets Toby and Emmett while campaigning for John Kennish. Her first episode will air on February 18.
Deutch's television credits include "Ringer" and "The Suite Life on Deck." She will next be seen in the upcoming feature "Beautiful Creatures."
"Switched at Birth" is executive-produced by Lizzy Weiss ("Blue Crush"), Paul Stupin ("Make It or Break It"), Becky Hartman Edwards ("Parenthood") and John Ziffren ("Melissa & Joey," "Make It or Break It"). The series stars Katie Leclerc as Daphne Vasquez; Vanessa Marano ("Gilmore Girls") as Bay Kennish; Constance Marie ("George Lopez") as Regina Vasquez; D.W. Moffett ("Friday Night Lights") as John Kennish; Lea Thompson ("Back to the Future," "Caroline in the City") as Kathryn Kennish; Lucas Grabeel ("High School Musical") as Toby Kennish; Sean Berdy as Emmett Bledsoe; and Gilles Marini ("Brothers and Sisters") as Angelo Sorrento with guest star Marlee Matlin ("The West Wing").
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