Evan Rachel Wood

Active - 1995 - Present  |   Born - Sep 7, 1987 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Musical

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A native of North Carolina, Evan Rachel Wood found success as a child actor on television before making a splash on the big screen with the teen drama Thirteen, playing a troubled girl who falls under the influence of a dangerous new friend. She worked steadily into adulthood, and also became something of a fashion icon. She had a solid singing voice which she showed off in her Emmy-nominated supporting turn as the daughter in Mildred Pierce. She had high-profile romances with both singer Marilyn Manson and the actor Jamie Bell to whom she was briefly married and with whom she has a son.

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  • Started acting on stage at an early age, as her father was the founder and executive director of Raleigh's Theatre in the Park.
  • Relocated to Hollywood with her mother after her parents' divorce.
  • Auditioned for the role of Claudia in Interview with the Vampire, but lost to Kirsten Dunst.
  • Earned her GED at 15.
  • Has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
  • Once played Helen Keller to her mother's Annie Sullivan under the direction of her father in a stage production of The Miracle Worker.