Gretchen Mol

Actor, Waitress, Coat check girl
Once hailed as Hollywood's next "It" Girl by Vanity Fair in 1998, actress Gretchen Mol failed to live up to the hype before her career was able to take off and suffered the notoriety of starring in a series of ... Read more »
Born: 11/08/1972 in Deep River, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Actor (41)

Anesthesia 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Boardwalk Empire 2010 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spin City 1996 - 1997, 2010 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Heavy Put-Away 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Laggies 2014 (Movie)

Bethany (Actor)

Love, Marilyn 2012 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

An American Affair 2009 (Movie)

Catherine Caswell (Actor)

Life on Mars 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Tenure 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

3:10 to Yuma 2007 (Movie)

Alice Evans (Actor)

Puccini for Beginners 2007 (Movie)

Grace (Actor)

The Ten 2007 (Movie)

Gloria Jennings (Actor)

Valley of Light 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The Notorious Bettie Page 2006 (Movie)

Bettie Page (Actor)

Trainwreck: My Life As an Idiot 2006 (Movie)

Lynn (Actor)

The Shape of Things 2003 (Movie)

Jenny (Actor)

girls club 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The Magnificent Ambersons 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Attraction 2001 (Movie)

Liz (Actor)

Forever Mine 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Zoe Loses It 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Get Carter 2000 (Movie)

Audrey (Actor)

Just Looking 2000 (Movie)

Hedy Collier (Actor)

Picnic 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Cradle Will Rock 1999 (Movie)

Marion Davies (Actor)

New Rose Hotel 1999 (Movie)

Hiroshi's Wife (Actor)

Sweet and Lowdown 1999 (Movie)

Ellie (Actor)

The Thirteenth Floor 1999 (Movie)

Jane Fuller (Actor)

Celebrity 1998 (Movie)

Vicky (Actor)

Music From Another Room 1998 (Movie)

Anna (Actor)

Rounders 1998 (Movie)

Jo (Actor)

Donnie Brasco 1997 (Movie)

Sonny's Girlfriend (Actor)

Subway Stories: Tales From the Underground 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The Deli 1997 (Movie)

Mary (Actor)

The Last Time I Committed Suicide 1997 (Movie)

Cherry Mary (Actor)

Girl 6 1996 (Movie)

Girl No 12 (Actor)

Larry McMurtry's Dead Man's Walk 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Funeral 1996 (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

Calm at Sunset (TV Show)

Actor

Finding Graceland (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Once hailed as Hollywood's next "It" Girl by Vanity Fair in 1998, actress Gretchen Mol failed to live up to the hype before her career was able to take off and suffered the notoriety of starring in a series of commercial failures. The first sign of trouble came with what was intended to be her breakout movie, "Rounders" (1998). That film underperformed at the box office and left Mol the subject of indifference from an industry that sought to build her up in the first place. Both determined and resilient, Mol continued to plow forward with her career, playing Leonardo DiCaprio's girlfriend in Woody Allen's "Celebrity" (1998) and Marion Davies in "Cradle Will Rock" (1999). She enjoyed roles in the remake of "Picnic" (CBS, 2000) before performing in a London stage production of Neil LaBute's "The Shape of Things" (2001), a role she reprised in the director's 2003 film adaptation. After struggling to regain her footing, Mol finally broke through with an acclaimed performance in the title role of the indie biopic "The Notorious Bettie Page" (2006). From there, she co-starred opposite Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in "3:10 to Yuma" (2007) and had a short-lived regular role on the U.S. remake of "Life on Mars" (ABC, 2009). Finding new life on the small screen, Mol had a recurring role as a showgirl and mother on the critically acclaimed "Boardwalk Empire" (HBO, 2010- ), a testament to her ability to shed an image as a flavor of the month.

Relationships

Craig Bierko Actor

Companion
Met 1998 Briefly dated 2000 No longer together

Clark Gayton

Companion

Janet Mol

Mother

Jim Mol

Brother
Born c. 1971 studied filmmaking at NYU

Tod "Kip" Williams Actor

Husband
Began dating in 2000 married June 12, 2004 in New York City

Ptolemy Williams

Son
Born Sept. 10, 2007 father, Kip Williams

Winter Williams

Daughter
Born February 17, 2011 father, Kip Williams

EDUCATION

William Esper Studio

New York , New York

American Musical and Dramatic Academy

New York , New York

Milestones

2010

Joined the cast of the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire" as Prohibition-era showgirl Gillian Darmody

2009

Played a woman who has an affair with John F. Kennedy, in the independent film "An American Affair"

2008

Played Norah in "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" for the Lifetime Channel

2008

Played Annie on the ABC series "Life on Mars"

2007

Co-starred with Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in "3:10 to Yuma," a Western directed by James Mangold

2007

Co-starred in Maria Maggenti's romantic comedy "Puccini for Beginners"

2006

Portrayed Bettie Page, the most successful pin-up model of the 1950s, in HBO's "The Notorious Bettie Page"

2004

Appeared on Broadway as Roxie Heart in the Tony Award-winning musical "Chicago"

2003

Reprised the role of Jenny in the film adaptation of Neil LaBute's "The Shape of Things," also starred Paul Rudd and Rachel Weisz

2002

Cast in supporting role in the A&E remake of "The Magnificent Ambersons"

2002

Cast in the Fox drama "Girls Club"

2001

Acted in the London stage production of Neil LaBute's "The Shape of Things"

2000

Appeared in "Attraction"; screened at the Toronto Film Festival

2000

Starred in the CBS remake of "Picnic"

1999

Portrayed Marion Davies in "Cradle Will Rock"

1998

Had featured role of Leonardo DiCaprio's girlfriend in Woody Allen's "Celebrity"

1998

Co-starred opposite Matt Damon in "Rounders"

1998

Appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair's September Issue, which proclaimed her "Hollywood's newest 'It' girl"

1997

Played gangster's moll in "Donnie Brasco"

1996

Had supporting role in Abel Ferrara's "The Funeral"

1996

Film debut, Spike Lee's "Girl 6"

1996

TV-movie debut in "Calm at Sunset" (CBS)

1996

Co-starred in the ABC miniseries "Larry McMurtry's 'Dead Man's Walk'"

1990

Moved to NYC

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