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Ten fun facts about Evan Rachel Wood


1. Actress, Born in North Carolina

On September 7, 1987, Evan Rachel Wood was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, the capital city of the Tar Heel State. She has since gone on to become an acclaimed actress, starring in films such as Thirteen, Across the Universe, and The Wrestler, as well as the hit HBO series Westworld. Wood has also been nominated for numerous awards, including a Golden Globe and two Emmy Awards.

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2. Acting Career in Full Swing

Evan Rachel Wood began her acting career in the late 1990s, appearing in a number of television shows such as American Gothic and Once and Again. She quickly gained recognition for her talent, and her career has since flourished. She has starred in a variety of films, including Thirteen, Across the Universe, and The Wrestler, and has also appeared in television series such as True Blood and Westworld. Her performances have earned her numerous awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe nomination for her role in the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce.

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3. Nine-Year-Old Evan Rachel Wood Makes Debut as Leading Actress

At the tender age of nine, Evan Rachel Wood made her debut as a leading actress in the movie Digging to China. This early success was followed by her Golden Globe-nominated performance in the teen drama film Thirteen, which propelled her to fame and established her as a versatile actress capable of taking on both child and adult roles.

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4. A Star at 5

At the tender age of five, Evan Rachel Wood was already making a name for herself in the acting world. She auditioned for the coveted child lead role in the 1994 film "Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles", but ultimately lost out to Kirsten Dunst. Despite the disappointment, Wood continued to pursue her passion for acting and has since gone on to star in a number of critically acclaimed films and television shows.

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5. A Well-rounded Entertainer

Evan Rachel Wood is a multi-talented performer who loves to stay active. She has trained in dance and is a black belt in tae kwon do. In addition to martial arts, she also enjoys singing, rollerblading, swimming, and horseback riding. Her passion for physical activity and the performing arts has made her a well-rounded entertainer.

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6. Highest Paid Actress to Feature in a Music Video

In 2007, Evan Rachel Wood made history when she became the highest paid actress to feature in a music video, appearing in Marilyn Manson's "Heart-Shaped Glasses". Her performance in the video was so captivating that it earned her a record-breaking paycheck, cementing her place in music video history.

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7. Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell: From Music Video to Marriage

In 2005, Evan Rachel Wood and her now-husband, British actor Jamie Bell, co-starred in a music video for Green Day's hit song "Wake Me Up When September Ends". The video, which was directed by Samuel Bayer, featured the couple in a heartbreaking story of a soldier leaving for war and his girlfriend's struggle to cope with his absence. The video was a huge success, and the couple's chemistry was undeniable, leading to their eventual marriage in 2012.

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8. From Film to TV and Back Again

Evan Rachel Wood has had a successful career in both film and television. She recently returned to the small screen with her role as Queen Sophie-Anne on the hit HBO series True Blood, and as Veda Pierce in the Emmy-winning HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce. Her performance in the latter earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film. Wood's impressive range and talent have made her a sought-after actress in both film and television.

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9. Gucci's Iconic 'Guilty' Campaign

In 2010, Evan Rachel Wood was chosen to be the face of Gucci's iconic Guilty campaign. She was the perfect choice to represent the brand, as her unique beauty and style embodied the spirit of the campaign. Her involvement in the campaign was a major success, and she was praised for her stunning visuals and her ability to capture the essence of the brand.

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10. Emmy Nominations for Evan Rachel Wood and Kate Winslet

Evan Rachel Wood, star of the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce, had an interesting connection to her on-screen mother, Kate Winslet. Despite playing the role of Wood's mother, Winslet is only twelve years older than her, making the mother-daughter dynamic all the more believable. Wood and Winslet's chemistry was so strong that it earned them both Emmy nominations for their performances.

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