Evan Rachel Wood BiographyEvan Rachel Wood is a popular American actress who launched a career as a child, but still surprising film directors and audience by diverse and hardwired film roles and her musical talent.
Childhood and first film rolesBeing born in the actors’ family of Jewish and French origin, Evan Wood actually was growing up in the Theatre in the Park run by her father Ira David Wood III. She took part in her father’s stage performances in early childhood many times. For instance, she made her first entrance upon the stage when she was younger than just one-year-old. Although Rachel doesn’t remember this, she knows from her family stories that her first performance was A Christmas Carol by Dickens, where she played Ghost of Christmas Past.
At the age of 7, Rachel got her first film role acting as little Susie in a drama Bitter Blood. Her filmography was quickly increasing due to new performances, and by the time she was 10, it included 10 films and series.
Actor’s career. Best rolesWood had her first experience of cooperation with A-list celebrities in the film Practical Magic, where 11-year old Evan was acting on the same set with Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock.
For example, Evan and British actor Jim Sturgess played the roles of the heroes of The Beatles’ different songs Lucy and Jude. Their love story evolved on the historical and cultural scene of the ’60s. The film is shot through with fascinating allusions, for example in one cinema shot Jim and Evan remade a famous photo of Yoko Ono and John Lennon from Rolling Stones cover to a hair’s breadth.
The same year Evan Rachel Wood got an invitation to take part in the shoots of True Blood series’ second season with Anna Paquin and Alexander Skarsgard in the lead. It is a film series about vampires blended among common people when scientists invented blood alternatives that had been popular during all seasons.
Aristocratically pale Evan was just made for the role of Gothic vampire queen Sophie-Anne Leclerq. During series realization, the actress had chained her heart to her character and later she many times said that would play a strong, self-confident woman again.
In 2016 Evan Rachel Wood appeared in the lead of HBO channel new large-scale project Westworld. She transformed into an android named Dolores, who can hardly be different from a common girl. Every day is like a previous one because she is a worker of a themed entertainment park, whose memory is being deleted every night until once the program fails.
In 2018 she worked on the second season of Westworld and also acted in the drama 'Viena and the Fantomes' together with Dakota Fanning and Zoe Kravitz. The actress’s schedule is very busy and she has several projects in one moment.
Evan Rachel Wood’s private lifeThe actress’s youth was quite wild. A 17-year old Evan met with Edward Norton at the shoots of Down in the Valley and soon the tabloids discussed the details of the passionate affair between actors not stopped by a solid age gap.
She adored his provocative image, felt very comfortable next to him, and took as a compliment if someone called her as cranky as Manson. By the way, at that time Wood really changed: being a natural blonde, she colored her hair into the dark and started to appear in public in Gothic looks. Many even found the influence of Manson’s ex-wife, a dancer Dita von Teese, the image in this.
Evan Wood frequently appears within photo and video camera reach so the journalists lost count of the actress’ tattoos. Two marks out of six that the journalists got to know of, remind of her former love affairs with Manson and Jamie Bell.