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Gretchen Mol was born on September 8th, 1983 in New Jersey. She is known for her roles in "The Manchurian Candidate" in 1962, "American Beauty" in 1999 and "Can You Ever Forgive Me"? in 2018. She has also appeared in TV series including "True Blood", "The Good Wife" and "The Kids Are Alright".
She went to high school with Broadway actor Peter Lockyer, with whom she performed in school musicals and plays. Her brother, Jim Mol, is a director and editor in the film industry. Mol attended The American Musical and Dramatic Academy and graduated from the William Esper Studio. After summer stock in Vermont, she took a job for a while as an usher at Angelika Film Center. She was living in a Hell's Kitchen walk-up when she was noticed by a talent agent who spotted her working as a hat-check girl at Michael's Restaurant in New York. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)
Gretchen Mol is an American actress, writer, and director. She is best known for her portrayals of Margaret White in the 2005 horror film "Fruitvale Station", for which she won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and the Satellite Award for Best Actress. In 2008, she co-starred in the independent film "Cutie and the Boxer" with Ryan Gosling.
While major roles have been sporadic, Mol has been in more than 30 feature films. She made her film debut in Spike Lee's 1996 film, Girl 6. She said, "I was auditioning for Guiding Light and I was happy I got a Spike Lee movie, which was a tiny part, but all of a sudden I had Spike Lee on my resume. I didn't audition for day player anymore". (Source:en.wikipedia.org)
A Berlin native, Gretchen earned a degree in cultural anthropology and studied African and European art before working with director Ivo Colevski on a documentary on the AIDS crisis in Africa. This led to her being cast in a small part opposite Robert De Niro in the 2001 film Falling Down.