Evan Rachel Wood Biography
In 1994 Evan Rachel Wood was seen in several television shows. She frequently appeared in the series American Gothic and was also seen in many films for television. Then in 1996, her patents divorced and she lived with her mother in Los Angeles County. Then she played a role in one of the seasons of the Profiler. This was followed by her role as Jessie Sammler on Once and Again.
Evan Rachel Woods first significant role on television was in 1998s Digging to China. She starred opposite Kevin Bacon and Mary Stuart Masterson. In 2002, she landed a supporting role in Al Pacinos film Simone. The following year, she appeared in the film Thirteen, an independent film. The critics hailed the film and her performance. She was nominated as Best Actress for Drama in the Golden Globe Award and she earned the Best Actress award from the Screen Actors Guild Award. The following year, she was in The Missing by director Ron Howard, opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Cate Blanchett.
In 2005, Evan Rachel Wood was seen opposite Kevin Costner and Joan Allen in the film The Upside of Anger. That same year, she returned to independent films and was seen in Pretty Persuasion and Down in the Valley. Also in 2005, she starred in Bright Eyes music videos, At the Bottom of Everything, Green Days and Wake Me Up When September Ends. The following year she appeared in the film Running with Scissors.
In 2007, Evan Rachel Wood landed the role in "2007: King of California, Across the Universe and In Bloom". She also lent her voice in the animated movie Terra. For 2008 she is set to play in Bronte as Anne Bronte and in the film, "Phantasmagoria: The Vision of Lewis Carrol".
In July 2003, Evan Rachel Wood was named one of the It Girls of Hollywood by Vanity Fair. In 2006, Premier magazine awarded her the Spotlight Award for Emerging Talent.