Evan Rachel Wood is an American actress and musician. She began her acting career on television starting in 1994 before landing supporting roles in movies like Practical Magic and The Missing. Her profile was raised when played a troubled teen in Thirteen, and then when she starred opposite Mickey Rourke in the Oscar-nominated drama The Wrestler. Evan has her highest profile part right now playing the android Dolores on HBO’s Westworld.
Evan was born on September 7, 1987 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her star sign is Virgo.
Evan’s father is Christian and her mother is Jewish. In the commentary for the Thirteen DVD, Evan states that she is Jewish. However, that commentary track was recorded for the DVD’s 2004 release, when Evan was but we can know about her Religion’s beliefs looking at this quote: “I believe in god but i am not religious. I am spiritual. My definition of god isn’t in any religion. It’s very personal.”
Evan Rachel Wood is clearly on the side of the liberal Democrats. He supports gay marriage and she celebrated Obama when he announced his support for gay marriage and after actively campaigning against a ban on gay marriage in her home state of North Carolina.
She is also a strong supporter of LGBTQ rights, being openly bisexual herself. Wood has been honored by the Human Rights Campaign with a Visibility Award for her advocating work.
I myself am bisexual and have always “joked” about miley giving me gay vibes. Not a bad thing! Just an observation.
— #EvanRachelWould (@evanrachelwood) 24 August 2012
Wood also believes in gun control.
What is it going to take? #guncontrol
— #EvanRachelWould (@evanrachelwood) 14 December 2012
Evan is the daughter of actor and theater director Ira David Wood and actress Sara Lynn Moore. She has two siblings called Dana and Ira David, also dedicated to artistic activities.
From 2007 to 2010 Evan dated shock rock singer Marilyn Manson. The couple broke up at least once before getting back together and becoming engaged before finally calling it splits.
In 2011 the actress rekindled a relationship with her old boyfriend, actor Jamie Bell. The two married on October 30, 2012. A son followed along in July 2013. And then in May 2014, after nineteen months of married life, Jamie and Evan announced that they were separating.
Since her marriage ended, Evan had a romantic relationship with actress Katherine Moennig. Wood has expressed that she was bisexual before beginning her relationship with Jamie Bell. “Yeah, I’m more kind of like the guy when it comes to girls. I’m the dominant one,” she once said in a 2011 interview. “I’m opening the doors, I’m buying dinner. Yeah, I’m romantic.” (1)
Wood became engaged to her bandmate Zach Villa in January 2017, but called it off in September of the same year.
Wood lives in Los Angeles. Her hobbies include horseback riding, swimming and singing, and she has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
She has numerous tattoos; as of 2011 the total count was nine, including one on the inside of her bottom lip.
The song that she wants to be played at her funeral is Pink Floyd’s “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”. (1)