Who is Grace Van Patten?
She’s probably known best for her portrayal of Eliza in the 2017 film “The Meyerowitz Stories”, which also starred Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler, however, Grace Van Patten rose to prominence starring as Zoe Marconi in the TV mini-series “Nine Perfect Strangers”.
After watching this show, viewers wanted to know every detail they could about this young woman, and if you’re one of them, stick around and you’ll learn everything there is to know about her.
Early life, family, and education
Grace celebrates her birthday on 21 November, which makes Scorpio her zodiac sign. She was born in 1996 in New York City, USA, holds American nationality, and comes from a family of German, Dutch, English and Italian descent.
Her father is Timothy Van Patten, a famous producer, and director, and her mother is a former model Wendy Van Patten (nee Rossmeyer). Grace’s uncle and aunt are Dick Van Patten and Joyce Van Patten, both actors. Her maternal grandfather, Bruce Rossmeyer was the owner of several Harley-Davidson dealerships, so it isn’t surprising that Grace owned a mini-chopper when she was a girl. Grace has two younger sisters, and one of them, named Anna, followed in her sisters’ footsteps and began acting in 2018.
When she speaks about her childhood, Grace describes herself as a ‘tomboy’ and besides motorcycles, she enjoyed sports, playing basketball and volleyball, although Grace was bitten by the acting bug after making her acting debut aged eight,.
She attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, and upon matriculating in 2014, she didn’t go to college but pursued her acting career.
Roles in series
Grace made her acting debut portraying Ally Pontecorvo in two episodes of the worldwide famous series “The Sopranos” in 2006; perhaps you didn’t know that the producer of this series is her father.
Grace’s next role came in 2013 when she was seen as Jodie Lanier in an episode of the series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, followed by her role as Ruth Lindsay in an episode of the series “Boardwalk Empire” in 2014.
Grace focused on her movie roles in the following years, and then she was cast to play Olivia Meadows in the 2018 series “Maniac”, appearing in three episodes of this science-fiction drama, also starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill, which had 14 award nominations, winning two.
In 2021, Grace portrayed Zoe in “Nine Perfect Strangers”, also starring Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy and Michael Shannon. This thriller drama follows the story of nine stressed-out people who come to a resort expecting to find healing and transformation, but what they don’t realize is that the method used by the resort’s director has a dark side.
The series had 13 award nominations, without winning any, however, the audience liked this show, and was happy to hear that Hulu announced the second season of the series.
Most recently, Grace was seen as Lucy Albright in the 2022 series “Tell Me Lies”, starring opposite Jackson White and Catherine Missal in this drama about a young woman obsessed with a man who is only good at being charming.
Roles in movies
Grace’s first movie appearance was her portrayal of Maggie Wyatt in the 2015 drama “Stealing Cars”, followed by her first lead role as Ellie in the 2016 Netflix movie “Tramps”, co-starring opposite Callum Turner in this romantic adventure drama about two youngsters who find love in the most unlikely of places, while negotiating a shady deal.
In the following year, Grace was seen in “The Meyerowitz Stories”, which won the Hollywood Film Award for Comedy of the Year in 2017. In the same year, Grace co-starred in “Central Park” and “The Wilde Wedding”. This appears to have been a good year for Grace’s career, as evidenced by her Hamptons International Film Festival Award- Variety 10 Actors to Watch.
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Next, she was cast to play Balloon Girl in the 2018 mystery crime-drama “Under the Silver Lake”, starring Topher Grace, Andrew Garfield and Riley Keough. The movie was written and directed by David Robert Mitchell, and had 10 award nominations, winning three.
Grace followed with her role as Lilian in the 2019 comedy-drama “Good Posture”, in which she starred opposite Gary Richardson. It follows the story of a lazy but charming, good-looking, young woman who is used to relying on men to make her life easier, but after she finally pushes one man too far, she’s forced to realize that she can live a happier life if she takes responsibility for herself and not rely on those around her.
In 2020, Grace portrayed Cassie in the thriller drama “The Violent Heart” opposite Jovan Adepo, and this movie was nominated for the Tribeca Film Festival Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature. Most recently, she was seen as Ana in the 2021 fantasy drama “Mayday”, also starring Soko and Mia Goth.
Love life and relationships
Grace hasn’t been the subject of any rumors and affairs related to her love life; it’s widely known that she was in a long-term relationship with Nat Wolff, a musician and actor, perhaps known best for his role in the series “The Naked Brothers Band”. The two dated from 2017 until 2021, butwhen they separated, neither of them commented on the reason for their break-up.
In early 2022, rumors began about Grace and her co-star from “Tell Me Lies”, Jackson White. Although the two tried to keep their relationship away from the public eye, Jackson confirmed that they’re in love. The couple often shares their joint photos on their Instagram profiles, and in November 2022, they came together at the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Award event.
Age, height, and net worth
Grace’s age is 26; she has naturally blonde hair which she dyed brown, which it appears perfectly fits her hazel eyes, at least according to her fans’ comments. She weighs around 105lbs (48kgs) and is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, with vital statistics of 34-26-34.
According to sources, as of late 2022, her net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.