Gracie Ellen Mary Friel is a 18-year-old British celebrity with the role of an actress (Katalin) in Bathory: Countess of Blood when she was about 3 years old in 2008. She is also a music, photography, and painting enthusiast. Yet, more to her fame is her being the only daughter of renowned English actors Anna Friel and actor David Thewils.
Biography and Early Life of the Anna Friel’s Daughter
Gracie was born on July 9 2005 to Anna and Harry Potter actor David Thewlis. She is the only child of the former couple and was born about 4 years after her parents started their relationship in 2001.
She had her formative years in the United States where she developed a considerable American accent despite having an English nanny to help her sustain her English accent.
At the time she was 5 in 2010, her parents split and in 2016, her father was married to French designer and artist Hermine Poitou. Also, her mother dated actor Rhys Ifans for 3 years before splitting in 2014.
Despite her parents not being together, they have both been in her life and raised her. In a report, David and Anna do school runs together as well as shop for Gracie.
Still, she has lived most of her life with her mother. In another report, it was revealed that Gracie lives with her mother in Windsor.
However, there is a certainty that the young celebrity child travels to different locations with her mum on set or even to visit her father. More so, she visits Italy.
All to Know About Gracie Friel’s Career
At about the time Gracie was 3, she played the character of Katalin (the baby) in the film Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008). The film also featured her mother who played the character of Elizabeth Bathory, a prolific serial killer.
Gracie understood make-believe at a very tender age and it was no surprise that she played a role at 3.
In 2015, she was offered a role to play her mother’s daughter in American Odyssey. Anna did not like the idea that she and Gracie would be apart for long (since Gracie would shoot in America while her mother, Morroco). This contributed to why Gracie did not take the role.
However, Gracie has the opportunity to explore acting and several other things. While she may pursue a deeper career in acting, her mother thinks that she may focus more on directing.
Gracie has other interests apart from acting. She is a musician and singer. At the time of this writing, she has not released any professional songs but she has recorded several songs and has shared others on social media.
Furthermore, the younger Friel has a keen interest in art. She is a painter with some of her works displayed on her Instagram page. Moreso, she is a photographer.
Is Gracie Ellen Mary Friel in a Relationship?
Anna Friel’s daughter keeps her private life out of the spotlight. Hence, there is uncertainty if the 18-year-old young Friel is dating anyone.
Nevertheless, she may be dating a lady named Tally Cayton. While this is unverified, the two seem to share a very close relationship and Tally is known for flooding their pictures on her Instagram page.
Also, the ladies make music together and Gracie’s mother Anna has over and time again talked about how she loves Tally.