Grace Gummer was spotted at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival promoting her new movie The Long Dumb Road (2018) but due to her last name, many people are unaware that she is Meryl Streep’s daughter! Here’s our quick guide to what you need to know!
Who Is Grace Gummer?
- Grace Gummer is Meryl Streep daughter but took her father’s name. Her dad, Don Gummer, married Meryl Streep in 1978.
- Grace has two sisters and one brother: Henry Wolfe Gummer, 38, is a musician and actor, who appeared in The Good Shepherd (2006) with Robert De Niro and Matt Damon. Her two sisters are model Louisa Gummer, 26, and actress Mamie Gummer, 34.
- You might recognize Grace from Mr. Robot as she plays one of the main characters, Dominique “Dom” DiPierro.
- Her Mom, Meryl has been nominated for an Oscar TWENTY times and has won three times. Grace won an award at the Women Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Ensemble Cast for The Homesman (2014). That’s a start!
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- Grace’s first feature film was called The House of the Spirits (1993). She played the daughter of the character, Clara played by…you guessed her mom, Meryl!
- Grace also starred in the same film as mom, Meryl in The Horseman but Grace played more of a leading role than her superstar mother.
- Grace has also starred in several huge projects including the TV shows The Newsroom, American Horror Story: Coven, American Horror Story: Freak Show and Good Girls Revolt.
Grace was pictured wearing her hood up on her winter jacket as she joked with co-star Jason Mantzoukas. The two of them looked to be having a fun time promoting The Long Dumb Road.
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