GRETCHEN MOL (Ellie) will soon be seen starring opposite Ray Liotta and Joseph Fiennes in Paul Schraders "Forever Mine." Mol plays Ella Brice, a newly-wed who unexpectedly falls passionately in love with a cabana boy, who, 13 years later, re-enters her life, with reeling results. Also upcoming, she will star in Jason Alexanders "Just Looking."
Gretchen made her debut in Spike Lees "Girl 6" as Girl 12. She then appeared in such films as "Music from Another Room, " "Donnie Brasco," Abel Ferraras "The Funeral," "The Road to Graceland," "The Last Time I Committed Suicide," "The Thirteenth Floor," "Rounders," and Woody Allens "Celebrity."
Her tele-film credits include "Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn," a Hallmark Hall of Fame Production, and "Dean Mans Walk." She also appeared in the debut episode of the ABC hit series, "Spin City," and "Sex on a Pole HBOs Subway Stories."
A graduate of the William Esper Studio and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, she began acting professionally in numerous commercials and various theatres, where she performed "Bus Stop," "An Actors Nightmare," "No Exit," "Godspell" and "110 in the Shade," among others.
Gretchen grew up in an artistic household in Deep River, Connecticut. Her mother is an artist and her brother is an aspiring filmmaker. At an early age, she was the focus of her mothers photography and the subject of her brothers super 8mm movies. Combining dance school with school chorus, Gretchen confirmed her passion for performing, which allowed her to turn her hobby into a profession. She continues to take master classes at the William Esper Studio.
Gretchen currently lives in New York City, where she can indulge her passion for watching old movies and listening to live music.