She worked as a hat check girl at a restaurant where her agent-to-be spotted her and got her a coke commercial.
Gretchen's mother is an artist and her father is a school principal. Her parents divorced when she was young. She has an older brother.
Sister of Jim Mol
Graduated from the prestigious American Musical and Dramatic Academy. That is the same school that actors such as Lee Tergesen ("Oz"), Tyne Daly ("Judging Amy") and Paul Sorvino ( The Goodfellas") attended.
Went to the same high school as broadway actor Peter Lockyer.
Gretchen Mol Detailed Biography -
Gretchen Mol pronounced GRE-chin MALL was born on November 8 1973 in Deep River, Connecticut. Her father divorced Gretchen's mother 1983; Her mother is Janet, artist, teacher; brother: Jim, editor, born 1971, studied filmmaking at NYU.
She graduated from the William Esper Studio majored in acting; Trained at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (majored in acting) in New York, NY; graduated from Valley Regional High School in 1990. She worked as a hat check girl at a restaurant where her agent-to-be spotted her and got her a coke commercial.