Mary (II) Grace filmography and biography
Date of birth: New Jersey, USA
Mary (II) Grace biography
Mary Grace was born and raised in New Jersey. She then lived in Florida
for part of high school. Mary was accepted to Rollins College on four
scholarships, where she graduated with high honors and a B.A. degree in
Mary Grace has always had a desire to help the poor and needy children. While in high school, Mary volunteered every weekend for 3 1/2 years in a non-profit organization, playing an invaluable leadership role. She was in charge of over 50 children; her work included, in-home counseling, planning and executing field trips, plus organizing weekly classes to instill values and success-oriented attitudes in the children.
While in college, Mary started modeling for a Florida-based company and she began to take acting classes on the side. Just one week into the acting classes, Mary started auditioning and landed her first roles in two student films, "Emerald Fortune" and "Help Wanted".
After that, the auditions and acting jobs kept flowing and she soon relocated to New York City, New York. She moved in the weekend before the famous blizzard of 2002. Her career continued to flourish and she has been based in Los Angeles, California as of 2003. Mary Grace is half Czechoslovakian and about 40% Italian and 10% Irish. Her mother's side comes from Prague, Czechoslovakia and her father's background is Italian from Bari, Italy and some Irish.
Mary's Great Great Grandmother on her Mother's side spoke 4 languages and achieved the highest level of education at that time. She was a descendant of Franz Josef I (English: Francis Joseph) Emperor of Austria, king of Hungary, (1830-1916), born in Vienna. The last significant Habsburg monarch.
On Mary's father's side, her great-great-grandfather, named Kid Yank was an undefeated boxing Champion in Italy who fought famous fighters such as, Jack Dempsey. He later gave up boxing when he fell in love with an Irish woman in New York.
Mary (II) Grace filmography
|Caravaggio: The Search||2011|
|Elegy for Julian Grace||2010|
|Not Another High School Show||2007|
|Lords of Dogtown||2005|
|Untold Stories of the ER||2005|
|Speaking of Women's Health||2001|