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Overview (3)

Born in Santiago de Chile, Metropolitan Region, Chile
Birth NameLorenza Francesca Izzo Parsons
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lorenza Izzo was born on September 19, 1989 in Santiago de Chile, Metropolitan Region, Chile as Lorenza Francesca Izzo Parsons. She is an actress, known for Knock Knock (2015), Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019) and Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020). She was previously married to Eli Roth.

Family (4)

Spouse Eli Roth (8 November 2014 - August 2019)  (divorced)
Children None
Parents Rosita Parsons
Izzo, Claudio
Relatives Lyon, Clara (sibling)
Carolina Parsons (aunt or uncle)

Trivia (14)

Daughter of model Rosita Parsons.
Starred in her first major role in Que Pena Tu Boda (2011) at age 19, which went on to be the highest grossing Chilean film of 2011.
Loves design and fashion and is studying design at UCLA.
Went so far into character for the part of the disturbed teen Olimpia in Instrucciones Para Mi Funeral (2012) that she was kicked out of her house until the shooting was finished.
Did her first magazine cover, at age two weeks old, with her mother Rosita Parsons and walked her first runway, at age 15, for the top Chilean designer Ruben Campos.
Originally was cast in a Spanish language role in Nicolás López's Aftershock (2012), and it was only after speaking with producer Eli Roth that the crew realized she could speak English with no accent. They had only spoken with her in Spanish before that point.
At age 18, booked her first major campaign as the face of Brazilian fashion label "Colcci", alongside Gisele Bündchen.
Although she often plays characters from the United States, her first language is Spanish. She grew up in Santiago, Chile and as a teenager lived in Atlanta, Georgia. At age 16 she returned to Chile and finished high school there, and then attended Lee Strasberg Studio in New York. At the time of her arrival in Atlanta at age 13 Lorenza spoke English with a thick accent that she quickly lost.
Considers herself a tomboy, and loves extremes sports such as kitesurfing, freestyle skiing, waterskiing, and prefers to drive stick shift to automatic. For her part in Hemlock Grove as Brooke Bluebell she intensely trained with a cheerleading coach.
Nearly drowned in the Amazon, while filming her scene in the river, for The Green Inferno (2013). The screams in the final film are her screaming for her life. She eventually was rescued when the stunt supervisor realized she wasn't acting and was yelling cut in Spanish.
Ex-daughter-in-law of Dr. Sheldon Roth and Cora Roth.
Ex-sister-in-law of Adam J. Roth and Gabriel Roth.
(July 16, 2018) Her husband of nearly 4 years Eli Roth filed for divorce from her.

Personal Quotes (6)

I love kids. I always have. I was an only child until I was 12, and then my sister arrived.
I go to shady places all the time.
Whenever I'm terrified of anything, I jump to it.
Boom, I move to L.A. after doing Aftershock (2012), and I've been actually working here. So it's all been 'boom'; it's all been 'boom' everything. It's so exciting. It's been amazing. I'm a very lucky girl.
[on nudity] I find the female body to be one of the most beautiful things in the world. Once you strip everything off, the clothes and the trends, you discover who you are.
[what makes her cringe] When you're in a restaurant and the guy comes and scrapes the table cloth while cleaning your table.

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