As Gratiela Brancusi’s name rises to prominence, you may be curious about the actress from ‘1883.’ Here are five interesting facts about her that you may not be familiar with.
5. Brancusi is the Great-grand-niece of a Painter
The actress is the great-grand-niece of the Romanian painter and photographer Constantin Brancusi. Known for works like ‘The Endless Column’ and ‘Bird In Space,’ Constantin is considered a pioneer of modernism and is recognized as the patriarch of modern sculpture.
4. She Had a ‘Cowboy Camp’ Training for ‘1883’
To ensure authenticity in her role in ‘1883,’ Gratiela joined a ‘Cowboy Camp.’ This two-week program was designed to help the actress and her colleagues gain real-life skills and insights into cowboy life. From waking up early to horse riding, roping, and wagon-riding, Gratiela’s days at the camp were spent learning and gaining new experiences.
3. Gratiela Had a Self-Doubt Over Her ‘1883’ Audition Tape
Gratiela’s journey to securing her role in ‘1883’ was with doubts. She recorded her audition tape while traveling to Romania, a tape she later described as having poor lighting and background. She said she also felt her performance wasn’t up to the mark. However, she eventually got the role.
2. She Was Formerly Married to Actor Tim Robbins
Gratiela had a relationship with American actor Tim Robbins, who is 32 years older than her. The duo had a secret wedding in 2017 and kept their relationship away from the limelight. They separated in 2020, with the legal documents citing ‘irreconcilable differences’ as the cause.
1. Gratiela’s Net Worth In 2023
Reportedly, Gratiela Brancusi’s estimated annual net worth stands at $600,000. Her earnings stem from her acting roles and her boutique booking agency in Romania, Kosher Agency. Apart from these, she also serves as a marketing director at the Actor’s Gang Theatre.