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Elias Gene D'Onofrio Wikipedia-Eldest Son Of Actor Vincent D'Onofrio And Model Carin Van Der Donk



Facts of Elias Gene Donofrio

Birth Date1999
Full NameElias Gene Donofrio
Birth CountryAmerica
Father NameVincent D'Onofrio
Father OccupationActor
Mother NameCarin Van Der Donk
Mother OccupationModel
Gender IdentityMale

Elias Gene D'Onofrio is an American public figure most known as the son of renowned actor and filmmaker Vincent D'Onofrio.

He is an Emmy-nominated actor/director known for movies and shows such as Full Metal Jacket, Men in Black, The Cell, Daredevil, and Hawkeye.

His mother, Carin Van Der Donk, is a former model and a photographer from Netherland.

Similarly, his stepmother Greta Scacchi is also an actress. She is an award-winning actress popular for her role as Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna of Russia in the television film Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny.

Also, Elias' half-sibling Leila George is an actress as well. She is known for appearing in movies and tv shows like Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?, Mortal Engines, Kid, and Young Janine "Smurf" Cody in the drama series Animal Kingdom. 

How Old Is Elias Gene D'Onofrio?

Elias Gene D'Onofrio was born in December 1999 to celebrity parents.

As of July 2022, he is 22 years old and is enrolled at the university.

He also has a younger brother Luka D'Onofrio. He was born in 2008 and is 14 years old.

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Young Elias Gene D'Onofrio with his father Vincent D'Onofrio

Though being a son of a celebrity, D'Onofrio has lived a private life.

He is also not active on social media, making it harder to know about her personal life. 

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Parents' Relationship-Are Vincent D'Onofrio And Carin Van Der Donk Married?

Carin Van Der Donk is a Netherland-based former model. She popularly appeared in a Bumble & Bumble advertisement in the 90s.

However, she has not been active in her profession for a long now.

She and Vincent D'Onoforio reportedly met in a commercial shoot in 1996 and immediately hit it off.

The couple got married on March 22, 1997, and gave birth to Elias Gene D'Onofrio in 1999.

The pair separated in the early 2000s citing irreconcilable differences.

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Vincent D'Onoforio with his two sons Elias Gene D'Onofrio and Luka D'Onofrio

Later, Carin and Vincent decided to give their relationship a chance, and they reconciled. 

The duo welcomed their second son in 2008.

While many have claimed that the pair never remarried post-split, the Hawkeye actor stated that he is happily married to his wife, Carin.

He even discussed his frustration with conflicting reports on his current marital status.

Prior, Vincent D'Onofrio was in a relationship with actress Greta Scacchi in the early 1990s. 

They have a daughter named Leila George. Her parents were never married but were in a relationship for about four years in the 1990s. 

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Young Leila George and her mother Greta Scacchi

As of now, Scacchi is in a relationship with her first cousin, Carlo Mantegazza, and the couple has a son named Matteo Piero Mantegazza.

He is also an actor known for appearing in the 1999 movie Cotton Mary.  

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Vincent D'Onofrio: Short Bio

Vincent D'Onofrio was born Vincent Philip D'Onofrio on June 30, 1959, in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York.

He, as of 2022, is 63-year-old and has a tall height of 192 cm (6 ft 4 in).

His parents are Gennaro and Phyllis D'Onofrio. His father was an interior decorator.

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Vincent D'Onofrio with his sister Elizabeth D'Onofrio

He has two elder siblings, Antoinette and Elizabeth. The latter is an actress and drama coach. His parents divorced when the actor was young.

Vincent joined the University of Colorado and was involved in community theater productions.

Later, he studied method acting at the American Stanislavsky Theater and the Actors Studio under coaches Sharon Chatten and Sonia Moore.

His association with them landed him his first ole in off-Broadway's This Property Is Condemned, and the rest is history.

D'Onofrio made his on-screen debut in 1983 in the comedy film The First Turn-On!. His first television appearance was in 1886 in The Equalizer.

Some of his most popular roles over the year are: 

Movies/Television ShowsRoles
Full Metal JacketLeonard "Gomer Pyle" Lawrence
Men in Black -EdgarThe Bug
The CellCarl Stargher 
Law & Order: Criminal IntentPolice Detective Robert Goren
Jurassic WorldVictor "Vic" Hoskins
Daredevil/ Hawkeye /EchoWilson Fisk / Kingpin 
Homicide: Life on the StreetJohn Lange
Godfather of HarlemVincent 'The Chin' Gigante

Vincent is also equally popular for his behind-the-camera works. He was the producer of movies such as The Whole Wide World, Guy, and Steal This Movie!.

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Vincent D'Onofrio-Actor, Filmmaker and musician

As a director, he is credited for films like  The Third Man, Don't Go in the Woods, The Kid, etc.

Similarly, the 63-year-old actor/director is also into music. He made his musical debut in 2009 as comedic country singer George Geronimo Gerkie at Joe's Pub in New York City.

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Leila George-Age, Height, Career, And Relationship With Former Husband Sean Penn

Leila George was born Leila George D'Onofrio on March 20, 1992, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. 

As of July 2022, she is 30 years old and stands tall at 5' 9" (175 cm).

She is the only daughter of Vincent D'Onofrio and Italian-Australian Greta Scacchi.

She is also close to her father's family-her step mother and half-siblings. 

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D'Onofrio Family

George, like her parents, was always into acting and took acting classes at Brighton College in 2008. 

She also attended Crawley College in 2009 and, a year later, joined the Arts Educational Schools, London.

Later, in 2011, she moved back to Australia and attended Sydney Film School. 

Then, in 2012, the actress went to the States to study at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York City.

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Career Highlights

Leila George's first notable work is in the 2013 documentary The Last Impresario as a camera operator. 

She performed alongside her mother Greta Scacchi in 2014 on Anton Chekhov's The Seagull for Black Swan Theatre Company in Perth.

Later, in 2016 George made her on-screen debut in the American thriller TV film Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? as Leah Lewisohn. 

In 2018, the actress portrayed the character named Katherine Valentine in the steampunk movie Mortal Engines.

The Austrian-born actress appeared as Sara Cutler in the American Western film The Kid a year later. Since 2019, she appeared as Young Janine "Smurf" Cody in the drama series Animal Kingdom.

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Actress Leila George 

Also, in 2022, George is all set to appear as Edna Hodges in the movie The Long Home.

Following the terrible 2019–20 Australian bushfires, she co-produced the event hosted by the LA Zoo. It was a fundraiser program to support the long-term conservation of areas hugely affected by the bushfire.

Marriage And Divorce With Almost 30 Years Older Sean Penn

Leila George, 30, and Sean Penn, 61, first met on the movie The Last Face set. 

Reportedly, it was love at first sight for the pair. Initially, they were highly criticized for the massive age gap between the duo. 

George is only a few months younger than Penn's daughter Dylan Penn and two years older than his son Hopper Penn.

After four years of dating, the former pair secretly married in July 2020. 

The actor confirmed the wedding news during a civil ceremony over zoom and later on the television show Late Night with Seth Meyers. 

He stated:

'We did a COVID wedding. By that, I mean it was a county commissioner on Zoom, and we were at the house with my two children and her brother, and we did it that way.'

As per the reports, they had broken up during the pandemic, but Senn won her back. 

"He realized he had made a mistake, and when he felt he might lose her, he worked hard to get her back.'

"They got back together during COVID and became really close and got engaged a few months ago, early during quarantine."

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Former Sean Penn And Leila George

However, within a year of marriage, the Australian-born actress filed for divorce from Penn on October 15, 2021, in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The divorce was finalized on April 22, 2022.

Back in 2021, Penn, in an interview with the magazine Hollywood Authentic talked about his wife and their rocky relationship.

 The Mystic River actor revealed how he "f----d up the marriage" by being "very neglectful."

"There's a woman who I'm so in love with, Leila George, who I only see on a day-to-day basis now because I f---ed up the marriage. We were married technically for one year, but for five years, I was a very neglectful guy," he said.

Even after the divorce, Penn and George have been spotted at many places spending time together. 

There are also rumors that they might get back together; however, nothing is confirmed.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Elias Gene D'Onofrio?

Elias Gene D'Onofrio is currently studying, and there are no reports on his profession and net worth.

He might take up acting as a career like his father and siblings, but nothing is confirmed yet.

On the other hand, his father, Vincent D'Onofrio's riches are at $14 million.

Updated On Sun Sep 11 2022 Published OnWed Jul 13 2022 By

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