Who Is Leila George? All About the Young Actress Romancing Sean Penn

Leila George, 24, is the daughter of Law & Order: Criminal Intent star Vincent D'Onofrio

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Sean Penn was spotted canoodling with a new lady in Hawaii this week, 24-year-old Leila George.

Who is this blonde beauty? She’s an up-and-coming actress with a famous father who is paving her own way with roles on the small screen. Here’s what you should know about her:

Her dad is in the business


Fans of Law & Order will recognize George’s dad: Criminal Intent star Vincent D’Onofrio. George’s mother is D’Onofrio’s ex-wife, actress Greta Scacchi.

D’Onorfrio currently stars as baddie Wilson on Netflix’s Daredevil, and most recently hit the big screen in The Magnificent Seven.


She’s worked with James Franco

George had a role in the Franco-produced remake of Tori Spelling’s infamous Lifetime movie, Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? earlier this year. In the film, George played Spelling’s character’s daughter, Leah.

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She’s shared the stage with her mom

Scacchi, an Australian-Italian actress, appeared alongside her daughter for George’s theater debut in the Perth Black Swan State Theatre Company’s 2014 production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.


Of the experience, George told Australia’s Perth Now, “I said at the start it was a dream to be able to work with her and it has been.”

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