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

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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.

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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.

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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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