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Cecilia Peck
American actress and director

Cecilia Peck

Cecilia Peck
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Intro American actress and director
Is Actor Film director Film producer
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 1 May 1958, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A.
Age 65 years
Family
Mother: Veronique Peck
Father: Gregory Peck
Siblings: Cheryl Tiegs
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Biography

Cecilia Peck (born May 1, 1958) is an American film producer, director and actress. She is the only daughter of actor Gregory Peck and his second wife Veronique Passani.

Career

As an actress, Peck was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for The Portrait, in which she played the daughter of her father's character. She played the leading role in Torn Apart, and appeared in My Best Friend Is a Vampire.

Peck produced A Conversation with Gregory Peck, about her father, which premiered as a Special Selection in the 2000 Cannes Film Festival, and aired on TCM and PBS American Masters. She directed and produced the documentary short Justice For All, an examination of capital punishment, which was awarded the Silver Gavel Award. She was an associate producer on Defending Our Daughters, a non-fiction film about women’s human rights for Lifetime Television, which was awarded the Voices of Courage Award by the Women’s Refugee Committee.

Peck directed and produced Shut Up & Sing, about the backlash against the Dixie Chicks for opposing the Iraq War. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, won a Special Jury Prize at the Chicago Film Festival, Best Documentary at the Sydney, Aspen, and Woodstock Film Festivals, and was shortlisted for the 2007 Academy Awards.

Peck directed and produced the feature documentary Brave Miss World (Netflix), following Linor Abargil's fight for justice and mission to break the silence around rape. The film was nominated for the Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking in 2014.

Peck's company, "Rocket Girl Productions", produces independent feature films and documentaries.

Personal life

Peck married writer Daniel Voll on September 8, 2001. They have two children. Their son Harper Daniel Peck, born in 1999, is named after Harper Lee. Their daughter was born in 2002. Peck is the ex-sister-in-law of supermodel Cheryl Tiegs, and aunt of actor Ethan Peck. She holds dual citizenship in the US and France, and is French speaking.

Filmography

Actress

  • 1986: Dress Gray (TV)
  • 1987: Wall Street
  • 1988: Crime Story (Guest star, 2 episodes)
  • 1988: My Best Friend Is a Vampire
  • 1990: Torn Apart
  • 1991: Ambition
  • 1992: Tous mes maris (TV)
  • 1993: Blue Flame
  • 1993: The Portrait (TV)
  • 1994: Killing Zoe
  • 1994: Renegade (Guest star, 1 episode)
  • 1995: French Exit
  • 1997: Sous les pieds des femmes
  • 2005: Havoc

Director

  • 2006: Shut Up & Sing
  • 2013: Brave Miss World

Producer

  • 1999: A Conversation With Gregory Peck
  • 2002: The Hamptons (TV)
  • 2006: Shut Up & Sing
  • 2013 Brave Miss World
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