A trained dancer, Grace is a highly physical actress and Casting Director Claire Simon brought her in specifically to audition for the complex seizure victim role on Mob Doctor. In addition to performing the seizing 18 times for the scene above, she also was resuscitated, and spent hours in make-up to pull off the effects of her character's tragic demise over 5 days of filming.
News Reporters are in McPhillips wheel house, and at this crucial point in the second season of Boss, she got to ask the question whose answer pushes the Mayor over the edge.
World Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2014, this short film follows the moments just before a school shooting and will be toured around the world to encourage conversation on how we can prevent such tragedies by declaring our world non-violent, as well as supporting organizations that push for a solution.
Beware it's a little bit raunchy. In addition to Grace winning the award for Best Comedic Actress, the Director and film, itself, won awards from Cinema St. Louis placing the film in the St. Louis International Film Festival. The trailer is available on this channel too.
The Other One
A dramatic, mood film, this feature film follows the school teacher from Eclipse, three years later as she tries to caretake for her mother and deal with the grief of losing her husband in the tragic incident. SPOILER ALERT this is a very important moment in the film and audience viewers have found the feature to be therapeutic.
Both Grace McPhillips and Zelda Fitzgerald are Montgomery, Alabama born and bred. In this short film, Grace plays both a modern day Zelda and the legendary one from the past, as you see in this clip.