Fast Facts

  • Her mother, Viva, is a former Warhol superstar.
  • Grew up with her mother and half-sister at the historic Chelsea hotel in New York City.
  • Started acting in commercials at the age of 4 in order to help support her family.
  • Feature film career began in 1989 with supporting roles in Field of Dreams, starring Kevin Costner, and Uncle Buck, starring the late John Candy.
  • Won Best Young Actress Supporting Role in a Motion Picture at the Young Artist Foundation's Eleventh Annual Youth in Film Awards in 1990, for her portrayal of Kevin Costner's daughter, Karin Kinsella, in Field of Dreams.
  • Made her television debut in 1994 on the short lived NBC sitcom, Someone Like Me, co-starring Patricia Heaton.
  • Made her Broadway debut in 2003, acting alongside Adam Goldberg and Christina Ricci in the third annual 24 Hour Plays On Broadway performance, A Long Story.


  • 2014, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Female Lead: Nominee


  • Chris Dapkins — Significant Other
  • Anthony Herrera — Father
  • Rosemary — Daughter
  • Viva — Mother
  • Alexandra Auder — Half Sister


  • Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, United States (BA in Literature, 2003)


  • Birth Name: Gabriella Mary Hoffmann
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Birthday: January 8, 1982, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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