Dylan Frances Penn is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of Sean Penn and Robin Wright. Her early public roles included modeling campaigns for Gap Inc., a magazine cover for treats!, a music video appearance in Nick Jonas‘s “Chains” and an acting role in Elvis & Nixon.
Years active: 2013–present
Born: April 13, 1991, 32 years old and 7 months, Los Angeles, California, United States
Sun Sign: Aries
Hair Color: Dark Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 5 ft 7 in / 1.70 m
Measurements: 36-26-36 in / 91.5-66-91.5 cm
Bra Size: 34B US – 75B EU
Dylan Penn went to the Marin Academy in San Rafael.
After graduating from high school, she got enrolled at the University of Southern California. However, she dropped out just after a semester.
She is the daughter of the legendary Hollywood actor Sean Penn and actress Robin Wright.
Father – Sean Penn (Actor, Filmmaker, and Political Activist)
Mother – Robin Wright (Actress and Director)
Siblings – Hopper Jack Penn (Younger Brother)
Others – Michael Penn (Paternal Uncle) (Musician), Chris Penn (Paternal Uncle) (Actor), Leo Z. Penn (Paternal Grandfather), Eileen Annucci (Paternal Grandmother), Freddie Wright (Maternal Grandfather), Gayle Gaston (Maternal Grandmother)
On her father side, she has Ashkenazi Jewish, Italian, and Irish ancestry. While, on her mother side, she has English ancestry as well as traces of Scottish, French, Scots-Irish, and Northern Irish roots.
Penn mother, Robin Wright, surrendered the role of Maid Marian in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves due to her pregnancy with Dylan. Her father, Penn, is a two-time Academy Award for Best Actor-winner, while her mother, Wright, is a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama-winner. She has a younger brother named Hopper Jack.
Wright had surrendered the role of Maid Marian in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves due to her pregnancy with Dylan. Penn was raised in Ross, a town in Marin County, California. She has a younger brother named Hopper Jack. Her paternal grandfather Leo Penn is of Russian-Jewish and Lithuanian-Jewish descent, whereas her paternal grandmother Eileen Ryan is Catholic and of Irish and Italian descent.
She attended Marin Academy, and dropped out of the University of Southern California after one semester. She spent time living in New York City. Her parents’ divorce was finalized in 2010. Before modeling, Penn had worked delivering pizzas, as a waitress, and as a freelance screenplay editor. She also worked in New York City as a restaurant hostess and an intern at an advertising agency.
Penn posed for photographer Tony Duran for a partially nude cover and an interior layout in the seventh, 2014 Spring/Summer, issue of the erotica and fine arts magazine treats!, released in April 2014. Penn said, “I have always loved his black and white nudes, they were always so tastefully done and, more specifically, showed that certain elegant yet strong beauty that I think all women embody”. Within weeks of the issue’s release, Penn signed a new modeling contract with Premier Model Management to represent her in the United Kingdom.
Penn appeared at No. 68 on the Maxim annual Hot 100 list in 2014, and at No. 93 in the AskMen.com 99 Most Desirable Women list that same year. In June 2014, she filmed a role in the music video for the Nick Jonas song “Chains” at the Hotel Alexandria. Three months later, Penn and Poppy Delevingne played biker women in Rock Roll Ride, a short film for shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, directed by Julia Restoin Roitfeld, for Paris Fashion Week. She appeared on the cover of L’Officiel that December and the cover of Asos in August 2015. The following January, Penn and her younger brother, Hopper, did their first joint fashion modeling campaign together, eventually making media appearances at Milan Fashion Week.
Penn’s first film was the horror movie Condemned, directed by Eli Morgan Gesner, in which she played the girlfriend of a band member living in a rundown building. The film opened on Friday the 13th in November 2015. Another early role was in Elvis & Nixon, which stars Kevin Spacey. The movie was presented in at least one spring film festival and was released in April 2016. In November 2015, it was announced that she had booked roles in a pair of independent films: GenRX and Unfiltered. In 2021, she co-starred with her father in the film Flag Day, which he also directed.
In November 2015, Dylan made her first film appearance in the horror movie, Condemned.
First TV Show
In April 2014, she made her TV show debut as herself in the series, Entertainment Tonight.
Dylan Penn Favorite Things
New York City Restaurant – Craft and The Spotted Pig
Personal Style – Tomboyish
Typical Attire – T-shirt, skinny jeans, and converse sneakers
Beauty Products – Kiehl face moisturizer, Dior mascara and Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer
Dylan Penn Facts
After she decided to drop out of USC, her parents cut her off financially, prompting her to take a job at the pizza restaurant in Westwood.
After she moved to New York City to pursue modeling and acting career, she had to work as an intern at an advertising agency and restaurant waitress to keep herself financially afloat.
She got widespread coverage from media after she posed for a semi-n*de, black and white photoshoot for fine arts magazine treats! in April 2014. It also served as her first breakthrough.
In 2014, Dylan was placed at the 68th position in the annual Hot 100 list compiled by Maxim magazine.
In 2014, the men magazine AskMen placed her on the 93rd spot in the 99 Most Desirable Women list.
Dylan has written scripts for a couple of short movies.
To relax and unwind, she likes to head out to the beach. She also loves to play backgammon in her free time.
She was reportedly offered $150,000 to pose for the cover of the Playboy magazine. However, she decided to turn the offer down.