Clea DuVall Biography

Clea DuVall is a talented and popular American Actress, Director, and Writer. She was seen in some popular shows and films such as Grey’s Anatomy, The Grudge, American Horror Story: Asylum, New Girl, and many more. In 2020, she directed her own film named Happiest Season. Apart from entertainment, she also works for social causes and she stands in support of the LGBTQ community.

Early Life

Clea DuVall was born on 25th September 1977 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Her father is Step DuVall who is an actor while Rosemary Hatch is her mother and she is the only daughter in the family. She did her schooling at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and along with her studies she used to manage her time and worked at a Coffee shop.

Clea DuVall Career

Since Clea was born and bought up in Los Angeles this is also the land of the film industry. She had made up her mind that she wanted to work as an Actress professionally. She made her debut in 1996 by working in a film called Little Witches and in a TV show named Dangerous Minds. As time went through she started getting more roles and tried her best as an Actress. From 1997 to 2007 she was seen in various films and TV shows where she devoted her full time with her heart.

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The films were The Alarmist, Niagara Niagara, How to Make the Cruelest Month, Girl, Can’t Hardly Wait, The Faculty, A slipping Down Life, She’s All That, Wildflowers, Sleeping Beauties, The Astronauts Wife, But I’m a Cheerleader, Girl Interrupted, Committed, Bear to the right, See Jane Run, Ghosts of Mars, Identity, 21 Grams, The Grudge, Two weeks, Anamorph and  Zodiac.


The shows where her work was seen from 1997 to 2007 were ER, Crisis Centre, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, On the Edge of Innocence, The defenders: Payback, Popular, The Fugitive, How to Make a Monster, The Laramie Project, Carnivale, Helter Skelter, C.S.I, Fathers and Sons and Heroes. The above 10 years was the time when she worked really hard and earned popularity around the world. She has worked with many superstars and her meteoric rise in career came from 2008 onwards. Clea was seen in films such as Passengers, The Killing Room, Conviction, Lez Chat, Argo, Armed Response, Jackie & Ryan, Zen Dog, Ma/day, Addicted to Fresno, The Intervention, Heaven’s Floor, and All About Nina.

Some of her commendable performances came in various popular shows after 2008 such as Grey’s Anatomy, Law  & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Watch, Virtuality, Saving Grace, Lie to me, Private Practices, Bones, The Event, C.S.I.: Miami, American Horror Story: Asylum, New Girl, Take my Wife and many more. Apart from working in these films and TV shows, recently she has directed her own film named Happiest Season which is an American Romantic comedy film that will be released in 2020.

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Awards and Nominations

In 1999 she has been nominated at Blockbuster Entertainment Awards for the category Favorite Female Newcomer and at Teen Choice Award for Best Breakout Performance for her work in “The Faculty”. She won the Florida Film Critics Circle award for the category of Best Cast and for her work in Thirteen Conversations About One Thing in 2003.

Later in 2012 and 2013, she won Hollywood Film Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards for her work in Argo. She was nominated at Sundance Film Festival for category Grand Jury Prize for her work in The Intervention in 2016. In 2017 she got a nomination for her work in Veep at Screen Actors Guild Award for the category Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and later in 2018 she won the award.

Clea DuVall Biography

Real Name Clea Helen D’Etienne DuVall
Birth Date 25 September 1977
Age (as of 2022) 44 Years
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimetres – 165 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Slim


Father Stephen “Steph” DuVall
Mother Rosemary Hatch


School Los Angeles County High School for the Arts

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is she a lesbian? Yes
Who is her girlfriend? None
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Personal Life

She is a Lesbian and stands with the LGBTQ community. According to sources, she is currently single. Some of her past relationships were with Ellen Page, Camila Grey, Carla Gallo, Summer Phoenix, and James De Bello. She also chooses to keep her relationship private and away from the limelight.

Clea DuVall Net Worth

Clea has worked really hard and was seen in more than 40 films and TV shows. Apart from working as an Actress she also earns through her sponsors and makes various event appearances. Her Net Worth has been estimated at around $1.5 Million.


  • Clea made her debut in 1996 by working in a film called Little Witches and in a TV show named Dangerous Minds.
  • She stands in support of the LGBTQ community and is a Lesbian.
  • At an early age, she dreamed to be a writer.
  • She has recently directed her own film named Happiest Season.
  • In 2012 and 2013 her work in Argo won Hollywood Film Award as well as Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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