Known for excellent portrayal, Dana Gourrier is one of the stars who can carry the whole movies on their shoulders. But in spite of her talent and standard that she set in the film fraternity, she faced discrimination by her skin tone. Now, she not only spread magic in the screen with a daunting role in movies like ‘Django Unchained’ but also works hard to change the culture of Industry.
Dana is known for feature film credits like ‘The Hateful Eight,’ ‘Midnight Special’ and ‘Shootout-Keine Gnade and many more.
The movie titled, ‘Django Unchained’ prove the commercially hit at the box office for the actress. She had the privilege of sharing the screen presence with the outstanding actor, Quentin Tarantino. Besides her acting on the big screens, Gourrier manages her time for the television shows also.
Her love for the television industry can also be seen immense and has done multiple roles over there too. Her television roles include shows like, ‘Startup,’ ‘True Detective,’ ‘Ravenswood’ and ‘American Horror Story’ to name a few.
Personal Life of Dana:
Dana’s current relationship status is still a question of the public as she hasn’t discussed her private matters that have been in the headlines.
Dana Gourrier shared a photo from the set
The fans of Dana were excited when she posted a picture of the engagement ring on her finger. She even captioned the image that she is married. But it was all from the shooting set that the actress shared the picture.
Apart from that, she was also seen with her mystery man at an award ceremony that she might be possibly dating. The actress even shared the picture of her date night which could ignite the rumors of the mystery man being her potential boyfriend. But nothing has been cleared till yet of her previous relationship.
Dana Gourrier with a mysterious man on November 2, 2015 (Photo Credit: Dana’s Instagram)
She again posted the photo of the man who goes by the Instagram named Suttonupanddoit on 10th May 2017 and his family. Her caption on the picture caught the eye as she mentioned that:
"I've decided they're my parents too."
So, does this mean she is dating the mysterious man, only time will tell? As of now, she is not married.
The Darker Side Of The Industry:
Though she had credited herself in the excellent movie as well as in her television roles, she was the victim of discrimination and was typecast by many of her co-workers. Gourrier always had the opinion that talent should not be based on color and ethnicity.
Gourrier started her acting career right at a young age where she had to go through the various misconception of the industry which was true. But the actor is still hopeful that the perception of the people within the industry will change when the work is not compared to the background and race that the people will come from.
She has even added in one of her interviews with NBC News in May 2016 that:
“They will always be put into certain categories and me being the woman that I am – a curvy black woman – there are already uphill battles that I have to face.”
Dana’s Short Bio:
Dana Gourrier, the gem of an actress, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States. As per wiki sources, the actress celebrates her birthday on 31st July, but the information of her actual birth year is still missing. However, she probably ages around the thirties. Gourrier went to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for BFA in performance and later participated at the California Institute of the Arts for MFA in acting. She stands an average height of a woman and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. Information about her parents is still under the curtains.