Ellen Hamilton Latzen

Inside Biography

Born and raised in the USA, Ellen Hamilton Latzen is a former child actress, best known for her role as Ellen Gallagher in the film Fatal Attraction. She is also known for her performances in Mr. North, Boys Life 2National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, and Family Ties.

Studied Acting From California College of Arts

Ellen Hamilton Latzen was born on July 26, 1980, in the United States of America, under the birth sign Leo. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.  Her father, Lorrie Latzen, was a salesman while her mother, Anne Hamilton, was a web designer.

CAPTION: Ellen Latzen with her father and elder sister Amy SOURCE: [email protected]

She was only four years old when her parents divorced. She was raised along with her older sister Amy Latzen in her hometown. Hamilton Latzen attended California College of Arts in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Film and Television Career

Ellen started her acting journey at the age of six; all thanks to her mother. Her mom Anne Hamilton saw an advertisement in the paper about an open casting call and thought that would be a new experience in her daughter's life. Though Ellen was not sure about her audition as she felt she was not pretty enough. 

"Next to hundreds of little JonBenets with their makeup on and their pink dresses, there I was, a boyish little girl, my knees gra s s-stained

The call was actually for the movie Fatal Attraction and Ellen later got the role of the daughter of Michael Douglas and Anne Archer's daughter beating thousands of other girls. She was, however, active in the acting field for around a decade only from 1987 to 1997. 

The actress has worked in altogether 6 films and movies. In 1987, she appeared in the television show Family Ties. Similarly, Ellen worked in the movie Mr. North in 1988, starring Anthony Edwards, Anjelica Huston, Lauren Bacall & others.

Additionally, she is also a part of some more television shows and series including National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, The Equalizer, and Boys Life 2.

As for now, Latzen is producing a podcast titled Watched which is mainly about her experiences as a child actor. Her show mainly showcases the life of a child in the acting business and the realities of a childhood lived in front of the camera. 

When asked about her retirement, she once said,

If somebody were to recognize me now, I'd be very impressed.

How Much Is Net Worth Of Ellen Hamilton Latzen?

The Boys Life 2 actress has earned a decent amount of money. According to online sources, she has an estimated net worth of $900K as of 2021. From 1987 to 1997, she worked as a child actor; so without a doubt. most of her earnings came through her acting career. Some websites have reported that she earns a salary of around $100,000 annually.

The talented actress, standing 5 feet 2 inches tall, has worked in several hit movies and TV series. Some of  Hamilton's films along with its box office collections and budgets are listed below:

Box Office Collection
Cast Members

Fatal Attraction

$320.1 million

$14 million

Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer

The Equalizer

$192.3 million

$55–73 million

Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloe Grace Moretz, David Harbour, Bill Pullman, Melissa Leo

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

$71.3 million

$25 million

Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki

She currently resides in Los Angeles but has kept details on her property low. Since she left acting, no further update on her current profession is but seems, she enjoys a quality lifestyle with notable earnings.

Is Ellen Married or Dating? Details On Her Relationship! 

The former child actress Ellen Hamilton Latzen is currently in a relationship with her beau named Edward Campbell, alleged to be her husband. Reportedly, the two are met in 2015 and began dating shortly after.

Regarding their courtship, the Fatal Attraction star made a post on her Instagram (@ellenlatzen) with 2.5K followers on their 2nd anniversary on September 7, 2017. Moreover, according to Latzen's Instagram, the couple met for the first time at Phish's annual Labor Day run at Dick's.

CAPTION: Ellen Hamilton Latzen and her beau Edward Campbell began dating in 2015 SOURCE: [email protected]

However, the American actress is yet to confirm if she and her beau Edward, who goes by IG handle @blindmusic81, are married. Moreover, there is no official report on their engagement.

But in regards to her relationship if Edward was her husband, Ellen once said in an interview:

I'm proud of what I've done, but I yearn for so much more.

As of now, the pair is living happily together but doesn't share any children yet. Rather, the pair shares 3 dogs together.

by samikshya, 19 Aug, 2019

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