Francesca Gregorini

Francesca Gregorini

Date Of BirthAugust 7, 1968
Age51 years 9 months 29 days
Day of BirthWednesday
Place Of BirthLazio, Rome, Italy
Zodiac SignLeo
ProfessionsScreenwriter , Director , Writer , Musician , Songwriter
Full Name Francesca McKnight Donatella Romana Gregorini di Savignano di Romagna
Other Name Francesca Starr (She is close to her stepfather Ringo Starr)

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California
ReligionsJudaism , Christianity
Languages English , Italian
Star SignLeo
Nationalities American , Italian
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual OrientationLesbian
Body Features & Measurements
Height170 CM
5 Feet 7 Inches
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Dark Brown
Weight58 KG
128 lbs
Figure TypeRectangle
Body Type Slim
Family Information
Brother Gianni Andrea Gregorini (younger; producer by profession; born in 1972)
Cousin Lucy Walsh (stepcousin; daughter of Joe Walsh & Juanita Boyer)
Uncle Joe Walsh
Grandfather Howard Goldbach (Maternal)
Grandmother Marjorie Goldbach (Maternal; Marjorie Mary McKnight)
Aunt Marjorie Bach (Maternal)
Stepfather Ringo Starr (married Barbara Bach in 1981)
Stepsister Lee Starkey (Makeup artist; Daughter of Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey)
Stepbrothers Jason Starkey (Drummer; Son of Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey)
Zak Starkey (Drummer; Son of Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Brown University (graduated with major in Semiotics & Theater Arts)
Education(School) The Moses Brown School (Providence, Rhode Island)
Alma MaterBrown University
Love, Romance, Marriage
Partners Morgan Wieland Marling (producer; January 2014-)
Portia de Rossi (Actress/ Model; 2000-2004)
Career Information
Debut (Movies) See Jane Run (2001) (as Musician & actress)
Tanner Hall(2009) (as Director/ writer)
Years Active 2001-
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileFrancesca Gregorini Facebook Profile
Twitter ProfileFrancesca Gregorini Twitter Profile
Official WebsiteFrancesca Gregorini Official Website
Instagram ProfileFrancesca Gregorini Instagram Profile
Contact (Email)
Web ContactWeb Contact
More Information
Friends Alice Bamford
Tatiana Von Furstenberg
Amelia Fleetwood
Net worth$1 Million
Instruments Bass


Francesca Gregorini is an Italian American director, musician and writer, she was born in Lazio, Rome  on 7th August 1968 to actress Barbara Bach(mother) & Italian count & businessman Augusto Gregorini(father). She was brought up in Rome, Los Angelees & England.

Francesca Gregorini & Portia de Rossi: Francesca was living with her partner Actress & model Portia de Rossi for 4 years from 2000 to 2004, the couple were engaged, the couple separated in 2004 as Portia moved closer to TV host Ellen Degenres. She is now friends with both Portia and Ellen.

She worked as a musician in movies- See Jane Run (2001), she also appeared in a minor role in the movie.

She has directed, produced & written movies like- Tanner Hall(2009), The Truth About Emanuel(2013).

She has directed Episodes in TV series- Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams, Humans.

Interesting Facts

  • She is of Irish & Jewish ancestry from her mother's side.
  • She comes from a musical family, her movies often have very strong musical background.
  • She is a professional musician, has produced music for movies, she is good at playing Bass & Guitar.
  • Her mother Barbara Bach is a former band girl (in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977))
  • "Sequel"(2003):She released her first CD as musician in 2003.
  • Her movies Tanner Hill was featured at the Toronto International Film Festival(2009).
  • The Truth About Emanuel(2013) was selected in the drama category at the Sundance Film Festival(2013).
  • She has a production company named- Pisces Rising Productions, it is looked after by her brother Gianni Gregorini.
  • She has had fertility issues and can not have children, her movie 'Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes' is partly autobiographical.
  • Her movies have appeared in Film festivals like- Sundance London, Ashland Independent Film Festival, LA Femme Film Festival, Provincetown International Film Festival, Bend Film Festival, Brooklyn Film Festival, MARFA Film Festival, Woodstock Film Festival among others.
  • She grew up in a alcoholic home.
  • She lived in England from 11 to 18, she considers herself part British with British sense of humor.
  • In 2011 Francesca kissing Amber Heard was published online giving the hint that the couple might be romantic.
  • She is a Vegetarian like her mother.
  • She is a countess.
  • In her early 20s she was addicted to drugs.
  • She and her mother did not see each other often in childhood, also Barbara's addiction to alcohol and drugs kept them distant, now they are close.


  • I look better naked than I do in clothes
  • The best way to write is when you just don't know but happen to write.
  • I'm always happy when I hear laughter in the audience, it good to know people are experiencing the movie.
  • I feel good that now I'm a writer and director on my own.
  • Music is a very important aspect of the movie experience.
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