Child of the seraglio, Leila George d’Onofrio was born on March 20, 1992. She is the daughter of the American actor Vincent d’Onofrio (New York criminal section) and the actress Greta Scacchi (Presumed Innocent, The Player). She is one year old when her parents separate. The girl grows up in Australia, where her mother rebuilds her life, and welcomes the arrival of a half-brother, Matteo, in 1998. Soon, the young woman follows in her parents’ footsteps and embarks on a career as an actress.
Leila George studied theater at the Australian Film School in Sydney, then flew to the United States and took acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. In 2016, she had a casting and landed a role in the remake of Mother, may I sleep with danger? alongside Tori Spelling and James Franco. Her talent catches the eye of the latter who decides to offer her a role in his next film, The Long Home (2017), with Ashton Kutcher. In September 2016, she recorded an audio book by Pappy Pariah, Bob Honey: Who just do stuff, with Sean Penn.
On the heart side, the young actress appears on Sean Penn’s arm in October 2016, on the red carpet of the LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of art). In early August 2020, the actor confirms his marriage with Leila George, July 30, 2020.