Sara Sugarman is the ex-wife of David Thewlis. She is an actress, producer and a businesswoman who owns an online retail company.
Facts About Sara Sugarman
You perhaps know David Thewlis for his role in “Harry Potter.” Thewlis is the highest paid actor in Hollywood right now. If you were paying attention to his life in the ’90s, you might have heard that he was married to Sara Sugarman. After she became Thewlis’s ex-wife, people didn’t hear much about her. Sara Sugarman is a Welsh actress and director who is well known for “Disney’s Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen,” and “Very Annie Mary.” Sugarman was born in Flintshire, Wales, in a Jewish family. When Sugarman was a teenager, she played in a punk band called Fractures which was managed by Mike Peters, a local musician. Sugarman also played the rebellious School Action group leader Jessica Samuels in “Grange Hill,” a drama TV series. Sugarman went to London and attended Arts Educational School and then went to Barbara Speake Stage School. Sugarman also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art for three years and won the Best Actress medal in 1989. Sugarman’s talent in acting was noted in the ‘80s.
Sugarman Owns Lulu & Georgia
Sugarman owns Lulu & Georgia, a massive online shopping site that sells decorative carpets and interior design goods. Sugarman named the online site after her grandfather, Lou, and her father George. Sugarman started the company in 2012 and has watched her L.A. based e-commerce company grow into a multimillion-dollar business that supplies its customers with rare home furnishings and accessories. Lulu & Georgia sells things like modern tufted sofas, glamorous fabric headboards, bohemian wood tables, eclectic lighting, decorative pillows, and many more. According to Sugarman, the site is easy to navigate and has user-friendly filters to help customers find exactly what they need. Sara Sugarman also stated that she has gained the experience to manage her online business thanks to the experience she gained from helping to run her family’s business.
Sugarman Directed “Disney’s Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen”
“Disney’s Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen,” is an American teen comedy film which is directed by Sara Sugarman. It stars Lindsay Lohan who takes the role of Lola. “Disney’s Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen” was released in February, but despite receiving negative feedback, it went ahead to become number two in the U.S. box office. The movie was produced on a budget of $15 million, and it’s one of the best from award-winning director, Sara Sugarman. The film won a Teen Choice Award.
David Thewlis’s Ex-Wife Also Directed “Very Annie Mary”
Sara Sugarman also directed “Very Annie Mary,” a 2001 comedy film. “Very Annie Mary” stars Rachel Griffith and Jonathan Pryce. The movie tells the story of a woman in her 30s who lives under the same roof with her verbally abusive father. The father suffers a stroke and she is forced to take care of him. “Very Annie Mary” was shot in 1999 in Wales, Sara Sugarman’s home country. The movie received some positive reviews and awards, proof that Sugarman’s fantastic work was highly appreciated.
Sugarman Won A BAFTA Award
The BAFTA Award for Best Short Film is given out every year. Sugarman won the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film in 1999 for her 1998 movie “Anthrakitis.” Over the years, she has won multiple awards both as an actress and as a director. However, he hasn’t won any Golden Globes. Sugarman has directed four movies which are “Mad Cows,’ “Very Annie Mary,” “Disney’s Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen,” and “Vinyl.” Sara Sugarman started out as an actress before she became a producer. She made appearances in “Those Glory Glory Days,” “Sid and Nancy,” “Escape from Sobibor,” “Straight to Hell,” “Dealers,” “Anthrakitis,” and “Mr. Nice.” Not only has Sugarman appeared in movies, she’s also been on TV shows like “Grange Hill,” “Juliet Bravo,” “Minder,” “Happy Families,” and “A Very Peculiar Practice.”
Sara Sugarman Is The Ex-Wife of Thewlis
Sara Sugarman fell in love with David Thewlis and they dated for a while before getting married in 1992. Their marriage had issues and by 1994, Sugarman couldn’t hold it anymore and asked for a divorce. Thewlis has had other relationships since splitting up with his ex-wife. He last dated Anna Friel and they had one child together before she also became his ex-wife in late 2010. Not much is known about Sugarman after she became Thewlis’s ex-wife since she’s most widely known for her online website.
Little Info About Thewlis
David Thewlis was born in Lancashire. His debut role was in the sitcom “Up the Elephant and Round the Castle.” Afterwards he appeared on another sitcom “Only Fools and Horses.” Thewlis features in the TV series “Fargo.” The third season of “Fargo” premiered on April 2017 and afterwards Thewlis was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Thewlis has not been able to maintain his relationships, but he has maintained his bank account just fine. He is estimated to be worth over $200 million and owns a Victorian ballroom in Clerkenwell.
Sugarman’s Net Worth
Sara Sugarman’s company and her career as a producer and actress has helped her amass a considerable net worth. Sugarman has an estimated net worth of $16 million. Her company, however, is her main source of income currently.
Sugarman might not be an active actress and producer right now. Most of her focus seems to be on maintaining her family and keeping her home and business running smoothly. 2018 might be a major breakthrough for her and who knows? Maybe she will be directing the best movie of the upcoming year.