She has also returned to television, playing the supporting role of Queen Sophie-Anne on True Blood from 2009 to 2011 and playing Kate Winslet's character's daughter in the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce (2011), a role for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe and Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
As of 2016, she plays the sentient android Dolores Abernathy in the HBO television series Westworld, for which she won a Critics' Choice Award and earned a Golden Globe nomination.
They met while doing a musical cabaret about John Hughes in LA; Evan previously dated another cast member from that play as well.
They were engaged for several months before breaking up in August 2010.
She then began a relationship with shock rocker (who's now a recurring star) Marilyn Manson.
"I think I was taken advantage of because someone knew there was something about me that they could exploit." Wood claimed that giving birth to her son in 2013 was the ultimate game-changer for her, though, and it got her "out of her own s--t." "I just couldn't be what I was not," Evan said. I think that's how I make peace with it." Check out more celeb couples with big age differences in the gallery above!
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And I was craving danger and excitement." She continued, "I looked at my mother one day and said, 'Mom, I'm gonna get on this tour bus for eight months and see the world and have a crazy journey and find myself, and if people aren't OK with that, I'm sorry, but I can't live my life for other people.' " Wood claimed that the entire ordeal was a "learning experience," and that dating Manson was all about "figuring it out." The "Across the Universe" actress revealed, "Most teenagers are searching for identity, and I was thrown into a situation where I was supposed to have that already figured out." "Then you're demonized for figuring it out and getting messy," she complained.