Eugene Theroux

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lawyer (1938)
Sun Jun 05 2022
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Eugene Theroux is well known for being the father of the famous American actor Justin Theroux. He has risen his fame through the movies like The Girl on the Train, Charlie's Angels 2, American Psycho, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Joker, and many others.

His son gained recognition for his work with director David Lynch in the mystery film Mulholland Drive (2001) and the thriller film Inland Empire (2006). However, Theroux is famous for being the father of Justin but he is also a lawyer by the profession.

The Early Life of Eugene

The father of Justin was born on  April 29, 1938, in Medford, Massachusetts, United States. He was raised in his own hometown with his parents and siblings.

He was interested in legal matters and political activities from an early age. He thought of pursuing his career as a lawyer after he was clear about his interest. You may want to know about the lifestyle and biography of Lauren Norvelle.

Educational Qualification

Theroux has completed his school-level education at his own private school in his hometown. However, He has not shared his school details. He has completed university-level education at Harvard University.

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has completed his master's from Georgetown University. It is a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

Married to the Phyllis Grissim-Theroux

The lawyer Eugene Theroux got married to the Phyllis Grissim-Theroux is a versatile writer, publishing her work as a journalist, a columnist, a humorist, an advocate, and a children's book author.

 Eugene Theroux with his wife Phyllis Grissim-Theroux in a wedding outfit
 Eugene Theroux with his wife Phyllis Grissim-Theroux in a wedding outfit. Photo source: Find a grave

The lovely couple has been enjoying their married life happily since their marriage to yet in their old ages.

About Theroux's Wife Phyllis

The author Phyllis has written many books through her knowledge and experience. She was born on February 22, 1939, and has not taken a break from writing books in her late eighties too.

 Eugene Theroux's wife Phyllis Grissim-Theroux was captured while reading book in a smiley face
 Eugene Theroux's wife Phyllis Grissim-Theroux was captured while reading a book with a smiley face. Photo source: Audible.com

Her famous books include The Journal Keeper: A Memoir, Giovanni's Light, Peripheral Visions, California and other states of grace, The Black House, Serefina under the circumstances, and many more.

Net Worth 

Eugene Theroux has a total networth of $1 million. He has access to such an amount through his successful career as a lawyer. He does not have his own personal business or other kinds of stuff that generate money for him rather than his career.

Similarly, his son the famous actor of America Justin Theroux has a total networth of $40 million. . He has access to such an amount through his successful career as a renowned American actor. He does not have her own personal business or other kinds of stuff that generate money for him rather than his career.

Children of Eugene Theroux

Theroux and his wife Phyllis have given birth to the two sons and one daughter in their togetherness. Their sons and daughter are Justin Theroux and Sebastian Theroux, Elizabeth Theroux.

Both the sons are renowned in different fields and have risen to the name and fame of their parents through their great work.

About Theroux's Son Justin

The actor in American Psycho was born on August 10, 1971, in Washington, D.C the Capital of the United States of America. He was married to Jennifer Joanna Aniston in 2015. 

 Eugene Theroux son Justin Theroux and his ex wife Jennifer Joanna Aniston in a frame
 Eugene Theroux's son Justin Theroux and his ex-wife Jennifer Joanna Aniston in a frame. Photo source:  Page six

The couple could not make their relationship as a husband and wife for a long period of time and finally decided to end their relationship as a husband and wife in 2017. However, the reason for their decision to get separated from each has not been revealed.

Ex Daughter In Law of Theroux

The ex-wife Justin is a famous American actress and producer who has risen her fame through the movies like Just Go With It, Murder Mystery, The Break-Up, Horrible Bosses, The Bounty Hunter, and many more.

She has also won an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss in 2014,  Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 1996, and Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Action/Adventure in 2003, and many others.

Justin In Mosquito Coast

Justin is best known for the reel character Allie Fox in the television series The Mosquito Coast. It was first released on April 30, 2021, and has seven episodes released to date.

It is a gripping adventure and layered character drama series following the dangerous journey of a radical idealist and brilliant inventor, Allie Fox (Justin Theroux), who uproots his family for Mexico when they suddenly find themselves on the run from the US.

Famous TV Series By Justin

Star Wars: The Last Jedi actor has starred in many famous movies and television series through his incredible talent and acting skills.

 Eugene Theroux's son Justin Theroux was captured for the photo wearing black jacket and pant
 Eugene Theroux's son Justin Theroux was captured in the photo wearing a black jacket and pants. Photo source: The Economic Times

His famous television series include The Leftovers, Parks and Recreation, Six Feet Under, The White House Plumbers, John Adams, The District, and many more.

The Controversy Of Eugene's Son Justin

The nephew of the famous novelist paul Theroux is a controversy-free personality. He has not been involved in any kinds of controversies that have hit the media headline yet.

He entertains people with his amazing acting skills and talents and has won the hearts of millions than involved in any kind of controversy.

Family of Theroux

American Psycho actor's father is the son of Albert Eugene Theroux and Anne Theroux. He is blessed with three siblings Paul Theroux, Alexander Theroux, and Peter Theroux.

He shares a great bond with his siblings and parents. However, he is the firstborn child of his family.

About Theroux's Brother Paul

Theroux's brother Paul Edward Theroux was born on April 10, 1941. He is an American novelist and writer and has written many books, including the travelogue, The Great Railway Bazaar which was a more famous and most read book on the market.

His famous books are The Mosquito Coast, The Great Railway Bazaar, Deep South, Dark Star Safari, The Old Patagonian Express, Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, and many others.

About Theroux's Brother Alexander 

Theroux's brother Alexander Theroux was born on August 17, 1939, is an American novelist and poet. He is best known for Darconville's Cat, which was selected by Anthony Burgess.

 Eugene Theroux's brother the novelist Alexander Theroux in a frame
 Eugene Theroux's brother the novelist Alexander Theroux in a frame. Photo source: Alchetron

His famous books include The Primary Colors, Laura Warholic, Three wogs, An Adultery, The Secondary Colors: Three Essays, Early Stories, and many more.

About the Theroux's Brother Peter 

Justin's uncle Peter was born in 1956 and he is an American translator and writer. He is the younger brother as well as the youngest child of the family.

He was influenced to have an interest in writing and poetry by his elder brothers who are famous writers. He studied at the University of Cairo. It is also known as the Egyptian University.

Quick Facts About Eugen Theroux

  • Theroux was born on April 29, 1938, in Medford, Massachusetts, United States.
  • The father of Justin Theroux is a lawyer who is married to Phyllis Grissim-Theroux a versatile writer, who published her work as a journalist.
  • Eugen Theroux and his wife Phyllis Grissim-Theroux have given birth to the three children Justin Theroux and Sebastian Theroux, Elizabeth Theroux.
  • Eugen's son Justin is a famous actor by the profession and has a net worth of $20 million.

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