Augustine Frizzell

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Augustine Frizzell
Born (1979-07-27) July 27, 1979 (age 42)
  • Filmmaker
  • actress
Years active2003–present
(m. 2010)
RelativesLefty Frizzell (grandfather)

Augustine Frizzell (born July 27, 1979) is an American actress, film director, and screenwriter. She made her feature film directorial debut with Never Goin' Back (2018).

Early life

Growing up in Garland, Texas, Frizzell attended South Garland High School.[2] She took classes at Richland College.[3]


Frizzell made her directorial debut with the 2018 film Never Goin' Back, which starred Maia Mitchell and Camila Morrone as two waitresses trying to get to Galveston. The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, and was later distributed by A24.[4]

In 2018, Frizzell directed the pilot for HBO's Euphoria.[5]

Frizzel's next film was an adaptation of Jojo Moyes novel The Last Letter from Your Lover. The film starred Felicity Jones and Shailene Woodley and premiered in 2021 through online streaming service Netflix.[6]

Frizzel is set to direct the Ryan Reynolds film Stoned Alone.[7]

Personal life

Frizzell is the granddaughter of musician Lefty Frizzell.[3] She is married to fellow filmmaker David Lowery.[8]

Frizzell has a daughter, Atheena Frizzell, who is also a director and actress.[9]


Feature films



  1. ^ Morfoot, Addie (January 3, 2018). "10 Directors to Watch: Augustine Frizzell Goes Back to Sundance With Rowdy 'Never Goin' Back'". Variety. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  2. ^ Vognar, Chris (August 9, 2018). "To Dallas' Augustine Frizzell, 'Never Goin' Back' is much more than a comedy". Dallas News. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Crain, Zac (August 2018). "Augustine Frizzell's Surefire Way to Make Funny Movies". D Magazine. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  4. ^ Kohn, Eric (August 1, 2018). "'Never Goin' Back' Review: A24's Wacky Stoner Comedy Is Like a Socially Realistic 'Harold & Kumar'". IndieWire. Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  5. ^ Benson, Eric (August 2018). "Augustine Frizzell Is 'Never Goin' Back'". Texas Monthly. Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "NETFLIX ACQUIRES MOST OF WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO "THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER"". October 28, 2019. Retrieved October 28, 2019.
  7. ^ "Director Augustine Frizzell Wants to Make 'Stoned Alone' an "Emotionally Well-Balanced Christmas Film" [Exclusive]". August 7, 2018.
  8. ^ Mariani, Anthony (March 21, 2012). "Second Annual Visionary Awards". Fort Worth Weekly. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  9. ^ Selvin, Rachel (December 12, 2017). ""Better Late Than Never" Explores The Intersection Of Religion & Girlhood". Refinery29. Retrieved June 4, 2019.

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