Maggie Grace, Actress: Taken. Maggie Grace was born on September 21, 1983, in Columbus, Ohio, to Valinn (Everett) and Rick Denig, who ran a jewelry business. She has English, German, and Scots-Irish ancestry. Grace got her start in films in 2002 with Murder in Greenwich (2002) and Shop Club (2002). In 2003, at the age of 20, she played a creepy, Goth-influenced estranged daughter of Wendy Crewson and Tom Selleck in the drama ...