Gretchen Maxwell now Gretchen Phillips lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. While working towards her education to be a artist in painting decided to work as an actress while attending Eastern Illinois University. Making a movie would be a challenging endeavor for her. The experience of doing a full featured movie intrigued Gretchen enough to accept the role. Gretchen Maxwell pulls off a spectacular moving experience near the end of Lost on Mars which she holds her ground the best. Gretchen Maxwell takes advantage of a deeply moving scene that will defiantly pull you in to the scene.