Gillian Owens (2024)

Gillian Owens is a young witch and one of the main protagonists in Practical Magic. She is portrayed by Nicole Kidman in the film adaptation of the same name.


  • 1 Appearance
  • 2 Personality
  • 3 Biography
    • 3.1 The Rules of Magic
      • 3.1.1 Early Life
  • 4 Powers and abilities
  • 5 Relationships
    • 5.1 Sally Owens
    • 5.2 Ben Frye
    • 5.3 James Hawkins
    • 5.4 Kylie Owens
    • 5.5 Antonia Ownes
  • 6 Trivia


Gillian is fair and blonde with a little nose. Like the rest of family she possesses the beautiful grey eyes of the Owens women.


Gillian is very idle and likes to sleep past noon. As a young girl she was the fastest runner in town and could hit a baseball over the roof of the school.


The Rules of Magic[]

Early Life[]

Gillian was born in Forestville, California, to Regina Owens and her husband Daniel. After the recent passing of her grandmother April Owens, Gillian's father took her mother away on a "second honeymoon" to cheer her up but both perished in a motel fire. Thereupon, Gillian and her elder sister Sally went to live with their "aunts" Frances and Bridget Owens in Massachusetts.

Powers and abilities[]

  • Spell-casting: the act of changing or controlling events or people through the use of magical means.
  • Potion-making: the act of concocting mysterious brews that act as a magical type of liquified medicine or drug.
  • Telepathy: The ability to read someone's thoughts and allows them to project their thoughts into other's minds.


Sally Owens[]

Older Sister

Ben Frye[]


James Hawkins[]


Kylie Owens[]

Younger Niece

Antonia Ownes[]

Older Niece


  • Gillian is thirteen months younger than her sister Sally.

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Gillian Owens (2024)


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