Friday, June 19, 2009

Out in Film: Kelly McGillis

Idol worship: Kelly McGillis, actress.

- Reuben, Reuben was her film debut, but it was her role in Witness that made her a star. She received Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominations for her performance of an Amish widow who finds unexpected passion with police detective Harrison Ford.

- Stardom was sealed when she co-starred opposite Tom Cruise in the blockbuster hit Top Gun, followed by her performance as Jodie Foster's lawyer in The Accused.

-Her other films include Made in Heaven, The House on Carroll Street, Winter People, Cat Chaser, The Babe, North, At First Sight and The Monkey's Mask.

- On stage, she has played the title character in Hedda Gabler, Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate and Regina Giddens in The Little Foxes, plus numerous Shakespearean productions, including The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night.

- In addition to several made for TV movies, her television roles included a guest stint on The L Word.

1 comment:

  1. She is CONSTANTLY in the National Enquirer!! It's a shame she hasn't aged as well as her Top Gun co-star...

    M x

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