Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 29-04-1958
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Santa Ana, California, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Michele Pfeiffer
    미셸 파이퍼

  • Popularity: 3.63
  • Homepage: N/A

Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress and producer. She has received many accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, and three nominations for Academy Award. Pfeiffer began to pursue an acting career in 1978 and had her first leading role in the musical film Grease 2 (1982). Frustrated with being typecast as the token pretty girl, she actively pursued more serious material and had her breakthrough role as gangster moll Elvira Hancock in the crime film Scarface (1983). Further success came with leading roles in the fantasy feature The Witches of Eastwick (1987) and the comedy Married to the Mob (1988). Her roles in Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) garnered her two consecutive Academy Award nominations, for Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively; her portrayal of lounge singer Susie Diamond in the latter is one of the most acclaimed of her career. Pfeiffer went on to star as Catwoman / Selina Kyle in Tim Burton's superhero film Batman Returns (1992), following which she won the Silver Bear for Best Actress and earned a third Academy Award nomination for playing a troubled housewife in Love Field (1992). She continued to gain praise for her performances in the dramas The Age of Innocence (1993) and White Oleander (2002), and the horror films Wolf (1994) and What Lies Beneath (2000). During this time, she also produced a series of films under her production company Via Rosa Productions. After a hiatus from acting in 2002, she returned with the musical Hairspray (2007). She received her first Emmy Award nomination for portraying Ruth Madoff in the HBO television film The Wizard of Lies (2017), she went on to feature in the ensemble films Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and debuted to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Janet Van Dyne starting Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018). Description above from the Wikipedia article Michelle Pfeiffer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Year Movie Character
1988 Married to the Mob as Angela de Marco
1991 Frankie and Johnny as Frankie
2002 White Oleander as Ingrid Magnussen
1987 Amazon Women on the Moon as Brenda Landers
2009 Cheri as Lea
1999 The Deep End of the Ocean as Beth Cappadora
1996 One Fine Day as Melanie Parker
1995 Dangerous Minds as Louanne Johnson
2009 Personal Effects as Linda
2007 I Could Never Be Your Woman as Rosie
1992 Love Field as Lurene Hallett
1997 A Thousand Acres as Rose Cook Lewis
1981 Callie & Son as Sue Lynn Bordeaux
1987 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson as Natica Jackson
2018 Where Is Kyra? as Kyra
2021 French Exit as Frances Price
1990 The Russia House as Katya Orlova
1994 Wolf as Laura
2000 What Lies Beneath as Claire Spencer
1988 Tequila Sunrise as Jo Ann Vallenari
1993 The Age of Innocence as Ellen Olenska
2007 Hairspray as Velma Von Tussle
1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys as Susie Diamond
2001 I Am Sam as Rita Harrison Williams
1996 To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday as Gillian Lewis
1985 Into the Night as Diana
1999 The Story of Us as Katie Jordan
1982 Grease 2 as Stephanie Zinone
1996 Up Close & Personal as Tally Atwater
2012 Dark Shadows as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
2011 New Year's Eve as Ingrid Withers
2013 The Family as Maggie Blake
2017 The Wizard of Lies as Ruth Madoff
1981 Splendor in the Grass as Ginny Stamper
1979 The Solitary Man as Tricia
1983 Scarface as Elvira Hancock
1992 Batman Returns as Selina Kyle / Catwoman
1985 Ladyhawke as Isabeau d'Anjou
1988 Dangerous Liaisons as Madame Marie de Tourvel
2007 Stardust as Lamia
1998 The Prince of Egypt as Zipporah (voice)
2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas as Eris (voice)
1986 Sweet Liberty as Faith Healy
1981 The Children Nobody Wanted as Jennifer Williams
1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream as Titania
1980 The Hollywood Knights as Suzie Q
1987 The Witches of Eastwick as Sukie Ridgemont
1981 Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen as Cordelia Farenington III
2012 People Like Us as Lillian Harper
2017 mother! as woman
2019 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil as Queen Ingrith
2012 Dark Shadows: The Collinses - Every Family Has Its Demons as Herself
1980 Falling in Love Again as Sue Wellington (1940's)
1992 The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin as Herself
1970 Ant-Man 3 as Janet van Dyne
1985 B.B. King: Into the Night as Herself
2017 Murder on the Orient Express as Caroline Hubbard / Linda Arden
1992 Innocence and Experience: The Making of The Age of Innocence as Self
2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp as Janet van Dyne / Wasp
2005 Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight as Herself
2001 Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes as Catwoman (archive footage)
2019 Avengers: Endgame as Janet Van Dyne
1996 One Fine Day
1997 A Thousand Acres

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