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Michelle Pfeiffer

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.

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Apr 29, 1958 In Santa Ana, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania 2023-02-15
Known For
Poster of Enos
Poster of Delta House
Poster of CHiPs
Poster of ABC Afterschool Special
Movie Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Janet van Dyne 2023-02-15
Series The First Lady Betty Ford 2022-04-17
Movie French Exit Frances Price 2021-02-12
Movie Avengers: Endgame Janet Van Dyne 2019-04-24
Movie Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Queen Ingrith 2019-10-16
Movie Ant-Man and the Wasp Janet van Dyne / Wasp 2018-07-04
Movie Where Is Kyra? Kyra 2018-04-06
Movie mother! Woman 2017-09-13
Movie The Wizard of Lies Ruth Madoff 2017-05-11
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Caroline Hubbard 2017-11-03
Movie Oz the Great and Powerful Glinda 2013-03-07
Movie The Family Maggie Blake 2013-09-13
Movie Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Self 2013-04-28
Movie Dark Shadows Elizabeth Collins Stoddard 2012-05-09
Movie People Like Us Lillian Harper 2012-06-29
Movie New Year's Eve Ingrid Withers 2011-12-08
Movie Personal Effects Linda 2009-03-05
Movie Chéri Lea 2009-04-08
Series The Graham Norton Show Herself 2007-02-22
Movie I Could Never Be Your Woman Rosie 2007-05-11
Movie Hairspray Velma Von Tussle 2007-07-19
Movie Stardust Lamia 2007-08-09
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2005-11-11
Movie Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Eris (voice) 2003-07-02
Movie White Oleander Ingrid Magnussen 2002-10-11
Movie I Am Sam Rita Harrison Williams 2001-12-28
Movie Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes Catwoman (archive footage) 2001-12-23
Movie What Lies Beneath Claire Spencer 2000-07-21
Movie The Deep End of the Ocean Beth Cappadora 1999-03-12
Movie A Midsummer Night's Dream Titania 1999-05-14
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie The Story of Us Katie Jordan 1999-10-14
Movie The Prince of Egypt Zipporah (voice) 1998-12-16
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie A Thousand Acres Rose Cook Lewis 1997-09-19
Movie Up Close & Personal Tally Atwater 1996-03-01
Series Muppets Tonight Unknown 1996-03-08
Movie To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Gillian Lewis 1996-10-25
Movie One Fine Day Melanie Parker 1996-12-20
Movie Dangerous Minds Louanne Johnson 1995-08-11
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Wolf Laura Alden 1994-06-17
Movie The Age of Innocence Ellen Olenska 1993-09-10
Movie The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin Herself 1992-06-14
Movie Batman Returns Selina Kyle / Catwoman 1992-06-19
Movie Love Field Lurene Hallett 1992-12-11
Movie Innocence and Experience: The Making of 'The Age of Innocence' Self 1992-09-01
Movie Frankie and Johnny Frankie 1991-10-11
Movie The Russia House Katya Orlova 1990-12-21
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie The Fabulous Baker Boys Susie Diamond 1989-10-13
Movie Married to the Mob Angela de Marco 1988-08-19
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie Tequila Sunrise Jo Ann Vallenari 1988-12-02
Movie Dangerous Liaisons Madame Marie de Tourvel 1988-12-21
Movie The Witches of Eastwick Sukie Ridgemont 1987-06-12
Movie Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson Natica Jackson 1987-11-06
Movie Amazon Women on the Moon Brenda Landers 1987-09-18
Movie Sweet Liberty Faith Healy 1986-05-16
Movie B.B. King: Into the Night Herself 1985-01-01
Movie Into the Night Diana 1985-02-22
Movie Ladyhawke Isabeau d'Anjou 1985-03-27
Movie Scarface Elvira 1983-12-09
Movie Grease 2 Stephanie 1982-06-11
Movie Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen Cordelia Farenington III 1981-02-13
Movie Callie & Son Sue Lynn Bordeaux 1981-10-13
Movie The Children Nobody Wanted Jennifer Williams 1981-12-05
Movie Splendor in the Grass Ginny Stamper 1981-10-26
Series B.A.D. Cats Samantha 'Sunshine' Jensen 1980-01-04
Movie The Hollywood Knights Suzie Q 1980-05-18
Movie Falling in Love Again Sue Wellington (1940's) 1980-11-21
Series Enos Unknown 1980-11-12
Series Delta House The Bombshell 1979-01-18
Movie The Solitary Man Tricia 1979-10-09
Series CHiPs Jobina 1977-09-15
Series ABC Afterschool Special Annie 1972-10-04
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14