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Michelle Pfeiffer


Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their life's work. Her parents were both originally ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Scarface
Scarface Elvira Hancock
(1983)
Batman Returns
Batman Returns Catwoman / Selina Kyle
(1992)
Hairspray
Hairspray Velma Von Tussle
(2007)
Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
(2012)

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 2017 Where Is Kyra?
Kyra
 2009 Chéri
Lea
 2007 Stardust
Lamia
 1994 Wolf
Laura Alden
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Brenda Landers (segment "Hospital")
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Other Works:

Music video for Coolio: "Gangsta's Paradise". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 19 Interviews | 16 Articles | 24 Pictorials | 72 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michele Pfeiffer

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

I still think people will find out that I'm really not very talented. I'm really not very good. It's all just been a big sham. See more »

Trivia:

Other actresses considered for Pfeiffer's breakthrough role in Brian De Palma's Scarface (1983) included Karen Allen, Sally Field, Kathleen Quinlan, Marilu Henner, Debra Winger, Liza Minnelli, Jessica Lange, Melanie Griffith, Kirstie Alley, Diane Keaton, Glenn Close and Amy Irving. See more »

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Taurus

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