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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 23 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009 Chéri
 2007 Stardust
 1994 Wolf
Laura Alden
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
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Print ads for Giorgio Armani sunglasses (2005). See more »

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

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5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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I remember that I used to get on the phone with Ellen Barkin. We were both unemployed. Nobody would hire us. For every part that we wanted, Debra Winger would steal. We could not get a job and we'd be hysterical for hours on the phone, bitching and moaning and kvetching. [Interview in Esquire, 1990]. See more »


In an Entertainment Weekly on-line poll, she placed second in the category of Best Modern Actress; beaten only by Meryl Streep [September 1999]. See more »

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