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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 & 40 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2017 Mother! (completed)
 2017 The Wizard of Lies (TV Movie)
Ruth Madoff
 2017 Where Is Kyra?
Kyra
 2009 Chéri
Lea
 2007 Stardust
Lamia
 1995 Coolio Feat. L.V.: Gangsta's Paradise (Video short)
Louanne Johnson
 1995 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Client
- Freezer Burn (1995) ... Client (uncredited)
 1994 Wolf
Laura Alden
 1993 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Mindy Simmons
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Brenda Landers (segment "Hospital")
 1985 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Annie
- One Too Many (1985) ... Annie
 1981 Callie & Son (TV Movie)
Sue Lynn Bordeaux (as Michele Pfeiffer)
 1980 Enos (TV Series)
Joy
- Uncle Jesse's Visit (1980) ... Joy
- Enos (1980) ... Joy
 1979 CHiPs (TV Series)
Jobina
 1979 The Solitary Man (TV Movie)
Tricia
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Other Works:

Print ads for Giorgio Armani sunglasses (2005). 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:

[on playing her part of Claire Spencer in What Lies Beneath (2000)] "I thought about Drew Barrymore in the first Scream (1996) - I mean, ultimately that movie was more funny than scary, but the opening sequence was quite terrifying, and she portrayed terror in a way I'd never seen an actress do." See more »

Trivia:

In March 2004 Pfeiifer was attached to star in a remake of Billy Wilder's Witness for the Prosecution (1957). She was attached to star as Marlene Deitrich's character Christine Helm Vole. Her husband David E. Kelley was penning and adapting the screenplay. Agatha Christie's grandson Mathew Prichard advised, "The role of Christine was written for someone like Michelle Pfeiffer. She'd be perfect in... See more »

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Taurus

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