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Elisabeth Shue


Elisabeth Shue was born in Wilmington, Delaware, to Anne Brewster (Wells), who worked for the Chemical Banking Corporation, and James William Shue, a lawyer and real estate developer. She is of German and English ancestry, including descent from Mayflower passengers. Shue's parents divorced while she was in the fourth grade. Owing to the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Behaving Badly
Pamela Bender / Saint Poppy
 2012 Hope Springs
Karen, The Bartender
 2010 Janie Jones
Mary Ann Jones
 2009 Don McKay
Sonny
 2007 First Born
Laura
 2002 Leo
Mary Bloom
 2002 Tuck Everlasting
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 1998 City of Angels
Pregnant Woman (uncredited)
 1998 Palmetto
Mrs. Donnelly / Rhea Malroux
 1994 Radio Inside
Natalie
 1993 Heart and Souls
Anne
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Emily Adams
 1991 Soapdish
Lori Craven / Angelique
 1991 The Marrying Man
Adele Horner
 1989 Body Wars (Short)
Dr. Cynthia Lair
 1986 Link
Jane Chase
 1983 Somewhere, Tomorrow
Margie (as Lisa Shue)
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Is featured in the Body Wars simulator ride at Disney's EPCOT Center in Orlando, Florida. See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 7 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Elizabeth Shue | Lisa Shue

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on acting] The darker, more complex and emotional the part is, the easier it is for me. But I don't take any of that stuff home with me at the end of the day. See more »

Trivia:

The 2007 film Gracie (2007) is based upon events that occurred in her and her brother Andrew Shue's lives. See more »

Nickname:

Lisa

Star Sign:

Libra

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Replacing Marg Helgenberger on CSI on Feb 2012 John_Smithers
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looking even better! gnr4life
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