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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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 2015 Blunt Talk (TV Series)
Suzanne Mayview
- The Queen of Hearts (2015) ... Suzanne Mayview
 2014 Behaving Badly
Pamela Bender / Saint Poppy
 2012 Hope Springs
Karen, The Bartender
 2012 American Dad! (TV Series)
Female Detective
- Less Money, Mo' Problems (2012) ... Female Detective (voice)
 2010 Janie Jones
Mary Ann Jones
 2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
- Seinfeld (2009) ... Virginia
- Officer Krupke (2009) ... Virginia (as Elizabeth Shue)
 2009 Don McKay
 2007 First Born
 2002 Leo
Mary Bloom
 2002 Tuck Everlasting
Narrator (voice)
 2001 Amy & Isabelle (TV Movie)
Isabelle Goodrow
 1998 City of Angels
Pregnant Woman (uncredited)
 1998 Palmetto
Mrs. Donnelly / Rhea Malroux
 1994 Blind Justice (TV Movie)
 1994 Radio Inside
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Emily Adams
 1992 The General Motors Playwrights Theater (TV Series)
Alice Adams
- Hale the Hero (1992) ... Alice Adams
 1991 Soapdish
Lori Craven / Angelique
 1991 The Marrying Man
Adele Horner
 1989 Body Wars (Short)
Dr. Cynthia Lair
 1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Kathy Shelton
- Double Switch (1987) ... Kathy Shelton
 1986 Link
Jane Chase
 1984-1985 Call to Glory (TV Series)
Jackie Sarnac
- The End, the Beginning (1985) ... Jackie Sarnac
- Fathers and Daughters (1985) ... Jackie Sarnac
- JFK: Part 2 (1985) ... Jackie Sarnac
- JFK: Part 1 (1985) ... Jackie Sarnac
- Just in Time (1985) ... Jackie Sarnac
 1983 Somewhere, Tomorrow
Margie (as Lisa Shue)
 1982 The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana (TV Movie)
Lynn Osborne (as Lisa Shue)
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TV commercial for Burger King (1982) See more »

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

Alternate Names:

Elizabeth Shue | Lisa Shue


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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On Cocktail (1988): "If I'd known that it was just going to be about these guys throwing drinks around, then I might have had some second thoughts . . ." See more »


Graduated from Harvard University 8 June 2000 with a degree in Government. Shue was one semester short of earning her degree when she dropped out to pursue her career 15 years ago. She returned to Harvard in the spring of 2000. See more »



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