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Virginia Madsen

One of the hottest stars of the mid-1980s, Virginia Madsen has since played a variety of roles that have cemented her reputation as a fantastic actress who can adapt to any part. Virginia was born in Chicago, Illinois, and belongs to an acting family -- with her brother, Michael Madsen, also an actor, and her mother, Elaine Madsen (née Melson), an ... See full bio »

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 2016 A Change of Heart (completed)
 2016 Burn Your Maps (completed)
  Road to Capri (pre-production)
  The Flyer Hold Up (announced)
Patricia Hartland
 2015/I Joy
 2015/II Lost Boy
Laura Harris
 2015 Grace Stirs Up Success
Mrs. Thomas
 2015 Dead Rising: Watchtower
 2015 Walter
 2014 All the Wilderness
Abigail Charm
 2013 Jake Squared
 2013 The Hot Flashes
Clementine Winks
 2013 The Last Keepers
Abigail Carver
 2006 A Prairie Home Companion
Dangerous Woman
 2004 Sideways
 2000 After Sex
 1986 Fire with Fire
 1983 Class
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I laugh when I hear someone talking about an actress "making such good choices." Yeah, well, she was probably broke! Or she's being supported and doesn't have to worry about it. And I hope that people keep that in mind when an actor suddenly does a movie for the Sci Fi Channel that is maybe not "important." We've got to make a living. People are going to do the "pay the rent" movie once in a ... See more »


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