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Virginia Madsen

One of the hottest stars of the mid-1980s, Virginia Madsen is one of Hollywood's most talented actresses. Voted as one of the most beautiful actresses in 1986, Virginia has had several excellent performances in her career thus far. Audiences first caught a glimpse of her as "Princess Irulan" in the 1984 science fiction epic Dune (1984). She ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Road to Capri (pre-production)
 2015 Self Storage (pre-production)
Claire (rumored)
 2014 Babylon Fields (TV Movie) (pre-production)
 2014 A Change of Heart (filming)
 2014/I Walter (completed)
 2014 The Wilderness of James
Abigail Charm
 2013 Jake Squared
 2013 The Hot Flashes
Clementine Winks
 2013 Anna Nicole (TV Movie)
Virgie Arthur
 2013 Susanna (TV Series)
- Episode #1.12 (2013) ... Mel
 2013 The Last Keepers
Abigail Carver
 2013 Hatfields & McCoys (TV Movie)
Eloise McCoy
 2012 Ruth & Erica (TV Series)
- September (2012) ... Mel
 2012 Hell on Wheels (TV Series)
Hannah Durant
- Blood Moon Rising (2012) ... Hannah Durant
- Blood Moon (2012) ... Hannah Durant
- The Lord's Day (2012) ... Hannah Durant
- Viva La Mexico (2012) ... Hannah Durant
 2012 Jan (TV Series)
- Wine Bar (2012) ... Mel
- Trust (2012) ... Mel
- No Camera (2012) ... Mel
- Dunce (2012) ... Mel
- Mace (2012) ... Mel
 2012 The Magic of Belle Isle
Charlotte O'Neil
 2012 Hornet's Nest (TV Movie)
Judy Hammer
 2011/II Long Time Gone
 2011 Marriage Drama with Virginia Madsen (Short)
Virginia / Linda
 2010 Scoundrels (TV Series)
Cheryl West
- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf (2010) ... Cheryl West
- That's the Way the Money Goes (2010) ... Cheryl West
- Birds of a Feather Flock Together (2010) ... Cheryl West
- Yes, Sir, Yes, Sir, Three Bags Full (2010) ... Cheryl West
- Where Have You Been, Charming Billy? (2010) ... Cheryl West
 2009 Wonder Woman (Video)
Hippolyta (voice)
 2007 Cutlass (Short)
 2006-2007 Smith (TV Series)
Hope Stevens
- Seven (2007) ... Hope Stevens (credit only)
- Six (2007) ... Hope Stevens
- Five (2007) ... Hope Stevens (credit only)
- Four (2007) ... Hope Stevens
- Three (2006) ... Hope Stevens
 2002-2006 Justice League (TV Series)
Roulette / Veronica Sinclair / Dr. Sarah Corwin / ...
- Grudge Match (2006) ... Roulette / Veronica Sinclair (voice)
- The Brave and the Bold (2002) ... Dr. Sarah Corwin / Black-Haired Girl (voice)
 2006 A Prairie Home Companion
Dangerous Woman
 2005 Teen Titans (TV Series)
- The Prophecy (2005) ... Arella (voice)
 2004 Sideways
 2004 Brave New Girl (TV Movie)
Wanda Lovell
 2003 Boomtown (TV Series)
Erika Ashland
- The Big Picture (2003) ... Erika Ashland
 2003 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Krista Walker
- Death Grip (2003) ... Krista Walker
 2003 Spider-Man (TV Series)
Silver Sable
- Mind Games: Part 1 (2003) ... Silver Sable (voice)
- Spider-Man Dis-Abled (2003) ... Silver Sable (voice)
 2003 Dawson's Creek (TV Series)
- All Good Things... (2003) ... Maddy
 2003 Tempted (TV Movie)
Emma Burke
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Marsha Ellison
- Killing Time (2001) ... Marsha Ellison
- The Candidate (2001) ... Marsha Ellison
 2001 Just Ask My Children (TV Movie)
Brenda Kniffen
 2001 Crossfire Trail (TV Movie)
Anne Rodney
 2000 The Inspector General (TV Movie)
 2000 Children of Fortune (TV Movie)
Ingrid Bast
 2000 After Sex
 1998 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
- Unforgettable (1998) ... Kellin
 1997 The Apocalypse Watch (TV Movie)
Karin De Vries
 1996 Just Your Luck (Video)
 1994 Earth 2 (TV Series)
Alonzo Solace's Dance Partner
- The Church of Morgan (1994) ... Alonzo Solace's Dance Partner (uncredited)
 1994 Bitter Vengeance (TV Movie)
Annie Westford
 1993 Linda (TV Movie)
Linda Cowley
 1992 A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (TV Movie)
Carolyn Warmus
 1991 Love Kills (TV Movie)
Rebecca Bishop
 1991 Victim of Love (TV Movie)
Carla Simmons
 1991 Ironclads (TV Movie)
Betty Stuart
 1989 Third Degree Burn (TV Movie)
Anne Scholes
 1989 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Lorraine Anne 'Annie' Charnock / Lorraine Anne Charnock
- Lunar Eclipse (1989) ... Lorraine Anne 'Annie' Charnock
- Eine Kleine Nacht Murder (1989) ... Lorraine Anne 'Annie' Charnock
- When Girls Collide (1989) ... Lorraine Anne Charnock
 1989 Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl (Video short)
 1988 Gotham (TV Movie)
Rachel Carlyle
 1987 Long Gone (TV Movie)
Dixie Lee Boxx
 1987 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)
- Perfect Order (1987) ... Christina
 1986 Fire with Fire
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Lou Ellen Purdy
- A Matter of Principle (1984) ... Lou Ellen Purdy
 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 »


Was once engaged to actor Billy Campbell. They went to Hollywood together to pursue acting careers and lived in Pacific Palisades. Graduated from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, with her best friend, actress Rusty Schwimmer. Other New Trier graduates include Ralph Bellamy, Charlton Heston, Rock Hudson, Hugh B. O'Brien, Ann-Margret, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford, Liz Phair. Attended the... See more »



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