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Kelly McGillis

Kelly Ann McGillis was born in Newport Beach, California, to Virginia Joan (Snell), a homemaker, and Donald Manson McGillis, a general practitioner of medicine. She has English, Welsh, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. McGillis dropped out of high school to pursue a career as an actress, and attended Juilliard in Manhattan and Pacific Conservatory... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Top Gun
Top Gun Charlie
Witness Rachel
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The Accused Kathryn Murphy
One Life to Live
One Life to Live Glenda Livingston #1 (1984)


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 2015/I Blue
Ms. Hutcherson
 2014 Grand Street
 2013 Tio Papi
Elizabeth Warden
 2013 We Are What We Are
 2011 What Could Have Been
 2011 The Innkeepers
Leanne Rease-Jones
 2001 Morgan's Ferry
Vonnie Carpenter
 2001 No One Can Hear You
Trish Burchall
 1998 Ground Control
Susan Stratton
 1998 Painted Angels
 1994 North
Amish Mom
 1991 Grand Isle
Edna Pontellier
 1989 Cat Chaser
Mary DeBoya
 1989 Winter People
Collie Wright
 1987 Ha-Holmim
 1987 Made in Heaven
Annie Packert / Ally Chandler
 1986 Top Gun
 1985 Witness
 1983 Reuben, Reuben
Geneva Spofford
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Appeared in production of John Webber's play "The Duchess of Malfi" at the Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC. (2002) See more »

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I think it's sad that movies and television have caused the theatre to fade as a popular art form. I hope to get young people into the theatre and expose them to Shakespeare. See more »


Daughter of Joan, a homemaker, and Donald, a general practitioner of medicine. See more »

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