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Debra Winger


Mary Debra Winger was born May 16, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruth (Felder), an officer manager, and Robert Jack Winger, a meat packer. She is from a Jewish family (originally from Austria-Hungary and the Russian Empire). Her maternal grandparents called her Mary, while her parents called her Debra (her father named her Debra after his favorite ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment Emma Horton
(1983)
An Officer and a Gentleman
(1982)
The Sheltering Sky
The Sheltering Sky Kit Moresby
(1990)
Urban Cowboy
Urban Cowboy Sissy
(1980)

Filmography

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 2017/I The Lovers (post-production)
Mary
 2014 The Red Tent (TV Mini-Series)
Rebecca
- Part 2 (2014) ... Rebecca
- Part 1 (2014) ... Rebecca
 2014 Hear My Song
Ms. Steel
 2011 How It Ended (Short)
 2010 Law & Order (TV Series)
Principal Woodside
- Boy on Fire (2010) ... Principal Woodside
 2005 Sometimes in April (TV Movie)
Prudence Bushnell
 2005 Dawn Anna (TV Movie)
Dawn Anna Townsend
 2003 Radio
Linda
 2001 Big Bad Love
Marilyn
 1993 A Dangerous Woman
Martha Horgan
 1992 Leap of Faith
Jane Larson
 1992 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Debra
- Episode #23.59 (1992) ... Debra
 1990 The Sheltering Sky
Kit Moresby
 1990 Everybody Wins
Angela Crispini
 1988 Betrayed
Katie Phillips / Cathy Weaver
 1987 Made in Heaven
Emmett Humbird (as Emmett)
 1986 Legal Eagles
Laura Kelly
 1984 Mike's Murder
Betty Parrish
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Nurse Zombie Carrying Poodle (uncredited)
 1982 Cannery Row
Suzy DeSoto
 1979 French Postcards
Melanie
 1979 The Warriors
Girl on Subway (uncredited)
 1978 James at 16 (TV Series)
- Hunter Country (1978)
 1978 Thank God It's Friday
Jennifer
 1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Phyllis Baxter
- Battered Teachers (1978) ... Phyllis Baxter
 1978 Special Olympics (TV Movie)
Sherrie Hensley
 1977 Szysznyk (TV Series)
Jenny
- Run, Jenny, Run (1977) ... Jenny
 1976 Slumber Party '57
Debbie
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Other Works:

"The Exonerated"-a stage play by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen performed off-Broadway in New York City See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Emmett | Debbie Winger

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her early roles in commercials] I was the all-American face. You name it, honey - American Dairy Milk, Metropolitan Life insurance, McDonald's, Burger King. The Face That Didn't Matter - that's what I called my face. See more »


Trademark:

Deep throaty voice

Star Sign:

Taurus

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