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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 20 November 1959Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Birth NameMary Sean Young
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mary Sean Young was born on November 20, 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Donald Young, a television news producer and journalist, and Lee Guthrie, a screenwriter, public relations executive and journalist. She attended Cleveland Heights High School, and then transferred to and graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy. A trained dancer, she studied at the School of American Ballet in New York City, and recently made her professional stage debut in the Los Angeles production of "Stardust". Sean Young began her film career in Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980), followed by a small role in the comedy film Stripes (1981). She is best known for her film roles in Blade Runner (1982), Dune (1984), No Way Out (1987), Fatal Instinct (1993) and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tak

Spouse (2)

Robert Lujan (2011 - present)
Robert Lujan (24 November 1990 - 29 April 2002) (divorced) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Deep husky voice

Trivia (18)

Was cast as Vicky Vale in Tim Burton's version of Batman (1989) but was replaced with Kim Basinger after an injury sustained riding a horse.
Has played a female alter ego of a man (Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)) and a man surgically altered into a woman (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)).
Graduated from Cleveland Heights High School in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
Auditioned for the role of Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), which went to Karen Allen.
Unsuccessfully pursued the role of Catwoman in Batman Returns (1992), which went to Michelle Pfeiffer.
Model Eugenia Silva appeared in her role in a Blade Runner (1982)-themed photo shoot in the March 1998 issue of Vogue Italia, photographed by Steven Meisel.
Dressed up as Catwoman and attempted to confront Tim Burton and Michael Keaton on the Warner Bros. property, in Batman Returns (1992), to get that role.
Was originally cast as Blythe Hunter in Wicked Wicked Games (2006), but due to apparent clashes with producers, was replaced by Tatum O'Neal.
Her sister is Cathleen Young.
Voluntarily checked herself into a rehabilitation center on January 28, 2008 to deal with her longtime alcoholism.
Was originally cast as Tess Trueheart in Dick Tracy (1990), but was replaced after several days filming by Glenne Headly.
Allegedly accused of harassing and stalking James Woods after their relationship ended.
Born at 10:46 AM (CST).
Filmed scenes for two Woody Allen films: Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), in which she would have paired up with Woody's character at the end of the film) and Alice (1990), playing one of Mia Farrow's wealthy friends), but was cut from both.
The Boost (1988) co-star James Woods and his then fiancée filed a $2 million suit for harassment in 1988 against Young, alleging that, for instance, Young left a disfigured doll on his doorstep and trampled the couple's expensive flower bed. The case was settled out of court in 1989.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 34, a son Rio Kelly Lujan (aka Rio Lujan). Child's father is her husband (now 2nd husband), Robert Lujan.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 38, a son Quinn Lee Lujan (aka Quinn Lujan) on January 26, 1998. Child's father is her husband (now 2nd husband), Robert Lujan.
Remarried her 1st husband Robert Lujan 9 years after they were divorced and 8 years after they began re-dating.

Personal Quotes (4)

[on the Bible] It's a great little book.
[on wearing a blond wig in Fatal Instinct (1993)] Being a blond makes you very ruthless, insane and self-centered.
All right, I'm young, I'm beautiful - but you don't have to hate me.
[Talking about Harrison Ford during the filming of Blade Runner (1982)] Harry [Ford], he was never happy on that film. The only time he was happy was when they told him it was over.

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