: Plays Elizabeth Bishop in "A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop" play by Marta Goes (Primary Stages, New York City, New York, USA).
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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"I would love to work for Steven [Spielberg] but, right now, I want to make it on my own first. I do not ever want to be known as "Steven Spielberg's girlfriend" (in 1977 explaining her decisions on working with her then partner).
In addition to being the first-ever "winner" of the Worst Supporting Actress Razzie (for her performance opposite Willie Nelson
in Honeysuckle Rose
(1980)), Irving has the distinction of being one of two (the other is James Coco
) actors (as of 2005) to be nominated for both an Oscar and a Razzie Award for the same performance. As Barbra Streisand
's "wife" in Yentl
(1983), Irving got nods as 1983'...