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Daughter of a law professor at Northwestern University, she moved with her family to Los Angeles when he transferred to the University of California at Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.). She began acting in school plays at North Hollywood High, graduated from The Oakwood School and then continued her stage training at the American Conservatory Theatre in San... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Once Upon a Time in America
(1984)
Kick-Ass
Kick-Ass Mrs. Lizewski
(2010)
Ordinary People
Ordinary People Jeannine
(1980)
Clash of the Titans
(2010)

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 2019 A Name Without a Place (post-production)
Gretchen Lansing
 2016 Showing Roots
Shirley
 2015 Swung
Dolly
 2015 Woman in Gold
Judge Florence Cooper
 2015 Unexpected
Carolyn
 2008 Inconceivable
Tallulah 'Tutu' Williams
 2006 The Truth
Donna
 2001 Buffalo Soldiers
Mrs. Berman
 2000 Manila
Elizabeth
 1998 Twice Upon a Yesterday
Diane
 1998 The Misadventures of Margaret
Till Turner
 1995 Wings of Courage
Noëlle
 1993 Me and Veronica
Fanny
 1993 King of the Hill
Lydia
 1990 Tune in Tomorrow...
Elena Quince
 1990 A Shock to the System
Stella Anderson
 1987 The Bedroom Window
Denise
 1983 Lovesick
Chloe Allen
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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1 Interview | 4 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Elizabeth Mcgovern

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have a terrible sense of direction. See more »

Trivia:

Dropped out of college when she was studying acting at The Juilliard School in order to accept the ingénue role in Ordinary People (1980). See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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