American movie stars born in 1959

Here are 50 famous actresses from United States of America were born in 1959:

Pamela Bryant

Pamela Bryant (February 8, 1959 Indianapolis-December 4, 2010) also known as Pamela Jean Bryant or Pamela J. Bryant was an American nude glamour model and actor.

She began her modeling career in the late 1970s and quickly gained popularity, appearing in numerous men's magazines such as Playboy and Penthouse. In addition to her modeling work, Bryant also appeared in several films in the 1980s, including the cult classic "H.O.T.S." and the horror film "Don't Go Near the Park."

Bryant was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, and graduated from Arsenal Technical High School. She moved to Los Angeles to pursue her modeling and acting careers and quickly made a name for herself in the entertainment industry. Despite her success, Bryant never forgot her roots and remained a proud Hoosier throughout her life.

Tragically, Bryant passed away in 2010 after a long battle with cancer. She is remembered by her fans for her stunning beauty and her contributions to the world of modeling and film.

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Marianne Gravatte

Marianne Gravatte (December 13, 1959 Hollywood-) is an American nude glamour model and actor.

Marianne Gravatte gained fame after being named Playmate of the Month in Playboy magazine's October 1982 issue. She was also named Playmate of the Year in 1983. Besides modeling, Gravatte also appeared in a few movies, such as the Cold War comedy "Up the Creek" and the 1986 film "Married to the Mob." After her career in entertainment, she became a registered nurse and worked in the healthcare industry.

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Teri Peterson

Teri Peterson (November 6, 1959 Santa Monica-) is an American nude glamour model and actor.

Peterson began her career as a model in her late teens, posing for various magazines until she became a regular in the men's magazine "Penthouse" in the 1980s. Her popularity as a glamour model led to her appearance in several low-budget movies in the 1990s, such as "Bikini Summer III: South Beach Heat" and "Wild Malibu Weekend!"

In the early 2000s, Peterson took a break from modeling and acting to focus on her family. She returned to modeling in 2010, working mainly for independent photographers and websites. Peterson has also made occasional appearances at fan conventions and autograph signings.

Aside from her career in the entertainment industry, Peterson is also an accomplished artist, having studied painting and sculpture at UCLA. She often exhibits her artwork at local galleries in California.

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Allison Janney

Allison Janney (November 19, 1959 Boston-) also known as Allison Brooks Janney is an American actor, voice actor and musician.

She is best known for her role as C.J. Cregg on the television series "The West Wing", for which she won four Primetime Emmy Awards. Janney has also appeared in several films, including "Juno", "The Help", and "I, Tonya", for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In addition to her acting career, Janney is also a classically trained pianist and has played piano in several productions, including the Broadway production of "9 to 5: The Musical". She is considered one of the most talented and respected actresses of her generation, and has received numerous accolades throughout her career for her performances on stage, television, and film.

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Apollonia Kotero

Apollonia Kotero (August 2, 1959 Santa Monica-) also known as Patricia Apollonia Kotero, Patricia Kotero, Apollonia, Apallonia, Patricia Appollonia Kotero, Patti Kotero or Patty Kotero is an American singer, model, actor, designer and talent manager.

She is best known for her role as the female lead in the 1984 film "Purple Rain," opposite Prince. Prior to her acting career, Kotero was a model and a vocalist for the girl group Apollonia 6, which was created by Prince. After the group disbanded, she released a solo album titled "Apollonia" in 1988. She also appeared in several other films and TV shows, including "Falcon Crest" and "Tales from the Crypt." Following her acting career, Kotero turned to talent management and founded her own company, Kotero Entertainment, which has managed artists such as Sheryl Crow and Stevie Wonder. In addition to her work in entertainment, she is also a designer and has created her own line of lingerie and cosmetics.

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Carol Barbee

Carol Barbee (May 22, 1959 Concord-) otherwise known as Carol Denise Barbee is an American screenwriter, actor and television producer. She has two children, Lucas Alberto Lacamara and Diego William Lacamara.

Barbee began her career as an actor and moved to Los Angeles in the mid-1980s to pursue her passion for writing. In the 1990s, she landed her first writing job on the drama series "Sisters". She then went on to write for several popular television shows such as "Judging Amy", "CSI: Miami", and "Hawaii Five-0".

Throughout her career, Barbee has also been an executive producer on a number of successful TV shows, including "Jericho", "Swingtown", and "UnREAL". Most recently, she has created and executive produced the hit Netflix series "Unbelievable", which earned critical acclaim and multiple Emmy nominations.

In addition to her work in television, Barbee has also written feature films such as "Die Hard: With a Vengeance" and "The War Next Door". She has been recognized for her work with a Humanitas Prize, a George Foster Peabody Award, and multiple Emmy nominations.

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Cherie Currie

Cherie Currie (November 30, 1959 Encino-) a.k.a. Cherie Ann Currie is an American singer, actor, artist, musician, songwriter and music artist. She has one child, Jake Hays.

Currie rose to fame as the lead vocalist of the all-female rock band The Runaways in the late 1970s, alongside Joan Jett and Lita Ford. After leaving the band, she pursued a solo career and also became an actress, appearing in various films and TV shows. In addition to her musical and acting endeavors, Currie is also an accomplished chainsaw carver and visual artist, with her work being displayed in galleries across the United States. She released her memoir, "Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway," in 2010, which inspired a biographical film about her time with The Runaways. Currie continues to make music and perform, and is regarded as a trailblazer for women in rock.

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Geri Reischl

Geri Reischl (December 31, 1959 Bellflower-) also known as Geri Lee Reischl, Fake Jan or Brat is an American singer and actor. She has two children, James Joseph Nimmons and Erin Nicole Nimmons.

Reischl is perhaps best known for her brief stint as Fake Jan on The Brady Bunch Hour in 1976. She replaced Eve Plumb, the original Jan, who decided not to join the rest of the cast in the television variety show. Reischl also appeared on various other television shows such as The Odd Couple, The Nanny and Chips.

In addition to her acting career, Reischl has pursued a music career. She has released several albums in the country and pop genres, and has performed with various bands. She also wrote the theme song for the Nickelodeon show Out of Control. Despite her brief foray into fame as a child star, Reischl has maintained a low profile in recent years, focusing on her family and occasional music performances.

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Gina Schock

Gina Schock (August 31, 1959 Baltimore-) also known as Regina Ann Schock, Schock, Gina or Bean is an American singer, drummer and actor.

She is best known as the drummer of the all-female rock band, The Go-Go's. Schock joined the band in 1979 and helped propel them to success throughout the 1980s. She co-wrote many of the band's hit songs, including "We Got the Beat," "This Town," and "Vacation."

Schock's career extends beyond her work with The Go-Go's. She has also acted in several films, including "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure" and "The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years." In addition, she has worked as a session musician and collaborated with other musicians and bands throughout her career.

In 2018, The Go-Go's were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, with Schock being the only member of the band to attend the ceremony. She continues to perform and record music, both as a solo artist and with The Go-Go's.

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Irene Cara

Irene Cara (March 18, 1959 The Bronx-) also known as Irene Cara Escalera is an American actor, singer-songwriter, record producer, pianist, dancer and musician.

She rose to fame in the 1980s for her roles in the films "Fame" and "Flashdance," for which she also sang the theme songs. Irene began her career as a child actor on Broadway, appearing in productions such as "The Me Nobody Knows" and "Aubrey". She later transitioned to television, and had roles in series such as "Love of Life" and "The Electric Company".

In addition to her acting career, Irene is also a musician and songwriter. She wrote and performed the hit song "Fame" for the film of the same name, which earned her an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Original Song. She also wrote and performed the song "What A Feeling" for the film "Flashdance," which won her another Academy Award and Grammy Award.

Throughout her career, Irene has released several albums and singles, including "What A Feelin’" and "Breakdance." She has also toured extensively, performing her music and acting in theater productions. In recent years, Irene has continued to work in the entertainment industry, both on and off screen, and has remained an influential figure in music and film.

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Jody Watley

Jody Watley (January 30, 1959 Chicago-) also known as Jody Whatley, jody_watley, Watley, Jody or Jody Vanessa Watley is an American singer, record producer, songwriter, pianist, fashion model, dancer and actor. She has two children, Lauren Watley and Arie Cymone.

Watley began her career as a dancer on the television show "Soul Train" before joining the group Shalamar in 1977. With Shalamar, she scored hits such as "Second Time Around" and "A Night to Remember". After leaving the group in 1983, she began a successful solo career, with hits such as "Looking for a New Love" and "Don't You Want Me". Watley has won multiple Grammy Awards and was the first artist to win the Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance in 1988. She has also been recognized for her philanthropic work and advocacy for LGBTQ rights. In addition to her music career, Watley has dabbled in acting and fashion, designing her own clothing line and modeling for various campaigns.

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June Angela

June Angela (August 18, 1959 New York City-) a.k.a. June Angela Profanto or Angela, June is an American singer, actor and dancer.

She is best known for her role as Julie Woo on the children's television show "The Puzzle Place" from 1994 to 1998. Angela started performing at the age of three, and by the age of seven, she was cast in the original Broadway production of "Flower Drum Song" in 1961. She continued to work on Broadway throughout the 1960s and early 1970s and also appeared in several television shows and films, including "Kung Fu" and "The Electric Company." Angela has also worked extensively as a voice actor, lending her voice to numerous animated shows and films. She is a recipient of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Award for her contributions to the Arts.

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Lorrie Morgan

Lorrie Morgan (June 27, 1959 Nashville-) otherwise known as Morgan Lorrie, Loretta Lynn Morgan, Fussy or Loretta Lynn "Lorrie" Morgan is an American singer and actor. She has three children, Morgan Anastasia Gaddis, Jesse Keith Whitley and Brad Thompson.

Lorrie Morgan started her music career at the young age of 13, performing in various clubs and restaurants around Nashville. In 1984, she signed with RCA Records and released her debut album, "Leave the Light On." The album spawned the hit single "Trainwreck of Emotion," which reached No. 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Throughout her career, Lorrie Morgan has had several hits including "Five Minutes," "What Part of No," and "I Didn't Know My Own Strength." She has won multiple awards including the Country Music Association Award for Female Vocalist of the Year in 1994.

Aside from her successful music career, Lorrie Morgan has also dabbled in acting. She has appeared in several TV shows and movies including "Her Secret Life" and "Maverick."

Lorrie Morgan continues to tour and perform, sharing her love for music with her fans around the world.

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Lydia Lunch

Lydia Lunch (June 2, 1959 Rochester-) a.k.a. Lunch, Lydia, Lydia Koch, Lydia Anne Koch or Lunch is an American singer, writer, actor, songwriter, screenwriter, film score composer and poet.

She first rose to prominence in the late 1970s with her band Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, known for their abrasive and confrontational post-punk sound. Following the band's breakup, Lunch embarked on a prolific solo career, collaborating with artists from a variety of genres including Sonic Youth, Nick Cave, and Henry Rollins.

In addition to her work in music, Lunch has also published several books of prose and poetry, and has acted in a number of films including "The Right Side of My Brain" and "Fingered". She has also provided scores for several films, including the documentary "The Gun is Loaded".

Lunch has been an outspoken advocate for feminist and progressive causes throughout her career, and has been recognized for her contributions to the underground music and art scenes.

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Mackenzie Phillips

Mackenzie Phillips (November 10, 1959 Alexandria-) a.k.a. Laura Mackenzie Phillips, Mack or Mackinzie Phillips is an American singer and actor. Her child is called Shane Barakan.

Phillips is best known for her role as Julie Cooper Horvath on the 1970s sitcom "One Day at a Time." She began her acting career at a young age, appearing in several films and TV shows, including "American Graffiti" and "The Mamas & the Papas."

In addition to acting, Phillips has also pursued a music career. She released her debut album, "Mackenzie Phillips," in 1973, and has performed as a backup vocalist for a number of well-known artists, including The Beach Boys and Warren Zevon.

Outside of her career, Phillips has battled addiction and has been open about her struggles with drug use. She has also been an advocate for addiction recovery and has written a memoir about her experiences, titled "High on Arrival."

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Pleasant Gehman

Pleasant Gehman (March 17, 1959-) otherwise known as Princess Farhana is an American actor, musician, poet, writer and dancer.

Gehman was born in Burbank, California and grew up in the Los Angeles area. She began dancing and performing as a teenager, and joined the punk rock scene in the late 1970s as a member of the influential band The Screamin' Sirens. She later became a prominent figure in the alternative burlesque scene, performing as Princess Farhana and incorporating elements of Middle Eastern dance into her acts.

In addition to her music and dance career, Gehman is also a writer and has published several books, including "The Compleat Tattoo Bible" and "Showgirl Confidential: My Life Onstage, Backstage, and On The Road." She has also written for numerous publications, including LA Weekly, and has been a featured guest on various radio and television programs.

As an actor, Gehman has appeared in films such as "Angel City" and "Sugar Town," and has made guest appearances on shows like "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Gilmore Girls." She continues to perform and tour nationally and internationally, showcasing her unique blend of punk, burlesque, and Middle Eastern dance.

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Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming (February 14, 1959 Indiana-) also known as Renee Fleming, Fleming, Renee or Fleming, Renée is an American singer, consultant and actor. She has two children, Amelia Fleming and Sage Fleming.

Renée Fleming is a world-renowned soprano known for her exceptional technique and versatility across a wide range of operatic and musical styles. She has won four Grammy Awards and was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Obama in 2013. Fleming has performed at major opera houses and concert halls around the globe, including the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, and Carnegie Hall. She is also a sought-after recording artist, having released over 20 albums throughout her career. In addition to her musical pursuits, Fleming serves as a consultant for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and works to support music education and the arts in schools.

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Rosanna Arquette

Rosanna Arquette (August 10, 1959 New York City-) also known as Rosanna Lauren Arquette, Rosanna Lisa Arquette, Arquette, Rosanna or Roberta Glass is an American actor, film director and film producer. Her child is called Zoe Sidel.

Arquette is part of the famous Arquette acting family, with siblings Richmond, Patricia, David, and Alexis Arquette, who was transgender and passed away in 2016. She began her acting career in the 1970s and gained prominence in the 1980s with roles in films such as "Desperately Seeking Susan" and "After Hours." She continued to act in both film and television throughout the following decades, earning critical acclaim for her performances in projects such as "Pulp Fiction" and the television series "The L Word." In addition to her acting work, Arquette has directed several documentaries and produced a number of films alongside her siblings. She is also known for her philanthropic work, particularly her advocacy for various environmental and social justice causes.

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Shawn Weatherly

Shawn Weatherly (July 24, 1959 Sumter-) also known as Shawn Nichols Weatherly is an American model and actor. She has two children, Jack Harris and Jesse Harris.

Shawn Weatherly gained national recognition as Miss USA and Miss Universe in 1980. She began her acting career in the 1980s and appeared in various movies and TV shows, including the hit series "Baywatch" in which she played Jill Riley from 1991 to 1992. Besides acting, Weatherly also pursued a career in interior design and opened her own company. She has been involved in philanthropic work and supported various causes, including environmental issues and the prevention of child abuse. Despite retiring from acting in 2005, Weatherly remains a beloved icon and inspiration to many.

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Susanna Hoffs

Susanna Hoffs (January 17, 1959 Los Angeles-) a.k.a. Susanna Lee Hoffs is an American singer, guitarist and actor. She has two children, Jackson Roach and Sam Rayfield Roach.

Hoffs is best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the band The Bangles, which emerged in the 1980s with popular hits such as "Manic Monday" and "Walk Like an Egyptian." The band also enjoyed success with their albums "All Over the Place" and "Different Light." After the band went on hiatus in the 1990s, Hoffs pursued a solo career and released several albums. She has also acted in films and television shows, including "The Allnighter" and "90210". In addition to her music and acting career, Hoffs is also known for her work as an advocate for music education in public schools.

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Teagan Clive

Teagan Clive (November 5, 1959 United States of America-) also known as Teagan is an American bodybuilder, writer, actor and screenwriter.

Teagan Clive was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in Orange County. She began weight training at age 16 and went on to compete in bodybuilding competitions, winning numerous titles including Miss Orange County Bodybuilding Championship and Miss Ironwoman. In addition to bodybuilding, Teagan has also pursued a career in writing and screenwriting. She is the author of the book "SuperHuman You," which focuses on the mental and physical aspects of bodybuilding and how they can be applied to everyday life. Teagan has also written and starred in several films, including "Dangerous Love" and "Cycle Vixens." In recent years, she has shifted her focus to coaching and mentoring other bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts. Teagan is well-respected in the bodybuilding community and is seen as a pioneer for women in the sport.

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Tracey Ullman

Tracey Ullman (December 30, 1959 Slough-) also known as Tracy Ullman, Trace Ullman, Ullman, Tracey or Tracey Ullmann is an American comedian, singer, actor, film producer, screenwriter, television producer, television director, dancer, author and voice actor. She has two children, Mabel McKeown and John McKeown.

Tracey Ullman began her career as a dancer and later transitioned to comedy, starring in her own sketch comedy show "The Tracey Ullman Show" which aired from 1987 to 1990. She is also a successful singer, having released several albums and achieving chart success with her cover of the Kirsty MacColl song "They Don't Know".

Ullman has received numerous awards and nominations throughout her career, including seven Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for her work on "The Tracey Ullman Show". She has also been recognized for her film roles, including Best Supporting Actress nominations for her performances in "I Love You to Death" and "Bullets Over Broadway".

In addition to her entertainment career, Ullman is also a philanthropist and has been involved with various charities, including the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Children's Defense Fund.

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Victoria Clark

Victoria Clark (October 10, 1959 Dallas-) is an American singer, actor and vocal coach. Her child is called Thomas Luke Clark.

Victoria Clark is best known for her work as a Broadway performer, having won a Tony Award for her performance in "The Light in the Piazza" in 2005. She has also received Tony nominations for her roles in "Sister Act" and "Gigi." In addition to her work on stage, Clark has also appeared in numerous television shows and films. She has also worked as a vocal coach and is known for her ability to teach singing and musical theatre technique. Prior to her career in entertainment, Clark studied at Yale University and the Juilliard School.

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Winona LaDuke

Winona LaDuke (August 18, 1959 Los Angeles-) is an American writer, politician, economist, actor, author, environmentalist and activist. She has three children, Waseyabin Kapashesit, Ajuawak Kapashesit and Gwe Gasco.

LaDuke is a member of the Anishinaabe tribe and is known for her work promoting Native American rights, climate justice and sustainable development. She co-founded the Indigenous Women's Network and the organization Honor the Earth, which focuses on environmental advocacy and the revitalization of indigenous cultural practices. LaDuke has also been involved in politics, running as the vice presidential candidate for the Green Party in both 1996 and 2000. She has written several books, including "Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming" and "All our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life". In addition to her advocacy work, LaDuke has also appeared in films and television shows, including the 1994 movie "Natural Born Killers" and the 2018 television series "The Alienist".

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Catherine Keener

Catherine Keener (March 23, 1959 Miami-) a.k.a. Catherine Ann Keener is an American actor and film producer. She has one child, Clyde Mulroney.

Keener is known for her versatility and range in her acting, having earned critical acclaim for her performances in a diverse range of projects including the films Being John Malkovich (1999), Capote (2005), and Get Out (2017), as well as the television series Show Me a Hero (2015). She has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Being John Malkovich, and has received numerous other nominations and awards throughout her career. In addition to her acting work, Keener has also produced several films through her production company, which she co-founded with her ex-husband, Dermot Mulroney.

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Elyssa Davalos

Elyssa Davalos (May 30, 1959 Canoga Park-) is an American actor. She has one child, Alexa Davalos.

Elyssa Davalos was born in Canoga Park, California, and is the daughter of famous actor Richard Davalos. She grew up in a family that was heavily involved in the entertainment industry, which led to her becoming an actor herself. Starting her acting career in the 1970s, she appeared in well-known TV shows such as Kojak, The Rockford Files, and The Streets of San Francisco. She also had small roles in several movies, including The Student Nurses and The Toolbox Murders. Elyssa is often remembered for her stunning beauty and captivating presence on screen. Despite her success as an actor, she chose to step away from the industry to focus on raising her only daughter Alexa Davalos, who followed in her mother's footsteps and became an acclaimed actor in her own right.

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Jamie Rose

Jamie Rose (November 26, 1959 New York City-) is an American actor and teacher.

She was born and raised in New York City and studied at the High School of Performing Arts before attending the Juilliard School. Jamie has worked in television, film, theater and voice-over. She is known for her roles in television shows including "St. Elsewhere" and "Tales from the Darkside," as well as movies such as "Chopper Chicks in Zombietown" and "My Girl 2." In addition to her acting career, Jamie is also a teacher of acting, working with students at Juilliard, Yale School of Drama, and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. She is also an accomplished writer, penning articles for various publications such as The Huffington Post.

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Linda Blair

Linda Blair (January 22, 1959 St. Louis-) also known as Linda Denise Blair is an American actor, author, model and film producer.

She rose to prominence with her role in the classic horror film "The Exorcist" (1973), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Blair continued her acting career with roles in various films and television shows, including "Hell Night" (1981), "Chained Heat" (1983), and "Monster Makers" (2003).

In addition to acting, Blair is also an animal rights activist and founded the Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, which aims to rescue and find homes for abused and neglected animals. She has also authored several books, including her autobiography "Going Vegan!" and a series of paranormal-themed novels.

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Marcia Gay Harden

Marcia Gay Harden (August 14, 1959 La Jolla-) a.k.a. Marcia Harden, Gay Hagen or Marsha Gay Harden is an American actor and voice actor. Her children are called Eulala Grace Scheel, Julitta Dee Harden Scheel and Hudson Harden Scheel.

Harden's breakthrough role came in 2000 when she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Lee Krasner in "Pollock." She has also received nominations for a Tony Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and numerous Screen Actors Guild Awards. Besides her work in film, she has appeared in several TV shows, including "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "The Newsroom," and "Code Black." In addition, she has done voice work for several animated films such as "Ratatouille," "The Mist," and "The Prophet." In her personal life, she was previously married to Thaddaeus Scheel and the couple has three children together. She is also involved in various philanthropic causes, including the Alzheimer's Association and the American Heart Association.

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Mare Winningham

Mare Winningham (May 16, 1959 Phoenix-) also known as Mary Megan Winningham, Mary Megan "Mare" Winningham or Mary 'Mare' Megan Winningham is an American actor and singer-songwriter. Her children are called Riley Mapel, Happy Atticus Mapel, Jack Mapel, Calla Louise Mapel and Patrick Mapel.

Winningham began her career as a child actor, appearing in various television shows in the 1970s. She gained critical acclaim for her roles in the films "Georgia," "St. Elmo's Fire," and "Miracle Mile." Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, she appeared in a number of film and television projects, including "The War," "ER," and "Grey's Anatomy." She has also earned recognition for her work on stage, winning a Tony Award for her role in the Broadway production of "The Children's Hour." In addition to her acting career, Winningham is also a talented singer-songwriter, having released several albums over the years.

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Patricia Clarkson

Patricia Clarkson (December 29, 1959 New Orleans-) otherwise known as Patricia Davies Clarkson, Patty Clarkson or Patty is an American actor and voice actor.

Clarkson first gained attention for her supporting role in the film "The Untouchables" (1987), but it was her performance in the film "High Art" (1998) that really put her on the map. She has since appeared in numerous films and TV shows, earning critical acclaim and several awards, including a Golden Globe for her role in the TV series "Sharp Objects" (2018).

In addition to her film and TV work, Clarkson has also had a successful career on stage, earning a Tony nomination for her performance in the play "The Elephant Man". She is also an accomplished voice actor, lending her voice to numerous characters in animated films and TV shows.

Clarkson is known for her versatility as an actor, able to tackle both dramatic and comedic roles with ease. She is also a strong advocate for various social and political causes, speaking out on issues such as gun control and women's rights.

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Rebecca De Mornay

Rebecca De Mornay (August 29, 1959 Santa Rosa-) also known as Rebecca Jane Pearch, Rebecca J. Pearch, Rebecca George, Rebecca de Mornay or Rebecca DeMornay is an American actor, performer and film producer. Her children are called Sophia De Mornay-O'Neal and Veronica De Mornay-O'Neal.

De Mornay began her acting career in the early 1980s, appearing in films such as "Risky Business" opposite Tom Cruise and "The Trip to Bountiful" alongside Geraldine Page. She received critical acclaim for her role as a nanny in the psychological thriller "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" in 1992. Additionally, she has appeared in numerous television shows, including "ER," "Law & Order: SVU," and "Marvel's Iron Fist." In recent years, she has also worked as a producer, with credits including the films "Mother's Day" and "Flipped." She continues to act and produce in both film and television.

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Sean Young

Sean Young (November 20, 1959 Louisville-) a.k.a. Mary Sean Young is an American actor, model and dancer. Her children are called Rio Kelly Lujan and Quinn Lee Lujan.

Sean Young began her acting career in the 1980s and quickly became a prominent figure in Hollywood with notable roles in films such as "Blade Runner" and "No Way Out." She also appeared in several TV shows including "Twin Peaks" and "One Tree Hill". In addition to her successful acting career, Young is also known for her modeling work, having appeared on the cover of magazines such as Playboy and Esquire. She is also an accomplished dancer, having trained in ballet and modern dance. Despite her success, Young has faced personal struggles and controversies throughout her career, including being famously fired from the film "Batman" in 1992. Despite these setbacks, she continues to act and remains a beloved figure in cinema history.

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Nina Hartley

Nina Hartley (March 11, 1959 Berkeley-) also known as Marie Louise Hartman, Anal Annie, Nina Hartely, Nina, Nina Hartman, Nina Hartly, Nina Hartwell or Edith is an American nurse, pornographic film actor, film director, film producer, actor, author and educator.

She started her career in the adult film industry in 1984, at the age of 25, and quickly became one of the most popular performers. Hartley has won numerous awards for her work, including the AVN Hall of Fame, XRCO Hall of Fame, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Free Speech Coalition.

Despite her work in the adult film industry, Hartley is also a licensed registered nurse and uses her medical knowledge to promote sexual health education. She has appeared in numerous mainstream films and TV shows, including Boogie Nights, American Horror Story, and Billions.

In addition to her work in entertainment, Hartley is also an author and has published several books on sexuality and relationships, including "Nina Hartley's Guide to Total Sex" and "Nina Hartley's Guide to Erotic Bondage".

Hartley continues to be a prominent figure in the adult film industry and is an advocate for safe and consensual sexual practices. She regularly speaks at events and universities on the topics of sexuality and sex education.

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Rolonda Watts

Rolonda Watts (July 12, 1959 Winston-Salem-) also known as Rolanda Watts or Ro is an American actor, presenter, voice actor, novelist, journalist, writer and film producer.

Rolonda Watts began her career as a reporter for WABC-TV in New York City. She then worked as a host on various talk shows including "The Rolonda Show", "Inside Edition", and "Judge Joe Brown". She has also worked as a voice actor, lending her voice to characters in animated shows like "The Fairly OddParents" and "King of the Hill". In addition to her work in television, Watts is also a published author and has written several books including a memoir about her life growing up in North Carolina. She is also an advocate for mental health and has spoken publicly about her own struggles with depression. Watts has won several awards for her work including an Emmy for her reporting on the O.J. Simpson trial.

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Marie Osmond

Marie Osmond (October 13, 1959 Ogden-) also known as Olive Marie Osmond or Osmond, Marie is an American singer, actor, presenter, designer and screenwriter. She has eight children, Stephen Blosil, Rachael Lauren Blosil, Matthew Richard Blosil, Jessica Marie Blosil, Michael Bryan Blosil, Brandon Warren Blosil, Brianna Patricia Blosil and Abigail Michelle Blosil.

Marie Osmond began her career as a country music singer in the 1970s, releasing her first single "Paper Roses" at the age of 15. She went on to release several hit singles and albums throughout the decade, including "Meet Me in Montana" and "There's No Stoppin' Your Heart."

In addition to her music career, Osmond has also appeared on numerous TV shows and movies, including "The Love Boat," "The Andy Williams Show," and "Donny & Marie." She has also hosted her own talk show, "Marie," and was a co-host on "The Talk."

Aside from her entertainment career, Osmond is also a philanthropist and has been involved in several charities throughout her life. She co-founded the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, and has also been involved with organizations like the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the American Heart Association.

In recent years, Osmond has also become a successful businesswoman with her own line of dolls, as well as a home decor and fashion line.

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Sheena Easton

Sheena Easton (April 27, 1959 Bellshill-) otherwise known as Sheena Shirley Orr or Easton, Sheena is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, designer, presenter and voice actor. She has two children, Jake Rion Cousins Easton and Skylar Easton.

Sheena Easton rose to fame in the early 1980s with hit songs like "9 to 5 (Morning Train)" and "Modern Girl". She has sold over 20 million records worldwide and has won two Grammy Awards for her music. In addition to her successful music career, Sheena has also appeared on a number of television shows, including Miami Vice and Highlander: The Series. She has also lent her voice to various animated projects, including Gargoyles and All Dogs Go to Heaven 2. In recent years, Sheena has focused more on her design work, creating a line of home decor and accessories. She continues to perform and tour, showcasing her powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence.

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Krista Lane

Krista Lane (February 26, 1959 Germany-) also known as Crystal Lane, Cameron, Rebecca Lynn, Kari Simms, Krista, Christy Lane, Chrystal Lane, Crysta Lane, Rebecca Lee or Rebecca Lynne is an American pornographic film actor and actor.

Krista Lane was born on February 26, 1959, in Germany but grew up in the United States. She began her career in the adult film industry in the early 1980s and quickly gained popularity for her natural beauty and enthusiastic performances. In addition to her work in pornographic films, Lane also appeared in several mainstream movies and TV shows, such as Married with Children and Dream On.

In 1986, Lane was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the AVN Awards for her role in the film 'Portrait of an Affair.' She continued to work in the industry for over a decade, appearing in over 200 adult films. Lane retired from the adult film industry in the mid-1990s and has since kept a low profile.

Despite the controversy surrounding her profession, Krista Lane was widely regarded as one of the most talented and beautiful performers in the industry. Her legacy as an adult film actress lives on, and she remains a popular figure among fans of the genre.

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Kelly Lynch

Kelly Lynch (January 31, 1959 Golden Valley-) a.k.a. Kelly Ann Lynch or Kelly Colleen Lynch is an American model, actor and flight attendant. She has one child, Shane Lynch.

Kelly Lynch began her career as a model before transitioning into acting. She gained critical acclaim for her role as Dianne in the 1989 film "Drugstore Cowboy" and went on to appear in many other films such as "Road House", "Desperate Hours", "Three of Hearts", and "The Jacket". In addition to her work in film, Lynch has also appeared in several television shows, including "90210", "The L Word", and "Magic City". Lynch is also a licensed private pilot and earned her certification in 1993. In recent years, Lynch has primarily worked in television and has starred in series such as "Mr. Mercedes" and "Yellowstone".

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Victory Tischler-Blue

Victory Tischler-Blue (September 16, 1959 Newport Beach-) also known as Victory Tischler-Blue, Vicki Teschler Blue, Vicki Tischiler Blue, Vicky Tischer Blue, The Runaways or Vicki Blue is an American film director, screenwriter, film producer, photographer, musician and actor.

She is best known for her work in the film industry, having directed and produced numerous documentaries, feature films and music videos. Tischler-Blue began her career as a musician in the late 1970s, playing bass guitar in the all-female punk rock band The Runaways. In addition to her music career, she is also an accomplished photographer, and has had her work featured in numerous magazines and art galleries.

After leaving The Runaways, Tischler-Blue turned her attention to filmmaking, and has since directed and produced several critically acclaimed documentaries and feature films. Some of her most well-known works include "Edgeplay: A Film About The Runaways" (2004), "The Mayor of the Sunset Strip" (2003) and "Nevermind Nirvana" (1991).

In addition to her work in film, Tischler-Blue is also an avid animal rights activist, and is involved with several organizations aimed at promoting animal welfare and environmental conservation. She currently resides in Newport Beach, California with her family.

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Jessica Hahn

Jessica Hahn (July 7, 1959 Massapequa-) also known as jessica_hahn is an American actor and model.

She first gained national attention in the mid-1980s when she alleged that she was drugged and raped by televangelist Jim Bakker while working as a church secretary. She subsequently became involved in a number of controversies and scandals, including posing for Playboy magazine and appearing in several films and TV shows. Despite this, Hahn's personal life has largely remained out of the public eye in recent years. She has been married twice and has one child. Today, she works as a motivational speaker and continues to be a controversial figure in American popular culture.

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Andrea Thompson

Andrea Thompson (May 22, 1959 Dayton-) a.k.a. Rebecca Andrea Thompson, Andrea Thompson Kelly, Andrea R. Thompson or Rebecca Thompson is an American actor. She has one child, Alec Doyle.

Thompson first gained fame as a newscaster, working for networks such as CNN and NBC before transitioning to acting. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Detective Jill Kirkendall on NYPD Blue and Talia Winters on Babylon 5. Thompson has also appeared in various films and TV shows, including JAG, 24, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In addition to her acting career, Thompson is also a teacher and coach, having taught courses in yoga, wellness, and meditation.

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Debrah Farentino

Debrah Farentino (September 30, 1959 Lucas Valley-Marinwood-) also known as Deborah Mullowney, Debra Farentino, Debrah Mullowney or Debra Mullowney is an American actor. She has two children, Molly Adams and Sophie Hoblit.

Debrah Farentino began her career in the late 1980s with a recurring role on the daytime soap opera "Capitol". She then went on to appear in several popular television shows including "NYPD Blue", "E.R.", and "JAG". Farentino also had a leading role in the science-fiction series "Earth 2" in the mid-1990s.

Aside from her television work, Farentino has also acted in a number of films. She had a supporting role in the 1987 film "Less Than Zero" and appeared in the 1990 film "The Guardian". Farentino was honored with a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in the 1993 television movie "The Whereabouts of Jenny".

In addition to acting, Farentino has been involved in several philanthropic efforts. She has worked with organizations such as AIDS Project Los Angeles and the Children's Defense Fund.

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Carolyn McCormick

Carolyn McCormick (September 19, 1959 Midland-) a.k.a. Carolyn McCormack or Carolyn Inez McCormick is an American actor and voice actor.

She is best known for her work in Law & Order where she played Dr. Elizabeth Olivet for almost a decade. Carolyn also appeared in the hit HBO series "The Sopranos". She has lent her voice to numerous audio books and video games, and is also a highly acclaimed stage actor, having performed on Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Carolyn is a graduate of Williams College and earned her MFA from the American Conservatory Theater. In addition to her acting work, she is an advocate for environmental causes and holds a degree in Environmental Science.

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Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Griffith Joyner (December 21, 1959 Los Angeles-September 21, 1998 Mission Viejo) a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffin, Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner, Flo-Jo, The Fastest Woman in the World, Florence Delorez Griffith, Joyner or Florence was an American track and field athlete and actor. She had one child, Mary Ruth Joyner.

Florence Griffith Joyner is widely regarded as one of the greatest female athletes of all time, having won three gold medals and one silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Her charismatic personality and distinctive style, which included flamboyant outfits and intricate hairstyles, also made her a cultural icon.

In addition to her success on the track, Joyner was a talented actress who appeared in a number of TV shows and movies. She also worked as a fashion designer, launching her own line of workout clothes in the late 1980s.

Joyner's sudden death at the age of 38 shocked the sports world and her fans. The cause of her death, which occurred in her sleep, was attributed to an epileptic seizure. Despite her untimely passing, Joyner's legacy continues to inspire athletes and audiences around the world.

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Heidi Bohay

Heidi Bohay (December 15, 1959 South Bound Brook-) also known as Heidi Spound is an American actor and presenter. She has three children, Zachary Spound, Jonah Spound and Gabriel Spound.

Heidi Bohay began her acting career in the early 1980s and appeared in numerous television shows such as "Knight Rider", "The A-Team", and "MacGyver." She also featured in movies such as "The Opponent", "Desert Rats", and "Class Reunion."

In addition to her acting career, Heidi has worked as a presenter and a voice-over artist. She hosted the weekly television series "Hollywood Insider" and provided the voice for various animated television series, including "C.O.P.S" and "Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog."

Heidi Bohay is also a certified yoga instructor and teaches yoga classes in California. She has integrated her love for yoga into her acting career and has led meditation and yoga sessions on set.

In recent years, Heidi has been involved in various humanitarian efforts and has worked as an advocate for anti-bullying campaigns. She is active on social media and uses her platform to spread awareness about social issues and promote a positive attitude towards mental health.

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Eileen Davidson

Eileen Davidson (June 15, 1959 Artesia-) otherwise known as Eileen Marie Davidson is an American actor, model, author, businessperson and spokesperson. Her child is called Jesse Thomas Van Patten.

Davidson is best known for her roles in soap operas, including Ashley Abbott on "The Young and the Restless" and Kristen DiMera on "Days of Our Lives." She has also appeared on reality television shows, including "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" and "Celebrity Big Brother." In addition to her acting career, Davidson is an accomplished author, having published several mystery novels. She has also launched her own line of skincare products, called "Bombshell Beauty." Throughout her career, Davidson has received several accolades for her work, including two Daytime Emmy Awards.

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Beth Broderick

Beth Broderick (February 24, 1959 Falmouth-) also known as Beth Alison Broderick, Beth, Norris O'Neil, Norris O'Neal, Elizabeth Alice Broderick or Elizabeth Alice "Beth" Broderick is an American actor, philanthropist, television director and screenwriter.

She is best known for her role as Aunt Zelda in the popular sitcom "Sabrina the Teenage Witch". Broderick made her acting debut in the 1983 movie "Psycho II" and has since appeared in numerous films and television shows. In addition to her acting career, she is also a philanthropist, and has been involved with various charities and organizations throughout her career. In recent years, Broderick has also worked as a television director and screenwriter, and has directed episodes of popular shows such as "The Vampire Diaries" and "Drop Dead Diva". She continues to be a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, and has received critical acclaim for her work both on and off screen.

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Alison LaPlaca

Alison LaPlaca (December 16, 1959 New Jersey-) also known as Alison Jo La Placa, Alison La Placa or Alison Laplaca is an American actor.

She is best known for her appearances in various television shows such as "Duet", "The John Larroquette Show", and "Frasier". LaPlaca began her career in theater before moving onto film and television. She has also lent her voice to various animated shows, including "Jumanji" and "The King of Queens". In addition to her acting career, LaPlaca is also an accomplished singer and has performed in several stage productions.

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Julia Sweeney

Julia Sweeney (October 10, 1959 Spokane-) otherwise known as Julia Anne Sweeney is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, author, television producer, accountant, voice actor and film director. She has one child, Tara Mulan Blum.

Sweeney started experimenting with comedy while studying at the University of Washington in Seattle in the 1980s. It was during this time that she formed a comedy duo called "The Siamese Twins" with her friend and fellow comedian, Kathy Griffin. She moved to Los Angeles in 1986 to pursue a career in comedy and landed a spot on the popular sketch comedy show, "Saturday Night Live" in 1990. Sweeney's most famous character on the show was "Pat", a sexually ambiguous person whose gender was never revealed.

After leaving "Saturday Night Live" in 1994, Sweeney continued to work in comedy, starring in her own one-woman show, "God Said, 'Ha!'" which was later turned into a film. She has also appeared on several television shows, including "3rd Rock from the Sun" and "Fraser". In addition to her work in comedy, Sweeney is a prominent activist for LGBTQ rights, atheism and freethought. She wrote and starred in a one-woman show called "Letting Go of God" which chronicles her own struggle with religion and ultimate decision to become an atheist.

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