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Elizabeth McGovern


    Starbirth:
    July 18, 1961
Birthplace:
Evanston, Illinois, USA
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Overview

Elizabeth McGovern (born July 18, 1961) is an American film, television, and theater actor. In 1980, while studying at Juilliard, McGovern was offered a part in her first film, Ordinary People, in which she played the girlfriend of troubled teenager Timothy Hutton. The following year she completed her education as an actress at the American Conservatory Theatre and at The Juilliard School, and began to appear in plays, first Off-Broadway and later in famous theaters. In 1981, she earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in the film Ragtime. In 1984, she starred in Sergio Leone's gangster epic Once Upon a Time in America as Robert De Niro's romantic interest, Deborah Gelly. In 1989, she played Mickey Rourke's girlfriend in Johnny Handsome, directed by Walter Hill, and the same year she appeared as a rebellious lesbian in Volker Schlöndorff's thriller The Handmaid's Tale.


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Downton Abbey Cora Crawley 2019
JFK Jr. and Carolyn's Wedding: The Lost Tapes Staring 2019
The Chaperone Norma 2019
The Wife Elaine Mozell 2018
The Commuter Karen MacCauley 2018
Showing Roots Shirley 2016
Downton Abbey: The Finale 2015
Unexpected Carolyn 2015
Swung Dolly Adams 2015
Woman in Gold Judge Florence-Marie Cooper 2015
Downton Abbey: A Moorland Holiday 2014
Downton Abbey: The London Season 2013
Screen Goddesses Narrator 2012
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding Mrs. Thatcham 2012
Angels Crest Jane 2011
Christmas at Downton Abbey Cora Crawley 2011
Clash of the Titans Marmara 2010
Kick-Ass Mrs. Lizewski 2010
Inconceivable Tallulah 'Tutu' Williams 2008
A Room with a View Mrs Honeychurch 2007
Daphne Ellen Doubleday 2007
The Truth Donna 2006
Thursday the 12th Candice Hopper 2003
Buffalo Soldiers Mrs. Berman 2001
The Flamingo Rising Edna Lee 2001
The House of Mirth Mrs. Carry Fisher 2000
Manila Elizabeth 2000
The Misadventures of Margaret Till Turner 1998
Twice Upon a Yesterday Diane 1998
The Wings of the Dove Susan Stringham 1997
Clover Sara Kate 1997
The Summer of Ben Tyler Celia Rayburn 1996
Broken Glass Margaret Hyman 1996
Wings of Courage Noëlle Guillaumet 1996
Broken trust 1995
The Favor Emily 1994
The Changeling De Flores 1993
The Changeling Beatrice-Joanna 1993
Me and Veronica Fanny 1993
King of the Hill Lydia 1993
Tales from Hollywood 1992
Tune in Tomorrow... Elena Quince 1990
Women and Men: Stories of Seduction Vicki 1990
A Shock to the System Stella Anderson 1990
The Handmaid's Tale Moira 1990
Johnny Handsome Donna McCarty 1989
She's Having a Baby Kristen 'Kristy' Briggs 1988
The Bedroom Window Denise 1987
Native Son Mary Dalton 1986
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Snow White 1984
Once Upon a Time in America Deborah Gelly 1984
Racing with the Moon Caddie Winger 1984
Lovesick Chloe Allen 1983
Ragtime Evelyn Nesbit 1981
Ordinary People Jeannine Pratt 1980
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The Scarlet Pimpernel <blank> <mt>
California Fever <blank> <mt>
Hallmark Hall of Fame <blank> <mt>
Freezing <blank> <mt>
Tales from the Crypt <blank> <mt>
Three Moons Over Milford <blank> <mt>
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit <blank> <mt>
Faerie Tale Theatre Snow White <mt>
The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire <blank> <mt>
If Not for You <blank> <mt>
Downton Abbey Cora Crawley <mt>
Ashenden Aileen Somerville <mt>
The Graham Norton Show Herself <mt>
War of the Worlds <blank> <mt>
A Little Late with Lilly Singh Herself <mt>
Agatha Christie's Poirot Dame Celia Westholme <mt>
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