Elisabeth Shue

Born Oct 6, 1963

Elisabeth Judson Shue is an American actress, most famous for her roles in the films The Karate Kid, Adventures in Babysitting, Cocktail, Back to the Future Parts II and III and Leaving Las Vegas, for which she won five acting awards and was nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Elisabeth Shue.


1963 Birth Born on October 6, 1963.


1984 20 Years Old Her first movie role happened in 1984, when she co-starred in The Karate Kid as the onscreen girlfriend of Ralph Macchio.
1986 22 Years Old Shue had a role as the teenage daughter of a military family in the short-lived series Call to Glory and, in 1986, starred alongside Terence Stamp in the British simian horror Link. … Read More
1989 25 Years Old She continued displaying a natural comedic flair while delivering memorable lines such as "Marty, you're acting like you haven't seen me in a week," in the 1989 Back to the Future Part II and the 1990 Back to the Future Part III as Jennifer Parker. … Read More
1990 26 Years Old In May 1990, Shue made her Broadway debut in Some American Abroad at the Lincoln Center.
1993 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Also on Broadway, in 1993, she performed in Tina Howe's production of Birth and After Birth.


1995 - 1996 2 More Events
1997 33 Years Old Shue also displayed some action movie skills in the 1997 spy remake The Saint as Val Kilmer's love interest. … Read More
1999 35 Years Old In 1999, Shue starred with Aaron Eckhart in Molly as an autistic young woman who undergoes an operation that allows her to become more "normal."
2001 37 Years Old 1 More Event
She played a mother that reveals her dark past to her teenaged daughter in the 2001 ABC movie Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy and Isabelle. … Read More


2007 - 2008 2 More Events
2009 45 Years Old In 2009, Shue appeared on the seventh season of HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm as an actress competing with Cheryl Hines's character forand winningthe part of George's ex-wife for the Seinfeld reunion.
2010 46 Years Old In 2010, Shue toplined the horror flick Piranha 3D as Sheriff Julie Forester.
2012 48 Years Old In 2012, Shue joined the cast of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Julie Finlay, replacing Marg Helgenberger who played Catherine Willows, Finlay is the newest CSI who just finished anger-management classes.
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