Elizabeth Perkins

Born Nov 18, 1960

Elizabeth Ann Perkins is an American actress. Her film roles have included Big, The Flintstones, Miracle on 34th Street, About Last Night... , and Avalon. She is perhaps best known for her role as Celia Hodes in the Showtime series Weeds.

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1960 Birth Born on November 18, 1960.
1963 2 Years Old Perkins was raised in Colrain, Massachusetts; her parents divorced in 1963. … Read More


1978 17 Years Old Perkins attended Northfield Mount Hermon School, an elite preparatory school, and then spent 1978 to 1981 in Chicago attaining her BFA in Acting from the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University.


1984 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1984, she made her theatrical debut on Broadway in Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs and afterward, worked in a number of ensemble companies, including The New York Shakespeare Festival and the Steppenwolf Theater.
1986 25 Years Old 1 More Event
She was listed as one of the 12 "Promising New Actors of 1986" in John Willis' Screen World, and has since landed numerous film roles.


1993 32 Years Old She also was in the tram show In 1993, Perkins appeared in the television project For Their Own Good.
1994 33 Years Old She later starred in the comedy series Battery Park and has appeared in television and films including the 1994 remake of Miracle on 34th Street and 2000's 28 Days starring as Sandra Bullock's sister.
2000 39 Years Old In 2000, she married Argentinian-born cinematographer Julio Macat, gaining three stepsons: Maximillian, Alexander and Andreas. … Read More


2003 42 Years Old Perkins also had a small role in the 2003 film Finding Nemo, voicing the clownfish who was the wife of Marlin and mother of Nemo, and who was killed by a barracuda at the beginning of the film.
2005 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Perkins also appeared as a psychiatrist in the 2005 suspense thriller, The Ring Two, starring Naomi Watts. … Read More
2006 45 Years Old At a screening of the season 2 finale of Weeds, at the Museum of TV and Radio on October 25, 2006, Perkins said that she considers Celia Hodes her favorite role in her career.
2010 49 Years Old On May 6, 2010, she announced that the fifth season of Weeds was her last despite the cliffhanger her character had in the season finale. … Read More
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