Gwen Welles
Actress
Gwen Welles
Gwen Welles was an American actress.
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Criterion Files #547/548: 'Drive, He Said' and 'A Safe Place' Find a Lost ... - Film School Rejects
Google News - over 5 years
And Jaglom doesn't simply situate this countercultural need for magic recreationally, but as a deep need for escape, illustrated most powerfully with Gwen Welles's verite-esque, fourth-wall-breaking confession of suicidal tendencies
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FILM; Robert Altman's Long Goodbye
NYTimes - about 11 years
ROBERT Altman, who turns 81 tomorrow, will receive his very first Oscar in a couple of weeks: an honorary one, of the sort the academy so often employs to ease the bitterness of a veteran nonwinner's declining years. (And, of course, to square historical accounts and deflect the outrage of future generations of movie lovers, who might feel that the
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FILM REVIEW; How Gay Young Men Deal With Coming Out
NYTimes - over 22 years
The protagonists of each of the three short films that open today at the Quad Cinema under the title "Boys Life" are young, white, middle-class men facing the realities of being 17 or 18 and gay. Although it may be less traumatic for young gay men to come out to their friends and families today than it was 25 years ago, these three films suggest
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Gwen Welles, 42, Dies; Actress in 'Nashville'
NYTimes - over 23 years
Gwen Welles, a screen actress best known for her role in the 1975 movie "Nashville," in which she played an aspiring country singer, died Wednesday at her home in Santa Monica, Calif. She was 42. The cause was cancer, said her husband, the actor Harris Yulin. Ms. Welles, born in Chattanooga, Tenn., grew up in California and attended Vassar College
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Review/Film; Of Gorging and Gossiping Where God Is Food
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Of the 38 women who gather for a birthday party in Henry Jaglom's "Eating," almost none of them will touch the cake. And the few willing to do so hide out in solitary places, like the bathroom, so as to commune with dessert in perfect privacy. Food assumes near-religious importance in Mr. Jaglom's portrait of needy, anxious women who spend an
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Review/Film; Faithfully Recording The Lives Of Friends
NYTimes - about 27 years
LEAD: In ''New Year's Day,'' Henry Jaglom, who writes, directs and stars in his own films, remains his own tireless Boswell. Undaunted by an often indifferent public, he faithfully records the banalities of his own life and those of his friends, who often play themselves when the movie versions are made. In ''New Year's Day,'' Henry Jaglom, who
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HOME VIDEO/NEW RELEASES
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: Best Boy Directed by Ira Wohl. 1979. Today Home Entertainment. 111 minutes. $59.95. Not rated. Best Boy Directed by Ira Wohl. 1979. Today Home Entertainment. 111 minutes. $59.95. Not rated. Philly, a cheerful, middle-aged man who has been mentally retarded since birth, lives with his parents in a small, middle-class home in Queens. In Ira
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From a Team of Women
NYTimes - almost 29 years
''Sticky Fingers'' is the work of a female director (Catlin Adams), female screenwriters (Miss Adams and Melanie Mayron) and a mostly female cast (including supporting players like Eileen Brennan, Gwen Welles and Carol Kane), but it's less feminist than dizzily feminine. The two leading characters, struggling musicians sharing a picturesquely
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SCREEN: 'NOBODY'S FOOL,' COMEDY
NYTimes - over 30 years
''NOBODY'S FOOL,'' written by Beth Henley, is a not-great comedy about the emotional liberation of a pretty, lonely young woman named Cassie (Rosanna Arquette), who works as a waitress in the Elk Lounge and whom everybody else in Buckeye Basin regards as a kook. This is partly because of Cassie's fondness for the odd clothes that are now so popular
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THE SCREEN: BOY TALK, IN 'THE MEN'S CLUB'
NYTimes - over 30 years
''THE MEN'S CLUB,'' which opens today at the RKO National and other theaters, is male bonding's answer to sisterhood. If you thought today's women needed support systems, wait till you see the seven weak sisters brought together by Leonard Michaels' screenplay, from his 1982 novel. Having decided, for no better reason than as a pretext for a work
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Gwen Welles
    FORTIES
  • 1993
    Age 42
    She died in 1993 from anal cancer, aged 42.
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  • 1992
    Age 41
    Donna Deitch directed a documentary about Welles' illness in 1992, which appeared at the 1998 Berlin Film Festival.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 24
    Gwen Welles may be best-remembered for her portrayal of talentless singer "Sueleen Gay", in Robert Altman's 1975 film Nashville, for which she was nominated for a BAFTA Award, for Best Supporting Actress.
    More Details Hide Details Welles also appeared in several films directed by Henry Jaglom, including New Year's Day (1989) and Eating (1990).
    Welles was married to actor Harris Yulin in 1975.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1951
    Age 0
    Born in 1951.
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