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Michelle Pfeiffer

Actor
Female
Born Apr 29, 1958

Michelle Marie Pfeiffer is an American actress. She made her film debut in 1980 in The Hollywood Knights, but first garnered mainstream attention with her performance in Scarface. Pfeiffer received Academy Award nominations as Best Supporting Actress for Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and Best Actress in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) and Love Field (1992). She has had her greatest commercial successes with Batman Returns (1992), What Lies Beneath (2000), and Hairspray (2007).… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Michelle Pfeiffer.

CHILDHOOD

1958 Birth Born on April 29, 1958.

TEENAGE

1976 18 Years Old She attended Fountain Valley High School, graduating in 1976. … Read More

TWENTIES

1978 20 Years Old She won the Miss Orange County beauty pageant in 1978, and participated in Miss California the same year, finishing in sixth position. … Read More
1979 21 Years Old Pfeiffer's early acting appearances included television roles in Fantasy Island, Delta House and BAD Cats among others. She was one of the several candidates to audition as a replacement for Kate Jackson on the television series Charlie's Angels in 1979, although the part went to Shelley Hack. … Read More
1981 23 Years Old 1 More Event
She appeared in a television commercial for Lux soap, and took acting lessons at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, before appearing in three further television movies – Callie and Son (1981) with Lindsay Wagner, The Children Nobody Wanted (1981), and a 1981 TV movie remake of Splendor in the Grass. … Read More
1987 29 Years Old …  She finally scored a major box-office hit as Sukie Ridgemont in the 1987 adaptation of John Updike's novel The Witches of Eastwick, alongside Jack Nicholson, Cher and Susan Sarandon. … Read More

THIRTIES

1988 30 Years Old However, they decided to separate in 1988, and were divorced two years later; Horton later blamed the split on their devotion to their work rather than on their marriage. … Read More
1989 31 Years Old 1 More Event
…  During the 1989–1990 awards season, Pfeiffer dominated the Best Actress category at every major awards ceremony, winning awards at the Golden Globes, the National Board of Review, the National Society of Film Critics, the New York Film Critics Circle, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress and the Chicago Film Critics Association. … Read More
She took the part of the Soviet book editor Katya Orlova in the 1990 film adaptation of John le Carré's The Russia House, opposite Sean Connery, a role that required her to adopt a Russian accent. … Read More
1992 34 Years Old It was finally released in late 1992, in time for Oscar consideration. … Read More
1993 35 Years Old 1 More Event
They married on November 13, 1993. … Read More
1994 36 Years Old In August 1994, Pfeiffer gave birth to a son, John Henry. … Read More
1996 38 Years Old …  The song won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance, and the video won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video. … Read More

FORTIES

1999 41 Years Old 1 More Event
She was again featured on the cover of the annual issue in 1999, having made the "Most Beautiful" list a record six times during the decade (1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1999). … Read More
2000 42 Years Old The Hitchcockian thriller What Lies Beneath (2000) with Harrison Ford, was a commercial success, opening number one at the box office in July 2000. … Read More
2005 47 Years Old After a four-year hiatus, during which she remained largely out of the public eye to devote time to her husband and children, she turned down the role of the White Witch in the 2005 fantasy film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, which went to Tilda Swinton.
2007 49 Years Old Pfeiffer returned to the screen in 2007 with villainous roles in two major summer blockbusters, as Velma Von Tussle in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Hairspray (2007) with John Travolta, Christopher Walken, Zac Efron and Queen Latifah, and as ancient witch Lamia in fantasy adventure Stardust (2007) opposite Claire Danes, Charlie Cox and Robert De Niro. … Read More

FIFTIES

2011 - 2012 2 More Events
2013 55 Years Old In September 2013, it was revealed that Pfeiffer will star in Best Boy directed by Robert Rodriguez, written by Nick Thiel. On December 13, 2012, Sonya Sones, author of the book The Hunchback of Neiman Marcus: a Novel about Marriage, Motherhood, and Mayhem, announced that Pfeiffer had optioned the film rights to the book. … Read More
On August 22, 2015, it was reported that Pfeiffer was tapped to guest star on the rebooted Muppets Show.
2016 58 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 15, 2016, it was announced that Pfeiffer was in negotiations to join Darren Aronofsky's Paramount Pictures untitled drama alongside actors Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem. Filming began on June 13, 2016 and is expected to hit theaters December 29, 2017, just in time for Oscar season.
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