Virginia Madsen

Born Sep 11, 1961

Virginia G. Madsen is an American actress and documentary film producer. She came to fame during the 1980s, having appeared in several films aimed at a teenage audience. Two decades later, she had an Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated role in the 2004 film Sideways.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on September 11, 1961.


1984 22 Years Old In 1984, David Lynch cast her in the science fiction film Dune as Princess Irulan. … Read More
1986 24 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1986, she starred as Boris' (Vincent Spano) romantic interest Barbara in Creator, which also starred Peter O'Toole.
1987 25 Years Old Also in 1987, she appeared in the music video for "I Found Someone", by Cher.
1988 26 Years Old She played a secretary in the 1988 comedy film Hot to Trot, and appeared as Maddie Hayes' cousin in the final season of Moonlighting.
1989 27 Years Old Madsen was formerly married to actor and director Danny Huston after meeting on the set of Mr. North. They were married in 1989 and divorced in 1992. … Read More


1992 30 Years Old She also starred in the 1992 horror film Candyman. … Read More


2007 45 Years Old Her first major role after Sideways was opposite Harrison Ford in Firewall. She later appeared in Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion, in a key role as the angel. She co-starred with Jim Carrey in The Number 23 and Billy Bob Thornton in The Astronaut Farmer; both films released in North America on February 23, 2007.
2009 47 Years Old She voiced Queen Hippolyte, mother of Wonder Woman, in the 2009 animated Wonder Woman film. … Read More
2010 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, she landed the starring role of Cheryl West in the ABC crime series Scoundrels.


2012 50 Years Old In 2012, she joined the cast of the AMC TV series Hell on Wheels as Mrs. Durant, first appearing in episode eight of season 2, "The Lord's Day".
2013 51 Years Old In 2013, Madsen began appearing on Lifetime's Witches of East End as Penelope Gardiner, the main villainess of the first season. … Read More
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