Knowledge Identifier: +Elisabeth_Shue
American actress, known for her roles in the films The Karate Kid , Adventures in Babysitting , Cocktail , Back to the Future Part II , Back to the Future Part III , Leaving Las Vegas , The Saint , and Hollow Man
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1963.
Countries: United States (84%), United Kingdom (5%), Reunion (5%)
Linked to: Chemical Banking, Columbia High School, Fox Broadcasting Company, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
Shue made her feature film debut in 1984, when she co-starred opposite Ralph Macchio in "The Karate Kid" as the love interest of Macchio's character
She transferred to Harvard University in 1985, from which she withdrew to pursue her acting career with one semester short of earning her degree
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"
She appeared as Jennifer Parker in the 1989 "Back to the Future Part II" and the 1990 "Back to the Future Part III", replacing Claudia Wells, who declined to reprise the role from "Back to the Future" because of a family illness
Sally Field - Her other films in the 1990s included "Not Without My Daughter", a controversial suspense film based on the real-life experience of Betty Mahmoody's escape from Iran with her daughter Mahtob, and "Soapdish", a comedy in which Field, playing Celeste Talbert, the pampered star of a television soap opera, heads an all-star cast including Kevin Kline, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Shue and Robert Downey, Jr
Although often cast as a girl next door-type, Shue starred as a prostitute in the 1995 film "Leaving Las Vegas" with Nicolas Cage
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
Aaron Eckhart - In 1999 he starred opposite Elisabeth Shue in "Molly", a romantic comedy-drama in which he played the self-absorbed brother of an autistic woman who was cured by surgery
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
In 2015 she guest-starred in an episode of the Patrick Stewart series "Blunt Talk"