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Elisabeth Shue

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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 add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1963.

Countries: United States (84%), United Kingdom (5%), Reunion (5%)

Main connections: Ralph Macchio, Bruce Willis, Back to the Future Part III

Linked to: Chemical Banking, Columbia High School, Fox Broadcasting Company, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards




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Elisabeth Shue was born in 1963 add something


Lea Thompson - She moved to New York at age 20 and performed in a number of Burger King advertisements in the 1980s along with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Elisabeth Shue, her eventual co-star in "Back to the Future Part II" and "Back to the Future Part III"


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 add something


The Karate Kid - "'The Karate Kid"' is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Robert Mark Kamen, starring Ralph Macchio , Noriyuki "Pat" Morita and Elisabeth Shue


She transferred to Harvard University in 1985, from which she withdrew to pursue her acting career with one semester short of earning her degree add something


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" add something


Gina Gershon - Her break came with a bit part in 1986's "Pretty in Pink" which led to more substantial roles in "Sweet Revenge" with Nancy Allen and "Cocktail", with Tom Cruise and Elisabeth Shue


Her son's middle name is in honor of her oldest brother, William, who died in 1988 at the age of 26 in a swimming accident while on a family vacation add something


The same year she left Harvard, 1988, her older brother, William, died in a swimming accident while on a family vacation add something


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 add something


In May 1990, Shue made her Broadway debut in "Some American Abroad" at the Lincoln Center add something


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


Also in 1993, she played Robert Downey Jr.'s girlfriend in the supernatural romantic comedy ensemble "Heart and Souls" add something


Also on Broadway, in 1993, she performed in Tina Howe's production of "Birth and After Birth" add something


Shue graduated from Columbia High School, in Maplewood, New Jersey, where she and Andrew were inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in 1994 add something


Although often cast as a girl next door-type, Shue starred as a prostitute in the 1995 film "Leaving Las Vegas" with Nicolas Cage add something


Her career flourished after her Oscar nomination landing her diverse roles: she starred in "The Trigger Effect" in 1996; Woody Allen's "Deconstructing Harry" showcased her comedic abilities amongst heavyweight co-stars Billy Crystal, Demi Moore, Robin Williams and Stanley Tucci add something


She returned to Harvard in 1997 and completed her BA in Political Science in 2000 add something


Shue displayed some action movie skills in the 1997 spy remake "The Saint" as Val Kilmer's love interest add something


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 add something


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


Hollow Man - "'Hollow Man"' is a 2000 American-German science fiction-thriller-horror film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, and Josh Brolin


She played a mother that reveals her dark past to her teenaged daughter in the 2001 ABC movie "Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy and Isabelle" add something


She gave birth to her first daughter, Stella Street, on March 19, 2001 add something


Her third child, Agnes Charles, was born on June 18, 2006 add something


In 2007, Shue and her two brothers produced "Gracie" add something


Barbara Rhoades - In 2007, she appeared in the movie "First Born" with Elisabeth Shue


In 2008, Shue starred in "Hamlet 2" as a fictionalized version of herself add something


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 add something


In 2010, Shue toplined the horror flick "Piranha 3D" as Sheriff Julie Forester add something


In early 2012, Shue joined the cast of " add something


In February 2012, she began starring as Julie Finlay in the CBS police drama " add something


In 2014 she appeared as a cougar in "Behaving Badly" with all-star cast including Selena Gomez, Nat Wolff and Heather Graham add something


In 2015 she guest-starred in an episode of the Patrick Stewart series "Blunt Talk" add something


In 2017 she will be appearing in "Battle of the Sexes" opposite Steve Carell and Emma_Stone; and Eli Roth's remake of "Death Wish" opposite Bruce Willis, playing his wife, played by Hope Lange in the original starring Charles Bronson, where the character was brutally raped and murdered add something


In 2018 she co-starred in Eli Roth's remake of "Death Wish" opposite Bruce Willis as his ill-fated wife add something


Also in 2019 she will be a series regular in the upcoming American superhero drama television series, "The Boys", with Karl Urban and Jack Quaid, and will be playing the lead role in the "TNT" television pilot "Constance", playing a corrupt former beauty queen add something


She has already filmed "Greyhound" opposite Tom Hanks, to be released in 2019 add something