Knowledge Identifier: +Mimi_Rogers
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1956.
Countries: United States (80%), Chad (8%), United Kingdom (4%)
Linked to: CollegeHumor, Democratic Party, Fox Broadcasting Company, Showtime Networks
In 1986 Rogers auditioned for the female lead in "Fatal Attraction" that went to Glenn Close
In 1989 Rogers starred alongside Denzel Washington in the critically acclaimed mystery film "The Mighty Quinn"
In an interview with Playboy in 1993, Rogers discussed her split from Cruise and likened her ex-husband to a "monk" when discussing intimacy issues
Seattle International Film Festival - In 1994 Rogers starred as a woman on death row in the prison thriller "Reflections on a Crime" and received the Best Actress prize for the film at the Seattle International Film Festival
Having played poker as a teenager, Rogers took up competitive poker in 2003 and finished in the money in her first major tournament at the World Poker Tour's 240 player Shooting Stars' main event No-Limit Texas hold 'em tournament in San Jose, California, on March 4, 2004
A 2012 article in "Vanity Fair" alleged that Mimi held an unfavorable view of the church's controversial leader, David Miscavige
In the book, "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" published in 2013, author Lawrence Wright alleged that Miscavige had pushed Rogers from her marriage with Tom Cruise so the latter could pursue Nicole Kidman