Person Details

Birthday: 1958-04-29 02:14:50

Aliases: Michele Pfeiffer , 미셸 파이퍼 , Μισέλ Φάιφερ

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Santa Ana, California, USA

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Movie Involvements: 44

TV Involvements: 4


Most Famous Work

Biography

Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress and producer. She has received many accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, and three nominations for Academy Award. Pfeiffer began to pursue an acting career in 1978 and had her first leading role in the musical film Grease 2 (1982). Frustrated with being typecast as the token pretty girl, she actively pursued more serious material and had her breakthrough role as gangster moll Elvira Hancock in the crime film Scarface (1983). Further success came with leading roles in the fantasy feature The Witches of Eastwick (1987) and the comedy Married to the Mob (1988). Her roles in Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) garnered her two consecutive Academy Award nominations, for Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively; her portrayal of lounge singer Susie Diamond in the latter is one of the most acclaimed of her career. Pfeiffer went on to star as Catwoman / Selina Kyle in Tim Burton's superhero film Batman Returns (1992), following which she won the Silver Bear for Best Actress and earned a third Academy Award nomination for playing a troubled housewife in Love Field (1992). She continued to gain praise for her performances in the dramas The Age of Innocence (1993) and White Oleander (2002), and the horror films Wolf (1994) and What Lies Beneath (2000). During this time, she also produced a series of films under her production company Via Rosa Productions. After a hiatus from acting in 2002, she returned with the musical Hairspray (2007). She received her first Emmy Award nomination for portraying Ruth Madoff in the HBO television film The Wizard of Lies (2017), she went on to feature in the ensemble films Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and debuted to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Janet Van Dyne starting Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018). Description above from the Wikipedia article Michelle Pfeiffer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
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7

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

(2019) Queen Ingrith
Avengers: Endgame
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8

Avengers: Endgame

(2019) Janet van Dyne
Scarface
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8

Scarface

(1983) Elvira Hancock
Batman Returns
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7

Batman Returns

(1992) Selina Kyle / Catwoman
Wolf
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6

Wolf

(1994) Laura
mother!
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7

mother!

(2017) woman
Murder on the Orient Express
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7

Murder on the Orient Express

(2017) Caroline Hubbard / Linda Arden
What Lies Beneath
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6

What Lies Beneath

(2000) Claire Spencer

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Janet van Dyne / Wasp
2019 Reina Ingrith
Janet van Dyne
2018 Janet van Dyne / Wasp
Kyra
2017 Caroline Hubbard / Linda Arden
woman
Ruth Madoff
2013 Maggie Blake
2012 Herself
Lillian Harper
Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
2011 Ingrid Withers
2009 Lea
Linda
2007 Lamia
Velma Von Tussle
Rosie
Herself
2005 N/A
Herself
2003 Eris (voice)
2002 Ingrid Magnussen
2001 Rita Harrison Williams
Catwoman (archive footage)
2000 Claire Spencer
1999 N/A
Katie Jordan
Titania
Beth Cappadora
1998 Zipporah (voice)
1997 Rose Cook Lewis
N/A
1996 Melanie Parker
Gillian Lewis
N/A
Tally Atwater
1995 N/A
Louanne Johnson
1994 Laura
N/A
1993 Ellen Olenska
1992 Lurene Hallett
Interviewee
Selina Kyle / Catwoman
Herself
1991 Frankie
1990 Katya Orlova
1989 N/A
Susie Diamond
1988 Madame Marie de Tourvel
Jo Ann
N/A
Angela de Marco
1987 Natica Jackson
Brenda Landers
Sukie Ridgemont
1986 Faith Healy
1985 Isabeau d'Anjou
Diana
Herself
1983 Elvira Hancock
1982 Stephanie Zinone
1981 Jennifer Williams
Ginny Stamper
Sue Lynn Bordeaux
Cordelia Farenington III
1980 Sue Wellington (1940's)
N/A
Suzie Q
Samantha 'Sunshine' Jensen
1979 Tricia
The Bombshell
1977 Jobina
1972 Annie
1953 N/A
1952 N/A
Frances Price
Janet Van Dyne
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1997 Producer
1996 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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