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Bonnie Bedelia is a Actor American born on 25 march 1948 at New York City (USA)

Bonnie Bedelia

Bonnie Bedelia
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Birth name Bonnie Bedelia Culkin
Nationality USA
Birth 25 march 1948 (76 years) at New York City (USA)

Bonnie Bedelia Culkin (born March 25, 1948) is an American actress. She began her career in theatre and during 1960s starred in the CBS daytime soap opera, Love of Life (1961–67), before making her movie debut in The Gypsy Moths (1969).

Bedelia was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance in 1983 film Heart Like a Wheel, and for an Independent Spirit Award for The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988). She is best known for her role as Holly Gennaro McClane in the action films Die Hard (1988) and Die Hard 2 (1990), as well as the movies They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), Lovers and Other Strangers (1970), Presumed Innocent (1990), and Needful Things (1993). Bedelia also had many other leading and supporting roles, and has worked regularly on television.

For her television work, Bedelia received two Emmy Awards nominations. From 2001 to 2004, Bedelia played the lead role in the Lifetime television drama series, The Division, and later starred as family matriarch Camille Braverman in the NBC drama series, Parenthood (2010–2015).


She married scriptwriter, Ken Luber, on April 24, 1969, and they had two sons - Uri (b. 1970) and Jonah (b. 1976); in 1980, they divorced. She married actor, Michael MacRae, in 1995.

Best films

Presumed Innocent (1990)
Die Hard (1988)
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)

Usually with

Bobby Roth
Bobby Roth
(2 films)
Brian Dennehy
Brian Dennehy
(2 films)
Nick Castle
Nick Castle
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Bonnie Bedelia (34 films)

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Manhood (2003)
, 1h22
Directed by Bobby Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Nestor Carbonell, John Ritter, Janeane Garofalo, Bonnie Bedelia, Meredith Monroe, Lauren Tom
Roles Alice
Rating52% 2.616842.616842.616842.616842.61684
Jack (Carbonell) is a former womanizer and fashion photographer who is put in charge of his sister's 17-year-old-son when she leaves to find herself. During her leave, he attempts to revive his career while re-establishing a relationship with his nephew and son. In the midst of all this, Eli (Ritter), his sister's ex-husband moves in after he loses his job.
Sordid Lives
Directed by Del Shores
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Bonnie Bedelia, Delta Burke, Leslie Jordan, Beau Bridges, Olivia Newton-John, Beth Grant
Roles Latrelle Williamson
Rating66% 3.347433.347433.347433.347433.34743
A colorful family from a small Texas town must come to grips with the accidental death of the elderly family matriarch during a clandestine meeting in a seedy motel room with her much younger, married neighbor. The woman's family must deal with their own demons while preparing for what could be an embarrassing funeral.
Anywhere but Here, 1h54
Directed by Wayne Wang
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Shawn Hatosy, Eileen Ryan, Hart Bochner, John Diehl
Roles Carol
Rating61% 3.0992653.0992653.0992653.0992653.099265
Adele August (Susan Sarandon) is an eccentric woman who, with her reluctant daughter Ann (Natalie Portman), leaves a small Wisconsin town and moves to Beverly Hills to realize her dreams. However, it becomes apparent that Adele is uncertain of what those dreams are - expressing ideas such as marrying a rich man - and often makes irresponsible and impulsive decisions, including a used Mercedes she cannot afford in order to drive to Beverly Hills. While upset with Adele's decisions, the more practical Ann finds she cannot leave her mother and resents her for leaving Ann's stepfather for a better life. Furthermore, Ann still loves her father, who left her family when Ann was still young.
Gloria (1999)
, 1h49
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Actors Sharon Stone, Jeremy Northam, Cathy Moriarty, George C. Scott, Bonnie Bedelia, Mike Starr
Roles Brenda
Rating51% 2.5565052.5565052.5565052.5565052.556505
Gloria (Sharon Stone), has just gotten out of prison, where she has served three years to save her boyfriend, Kevin (Jeremy Northam). During her stay in prison, she thinks about how Kevin never once visited her. She goes to Kevin and tells him that the relationship is over and that all she wants is the money he promised her for taking the rap for him. He refuses to give it to her.
Any Mother's Son, 1h30
Directed by David Burton Morris
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Bonnie Bedelia, Hedy Burress, Paul Popowich, Shawn Ashmore, Fiona Reid, Mimi Kuzyk
Roles Dorothy Hajdys
Rating64% 3.2357653.2357653.2357653.2357653.235765
The film based on the true story of US Navy Petty Officer Allen Schindler, who is murdered by two of his fellow seamen while on shore leave from his post in Japan. Two months later, Schindler's mother discovers that he was killed because he was gay. She has to fight her own homophobia and attempts by the Navy to cover up the crime.
Her Costly Affair, 1h36
Directed by John Tiffin Patterson
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Bonnie Bedelia, Brian Austin Green, Joe Spano, Gina Philips, Steven Gilborn, Roma Maffia
Roles Dr. Diane Weston
Rating50% 2.530492.530492.530492.530492.53049
Dr. Diane Weston is a college professor who teaches English literature. Not entirely happy with her life, she trusts a colleague Sally with her desire of an adventurous life. Because she is not getting a lot of sympathy from her husband Carl and teenage daughter Tess, she isn't bothered with the special attention of Jeff. Jeff is a transfer student he moved after the mysterious death of his girlfriend. He immediately falls in love with Diane and explains that she reminds him of his former girlfriend. She initially denies his attempts to seduce her and focuses on recapturing the passion with her husband. However, when he cancels a romantic trip with her to attend a tennis match with Tess, she agrees to accompany Jeff on a trip.
Homecoming (1996)
, 1h40
Genres Drama
Actors Anne Bancroft, Trever O'Brien, Hanna R. Hall, William Greenblatt, Bonnie Bedelia, Scott Michael Campbell
Roles Eunice Logan
Rating74% 3.739753.739753.739753.739753.73975
On a hot summer night in Provincetown, Liza Tillerman abandons her four children, thirteen-year-old Dicey, ten-year-old James, nine-year-old Maybeth, and six-year-old Sammy, in a mall. With only a change of underwear, a map, and nine dollars, Dicey, James, Maybeth, and Sammy take off on foot to Bridgeport where their nearest known relative, Aunt Cilla, lives. Along the way, Dicey struggles to care for and protect her siblings.
Shadow of a Doubt, 1h40
Directed by Brian Dennehy
Origin USA
Actors Bonnie Bedelia, Fairuza Balk, Kevin Dunn, Mike Nussbaum, Joe Grifasi, Donnelly Rhodes
Roles Robin Harwell
Rating60% 3.04933.04933.04933.04933.0493
A defense attorney defends a former lover's step-daughter in a murder case.
Speechless (1994)
, 1h39
Directed by Ron Underwood
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Bonnie Bedelia, Christopher Reeve, Ernie Hudson, Charles Martin Smith
Roles Annette
Rating58% 2.901222.901222.901222.901222.90122
Julia Mann (Davis) and Kevin Vallick (Keaton) are insomniac writers who fall in love, but their romance is thrown for a loop because both are writing speeches for rival candidates in a New Mexico election. Julia is working for the Democratic candidate and Kevin for the Republican candidate.
Needful Things, 1h56
Directed by Fraser Clarke Heston
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Demons in film
Actors Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, J. T. Walsh, Amanda Plummer, Ray McKinnon
Roles Polly Chalmers
Rating61% 3.0999553.0999553.0999553.0999553.099955
A mysterious proprietor named Leland Gaunt (von Sydow), claiming to be from Akron, Ohio, opens a new antiques store called "Needful Things" in the small town of Castle Rock, Maine. The store sells various items of great personal worth to the residents (some of which, like a pendant that eases pain or a toy which predicts the outcome of horse races, are clearly supernatural). Gaunt demands payment both in cash and in small "favors", usually pranks played by his customers on their neighbors. Gaunt's first customer is a kid named Brian Rusk (Meier) who buys off a rare baseball card in exchange for a prank.
Switched at Birth, 3h6
Directed by Waris Hussein
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Bonnie Bedelia, Brian Kerwin, John M. Jackson, Ariana Richards, Eve Gordon, Alyson Hannigan
Roles Regina Twigg
Rating72% 3.6002353.6002353.6002353.6002353.600235
Within days of Arlena Twigg's birth in Florida in late 1978, she is found to have a chronic illness. Blood tests reveals that she is not the biological daughter of Regina and Ernest Twigg. Arlena is ill throughout her life and dies at the age of nine. Subsequently, her parents search for their biological daughter, who they find is being raised as Kimberly Mays by a man who believes that he is her father.
Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2 (1990)
, 2h3
Directed by Renny Harlin
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée, Christmas films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, Children's films
Actors Bruce Willis, Franco Nero, Bonnie Bedelia, William Sadler, John Amos, Art Evans
Roles Holly McClane
Rating70% 3.5488553.5488553.5488553.5488553.548855
On Christmas Eve two years after the Nakatomi Tower Incident, John McClane is waiting at Washington Dulles International Airport for his wife Holly to arrive from Los Angeles. Reporter Richard Thornburg, who exposed Holly's identity to Hans Gruber in the Nakatomi Tower, is assigned a seat across the aisle from her. In the airport bar McClane spots two men in army fatigues carrying a package, one of whom has a gun. He follows them into the baggage area. After a shootout, he kills one of the men while the other escapes. Learning the dead man is a mercenary thought killed in action, McClane relates the situation to airport police Captain Carmine Lorenzo, but Lorenzo has McClane ejected from his office.