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Elizabeth Ashley is a Actor American born on 30 august 1939 at Ocala (USA)

Elizabeth Ashley

Elizabeth Ashley
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Birth name Elizabeth Ann Cole
Nationality USA
Birth 30 august 1939 (79 years) at Ocala (USA)

Elizabeth Ashley (born August 30, 1939) is an American actress of theatre, film, and television. She has been nominated for three Tony Awards, winning once in 1962 for Take Her, She's Mine. Ashley was also nominated for the BAFTA and Golden Globe awards for her performance in The Carpetbaggers (1964), and was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1991 for Evening Shade.

Biography

Thrice divorced, Ashley's first and second husbands were actors James Farentino and George Peppard. The latter was her leading man in her first movie, The Carpetbaggers (1964); the couple had a son, Christian (born 1968). Third husband was James McCarthy.

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Filmography of Elizabeth Ashley (28 films)

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Ocean's 8
Ocean's 8 (2018)

Directed by Gary Ross
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sarah Paulson
Roles Ethel
Rating62% 3.1089553.1089553.1089553.1089553.108955
Debbie, la sœur de Danny Ocean, veut dérober un collier très convoité, lors du Met Gala au Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York. Elle souhaite par la même occasion se venger de son ex-petit-ami. Pour cela, elle forme une équipe constituée de sept autres « collègues » voleuses.
The Cake Eaters, 1h26
Directed by Mary Stuart Masterson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about disabilities
Actors Kristen Stewart, Aaron Stanford, Jayce Bartok, Bruce Dern, Elizabeth Ashley, Melissa Leo
Roles Marg
Rating63% 3.196053.196053.196053.196053.19605
The Cake Eaters is a small-town, ensemble drama that explores the lives of two interconnected families coming to terms with love in the face of loss. Living in rural America, the Kimbrough family are a conflicted bunch: Easy, the patriarch and local butcher, is grieving over the recent loss of his wife, Ceci, while hiding a secret ongoing affair for years; Beagle, his youngest son who was left to care for his ailing mother, works in the local high school cafeteria by day but has a burning passion inside that manifests itself through painting street signs; and the eldest son, Guy, has been away from the family for years while pursuing his rock star dream in the big city until the day he learns of his mother's death and that he has missed the funeral.
Hey Arnold!: The Movie, 1h16
Directed by Tuck Tucker
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Paul Sorvino, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Francesca Smith, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta, Tress MacNeille
Roles Ms. Vitello
Rating59% 2.995352.995352.995352.995352.99535
Arriving home from a basketball game, Arnold and his best friend Gerald learn that a man named Scheck, the CEO of FutureTech Industries (FTI), has announced plans to redevelop the entire neighborhood as a luxurious high-rise shopping mall. That night, Helga discovers that her father, Big Bob, is working with FTI to build a new super-sized branch of his beeper store in the proposed mall. Helga tells her father that their neighbors are going to suffer if he builds his store. Big Bob argues that his store is a good thing, because the Patakis will become extremely wealthy. Helga ultimately sides with her father, though is hesitant to do so due to her love for Arnold.
Just the Ticket, 1h55
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Andy García, Andie MacDowell, Richard Bradford, Alice Drummond, Laura Harris, Fred Asparagus
Roles Mrs. Paliski
Rating56% 2.80312.80312.80312.80312.8031
Gary Starke (Garcia) is a New York ticket scalper who, in the old traditional style of scalping "works the street", known as "the walk", as opposed to the plethora of modern-day ticket brokers who ply the Internet for sales. Yet when his girlfriend Linda (MacDowell) gets enough of his lifestyle and leaves him, he decides to mend his ways and make one last big score, something that will help him win Linda back and straighten out his life. He finds his chance in an epiphanic moment; an opportunity to scalp a large stack of tickets to see the hottest show in town --- the Pope at Yankee Stadium.
Happiness
Happiness (1998)
, 2h14
Directed by Todd Solondz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about children, Films about families, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Films about pedophilia
Actors Jane Adams, Elizabeth Ashley, Dylan Baker, Lara Flynn Boyle, Ben Gazzara, Jared Harris
Roles Diane
Rating77% 3.899233.899233.899233.899233.89923
Trish Maplewood, the eldest Jordan sister, is an upper middle class housewife happily married to psychiatrist Bill Maplewood and has three children. Unbeknownst to Trish, however, Bill is a pedophile who is obsessed with 11-year-old Johnny Grasso, a classmate of their son, Billy. When Johnny comes to the Jordan house for a sleepover, Bill drugs and rapes him. Later, Bill learns that another boy, Ronald Farber, is home alone while his parents are away in Europe. Under the guise of attending a PTA meeting, Bill drives to the boy's house and rapes him as well. After Johnny is taken to the hospital and found to have been sexually abused, the police arrive at the Maplewood residence to question Bill. After alerting his wife to the police presence, Bill begins by asking the two detectives, "You said something about Ronald Farber?" The two detectives, looking puzzled, say nothing. Bill then stammers, "I mean, Johnny Grasso." Out on bail, he tearfully admits to Billy that he "fucked" the boys, that he enjoyed it, and that he would do it again. When Billy asks, "Would you ever fuck me?", his father replies, "No... I jerk off instead.
Mallrats
Mallrats (1995)
, 1h34
Directed by Kevin Smith
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Buddy films
Actors Jason Lee, Jeremy London, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani, Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams
Rating71% 3.5988353.5988353.5988353.5988353.598835
The day prior to the events of Clerks, college student T.S. Quint (Jeremy London) is preparing for a trip to Universal Studios in Florida with Brandi Svenning (Claire Forlani), during which he plans to propose to her; however, Brandi tells him she cannot go because she has volunteered to fill in as a contestant on Truth or Date, her father's dating game show. They argue over this and eventually break up. T.S. turns to his best friend Brodie Bruce (Jason Lee), who has also broken up with his girlfriend, Rene Mosier (Shannen Doherty), after having an argument, and Brodie suggests the two might find comfort at the local mall.
In the Best Interest of the Children
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Sally Struthers, Lexi Randall, Gary Graham, Jayne Atkinson, John Dennis Johnston
Roles Carla Scott
Rating72% 3.629553.629553.629553.629553.62955
The film opens with Callie Cain (Parker) leading her kids in singing along to John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads" as she moves back to her hometown of Estherville, Iowa with her 4 young daughters (plus another baby on the way) and boyfriend Ray (Hodges). Although Callie's brother John (Graham) and sister-in-law Wanda (Atkinson) attempt to help them, the abusive Ray (the father of youngest child Jason) has no interest in working, and Callie rebuffs Wanda's suggestion that she continue treatment for the manic depression she suffers from. As a result, the family soon finds themselves living in poverty, with oldest child Jessi (Randall) forced to play mother to her younger sisters (Julie, Susan, and Cindy) and brother. A short time later, Ray leaves them, and Callie continues on a downward spiral.
Dangerous Curves
Genres Comedy
Actors Tate Donovan, Grant Heslov, Robert Klein, Robert Stack, Leslie Nielsen, Eva LaRue
Roles Miss Reed
Rating39% 1.9927351.9927351.9927351.9927351.992735
Chuck (Tate Donovan), an uptight college student in Los Angeles, is hired by a successful businessman to deliver a Porsche to his daughter in Lake Tahoe, with the promise of a job if the delivery is successful. His fun-loving, girl-obsessed friend and roommate, Wally (Grant Heslov) convinces Chuck to drive him to San Diego first. The Porsche is stolen, and Chuck decides to try to get it back with Wally's help but without involving the police so that the businessman does not find out. Meanwhile, Shawn (Karen Lynn Scott), a fun-loving Texan, has convinced her naive friend Michelle (Danielle von Zerneck) to participate in a beauty pageant. The car thief is a successful local businessman, Greg Krevske (Leslie Nielsen), who pledges the stolen Porsche as part of the grand prize in the contest; Chuck and Wally meet Shawn and Michelle, who are initially skeptical of the boys' story. Rival pageant contestant Blake (Valerie Breiman) has a controlling stage mother who tricks Shawn and Michelle into going to a party on Krevske's boat to try to get them out of the way for the next round of the pageant so that they will be disqualified. Chuck and Wally sneak onto the boat in order to get evidence of the theft. Chuck finds a briefcase full of incriminating evidence, including the Porsche's original license plate. The four flee on WetBikes, steal Krevske's Ferrari, and agree to work together to steal back the Porsche. Chuck and Michelle spend the night together on a catamaran on the beach. The next day, with Michelle's help, Chuck and Wally steal back the Porsche. They present Krevske's Ferrari to the pageant as a replacement grand prize, and give the police the incriminating evidence from Krevske's boat. Wally suggests leaving in order to make it to Lake Tahoe on time, but Chuck refuses to leave without talking to Michelle again. Blake wins the beauty pageant, Shawn invites Wally to stay in San Diego with her to have fun, and Chuck and Michelle get ready to drive to Lake Tahoe.
Vampire's Kiss, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films
Actors Nicolas Cage, María Conchita Alonso, Jennifer Beals, Elizabeth Ashley, Kasi Lemmons, Michael Knowles
Roles Dr. Glaser
Rating59% 2.950262.950262.950262.950262.95026
Peter Loew (Nicolas Cage) is a driven literary agent, who is slowly going insane. He works all day, and club hops at night, with little in his life but one night stands and the pursuit of money and prestige. He sees a therapist (Ashley) frequently, and during these sessions, his declining mental health becomes clear through a series of increasingly bizarre rants that eventually begin to scare even his psychiatrist. After taking a girl he met in a club named Jackie (Kasi Lemmons) back to his place, a bat flies in through his window, scaring them both.
Dragnet
Dragnet (1987)
, 1h45
Directed by Tom Mankiewicz
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Tom Hanks, Dan Aykroyd, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan, Alexandra Paul, Jack O'Halloran
Roles Jane Kirkpatrick
Rating59% 2.950112.950112.950112.950112.95011
LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday's nephew and namesake (Aykroyd), whose anachronistic views reflect those of his late uncle, is involuntarily assigned a smart-alecky, streetwise new partner, Pep Streebek (Hanks). Their contrasting styles clash at first, Friday disapproving of his young partner's attitude, hair, and wardrobe, but they gradually bond over their first case as a team, an investigation of a series of bizarre thefts involving items as disparate as a tanker full of chemicals, police, fire and paramedic vehicles, a wedding dress, a wood tree bat, an anaconda, a lion's mane, and the entire monthly print run of Bait, the pornographic magazine owned by Jerry Caesar (Dabney Coleman).
Stagecoach
Stagecoach (1986)
, 1h40
Directed by Ted Post
Origin USA
Genres Action, Western
Actors Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Merritt Butrick, Kris Kristofferson, Elizabeth Ashley, Mary Crosby
Roles Dallas
Rating59% 2.9527152.9527152.9527152.9527152.952715
Un remake de la chevauchée fantastique, sans guère d'intérêt... Un nouveau venu dans l'histoire : Doc Holliday, dont on se demande bien ce qu'il fait là ; il va même aider Ringo, à la fin. Cela permet au réalisateur de faire une jolie image déjà vue 163 fois où 4 hommes marchent de front, dans la rue et dans le plus pur style OK Corral. Le premier coup de feu intervient à la 70ème minute, à peu près, dans un film très ennuyeux. Seul intérêt, l'excellente interprétation des acteurs et la musique, qui bien que n'étant pas mon genre, m'a quand même procuré un certain plaisir... La VHS (VF) est assez mauvaise, mais, à mon avis, le film ne vaut guère mieux.
Split Image, 1h51
Directed by Ted Kotcheff
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion
Actors Michael O'Keefe, Karen Allen, Peter Fonda, James Woods, Elizabeth Ashley, Brian Dennehy
Roles Diana Stetson
Rating67% 3.392813.392813.392813.392813.39281
Danny Stetson (Michael O'Keefe) is a clean-cut, all-American college student and gymnast with dreams of Olympic gold when he's lured into "Homeland," a youth-oriented religious commune, by a compellingly beautiful girl, Rebecca (Karen Allen). Here he is programmed by the charismatic leader, Neil Kirklander (Peter Fonda), to believe that his new life now has the true meaning that it previously lacked.
Paternity
Paternity (1981)
, 1h34
Directed by David Steinberg
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors Burt Reynolds, Beverly D'Angelo, Paul Dooley, Elizabeth Ashley, Lauren Hutton, Norman Fell
Roles Sophia Thatcher
Rating49% 2.460362.460362.460362.460362.46036
Buddy Evans (Reynolds) manages events at Madison Square Garden in New York. He is a confirmed bachelor who lives with his housekeeper Celia (Moore). After coming into contact with several children, Buddy decides that he is ready to be a father. Buddy decides to hire a surrogate mother in the hope of having a son.