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Jill Clayburgh is a Actor American born on 30 april 1944 at New York City (USA)

Jill Clayburgh

Jill Clayburgh
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Nationality USA
Birth 30 april 1944 at New York City (USA)
Death 5 november 2010 (at 66 years) at Lakeville (USA)

Jill Clayburgh (April 30, 1944 – November 5, 2010) was an American actress. She won Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1978 film An Unmarried Woman, and received a second Best Actress Academy Award nomination for the 1979 film Starting Over.

Clayburgh made her Broadway debut in 1968 and went on to star in the original Broadway productions of the musicals The Rothschilds (1970) and Pippin (1972). She starred in the 1975 TV movie Hustling, which earned her an Emmy Award nomination. In 1984, she returned to Broadway in the revival of the play Design for Living. She received a second Emmy nomination for her 2004 guest role in the drama series Nip/Tuck, and went on to star in the drama series Dirty Sexy Money (2007–09). Her other film roles included Silver Streak (1976), Semi-Tough (1977), La Luna (1979), First Monday in October (1981), Shy People (1987), Whispers in the Dark (1992) and Bridesmaids (2011).


Clayburgh married screenwriter and playwright David Rabe in 1979. They had one son, Michael Rabe, and one daughter, actress Lily Rabe. Prior to this, she had dated actor Al Pacino for five years (and briefly appeared with him in a November 1968 N.Y.P.D. episode, "Deadly Circle Of Violence").

Best films

Silver Streak (1976)
An Unmarried Woman (1978)

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Filmography of Jill Clayburgh (33 films)

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Bridesmaids, 2h5
Directed by Paul Feig
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Political films, Buddy films, Films about marriage
Actors Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ellie Kemper
Roles Judy Walker
Rating67% 3.3981453.3981453.3981453.3981453.398145
Annie Walker (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman in her late 30s. Following the failure of her bakery, she lost her boyfriend and her savings, forcing her to take a job as a sales clerk in a jewelry store and to share an apartment with an obnoxious roommate Gil (Matt Lucas) and his sister Brynn (Rebel Wilson). Her business's failure was so painful that she has given up baking entirely. She has a no-strings-attached sexual relationship with the self-absorbed Ted (Jon Hamm) but hopes for something more from him. Her best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), is virtually her only source of happiness.
Love & Other Drugs, 1h52
Directed by Edward Zwick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Children's films
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Oliver Platt, Hank Azaria, Josh Gad, Gabriel Macht
Roles Nancy Randall
Rating67% 3.3537453.3537453.3537453.3537453.353745
In 1996, Jamie Randall (Jake Gyllenhaal) is fired from a Pittsburgh electronics store for having sex with his manager's girlfriend. His wealthy brother Josh (Josh Gad) announces at the dinner table at their parents' (George Segal and Jill Clayburgh) house that he has found Jamie a job as a pharmaceutical sales representative. After attending a Pfizer training program where he has sex with the instructor (Kate Jennings Grant), Jamie goes to work for the company and tries to get doctors to prescribe Zoloft and Zithromax. He is rebuffed, much to the dismay of his regional manager, Bruce (Oliver Platt), who sees Jamie as his ticket to the "big leagues" of Chicago. Bruce says if Jamie can get Dr. Knight (Hank Azaria) to prescribe Zoloft instead of Prozac, other doctors will follow his lead. Jamie tries to get access to Dr. Knight by hitting on his female employees until, exasperated, Dr. Knight unethically permits him to observe him at work, during which time he accidentally sees a disrobing patient, Maggie Murdock (Anne Hathaway), who suffers from early onset Parkinson's disease.
Griffin & Phoenix, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Dermot Mulroney, Amanda Peet, Sarah Paulson, Blair Brown, Alison Elliott, Lois Smith
Rating69% 3.4500953.4500953.4500953.4500953.450095
The film starts with Henry Griffin (Dermot Mulroney) learning from his oncologist that his cancer has spread and that he only has one year, two at most, left to live. This discovery starts him on a journey of self-reflection which includes starting a novel and taking a psychology class at New York University. In this class, he meets Sarah Phoenix (Amanda Peet). He asks her on a date and after hesitation she comes. Then the two of them goof around and eventually stay up all night together watching the sunrise. Griffin believes they are close but Phoenix doesn't show as much interest. Although Phoenix sends Griffin the occasional mixed signals, the two team up for a whirlwind of adventurous and almost childlike activities. However Phoenix doesn't want to hurt Griffin or her self by falling in love because she's too weak to deal with it as she too has cancer and is also short of time. One day while at Griffin's house after their adventure, while cleaning she comes across his books on dying and "living life to the fullest" and comes to the conclusion that Griffin knows she's ill and is being nice only out of sympathy. She storms out and after their confrontation Griffin explains that the books belong to him and he too has cancer. This causes the two to fall ever more deeply for one another, and their relationship deepens. Together, they strive to make the most of their last days of life. However while exploring and making the most of their last days, Griffin explains how when he gets seriously ill he will just leave and he wishes for her to not come looking for him because it's something he feels he must do himself. But Phoenix is first to get sick and uses Griffin's same words against him. This deeply hurts Griffin and causes him to overact. Later, however, after realizing he was wrong, he decides he wants to spend the last moments of Phoenix's life with her anyhow. The movie ends with Griffin making 'Christmas' for Phoenix, as it is her favorite season and it would be their last holiday together.
Running with Scissors, 1h56
Directed by Ryan Murphy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films about psychiatry, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin, Jill Clayburgh
Roles Agnes Finch
Rating60% 3.048583.048583.048583.048583.04858
The film is a semi-autobiographical account of Augusten Burroughs' (Joseph Cross) childhood. His mother, Deirdre (Annette Bening), who wishes to become a famous poet, suffers from severe mood swings and erratic behavior. Augusten's alcoholic father, Norman (Alec Baldwin), proves to be of no help. By the time he is a teenager, Augusten no longer feels safe in his own house because of his parents. Deirdre claims that Norman is the reason for her unhappiness, and that he desires to kill her. She ultimately places Augusten under the care of her psychiatrist, Dr. Finch (Brian Cox), the eccentric patriarch of an oddball family, which consists of his submissive wife Agnes (Jill Clayburgh), religious daughter Hope (Gwyneth Paltrow), and his rebellious youngest child Natalie (Evan Rachel Wood).
Going All the Way, 1h43
Directed by Mark Pellington
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Jeremy Davies, Ben Affleck, Amy Locane, Rachel Weisz, Rose McGowan, Jill Clayburgh
Roles Alma Burns
Rating56% 2.847142.847142.847142.847142.84714
Two men return home to Indiana after they served time in the Army during the Korean War.
Fools Rush In, 1h49
Directed by Andy Tennant
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality
Actors Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Jon Tenney, Carlos Gómez, Tomás Milián
Roles Nan Whitman
Rating61% 3.051933.051933.051933.051933.05193
Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is an architect from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a strait-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the town, meets Isabel Fuentes (Salma Hayek), a free-spirited Mexican-American photographer. Alex and Isabel are overtaken by lust at first sight and end up spending the night together; however, their immediate attraction doesn't last in the cold light of day, and they don't see each other for another three months. When they do meet again, it's because Isabel has some interesting news for Alex: She's pregnant with his child. Alex and Isabel decide that they should do the right thing and quickly get married (with an Elvis impersonator serving as witness), but after Isabel meets Alex's mom (Jill Clayburgh) and Alex is confronted by Isabel's father (Tomas Milian), both start to wonder if "doing the right thing" was just that, especially as Alex tries to balance his career in New York with Isabel's desire to continue working in Nevada.
Phenomenon (1996)
, 1h22
Directed by Jon Turteltaub
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Romance
Actors John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Terry O'Quinn, Robert Duvall, Jeffrey DeMunn
Roles Norma Malley
Rating60% 3.0169553.0169553.0169553.0169553.016955
George Malley (John Travolta) is an amiable auto mechanic who lives in a small friendly town in northern California. While celebrating his 37th birthday at a local bar, he steps outside and notices what appear to be a ball and shining bright white lights moving around in the sky. The ball then hits him in the head, making a loud sound and knocking him off his feet. When he recovers and re-enters the bar, he learns that nobody else saw the lights or heard the loud sound. His friends playfully suggest that he has had too much to drink.
The Face on the Milk Carton, 1h27
Directed by Waris Hussein
Genres Drama
Actors Kellie Martin, Sharon Lawrence, Jill Clayburgh, Edward Herrmann, Richard Masur, Johnny Green
Roles Miranda Jessmon
Rating65% 3.295863.295863.295863.295863.29586
Janie Johnson (Kellie Martin) is 16 and living a happy life. She has great parents (Jill Clayburgh, Edward Herrmann) and a best friend, Sarah Charlotte (Joanna Canton), but her world is shattered when she spots a picture of missing child Jennifer "Jennie" Sands, whom she recognizes as herself, on Sarah Charlotte's milk carton. Jennie/Janie searches the attic where she finds a trunk containing items from a girl named "Hannah". When Jennie/Janie confronts her parents about the fact that she has no baby photos, they admit that they are her grandparents and that Hannah is her real mother. They tell her that Hannah was involved in a cult and showed up at their door one day with 3 year old Jennie/Janie in tow.
For the Love of Nancy, 1h40
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Tracey Gold, William Devane, Jill Clayburgh, Cameron Bancroft, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Kevin McNulty
Roles Sally Walsh
Rating63% 3.1988653.1988653.1988653.1988653.198865
Nancy Walsh is a high school graduate who is apprehensive about the future. After losing weight after having her wisdom teeth removed, Nancy notices changes in her body and becomes obsessed with her physical appearance. When she begins college, she becomes withdrawn and remains conscious about her weight. For example, she embarks upon a regimented exercising routine, hardly eats and rarely interacts with anybody. At college, she spends most of her time in her room, where she obsesses about keeping her living space in meticulous order.
Rich in Love, 1h45
Directed by Bruce Beresford
Genres Drama
Actors Albert Finney, Kathryn Erbe, Jill Clayburgh, Kyle MacLachlan, Suzy Amis, Ethan Hawke
Roles Helen Odom
Rating62% 3.101443.101443.101443.101443.10144
The Odom family lives in a large, white, Southern house in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, just off Pitt Street, looking out onto Charleston Harbor. Lucille Odom (Erbe) is nearing the end of her last year of high school when her mother, Helen Odom (Clayburgh), leaves the family, breaking all ties. Lucille is left to care for her recently retired father, Warren Odom (Finney).
Naked in New York, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Films about sexuality, Films about television, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Mary-Louise Parker, Ralph Macchio, Eric Stoltz, Jill Clayburgh, Tony Curtis, Timothy Dalton
Roles Shirley
Rating55% 2.750372.750372.750372.750372.75037
The film is narrated in flashback by Jake Briggs (Eric Stoltz), a young aspiring playwright, culminating in the production of one of his plays off-Broadway by agent Carl Fisher (Tony Curtis). The play is a flop, at least in part because the lead parts are given to two actors, Dana Coles and Jason Brett (Kathleen Turner and Chris Noth), who are "not right" for the roles. Along the journey, Jake reviews his relationships with girlfriend Joanne (Mary-Louise Parker), best friend Chris (Ralph Macchio), his mother Shirley (Jill Clayburgh), and his mostly absentee father Roman (Paul Guilfoyle). The film ends with Jake and Joanne going their separate ways, mostly because of competing career goals, and Jake hoping to write more plays with greater success.
The Big Pardon 2, 2h20
Directed by Alexandre Arcady
Origin France
Genres Drama, Mob film, Crime
Themes Films about families, Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Roger Hanin, Richard Berry, Gérard Darmon, Christopher Walken, Jill Clayburgh, Jennifer Beals
Roles Sally White
Rating44% 2.21412.21412.21412.21412.2141
Le truand Raymond Bettoun, parrain d'une famille de caïds de la mafia juive, d'origine pieds-Noirs et Juifs, au sein du crime organisé français, sort de 10 ans de prison et rejoint son fils Maurice Bettoun à Miami en Floride. Ce dernier semble être devenu un honnête homme d'affaires. Pour réussir dans ses opérations immobilières, l'acquisition de l'île de Saruba, il va s'associer avec un trafiquant de drogue, Pasco Meisner.
Whispers in the Dark, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Erotic, Thriller, Horror, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Serial killer films, Erotic thriller films
Actors Annabella Sciorra, Jamey Sheridan, Anthony LaPaglia, Jill Clayburgh, John Leguizamo, Deborah Kara Unger
Roles Sarah Green
Rating55% 2.7986552.7986552.7986552.7986552.798655
The confessions of a sadomasochistic sexually obsessed patient disclosed as fantasies during Manhattan psychiatrist sessions begin to permeate the troubled doctor's subconscious as erotic dreams. This leads to a heated love affair. At the same time a series of shocking murders occur with evidence suggesting it is her new lover / patient.
Shy People
Shy People (1987)
, 1h58
Directed by Andreï Kontchalovski, Paul Baxley
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Barbara Hershey, Jill Clayburgh, Martha Plimpton, Merritt Butrick, John Philbin, Mare Winningham
Roles Diana
Rating66% 3.3457653.3457653.3457653.3457653.345765
Diana Sullivan (Jill Clayburgh) is a successful Manhattan writer and photojournalist, seemingly oblivious to the serious cocaine addiction that her wild child daughter Grace (Martha Plimpton) has developed. A commission by Cosmopolitan magazine to write an article about a lost branch of Diana's family leads them deep into the bayous of Louisiana, where they encounter Diana's distant cousin, Ruth (Barbara Hershey). Married at 12 to an abusive man whose current whereabouts are an increasingly troubling cipher, Ruth rules over her three adult sons, all less than perfectly cogent, with equal parts protectiveness and ferocity, while a fourth, disowned son adds to the volatility of the situation. As the fascinated Diana and wary Ruth circle one another, Grace, bored and in grip of her addiction, toys with her naive cousins with devastating consequences.