Michelle PfeifferMichelle Marie Pfeiffer (; born April 29, 1958) is an American actress and producer. Known for her versatility, Pfeiffer's performances in a variety of film genres have consistently earned acclaim and several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award nominations. One of the most popular actresses of the 1980s and 1990s, Pfeiffer is considered to be among the most gifted actresses of her generation, and has remained one of Hollywood's most in-demand actresses for four decades.
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 ‘’Ladyhawke’’ (1985) and later ''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 the original Wasp in ''Ant-Man and the Wasp'' (2018). Provided by Wikipedia
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