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Madeleine Stowe

In 2012 Madeleine Stowe will make her directorial debut on the epic romantic Western she co-wrote, The Unbound Captives, starring Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz and Robert Pattinson. Stowe feels privileged to have Academy Award-winning cinematographer John Toll (Legends of the Fall , Braveheart , Thin Red Line ) and producer Charles Roven (Three Kings , Dark Knight , Batman Begins ) on her team. The story was inspired by stories she heard while living on her Texas Hill Country ranch.

Stowe had her film debut in Stakeout , opposite Richard Dreyfuss, and went on to work with Kevin Costner in the Tony Scott-directed Revenge and with Jack Nicholson in The Two Jakes , which he also directed. She also starred in Michael Mann's The Last of the Mohicans , opposite Daniel Day-Lewis, and has worked for directors Terry Gilliam in 12 Monkeys , Michael Apted in Blink and Robert Altman on Shortcuts -- for which she received the Best Supporting Actress Award from the National Society of Film Critics.

Other films include The General's Daughter , opposite John Travolta, China Moon , Playing By Heart , alongside Angelina Jolie, Sean Connery and Gena Rowlands, and We Were Soldiers with Mel Gibson. She has also appeared on television in the true story Saving Milly , from Morton Kondracke's best-selling book about his marriage to his Parkinson's afflicted wife, and more recently in the Jeff Goldblum series, Raines .

Stowe lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Brian Benben, and daughter May.


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Madeleine Stowe Facts

Birth Name Madeleine Stowe Mora
OccupationActress
BirthdayAugust 18, 1958 (59)
SignLeo
BirthplaceEagle Rock, California, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Madeleine Stowe compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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