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Biography #2 (for Hairspray)

Michelle Pfeiffer has earned three Academy Award Best Actress nominations, one for her performances as Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett in Love Field, and one as the sexy chanteuse Suzie Diamond in The Fabulous Baker Boys. Her third nomination came in the Supporting Actress category for her role as the long suffering Madame de Tourvel in Dangerous Liaisons.

Additionally, Pfeiffer won a Golden Globe for her performance in The Fabulous Baker Boys and received Golden Globe nominations for her performances in The Age of Innocence, Love Field, Frankie and Johnny, The Russia House and Married to the Mob.

Pfeiffer will next be seen in Paramount Pictures' August 10th release, Stardust, an adaptation of the Neil Gaiman fantasy novel directed by Matthew Vaughn. Pfeiffer portrays the evil witch Lamia in the film, which is an old fashion fairy tale set in ancient England. The cast includes Claire Danes, Robert DeNiro, Sienna Miller, Rupert Everett and Ricky Gervais.

In 2003, she lent her voice in Dreamworks' animated feature Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas with Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Joseph Fiennes. In 2002, Pfeiffer received a Screen Actors Guild nomination for her role as the murderous mother Ingrid Magnusson in Warner Brothers' White Oleander.

In 2001, she starred in the critically acclaimed I am Sam, opposite Sean Penn. In 2000, she starred in the summer blockbuster What Lies Beneath, opposite Harrison Ford.

As the wife of Al Pacino's Tony Montana in Scarface, Pfeiffer made a strong impression with her stunning looks and haunting style. She has since become one of the motion picture industry's most respected actresses and ranks as a top-grossing box office star in roles opposite leading men like Bruce Willis, George Clooney, Robert Redford, Jack Nicholson and Sean Connery.

Pfeiffer's films also include The Story of Us, A Midsummer Night's Dream, One Fine Day, To Gillian on her 37th Birthday, Up Close and Personal, Dangerous Minds, Wolf, Batman Returns, The Witches of Eastwick, Tequila Sunrise, Sweet Liberty and Ladyhawke.

Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Hairspray" (22-Jul-2007)


Biography #3 (for White Oleander)

Michelle Pfeiffer has earned three Academy Award nominations, two as Best Actress for her performances as Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett, in Love Field, and as the sexy chanteuse Suzie Diamond, in The Fabulous Baker Boys, and a third nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as the long-suffering Madame de Tourvel in Dangerous Liaisons.

Additionally, Pfeiffer won a Golden Globe for her performance in The Fabulous Baker Boys and received Golden Globe nominations for her performances in The Age of Innocence, Love Field, Frankie and Johnny, The Russia House and Married to the Mob.

Most recently Pfeiffer starred in the critically acclaimed I Am Sam, opposite Sean Penn, and in the summer blockbuster hit What Lies Beneath, opposite Harrison Ford.

A former Miss Orange County, Pfeiffer worked at a local supermarket before she ventured to Hollywood to study acting. She landed early roles in television shows such as Delta House and Fantasy Island, and smaller films like The Hollywood Knights. She came to public attention in the musical sequel Grease 2, a role for which she was nominated for the Best Young Motion Picture Actress Award.

As the wife of Scarface's Tony Montana (Al Pacino), Pfeiffer made a strong impression with her stunning looks and haunting style. She has since become one of the motion picture industry's most respected actresses and ranks as a top-grossing box office star in roles opposite leading men such as Bruce Willis, George Clooney, Robert Redford, Jack Nicholson and Sean Connery.

Pfeiffer's films also include The Story of Us, Being John Malkovich, A Midsummer Night's Dream, One Fine Day, To Gillian on her 37th Birthday, Up Close and Personal, Dangerous Minds, Wolf, Batman Returns, The Witches of Eastwick, Tequila Sunrise, Sweet Liberty and Ladyhawke.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "White Oleander" (04-Sep-2002)


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