More Mimi Rogers Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Dumb and Dumberer)Mimi Rogers continues to be one of the busiest and most versatile talents in Hollywood, continually challenging herself with an eclectic assortment of acting roles and producing projects.
Her memorable big screen credits include the independent offbeat black comedy Ginger Snaps, Lost In Space with William Hurt and Gary Oldman, the comedy classic Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, with Mike Myers and Elizabeth Hurley, The Mirror Has Two Faces, with Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges and Lauren Bacall, Pauline Chan's Little White Lies for Rysher Entertainment, Mark Malone's Bulletproof Heart opposite Anthony LaPaglia and Peter Boyle (which screened at Cannes Film Festival in 1995 to rave critical and audience response) and Jon Purdy's Reflections in the Dark, opposite Billy Zane and Kurt Fuller, for which she received the Best Actress award from the Seattle International Film Festival for her performance.
Additional feature film credits include Far From Home - The Adventures of Yellow Dog, Monkey Trouble opposite Harvey Keitel, The Doors with Val Kilmer and Meg Ryan, Dark Horse, Shooting Elizabeth with Jeff Goldblum, Desperate Hours with Mickey Rourke and Anthony Hopkins, To Forget Palermo with James Belushi, Hider in the House with Gary Busey, Someone to Watch Over Me with Tom Berenger, Street Smart with Christopher Reeve and Morgan Freeman, Gung Ho opposite Michael Keaton and Michael Tolkin's The Rapture, which earned Rogers tremendous critical acclaim and a Best Actress nomination from the Independent Spirit Awards committee.
On television, Rogers was most recently seen in the films Charms for the Easy Life with Gena Rowlands, which she executive produced for Showtime under her Millbrook Farm Productions banner. Other credits include Ken Fink's Tricks opposite Tyne Daly; HBO's Weapons of Mass Distraction, which co-starred Gabriel Byrne and Ben Kingsley and was written by Larry Gelbart; NBC mini-series Bloodlines: Murder in the Family with Elliott Gould; and the NBC telefilm A Kiss to Die For.
Rogers made her mark as a producer with the critically acclaimed Harlan County War starring Holly Hunter and Stellan Skarsgard and directed by Tony Bill, which debuted on Showtime in 2002. She also produced My Horrible Year for Showtime, which Eric Stoltz directed. Stoltz garnered a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Direction in a Children's Special for his work. Rogers also produced the Holocaust drama, The Devil's Arithmetic with partner Chris Ciaffa under her Millbrook Farm Productions banner and Dustin Hoffman's Punch Productions. The critically lauded film was based on the award-winning book by Jane Yolen about a pampered Jewish girl from Long Island who is transported to her family's tragic past during the Holocaust. Starring Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy and Louise Fletcher, the film made its debut on Showtime and garnered two Emmys for Best Writing Children's Special and Best Director Children's Special.
Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Dumb and Dumberer" (12-Jun-2003)