In 1981, she starred opposite Donald Sutherland in Eye of the Needle, a wartime espionage thriller based on the Ken Follett best selling novel. Two years later, Nelligan moved to New York City where she earned four Tony Award "Best Actress nominations. For her performance in the 1991 film Prince of Tides, she was nominated for an Academy AwardÂ for Best Supporting Actress. Between 1990 and 2004, Nelligan was nominated for five Gemini Awards for her performances on Canadian television.
Nelligan has appeared in more than 50 feature length or made for television films and on stage in numerous plays.
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Kate Nelligan Facts
|Birth Name||Patricia Colleen Nelligan|
|Birthday||March 16, 1950 (71)|
|Birthplace||London, Ontario, Canada|
|Awards||1992 BAFTA Awards: Actress in a Supporting Role (for Frankie and Johnny)|
|A Wrinkle in Time|
|Frankie & Johnny|
|The Prince Of Tides|
|Up Close And Personal|
|How to Make an American Quilt|
|Captive Heart: The James Mink Story|
|Eye Of The Needle|