Virginia Madsen (actress)
Who is Virginia Madsen?
Virginia Madsen: Virginia G. Madsen is an American actress and documentary film producer. She rose to fame during the 1980s, having appeared in several films aimed at a teenage audience. Two decades later, she had an Academy Award and Golden Globe–nominated role in the 2004 film Sideways. Her other films include Electric Dreams, Creator, Candyman, The Prophecy, Ghosts of Mississippi, The Rainmaker, The Haunting, The Number 23, The Haunting in Connecticut and The Magic of Belle Isle.
- also known as Gina, Virginia G. Madsen
- born on (53 years ago) in Chicago, child of Elaine Madsen and Calvin Madsen
- ethnicity: Native Americans in the United States, Danes, Irish people
- nationality: United States of America
- education: New Trier High School
- profession: Actor, film producer, presenter, businessperson, voice actor
- parent of Jack Sabato
- played Princess Irulan (Princess Irulan) in "Dune"
- played Dangerous Woman in "A Prairie Home Companion"
- played Helen Lyle in "Candyman"
- played Beth Stanfield in "Firewall"
- played Brenda Hopkins in "Full Disclosure"
- played Louise Marcus in "Highlander II: The Quickening"
- played Maya in "Sideways"
- played Audrey 'Audie' Farmer in "The Astronaut Farmer"
- played Dolly Harshaw in "The Hot Spot"
- played Agatha Sparrow in "The Number 23"
- played Katherine in "The Prophecy"
- "Zombie High"
- "American Gun"
- played Barbara Spencer in "Creator"
- "Electric Dreams"
- "Modern Girls"
- played Jane Vance in "The Haunting"
- played Lisa in "Class"
- played Molly in "The Florentine"
- "Fire with Fire"
- played Dixie DeLaughter in "Ghosts of Mississippi"
- "Slam Dance"
- "Diminished Capacity"
- "Crossfire Trail"
- played Sara Campbell in "The Haunting in Connecticut"
- "Heart of Dixie"
- played Wanda Lovell in "Brave New Girl"
- played Emma Becker in "Artworks"
- played Vera Miller in "Lying in Wait"
- "Just Ask My Children"
- played Karin De Vries in "The Apocalypse Watch"
- "Blue Tiger"
- "After Sex"
- "Caroline at Midnight"
- played Robin in "Cutlass"
- played Lorraine in "Father of Invention"
- played Sherry in "Ripple Effect"
- "A Murderous Affair"
- "Victim of Love"
- played Cleopatra (Voice) in "Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?"
- played Hippolyta (Voice) in "Wonder Woman"
- played Suzette in "Red Riding Hood"
- played Jackie Lemancyzk in "The Rainmaker"
- "Mr. North"
- "Long Gone"
- "I Know a Woman Like That"
- "The Bell Jar"
- played Abigail Carver in "The Last Keepers"
- TV series:
- film produced: Fighting Gravity
- some of the nominations and awards:
- nominated to Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role - "Sideways" (Role: Maya)
- nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture - "Sideways" (role: Maya Randall)
- nominated to Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress - "Sideways"
- nominated to National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress - "Sideways"
- nominated to Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble - "Sideways", with Thomas Haden Church, Paul Giamatti, Sandra Oh
- Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress - "Sideways"
- National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress - "Sideways"
- Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble - "Sideways", with Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Sandra Oh
- nominated to Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Comedy or Musical - "Sideways" (9th Satellite Awards)
- nominated to Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female - "Sideways"
- nominated to Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - "Sideways" (Role: Maya Randall )
- nominated to Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - "Sideways", with Thomas Haden Church, Sandra Oh, Paul Giamatti
- Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - "Sideways", with Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Sandra Oh
- Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female - "Sideways"
- nominated to Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance - "A Prairie Home Companion", with Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, L. Q. Jones, Sue Scott & Tim Russell
- nominated to Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble - "A Prairie Home Companion", with John C. Reilly, Kevin Kline, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson, Lily Tomlin, Maya Rudolph, Lindsay Lohan, Harrison Keller
- official website: www.virginia-madsen.org
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- Let's Go to the Movies with Virginia Madsen
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- Virginia Madsen Films 'Scoundrels' In Albuquerque
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