Kelly McGillis Biography (1957-)

Born July 9, 1957 (some sources cite 1958), in Newport Beach, CA; daughter ofDonald (a general practitioner of medicine) and Joan (a homemaker) McGillis;married Boyd Black (a writer), 1979 (marriage ended, 1981); married Barry Tubb (an actor; marriage ended); married Fred Tillman (a marketing consultant and restaurateur), December 31, 1988; children: (third marriage) Kelsey (daughter), Sonora.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
July 9, 1957
Newport Beach, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Geneva Spofford, Reuben, Reuben, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Rachel Lapp, Witness, Paramount, 1985
  • Charlotte "Charlie" Blackwood, Top Gun, Paramount, 1986
  • Annie Packert and Ally Chandler, Made in Heaven, Lorimar, 1987
  • Anda, Dreamers (also known as Once We Were Dreamers, Unsettled Land, and Ha-Holmim), Hemdale, 1987
  • Emily Crane, The House on Carroll Street, Orion, 1988
  • Kathryn Murphy, The Accused, Paramount, 1988
  • Collie Wright, Winter People, Columbia, 1989
  • Mary DeBoya, Cat Chaser, 1989
  • Clare Hodgeson-Ruth, The Babe, 1992
  • Amish mom, North, 1994
  • Netti, Painted Angels (also known as The Wicked, Wicked West), Sterling Home Entertainment, 1998
  • Susan Stratton, Ground Control (also known as Jet), 1998
  • Jennie Adamson, At First Sight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999
  • Vonee, Morgan's Ferry, Artist View Entertainment, 1999
  • Diana, The Monkey's Mask, Le Studio Canal+, 2000
  • No One Can Hear You, Mainline Releasing, 2001
  • Also appeared in Before and After Death, Down with the Lions, Promised Land, and Reckless Endangerment.
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Susie Leary (some sources cite Susie Sharp Newsom), In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride, and Madness (also known as Bitter Blood),CBS, 1994
  • Dr. Jeannie Ferami, The Third Twin (also known as Ken Follett's The Third Twin), CBS, 1997
  • Movies
  • Katherine Dennison Breen, Sweet Revenge (also known as Bittersweet Revenge, Code of Honor, and Her Revenge), CBS, 1984
  • Jennifer Coles, Private Sessions, NBC, 1985
  • Edna Pontellier, Grand Isle, 1991
  • Rose Parks, Bonds of Love, CBS, 1993
  • Menley Nichols, Remember Me (also known as Mary Higgins Clark's Remember Me), The Family Channel, 1995
  • Alice Bell, We the Jury, USA Network, 1996
  • Jamie Marshall, Storm Chasers: Revenge of the Twister, The FamilyChannel, 1998
  • Audrey Macleah, Perfect Prey (also known as When the Bough Breaks II), HBO, 1998
  • Fake Barbara/Ellie, The Settlement, Starz!, 2000
  • Specials
  • Host, The Juilliard School at 80 (also known as Juilliard at 80 and Juilliard at 80: Live from Lincoln Center), PBS, 1985
  • Host and narrator, Santabear's First Christmas (animated), ABC, 1986
  • Narrator and voice of Missy Bear, Santabear's Highflying Adventure (animated), CBS, 1987
  • Host, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (animated), Showtime, 1988
  • That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88, Showtime, 1988
  • Host, Against Her Will (documentary), Lifetime, 1989
  • Narrator, Thumbelina (animated), Showtime, 1989
  • Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, 1989
  • Mila McGann, Dark Eyes, ABC, 1995
  • Narrator, Out of Ireland (also known as The Irish in America), PBS, 1995
  • Narrator, Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening, PBS, 1999
  • Narrator, Journey to Planet Earth, PBS, 1999
  • Outer Limits Farewell Tribute, Showtime and syndicated, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Voice of Winema, "Pack of Thornberrys," The Wild Thornberrys, 2000
  • Nicole Whitley, "Final Appeal," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2000
  • Series
  • Voices, Disney/Pixar's Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, The Disney Channel, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Coproducer, Grand Isle, 1991
  • Stage Appearances
  • Understudy for Dona Elvire, Don Juan, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Peccadillo, 1985
  • Nina, A Seagull, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1985-86
  • Portia, The Merchant of Venice, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, Washington DC, 1988
  • Viola, Twelfth Night, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, 1989
  • Title role, Mary Stuart, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, 1990
  • Mistress Alice Ford, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, 1990
  • Title role, Hedda Gabler, Roundabout Theatre Company, Criterion Theatre, New York City, 1994
  • Lavinia, Mourning Becomes Electra, Lansburgh Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, 1997
  • Titania, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1999
  • Measure for Measure, Ahmanson Theatre, 1999
  • Also appeared in Love for Love, Six Characters in Search of anAuthor, Three Sisters, and The Winter's Tale.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books:
    • Newsmakers 1989, March, 1988 Issue 4, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1989.
    Periodicals:
    • Hollywood Reporter, .
    • New York Times, October 12, 1989 .
    • Parade, November 12, 1997, p. 22.
    • People Weekly, February 15, 1999, pp. 109-12.
    • Premiere, March 15, 1988 .

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