Elizabeth Perkins Bio: 28 Days Actor

release date:April 14, 2000
genre:Comedy
running time:103 min.
director:Betty Thomas
studio:Columbia Pictures
producer(s):Jenno Topping
screenplay:Susannah Grant
cast:Sandra Bullock, Steve Buscemi, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins, Diane Ladd, Azura Skye
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Elizabeth Perkins Biography

Elizabeth Perkins

Date of Birth: November 18, 1960

Although Perkins was born in Queen's, New York, she was raised in Vermont. After high school, Perkins headed for Chicago to pursue an acting career. While in the windy city, she trained at the Goodman School of Drama. In three years (1984-87) Perkins achieved more than most actors accomplish in a lifetime. She costarred in the touring company of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs, married Chicago-based actor Terry Kinney, was featured on Broadway, and made her film debut in About Last Night... (1986).

Perkins has had mixed success in the years following her debut film. She costarred in the blockbuster Big (1988) with Tom Hanks, and 1994's The Flintstones, in which she portrayed the long-suffering Wilma. She also was cast in semi-successful films such as He Said, She Said (1991), Miracle on 34th Street (1994), and Cats & Dogs (2001), as well as providing the voice of Coral in Finding Nemo (2003).

On TV, she provided the voice of several characters on the animated series King of the Hill. For her role as Celia Hodes on the Showtime series Weeds (2005 to 2009) she earned three Emmy nominations and two Golden Globe nominations.

Filmography

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ActorFinding Nemo (2003)
ActorCats & Dogs (2001)
Actor28 Days (2000)