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Elisabeth Shue

Actress Elisabeth Shue
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Profession: Actress

United States of America

Biography: The American actress became a starring actress in the 1984 in such films as "The Karate Kid" (1984) and "Cocktail" (1988) with Tom Cruise. Roles in "Back to the Future Part II & III followed. Her most critically acclaimed part came with the 1995 film "Leaving Las Vegas" directed by Mike Figgis and co-starring Nicolas Cage. She was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her role alongside Cage who went on to win.

From 2012-15 she starred in the long-running TV crime series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation".

Born: October 6, 1963
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Age: 58 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Historical Events

  • 1995-10-27 Dramatic film "Leaving Las Vegas" directed by Mike Figgis and starring Nicolas Cage (Oscar for Best Actor) and Elisabeth Shue premieres

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