WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
A world renown actress, MICHELLE PFEIFFER's
career has included an array of interesting characters. Pfeiffer,
raised in California's Orange County, first decided to pursue
an acting career while attending Fountain Valley High School.
On the advice of a friend, she entered and won a local beauty
contest and, although she didn't win the title of Miss Orange
County, she did get an agent.
After a few small television and movie roles, she won a nationwide
talent search and the role of "Pink Lady" in "Grease
2." The role that Pfeiffer considers her dramatic breakthrough
is that of Elvira James in Brian DePalma's "Scarface."
Pfeiffer has received many accolades during her career including
Academy Award® nominations for Best Supporting Actress for
"Dangerous Liaisons" and Best Actress for "Love
Field" and "The Fabulous Baker Boys," for which
she also won awards from the New York, Los Angeles and National
Society of Film Critics. Additionally, she received Golden Globe
nominations for "Married To The Mob" and "Frankie
Her other film credits include "Ladyhawke," "Into
the Night," "Sweet Liberty," "The Witches
of Eastwick" "Tequila Sunrise," "The Russia
House," Tim Burton's "Batman II," Martin Scorsese's
"The Age of Innocence," "Dangerous Minds,"
"Up Close & Personal" and Michael Hoffman's "One
Through her production company Via Rosa, Pfeiffer likes to develop
her own projects, such as the motion picture version of Jane Smiley's
novel "A Thousand Acres," which co-starred Jessica Lange.
She recently produced and starred in the upcoming "The Deep
End of the Ocean" directed by Ulu Grosbard, co-starring Treat
Williams and Whoopi Goldberg.
Most recently, Pfeiffer provided the voice for the character Tzipporah
in "Prince of Egypt."
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