Elizabeth McGovern

Elizabeth McGovern

  • Birthday: 1961-07-18
  • Place of birth: Evanston, Illinois, USA
  • Also know as: Элизабет Макговерн

Biography

Elizabeth McGovern (born July 18, 1961) is an American film, television, and theater actor. In 1980, while studying at Juilliard, McGovern was offered a part in her first film, Ordinary People, in which she played the girlfriend of troubled teenager Timothy Hutton. The following year she completed her education as an actress at the American Conservatory Theatre and at The Juilliard School, and began to appear in plays, first Off-Broadway and later in famous theaters. In 1981, she earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in the film Ragtime. In 1984, she starred in Sergio Leone's gangster epic Once Upon a Time in America as Robert De Niro's romantic interest, Deborah Gelly. In 1989, she played Mickey Rourke's girlfriend in Johnny Handsome, directed by Walter Hill, and the same year she appeared as a rebellious lesbian in Volker Schlöndorff's thriller The Handmaid's Tale.

Filmography

Clover

1997

As Sara Kate

The Changeling

1993

As Beatrice-Joanna

A Shock to the System

1990

As Stella Anderson

She's Having a Baby

1988

As Kristy Briggs

The Bedroom Window

1987

As Denise

The Favor

1994

As Emily

Lovesick

1983

As Chloe Allen

Angels Crest

2011

As Jane

Wings of Courage

1996

As Noëlle Guillaumet

The Summer of Ben Tyler

1996

As Celia Rayburn

Daphne

2007

As Ellen Doubleday

Swung

2015

As Dolly Adams

Me and Veronica

1993

As Fanny

The Chaperone

2019

As Norma

Screen Goddesses

2012

As Narrator

The Queen At 90

2016

As Narrator

Once Upon a Time in America

1984

As Deborah Gelly

Ragtime

1981

As Evelyn Nesbit

Racing with the Moon

1984

As Caddie Winger

Native Son

1986

As Mary Dalton

Cheerful Weather for the Wedding

2012

As Mrs. Thatcham

Broken trust

1995

As

The Flamingo Rising

2001

As Edna Lee

The Truth

2006

As Donna

Hawkins

2001

As

The Wings of the Dove

1997

As Susan Stringham

Broken Glass

1996

As Margaret Hyman

Johnny Handsome

1989

As Donna McCarty

The Handmaid's Tale

1990

As Moira

Buffalo Soldiers

2002

As Mrs. Berman

Unexpected

2015

As Carolyn

The Misadventures of Margaret

1998

As Till Turner

Thursday the 12th

2003

As Candice Hopper

Downton Abbey: A New Era

2022

As Cora Crawley

King of the Hill

1993

As Lydia

Ordinary People

1980

As Jeannine Pratt

Showing Roots

2016

As Shirley

Manila

2000

As Elizabeth

The Wife

2018

As Elaine Mozell

Kick-Ass

2010

As Mrs. Lizewski

The House of Mirth

2000

As Mrs. Carry Fisher

A Room with a View

2007

As Mrs Honeychurch

Woman in Gold

2015

As Judge Florence-Marie Cooper

Clash of the Titans

2010

As Marmara

Downton Abbey: Christmas at Downton Abbey

2011

As Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham

Downton Abbey: A Moorland Holiday

2014

As Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham

Inconceivable

2008

As Tallulah 'Tutu' Williams

Downton Abbey

2019

As Cora Crawley

The Commuter

2018

As Karen MacCauley

Tune in Tomorrow...

1990

As Elena Quince

Production

The Chaperone

2019

As Producer

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