Image of Elizabeth McGovern

Elizabeth McGovern

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.

Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Jul 18, 1961 In Evanston, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Series War of the Worlds 2019-10-28
Latest Project:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Known For
Poster of JFK Jr. and Carolyn's Wedding: The Lost Tapes
Poster of Screen Goddesses
Poster of The Truth
Poster of Manila
Series War of the Worlds Helen Brown
Series A Little Late with Lilly Singh Herself
Movie Downton Abbey Cora Crawley
Movie JFK Jr. and Carolyn's Wedding: The Lost Tapes Staring
Movie The Chaperone Norma
Movie The Wife Elaine Mozell
Movie The Commuter Karen MacCauley
Movie Showing Roots Shirley
Movie Unexpected Carolyn
Movie Swung Dolly Adams
Movie Woman in Gold Judge Florence-Marie Cooper
Movie Screen Goddesses Narrator
Movie Cheerful Weather for the Wedding Mrs. Thatcham
Movie Angels Crest Jane
Movie Kick-Ass Mrs. Lizewski
Movie Clash of the Titans Marmara
Series Downton Abbey Cora Crawley
Movie Inconceivable Tallulah 'Tutu' Williams
Series Freezing
Movie A Room with a View Mrs Honeychurch
Movie Daphne Ellen Doubleday
Series The Graham Norton Show Herself
Movie The Truth Donna
Series Three Moons Over Milford
Series The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire
Movie Thursday the 12th Candice Hopper
Movie Buffalo Soldiers Mrs. Berman
Movie The Flamingo Rising Edna Lee
Movie The House of Mirth Mrs. Carry Fisher
Movie Manila Elizabeth
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown
Series The Scarlet Pimpernel
Movie Twice Upon a Yesterday Diane
Movie The Misadventures of Margaret Till Turner
Movie Clover Sara Kate
Movie The Wings of the Dove Susan Stringham
Movie The Summer of Ben Tyler Celia Rayburn
Movie Broken Glass Margaret Hyman
Movie Wings of Courage Noƫlle Guillaumet
Series If Not for You
Movie Broken trust
Movie The Favor Emily
Movie The Changeling Beatrice-Joanna
Movie Me and Veronica Fanny
Movie King of the Hill Lydia
Movie Tales from Hollywood
Series Ashenden Aileen Somerville
Series Performance Beatrice-Joanna
Movie The Handmaid's Tale Moira
Movie A Shock to the System Stella Anderson
Movie Tune in Tomorrow... Elena Quince
Movie Women and Men: Stories of Seduction Vicki
Movie Johnny Handsome Donna McCarty
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown
Series Agatha Christie's Poirot Dame Celia Westholme
Movie She's Having a Baby Kristen 'Kristy' Briggs
Movie The Bedroom Window Denise
Movie Native Son Mary Dalton
Movie Racing with the Moon Caddie Winger
Movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Snow White
Movie Once Upon a Time in America Deborah Gelly
Movie Lovesick Chloe Allen
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Snow White
Movie Ragtime Evelyn Nesbit
Movie Ordinary People Jeannine Pratt
Series California Fever Unknown
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown