Michelle Pfeiffer is an American actress, producer, and singer. Her full name is Michelle Marie Pfeiffer. She is known for her ability to reveal the true feelings while in character. During the 1990s her female movies with strong sex appeals became very popular.
The 59-year-old lady is now not so active in the film industry. Let’s discuss her career in detail.
Michelle Pfeiffer was born on April 29, 1958, in Santa Ana, California. She graduated from Fountain Valley High School in 1976 and decided to make her career in acting. Michelle participated in Miss California in 1978 and finished in 6th position which is considered big as a start-up.
Michelle Pfeiffer Source: dailymail
Also, Michelle got ample opportunities to be cast in the television roles. Delta House, Fantasy Island, and BAD cats were her first series which helped her introduced to the wider audience. She did small roles in theatrical films like Susannah York, Falling in Love Again Tony Danza and many others but none of them got huge success.
Despite, Michelle was not demotivated. Instead, she took acting classes signing up for further movies. In 1982, Grease 2 was released which is marked as one of her major successful films. That was all about her before coming to spotlight. Michelle successfully got mainstream attention after she played the role of a cocaine addicted-wife in Elvira Hancock. The film got many criticisms but was a big commercial hit.
1980 and 1990s are the golden time of Michelle’s life. She accepted the role of a call girl who was a lounge singer. It is known that Michelle had to go through several voice training throughout the movie. The gross collection of the movie was $35.6 million.
Michelle was then offered high-profile roles. She was cast in Pretty Woman, Garry Marshall’s Frankie and Johnny, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune and many other. She formed her film production company from Rosa Productions which ran successfully for ten years.
Michelle was out of the public eye for 4 years. She was back in the industry in 2005 when she acted in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Wardrobe, and The Witch. Personal Effects, Colette’s Cheri, New Year’s Eve and The family are some of her famous movies.
Michelle has done a marvelous job in the film industry and she is well rewarded for it. Michelle has altogether 24 wins and 40 award nominations till date. She was awarded for almost all categories she played inclusive of awards for Science Fiction, Horror Films, and comedy films.
Michelle Pfeiffer during Award Function Source: Zimbio
She won Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award in 1989 for the Fabulous Baker Boys. In the same year, she received National Board of Review Award for Best Actress. In 1990, she received BAFTA Award for best Actress in a supporting role. Michelle was several times disappointed for not receiving awards for her famous movies.
In 2008, she received Critics Choice Movie Award for best Acting. Also, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for the movie Stardust.
Michelle Pfeiffer giving a short speech after winning Award Source: hawtcelebs
Michelle is the most successful actress of our times. Her name comes as one of the most awarded performers ever. Hard work pays off and Michelle has been the best example of it. She has a Net Worth of $80 million.
She seems to have an interest in sports cars though she is not spotted in public till now. We can say that Michelle is living her dream life and created a better future for her family.