July 9, 1957
64 years old
Salt & Pepper
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm tall
37-27-38 in | 94-68.5-96.5 cm
64 kg | 141 lbs
10 US | 41 EU
Kelly McGillis was born in Newport Beach, California, United States, on July 9, 1957, is an American actress.
Young Kelly McGillis began her professional acting career on stage in New York City, in the early 1980s.
She made her big screen debut in comedy drama movie Reuben, Reuben (1983) in role as Geneva Spofford.
She got her television debut in ABC soap opera One Life to Live (1984) in role as Glenda Livingston.
Her breakthrough performance came as Rachel Lapp in biographical comedy drama film Witness (1985).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Hedda Gabler" (1994).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress for her role as Rachel Lapp in biographical comedy drama film Witness (1985).
She won the Bravo Otto Award for Best Actress for her role as Charlotte 'Charlie' Blackwood in action drama film Top Gun (1986).
She won the Bravo Otto Award and a Venice Film Festival Golden Ciak Award for Best Actress for her performance as Annie Packert / Ally Chandler in fantasy comedy movie Made in Heaven (1987).
She was nominated for the Bravo Otto Award for Best Actress for her role as Assistant District Attorney Kathryn Murphy in legal drama film The Accused (1988).
She was nominated for the Southampton International Film Festival Prize for Supporting Actress in a Feature for her role as Rose Lewis in thriller film Maternal Secrets (2018).
The Innkeepers (2011) supernatural horror opposite Sara Paxton and Pat Healy
Stake Land (2010) horror drama with Connor Paolo, Gregory Jones and Traci Hovel
At First Sight (1999) romantic drama opposite Val Kilmer and Mira Sorvino
The House on Carroll Street (1988) thriller romance with Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin and Jessica Tandy
Cat Chaser (1989) crime drama opposite Peter Weller, Charles Durning and Frederic Forrest
Winter People (1989) romantic drama with Kurt Russell and Lloyd Bridges
Unsettled Land (1987) drama opposite Arnon Zadok and Roberto Pollak
The Monkey's Mask (2001) thriller with William Zappa, Susie Porter and Marton Csokas
Morgan's Ferry (2001) crime drama opposite Billy Zane, Henry Rollins and Roscoe Lee Browne
She played Colonel Gillian Davis in Showtime television drama series The L Word (2008) in two episodes.
She portrayed Helen in Syfy action horror comedy drama post-apocalyptic television series Z Nation (2014) in episode "Sisters of Mercy".
She narrated PBS documentary film Out of Ireland (1995).
Attended Newport Harbor High School.
Studied at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts at the Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria.
Graduated from Juilliard Schoolin 1983.
Has two younger sisters, Karen and Kathleen.
Has German, English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
She toured the United States in stage play "The Graduate" (2004) in role as Mrs. Robinson.
Lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States.
She dated Melanie Leis (2000-2012), Jodie Foster (1988) and Barry Tubb (1986-1987).
She was married to:
Fred Tillman (1989-2002) they have two daughters, Kelsey and Sonora
Boyd Black (1979-1981)