Penelope Milford

Penelope Dale Milford (born March 23, 1948) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Vi Munson in Coming Home (1978), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Normal Life (1996)

Chris Anderson and his wife Pam live a fairly normal life until Chris loses his job on the police force and secretly turns to robbing banks to make his wife's dreams come true. Upon discovering his secret, she joins his deadly crime wave and together they terrorize ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McNaughton
CAST:  Ashley Judd  •  Luke Perry  •  Bruce A. Young  •  Jim True-Frost

Chris Anderson and his wife Pam live a fairly normal life until Chris loses his job on the police force and secretly turns to robbing banks to make his wife's dreams come true. Upon discovering his secret, she joins his deadly crime wave and together they terrorize ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McNaughton
CAST:  Ashley Judd  •  Luke Perry  •  Bruce A. Young  •  Jim True-Frost

Coming Home (1978)

The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin, a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the war. Sally and Luke develop a friendship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jon Voight  •  Bruce Dern  •  Penelope Milford

The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin, a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the war. Sally and Luke develop a friendship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jon Voight  •  Bruce Dern  •  Penelope Milford

Endless Love (1981)

Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This doesn't stop him from seeing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Martin Hewitt  •  Shirley Knight  •  Jami Gertz

Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This doesn't stop him from seeing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Martin Hewitt  •  Shirley Knight  •  Jami Gertz

Heathers (1989)

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A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Christian Slater  •  Shannen Doherty  •  Lisanne Falk

A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Christian Slater  •  Shannen Doherty  •  Lisanne Falk

Valentino (1977)

In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Rudolf Nureyev  •  Leslie Caron  •  Michelle Phillips  •  Carol Kane

In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Rudolf Nureyev  •  Leslie Caron  •  Michelle Phillips  •  Carol Kane

Take This Job and Shove It (1981)

A junior executive is ordered to boost output in the hometown brewery where his old friends work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Trikonis
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Art Carney  •  Robert Hays  •  David Keith

A junior executive is ordered to boost output in the hometown brewery where his old friends work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Trikonis
CAST:  Barbara Hershey  •  Art Carney  •  Robert Hays  •  David Keith

The Burning Bed (1984)

An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Farrah Fawcett  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Richard Masur  •  Grace Zabriskie

An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Greenwald
CAST:  Farrah Fawcett  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Richard Masur  •  Grace Zabriskie

The Last Word (1979)

When politicians try to force out a renter in a corrupt real-estate deal, the man decides to take matters into his own hands. He takes a police officer hostage, hoping to expose the scam and save his home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Karen Black  •  Martin Landau  •  Dennis Christopher

When politicians try to force out a renter in a corrupt real-estate deal, the man decides to take matters into his own hands. He takes a police officer hostage, hoping to expose the scam and save his home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Karen Black  •  Martin Landau  •  Dennis Christopher

Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (1982)

The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jackie Cooper
CAST:  Sondra Locke  •  Tony Orlando  •  Penelope Milford  •  John Karlen

The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jackie Cooper
CAST:  Sondra Locke  •  Tony Orlando  •  Penelope Milford  •  John Karlen

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Part 2 (1996)

Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Parello
CAST:  Neil Giuntoli  •  Kate Walsh  •  Penelope Milford  •  Mike Houlihan

Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Parello
CAST:  Neil Giuntoli  •  Kate Walsh  •  Penelope Milford  •  Mike Houlihan

The Golden Seal (1983)

A lonely 10-year-old boy living with his parents in a remote coastal part of Alaksa, spontaneously finds a legendary golden seal and her newborn pup. But the greed for her valuable pelt sets off the hunters, including his own father, the local natives, and an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Zuniga
CAST:  Michael Beck  •  Steve Railsback  •  Penelope Milford  •  Torquil Campbell

A lonely 10-year-old boy living with his parents in a remote coastal part of Alaksa, spontaneously finds a legendary golden seal and her newborn pup. But the greed for her valuable pelt sets off the hunters, including his own father, the local natives, and an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Zuniga
CAST:  Michael Beck  •  Steve Railsback  •  Penelope Milford  •  Torquil Campbell

Maidstone (1970)

Over a booze-fueled, increasingly hectic five-day shoot in East Hampton, Norman Mailer and his cast and crew spontaneously unloaded onto film the lurid and loony chronicle of U.S. presidential candidate and filmmaker Norman T. Kingsley debating and attacking his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Mailer
CAST:  Norman Mailer  •  Rip Torn  •  Ultra Violet  •  Paul Austin

Over a booze-fueled, increasingly hectic five-day shoot in East Hampton, Norman Mailer and his cast and crew spontaneously unloaded onto film the lurid and loony chronicle of U.S. presidential candidate and filmmaker Norman T. Kingsley debating and attacking his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Mailer
CAST:  Norman Mailer  •  Rip Torn  •  Ultra Violet  •  Paul Austin

The Oldest Living Graduate (1980)

Henry Fonda stars as Col. J. C. Kincaid, crusty patriarch of a Texas family. Kincaid's weak-willed son Floyd (George Grizzard) wants to get into the old man's good graces so that he can develop the Colonel's vast land ownings. Floyd arranges a city-wide celebration ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Hofsiss
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  George Grizzard  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Cloris Leachman

Henry Fonda stars as Col. J. C. Kincaid, crusty patriarch of a Texas family. Kincaid's weak-willed son Floyd (George Grizzard) wants to get into the old man's good graces so that he can develop the Colonel's vast land ownings. Floyd arranges a city-wide celebration ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Hofsiss
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  George Grizzard  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Cloris Leachman

Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris (1980)

A young music student has a seizure forcing her to undergo brain surgery. She comes out of the surgery unable to count or read and has difficulty adapting to life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerald I. Isenberg
CAST:  Leonard Nimoy  •  Penelope Milford  •  Christopher Allport  •  Fredric Lehne

A young music student has a seizure forcing her to undergo brain surgery. She comes out of the surgery unable to count or read and has difficulty adapting to life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerald I. Isenberg
CAST:  Leonard Nimoy  •  Penelope Milford  •  Christopher Allport  •  Fredric Lehne

Blood Link (1982)

A man who has been having psychic visions of himself killing naked women soon discovers that it's not himself he's seeing, it's his Siamese twin. (yes, they've been separated) So he travels to Hamburg, where the things he's seen start to come to pass…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto De Martino
CAST:  Michael Moriarty  •  Penelope Milford  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Sarah Langenfeld

A man who has been having psychic visions of himself killing naked women soon discovers that it's not himself he's seeing, it's his Siamese twin. (yes, they've been separated) So he travels to Hamburg, where the things he's seen start to come to pass…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto De Martino
CAST:  Michael Moriarty  •  Penelope Milford  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Sarah Langenfeld