Lori Singer

Lori Singer is an American actress and cellist born on November 6th, 1957, in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is perhaps best known for her role in the 1984 feature film Footloose, and as Julie Miller in the television series Fame.

F.T.W. (1994)

A man and a woman running from their pasts are trapped on a collision course with the future. Frank T. Wells, a newly-released ex-con looking for a few acres of freedom on the rodeo circuit. Scarlett Stuart, a wild beautiful woman on the run from a bank robbery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Karbelnikoff
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Aaron Neville  •  Peter Berg  •  Brion James

A man and a woman running from their pasts are trapped on a collision course with the future. Frank T. Wells, a newly-released ex-con looking for a few acres of freedom on the rodeo circuit. Scarlett Stuart, a wild beautiful woman on the run from a bank robbery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Karbelnikoff
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Aaron Neville  •  Peter Berg  •  Brion James

Footloose (1984)

When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock after discovering he's living in a place where music and dancing are illegal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  John Lithgow  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Chris Penn

When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock after discovering he's living in a place where music and dancing are illegal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  John Lithgow  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Chris Penn

Short Cuts (1993)

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)

A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Lori Singer  •  Charles Durning

A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Lori Singer  •  Charles Durning

When Will I Be Loved (2004)

Feeling undervalued by her boyfriend, a young woman begins to explore her sexuality with other people.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Toback
CAST:  Neve Campbell  •  Frederick Weller  •  James Toback  •  Alex Feldman

Feeling undervalued by her boyfriend, a young woman begins to explore her sexuality with other people.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Toback
CAST:  Neve Campbell  •  Frederick Weller  •  James Toback  •  Alex Feldman

The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)

The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Sean Penn  •  Pat Hingle  •  Joyce Van Patten

The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Sean Penn  •  Pat Hingle  •  Joyce Van Patten

Warlock (1989)

A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit. A Warlock is taken captive in Boston, Massachusetts in 1691 by a witch-hunter Giles Redferne. He is sentenced to death for his activities, including the bewitching of Redferne's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Miner
CAST:  Julian Sands  •  Lori Singer  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Mary Woronov

A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit. A Warlock is taken captive in Boston, Massachusetts in 1691 by a witch-hunter Giles Redferne. He is sentenced to death for his activities, including the bewitching of Redferne's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Miner
CAST:  Julian Sands  •  Lori Singer  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Mary Woronov

Made in U.S.A. (1987)

Two men from Pennsylvania give up hope in their small run down coal mining town, and head off in search of the beaches of California. The two steal cars as they travel across the USA and are joined by a wild young woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Friedman
CAST:  Adrian Pasdar  •  Chris Penn  •  Judith Baldwin  •  Lori Singer

Two men from Pennsylvania give up hope in their small run down coal mining town, and head off in search of the beaches of California. The two steal cars as they travel across the USA and are joined by a wild young woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Friedman
CAST:  Adrian Pasdar  •  Chris Penn  •  Judith Baldwin  •  Lori Singer

Heartbeat (1987)

A surrealistic journey into the experiences and reflections of a documentary filmmaker as he evaluates the people and places that have made up his life. Alternatively, a 65 minute feature made up of songs from Don Johnson's record of the same name.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Nicolella
CAST:  Don Johnson  •  Paul Shaffer  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Lori Singer

A surrealistic journey into the experiences and reflections of a documentary filmmaker as he evaluates the people and places that have made up his life. Alternatively, a 65 minute feature made up of songs from Don Johnson's record of the same name.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Nicolella
CAST:  Don Johnson  •  Paul Shaffer  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Lori Singer

Equinox (1992)

Henry Petosa and Freddy Ace are twins who were separated being babies, and they do not know each other. Henry was adopted by a honest man, while Freddy becomes a gangster. Henry is very shy and has a lot of mental troubles. The film melts the two stories by a young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Fred Ward  •  Tyra Ferrell

Henry Petosa and Freddy Ace are twins who were separated being babies, and they do not know each other. Henry was adopted by a honest man, while Freddy becomes a gangster. Henry is very shy and has a lot of mental troubles. The film melts the two stories by a young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Lara Flynn Boyle  •  Fred Ward  •  Tyra Ferrell

Storm and Sorrow (1990)

In 1974, mountain climber Molly Higgins (Lori Singer) begins her ascent of Lenin Peak, located in the Pamir Mountains on the edge of the Himalayas. She's part of an international climbing expedition that has brought a team of U.S. climbers into the USSR. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard A. Colla
CAST:  Lori Singer  •  Todd Allen  •  Marcia Cross  •  Jay Baker

In 1974, mountain climber Molly Higgins (Lori Singer) begins her ascent of Lenin Peak, located in the Pamir Mountains on the edge of the Himalayas. She's part of an international climbing expedition that has brought a team of U.S. climbers into the USSR. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard A. Colla
CAST:  Lori Singer  •  Todd Allen  •  Marcia Cross  •  Jay Baker

Trouble in Mind (1985)

The lives of an ex-con, a coffee-shop owner, and a young couple looking to make it rich intersect in the fictional and hypnotic Rain City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Keith Carradine  •  Lori Singer  •  Geneviève Bujold

The lives of an ex-con, a coffee-shop owner, and a young couple looking to make it rich intersect in the fictional and hypnotic Rain City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Keith Carradine  •  Lori Singer  •  Geneviève Bujold

Sunset Grill (1993)

Ryder Hart is a private investigator and former police officer who is down on his luck and drinks too much. His estranged wife Anita runs a bar and restaurant called the Sunset Grill and is romantically involved with a cop who worked with Hart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Lori Singer  •  Stacy Keach  •  Alexandra Paul

Ryder Hart is a private investigator and former police officer who is down on his luck and drinks too much. His estranged wife Anita runs a bar and restaurant called the Sunset Grill and is romantically involved with a cop who worked with Hart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Lori Singer  •  Stacy Keach  •  Alexandra Paul

God Knows Where I Am (2016)

Well-educated, New Hampshire mother, Linda Bishop, was determined to stay free of the mental health system after her early release from a 3 year commitment to New Hampshire State Hospital. Instead, she became a prisoner of her own mind, a fate which she documents ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jedd Wider  •  Todd Wider
CAST:  Lori Singer  •  Paul Appelbaum  •  Joan Bishop  •  Kevin Carbone

Well-educated, New Hampshire mother, Linda Bishop, was determined to stay free of the mental health system after her early release from a 3 year commitment to New Hampshire State Hospital. Instead, she became a prisoner of her own mind, a fate which she documents ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jedd Wider  •  Todd Wider
CAST:  Lori Singer  •  Paul Appelbaum  •  Joan Bishop  •  Kevin Carbone

Experimenter (2015)

Thought provoking

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his pleads for mercy, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Winona Ryder  •  Edoardo Ballerini  •  Jim Gaffigan

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his pleads for mercy, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Winona Ryder  •  Edoardo Ballerini  •  Jim Gaffigan

The Institute (2017)

In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute. Subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Pamela Romanowsky
CAST:  James Franco  •  Tim Blake Nelson  •  Lori Singer  •  Eric Roberts

In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute. Subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Pamela Romanowsky
CAST:  James Franco  •  Tim Blake Nelson  •  Lori Singer  •  Eric Roberts

Born Beautiful (1982)

This is the story of Betsy a model who is nearly 30. Now in the world of modeling that is considered to be the age of retirement. She then sets out to see what else she can do and at the same time try to straighten out her personal life cause her husband has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Hart
CAST:  Erin Gray  •  Lori Singer  •  Ed Marinaro  •  Polly Bergen

This is the story of Betsy a model who is nearly 30. Now in the world of modeling that is considered to be the age of retirement. She then sets out to see what else she can do and at the same time try to straighten out her personal life cause her husband has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Hart
CAST:  Erin Gray  •  Lori Singer  •  Ed Marinaro  •  Polly Bergen

Summer Heat (1987)

The young wife of a tobacco farmer falls in love with their handsome hired hand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michie Gleason
CAST:  Lori Singer  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Bruce Abbott  •  Kathy Bates

The young wife of a tobacco farmer falls in love with their handsome hired hand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michie Gleason
CAST:  Lori Singer  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Bruce Abbott  •  Kathy Bates

Sarabande (1997)

The film explores the relationships that a limousine driver, a doctor, and a real estate agent have amongst each other and with Yo-Yo Ma as he travels to Canada to perform Bach's Cello Suites.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Atom Egoyan
CAST:  Lori Singer  •  Yo-Yo Ma  •  Don McKellar  •  Arsinée Khanjian

The film explores the relationships that a limousine driver, a doctor, and a real estate agent have amongst each other and with Yo-Yo Ma as he travels to Canada to perform Bach's Cello Suites.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Atom Egoyan
CAST:  Lori Singer  •  Yo-Yo Ma  •  Don McKellar  •  Arsinée Khanjian