Sally Kirkland

Sally Kirkland (born October 31, 1941) is an American film, television and stage actress and producer. A former member of Andy Warhol's The Factory and an active member in 1960s New York avant-garde theater, she has appeared in more than 250 film and television productions during her 60-year career. Kirkland is the daughter of fashion editor of Life magazine and Vogue, Sally Kirkland. Kirkland was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Anna (1987), but lost to Cher, who won for her role in Moonstruck. She won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her role and received awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and the Independent Spirit Awards. She earned a second Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for The Haunted (1991). Kirkland is also known for her roles in Cold Feet (1989), Best of the Best (1989), JFK (1991) and Bruce Almighty (2003). From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A Star Is Born (1976)

Drunken, has-been rock star John Norman Howard falls in love with unknown singer, Esther Hoffman, after seeing her perform at a club. He lets her sing a few songs at one of his shows and she becomes the talk of the music industry. Esther's star begins to rise, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Gary Busey  •  Oliver Clark

Drunken, has-been rock star John Norman Howard falls in love with unknown singer, Esther Hoffman, after seeing her perform at a club. He lets her sing a few songs at one of his shows and she becomes the talk of the music industry. Esther's star begins to rise, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Gary Busey  •  Oliver Clark

Adam & Steve (2005)

Adam and Steve are two gay youths who have a one-night stand that ends embarrassingly. Nearly two decades later, Adam, now a Manhattan tour guide, and Steve, a psychiatrist, meet again -- but neither remembers the other from years before. The two begin dating, even ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Chester
CAST:  Malcolm Gets  •  Parker Posey  •  Chris Kattan  •  Craig Chester

Adam and Steve are two gay youths who have a one-night stand that ends embarrassingly. Nearly two decades later, Adam, now a Manhattan tour guide, and Steve, a psychiatrist, meet again -- but neither remembers the other from years before. The two begin dating, even ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Chester
CAST:  Malcolm Gets  •  Parker Posey  •  Chris Kattan  •  Craig Chester

Best of the Best (1989)

A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Radler
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Phillip Rhee  •  James Earl Jones  •  Sally Kirkland

A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Radler
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Phillip Rhee  •  James Earl Jones  •  Sally Kirkland

Blazing Saddles (1974)

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A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lamarr sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lamarr sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

Bruce Almighty (2003)

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Bruce Nolan toils as a 'human interest' television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y., but despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules God—and the Almighty ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Philip Baker Hall  •  Catherine Bell

Bruce Nolan toils as a 'human interest' television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y., but despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules God—and the Almighty ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Philip Baker Hall  •  Catherine Bell

Excess Baggage (1997)

A rich brat fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marco Brambilla
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Christopher Walken  •  Jack Thompson

A rich brat fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marco Brambilla
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Christopher Walken  •  Jack Thompson

Fingerprints (2006)

Fresh out of rehab, a young woman moves back in with her parents and sister, and soon becomes involved in a mystery that has left people in her town paralyzed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Basil
CAST:  Leah Pipes  •  Kristin Cavallari  •  Josh Henderson  •  Andrew Lawrence

Fresh out of rehab, a young woman moves back in with her parents and sister, and soon becomes involved in a mystery that has left people in her town paralyzed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Basil
CAST:  Leah Pipes  •  Kristin Cavallari  •  Josh Henderson  •  Andrew Lawrence

JFK (1991)

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Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Private Benjamin (1980)

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Armand Assante  •  Robert Webber

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Armand Assante  •  Robert Webber

The Player (1992)

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

The Sting (1973)

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A novice con man teams up with an acknowledged master to avenge the murder of a mutual friend by pulling off the ultimate big con and swindling a fortune from a big-time mobster.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Robert Redford  •  Robert Shaw  •  Charles Durning

A novice con man teams up with an acknowledged master to avenge the murder of a mutual friend by pulling off the ultimate big con and swindling a fortune from a big-time mobster.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Robert Redford  •  Robert Shaw  •  Charles Durning

The Way We Were (1973)

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Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Robert Redford  •  Bradford Dillman  •  Lois Chiles

Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sydney Pollack
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Robert Redford  •  Bradford Dillman  •  Lois Chiles

Two Evil Eyes (1990)

Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her doctor/hypnotist lover hypnotize the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero  •  Dario Argento
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ramy Zada  •  E.G. Marshall

Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her doctor/hypnotist lover hypnotize the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero  •  Dario Argento
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ramy Zada  •  E.G. Marshall

Cinderella Liberty (1973)

A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a Seattle hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  James Caan  •  Marsha Mason  •  Kirk Calloway  •  Eli Wallach

A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a Seattle hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Rydell
CAST:  James Caan  •  Marsha Mason  •  Kirk Calloway  •  Eli Wallach

Edtv (1999)

Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sally Kirkland  •  Jenna Elfman

Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sally Kirkland  •  Jenna Elfman

Anna (1987)

Czech refugee Krystyna travels to New York in search of her actress idol and fellow expatriate, Anna. After her own arrival in the Big Apple, Anna finds that celebrity often doesn't travel well, and she must go through a battery of humiliating auditions to try and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yurek Bogayevicz
CAST:  Sally Kirkland  •  Paulina Porizkova  •  Robert Fields  •  Sofia Coppola

Czech refugee Krystyna travels to New York in search of her actress idol and fellow expatriate, Anna. After her own arrival in the Big Apple, Anna finds that celebrity often doesn't travel well, and she must go through a battery of humiliating auditions to try and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yurek Bogayevicz
CAST:  Sally Kirkland  •  Paulina Porizkova  •  Robert Fields  •  Sofia Coppola

Revenge (1990)

Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Tomas Milian

Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Tomas Milian

Primary Motive (1992)

In this political thriller, a gubernatorial candidate's idealistic press secretary discovers that the opposing political candidate has feathered the nest of his campaigns with terrible lies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Adams
CAST:  Judd Nelson  •  Richard Jordan  •  Sally Kirkland  •  Justine Bateman

In this political thriller, a gubernatorial candidate's idealistic press secretary discovers that the opposing political candidate has feathered the nest of his campaigns with terrible lies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Adams
CAST:  Judd Nelson  •  Richard Jordan  •  Sally Kirkland  •  Justine Bateman

The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)

After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention of a group of people who want to take over the world. This ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Charles Grodin  •  Ned Beatty  •  Henry Gibson

After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention of a group of people who want to take over the world. This ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Charles Grodin  •  Ned Beatty  •  Henry Gibson

Human Highway (1982)

The new owner of a roadside diner stuck in a town built around an always leaking nuclear power plant plans to torch the place to collect insurance. However, an assortment of bizarre characters and weird events (such as spaceships flying around) gets in his way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Stockwell  •  Neil Young
CAST:  Neil Young  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Dean Stockwell  •  Dennis Hopper

The new owner of a roadside diner stuck in a town built around an always leaking nuclear power plant plans to torch the place to collect insurance. However, an assortment of bizarre characters and weird events (such as spaceships flying around) gets in his way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Stockwell  •  Neil Young
CAST:  Neil Young  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Dean Stockwell  •  Dennis Hopper
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