Trini Alvarado

Trinidad "Trini" Alvarado  (born January 10, 1967) is an American actress best known for her performances as Margaret "Meg" March in the 1994 film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel Little Women and Lucy Lynskey in the comedy/horror film The Frighteners. She also has notable stage performances to her credit and considerable singing talent. Her latest appearance was on the Fox show Fringe. Description above from the Wikipedia article Trini Alvarado, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Little Children (2006)

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The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Field
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Gregg Edelman

The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Field
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Gregg Edelman

Little Women (1994)

With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Samantha Mathis

With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Samantha Mathis

The Frighteners (1996)

Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Jeffrey Combs  •  Jake Busey  •  Chi McBride

Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Jeffrey Combs  •  Jake Busey  •  Chi McBride

Paulie (1998)

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is given as a gift to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Roberts
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Cheech Marin  •  Bruce Davison

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is given as a gift to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Roberts
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Cheech Marin  •  Bruce Davison

Times Square (1980)

When a 13-year-old girl befriends a defiant antisocial child of the streets, the mismatched runaways set off to the Big Apple to find their own adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Moyle
CAST:  Tim Curry  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Robin Johnson  •  Steve James

When a 13-year-old girl befriends a defiant antisocial child of the streets, the mismatched runaways set off to the Big Apple to find their own adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Moyle
CAST:  Tim Curry  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Robin Johnson  •  Steve James

Rich Kids (1979)

Two 12 year olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert M. Young
CAST:  Trini Alvarado  •  Jeremy Levy  •  John Lithgow  •  David Selby

Two 12 year olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert M. Young
CAST:  Trini Alvarado  •  Jeremy Levy  •  John Lithgow  •  David Selby

Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number (1983)

An Argentinian newspaper publisher is imprisoned by his government for dissent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Linda Yellen
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Terry O'Quinn  •  Sam Robards

An Argentinian newspaper publisher is imprisoned by his government for dissent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Linda Yellen
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Terry O'Quinn  •  Sam Robards

The Good Guy (2009)

Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street hot-shot. But just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julio DePietro
CAST:  Alexis Bledel  •  Colin Egglesfield  •  Anna Chlumsky  •  Andrew McCarthy

Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street hot-shot. But just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julio DePietro
CAST:  Alexis Bledel  •  Colin Egglesfield  •  Anna Chlumsky  •  Andrew McCarthy

The Christmas Tree (1996)

A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head landscape architect Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for decades and move it to New York for Christmas display.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Field
CAST:  Julie Harris  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Suzi Hofrichter

A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head landscape architect Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for decades and move it to New York for Christmas display.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Field
CAST:  Julie Harris  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Suzi Hofrichter

Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (1988)

Al Capone may be the most famous Chicago mobster, but his successor, Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti (Anthony LaPaglia), was just as ruthless. This biopic goes to great lengths to accurately trace Nitti's rise to the top of the Windy City's underworld, amid corruption, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Switzer
CAST:  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Vincent Guastaferro  •  Michael Moriarty  •  Trini Alvarado

Al Capone may be the most famous Chicago mobster, but his successor, Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti (Anthony LaPaglia), was just as ruthless. This biopic goes to great lengths to accurately trace Nitti's rise to the top of the Windy City's underworld, amid corruption, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Switzer
CAST:  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Vincent Guastaferro  •  Michael Moriarty  •  Trini Alvarado

Sweet Lorraine (1987)

Serio-comic look at the residents and staff of a Catskill Mountains resort during its final days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Gomer
CAST:  Maureen Stapleton  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Lee Richardson  •  John Bedford Lloyd

Serio-comic look at the residents and staff of a Catskill Mountains resort during its final days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Gomer
CAST:  Maureen Stapleton  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Lee Richardson  •  John Bedford Lloyd

All Good Things (2010)

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Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Jarecki
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Frank Langella

Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Jarecki
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Frank Langella

Satisfaction (1988)

When a young rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it's an opportunity to see what life is all about! Fresh out of high school, the rockers are hired by an exclusive beach resort thanks to a faded '60s songwriter. There, they meet with romance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Freeman
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Julia Roberts  •  Justine Bateman  •  Trini Alvarado

When a young rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it's an opportunity to see what life is all about! Fresh out of high school, the rockers are hired by an exclusive beach resort thanks to a faded '60s songwriter. There, they meet with romance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Freeman
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Julia Roberts  •  Justine Bateman  •  Trini Alvarado

Stella (1990)

Barmaid Stella Claire and blueblood Stephen Dallas have very little in common -- except they've fallen in love. When their relationship fails, Stella decides to raise the child they had, Jenny, alone. But Jenny and Stella are far from the perfect mother-daughter pair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  John Goodman  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Stephen Collins

Barmaid Stella Claire and blueblood Stephen Dallas have very little in common -- except they've fallen in love. When their relationship fails, Stella decides to raise the child they had, Jenny, alone. But Jenny and Stella are far from the perfect mother-daughter pair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  John Goodman  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Stephen Collins

American Friends (1991)

Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years before. Ashby finds he enjoys their company, particularly that of Elinor, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tristram Powell
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Connie Booth  •  Alfred Molina

Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years before. Ashby finds he enjoys their company, particularly that of Elinor, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tristram Powell
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Connie Booth  •  Alfred Molina

The Perez Family (1995)

In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual resolve to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Marisa Tomei  •  Alfred Molina  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Chazz Palminteri

In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual resolve to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Marisa Tomei  •  Alfred Molina  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Chazz Palminteri

Mrs. Soffel (1984)

Kate Soffel is married to a prison warden in Pittsburgh, and is the mother of their four children. Ed Biddle is a convicted murderer awaiting execution on death row with his brother Jack. When Kate meets Eddie through her Bible readings to the prisoners, she is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Mel Gibson  •  Matthew Modine  •  Edward Herrmann

Kate Soffel is married to a prison warden in Pittsburgh, and is the mother of their four children. Ed Biddle is a convicted murderer awaiting execution on death row with his brother Jack. When Kate meets Eddie through her Bible readings to the prisoners, she is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Diane Keaton  •  Mel Gibson  •  Matthew Modine  •  Edward Herrmann

American Blue Note (1989)

Jack, Nat, Jerry, Lee and Tommy play jazz in small clubs, but only one of them will reach success.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Toporoff
CAST:  Peter MacNicol  •  Carl Capotorto  •  Zohra Lampert  •  Tim Guinee

Jack, Nat, Jerry, Lee and Tommy play jazz in small clubs, but only one of them will reach success.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Toporoff
CAST:  Peter MacNicol  •  Carl Capotorto  •  Zohra Lampert  •  Tim Guinee

Starstruck (1981)

Aspiring teen folk singer is torn whether to continue her singing or to accept an educational scholarship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Kerven
CAST:  Trini Alvarado

Aspiring teen folk singer is torn whether to continue her singing or to accept an educational scholarship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Kerven
CAST:  Trini Alvarado

Dreams Don't Die (1982)

Two young kids in love, one young graffiti artist and the other a foster-child, find trouble on the mean streets on the other side of the river in New York City. Officer Charles Banks finds young Danny tagging subway cars and then catches Teiresa selling drugs for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Ike Eisenmann  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Paul Winfield  •  James Broderick

Two young kids in love, one young graffiti artist and the other a foster-child, find trouble on the mean streets on the other side of the river in New York City. Officer Charles Banks finds young Danny tagging subway cars and then catches Teiresa selling drugs for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Ike Eisenmann  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Paul Winfield  •  James Broderick
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