Rebecca De Mornay

Rebecca De Mornay

actress, producer, director

Rebecca De Mornay was born on Aug 29, 1959 in USA. Rebecca De Mornay's big-screen debut came with One from the Heart directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1981. Rebecca De Mornay is known for Lucifer directed by Nathan Hope, Tom Ellis stars as Lucifer Morningstar and Lauren German as Chloe Decker. Rebecca De Mornay has got 3 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Rebecca De Mornay achieved is Online Film & Television Association. The upcoming new movie Rebecca De Mornay plays is Collar which will be released on Feb 02, 2023.

Rebecca De Mornay was born 1959 as Rebecca Jane Pearch, in Santa Rosa, CA, to Wally George and Julie Eager. Her parents divorced when she was young, and her mother moved to Pasadena and married Richard De Mornay, who adopted her. After her stepfather's untimely death in 1962, Rebecca's mother moved her and her half-brother Peter to Europe, where she was raised primarily in England and Austria. In 1977, Rebecca graduated "summa cum laude" from a German-speaking high school in the Austrian alps, and still speaks fluent German and French.She began her acting training in Los Angeles at Lee Strasberg's Institute, became an apprentice at Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope Film Studio, and soon thereafter made her film debut in Coup de coeur (1981). Her breakthrough came in the box office hit Risky Business (1983), in which she gave a seductive and critically acclaimed performance as a streetwise prostitute opposite Tom Cruise. She went on to international stardom with her portrayal of a chillingly twisted nanny in the hugely popular La main sur le berceau (1992). Other acclaimed film work includes Runaway Train (1985) (with Jon Voight), Mémoires du Texas (1985) (with Geraldine Page), Backdraft (1991) (with Kurt Russell).Network television work includes the tour-de-force role of Arlie in the stellar Getting Out (1994) (based on Marsha Norman's play), the tragic title character in Dominick Dunne's Une femme indésirable (1991) (with Jason Robards), the remake of Shining: Les couloirs de la peur (1997) (produced by Stephen King), a multi-episode story arc about a cancer survivor on Urgences (1994) and Hallmark Hall of Fame's L'amour égaré (1999) (with Ellen Burstyn).On stage, she starred as Billie Dawn in "Born Yesterday" (1988) at the Pasadena Playhouse, as Charlotte Corday in "Marat/Sade" (1990) at the Williamstown Festival, and as Anna in "Closer" (2000) at the Mark Taper Forum.Rebecca's directing debut was with a segment of Showtime's Au-delà du réel - l'aventure continue (1995) starring John Savage and Frank Whaley. Divorced from producer/screenwriter Bruce Wagner, Rebecca has two daughters, Sophia DeMornay-O'Neal and Veronica De Mornay-O'Neal, both fathered by sportscaster Patrick O'Neal, who is eight years her junior.

  • Birthday

    Aug 29, 1959
  • Place of Birth

    Santa Rosa, California, USA
  • Also known

    Rebecca Jane Pearch

Known For


3 wins & 4 nominations

Online Film & Television Association
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Winner - OFTA Television Award
Cognac Festival du Film Policier
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Winner - Best Actress
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