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Joan Cusack

  • Oct 11, 1962 (age 56)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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2018
Instant Family
MovieNov 16, 2018

Instant Family

Instant Family is a 2018 American comedy film starring Mark …
Instant Family is a 2018 American comedy film starring Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne as parents who adopt three young children, played by Isabela Moner, Gustavo Escobar (Gustavo Quiroz), and Julianna Gamiz. Also starring Margo Martindale, Julie Hagerty, Tig Notaro, and Octavia Spencer, the film is directed by Sean Anders, who wrote the screenplay with John Morris, based in part on Anders' own experiences.
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2017
The Christmas Train
MovieNov 25, 2017

The Christmas Train

A cynical journalist decides to take a train from Washington, …
A cynical journalist decides to take a train from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles for Christmas to get inspiration for a story in honor of his late father. He gets to know the other passengers and runs into an old flame while aboard.
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Unicorn Store
MovieSep 11, 2017

Unicorn Store

Unicorn Store is a 2017 American fantasy comedy film directed …
Unicorn Store is a 2017 American fantasy comedy film directed and produced by Brie Larson (in her feature directorial debut), from a screenplay by Samantha McIntyre. It stars Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Joan Cusack, Bradley Whitford, Karan Soni, Mamoudou Athie, Mary Holland, and Hamish Linklater.
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Snatched
MovieMay 2, 2017

Snatched

After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic …
After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton persuades her ultra-cautious mother, Linda to travel with her to paradise. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda realize that working through their differences as mother and daughter - in unpredictable, hilarious fashion - is the only way to escape the wildly outrageous jungle adventure they have fallen into.
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A Series of Unfortunate Events
TV ShowJan 13, 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Lemony Snicket's A Series of …
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, or simply A Series of Unfortunate Events, is an American black comedy-drama web television series from Netflix, developed by Mark Hudis and Barry Sonnenfeld, based on Lemony Snicket’s children's novel series of the same name. It stars Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, K. Todd Freeman, and Presley Smith with Lucy Punch, Avi Lake, and Dylan Kingwell joining the cast in the second season.
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2016
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
MovieMay 24, 2016

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Popstar: Never Stop Never …
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is a 2016 American mockumentary comedy film directed by Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone and written, produced by and starring Andy Samberg, Schaffer, and Taccone. Also produced by Judd Apatow, it co-stars Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows, Imogen Poots, Joan Cusack, and Maya Rudolph.
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2015
The End of the Tour
MovieJan 23, 2015

The End of the Tour

The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone …
The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
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Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series
Nomination2015

Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Se…

Nominated for "Shameless".
Primetime Emmy Award
2014
Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series
Nomination2014

Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Se…

Nominated for "Shameless".
Primetime Emmy Award
2013
Toy Story of Terror!
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MovieOct 16, 2013

Toy Story of Terror!

Toy Story of Terror! is a 21-minute computer-animated …
Toy Story of Terror! is a 21-minute computer-animated Halloween television special produced by Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Television Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures, based on the Disney Pixar Toy Story movies. It is set after the events of Toy Story 3, and premiered on the American television network ABC on October 16, 2013. It was written and directed by Angus MacLane, produced by Galyn Susman, with Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, Timothy Dalton, and Kristen Schaal reprising their roles of Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Mr. Potato Head, Rex, Mr. Pricklepants, and Trixie with Carl Weathers as Combat Carl and Stephen Tobolowsky as the motel manager. Michael Giacchino composed the music for the special. The film's soundtrack was released on October 15, 2013, on Amazon.com and iTunes in digital format.
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Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Nomination2013

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama S…

Nominated for "Shameless".
Primetime Emmy Award
2012
Partysaurus Rex
MovieSep 14, 2012

Partysaurus Rex

Poor Rex, the toys all think he's a party pooper. But when …
Poor Rex, the toys all think he's a party pooper. But when Bonnie takes him to bath time, he goes from zero to hero by throwing an over-the-top Bubble Bath time bash! No longer a wet blanket, the king of the hot tub is - the legendary Partysaurus Rex!
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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MovieSep 8, 2012

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Based on the novel written …
Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, this is about 15-year-old Charlie (Logan Lerman), an endearing and naive outsider, coping with first love (Emma Watson), the suicide of his best friend, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people with whom he belongs. The introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors, Sam and Patrick, who welcome him to the real world.
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Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Nomination2012

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama S…

Nominated for "Shameless".
Primetime Emmy Award
2011
Mars Needs Moms
MovieMar 9, 2011

Mars Needs Moms

Milo is a boy who is raised with love by his mom, even though he …
Milo is a boy who is raised with love by his mom, even though he can't get along with Mom sometimes. One night after Milo has angered Mom, he sneaks into her bedroom to apologize to her, when he suddenly finds out that the Martians had come to take Mom to Mars. Now it's up to Milo to save Mom to bring her back to Earth.
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Shameless
TV ShowJan 9, 2011

Shameless

Shameless is an American comedy-drama television …
Shameless is an American comedy-drama television series developed by John Wells, which debuted on Showtime on January 9, 2011. It is an adaptation of Paul Abbott's British series of the same name and features an ensemble cast led by William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum. The show is set in the South Side of Chicago and filmed throughout the city, as well as Los Angeles.
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Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Nomination2011

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama S…

Nominated for "Shameless".
Primetime Emmy Award
2010
Toy Story 3
MovieJun 12, 2010

Toy Story 3

The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead …
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.
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2009
My Sister's Keeper
MovieJun 26, 2009

My Sister's Keeper

In Los Angeles, the eleven year old Anna Fitzgerald seeks the …
In Los Angeles, the eleven year old Anna Fitzgerald seeks the successful lawyer Campbell Alexander trying to hire him to earn medical emancipation from her mother Sara that wants Anna to donate her kidney to her sister. She tells the lawyer the story of her family after the discovery that her older sister Kate has had leukemia; how she was conceived by in vitro fertilization to become a donor; and the medical procedures she has been submitted since she was five years old to donate to her sister. Campbell accepts to work pro bono and the obsessed Sara decides to go to court to force Anna to help her sister.
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Confessions of a Shopaholic
MovieFeb 5, 2009

Confessions of a Shopaholic

In New York, the journalist …
In New York, the journalist and compulsive liar Rebecca Bloomwood is an addicted consumer that can not resist shopping fashionable clothes and outfits in fancy shops and has several unplayable debts with the credit cards. She dreams on working in the fashion magazine Alette owned by the sophisticated Alette Naylor, but she does not succeed in her intent. When Becky loses her job, she drinks a lot of booze with her best friend Suze and sends an offensive letter to the editor Luke Brandon from the financial magazine "Successful Saving" and an article to Alette to show her potential. However, she unintentionally switches the correspondences in the mailbox and Luke hires her to write a column called "The Girl in the Green Scarf" in his magazine using a simple language and metaphors that could be easily understood by common people. Meanwhile the debt collector Derek Smeath is chasing Becky and she is avoiding him everywhere, telling that he is an ex-boyfriend that is stalking her. When her column becomes a success, Becky is invited to participate in a talk show and Luke and she fall in love for each other. However, her lies and debts put her in a difficult situation with her audience, Suze and Luke.
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2008
War, Inc.
MovieApr 28, 2008

War, Inc.

A corporation hires a professional assassin to pose as its trade …
A corporation hires a professional assassin to pose as its trade show representative who must organize the wedding of a Middle Eastern pop star, which will allow him the opportunity to kill a Middle Eastern politician.
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2007
Martian Child
MovieNov 2, 2007

Martian Child

What's the nature of being a parent and of being a child? David …
What's the nature of being a parent and of being a child? David is a widower grieving for two years. He writes science fiction and was considered weird as a boy. He meets Dennis, a foster child who claims to be on a mission from Mars, stays in a large box all day, fears sunlight, and wears a belt of flashlight batteries so he won't float away. David takes the six-year-old home on a trial. His sister and his wife's best friend offer support, but the guys are basically alone to figure this out. Dennis takes things, is expelled, and is coached by David in being normal. Will the court approve the adoption, and will Dennis stay? Can a man become a father and a child become a son?
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2006
Friends with Money
MovieJan 19, 2006

Friends with Money

Friends with Money is a 2006 comedy-drama film written …
Friends with Money is a 2006 comedy-drama film written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. It opened the 2006 Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2006 and went into limited release in North America on April 7, 2006.
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2005
Chicken Little
MovieOct 30, 2005

Chicken Little

After Chicken Little causes widespread panic, when he …
After Chicken Little causes widespread panic, when he mistakes a falling acorn for a piece of the sky, the young chicken is determined to restore his reputation. But just as things are starting to go his way, a real piece of the sky lands on his head. Chicken Little and his band of misfit friends, Abby Mallard (a.k.a. Ugly Duckling), Runt of the Litter, and Fish Out of Water, attempt to save the world without sending the town into a whole new panic.
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The Office
TV ShowMar 24, 2005

The Office

The Office is an American television sitcom that aired …
The Office is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005, to May 16, 2013, lasting nine seasons. It is an adaptation of the original BBC series of the same name and was adapted for American television by Greg Daniels, a veteran writer for Saturday Night Live, King of the Hill, and The Simpsons. It was co-produced by Daniels' Deedle-Dee Productions, and Reveille Productions (later Shine America), in association with Universal Television. The original executive producers were Daniels, Howard Klein, Ben Silverman, Ricky Gervais, and Stephen Merchant, with numerous others being promoted in later seasons.
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Ice Princess
MovieMar 18, 2005

Ice Princess

A high-school bookworm transforms into a swan. …
A high-school bookworm transforms into a swan. Brainy Casey Carlyle has never quite fit in. Caught between her fantasy of becoming a championship figure skater and her strong-willed mother, who has her on the fast track to Harvard, she can only hope to be like Nikki, Tiffany and Gen--three elite skating prodigies who are ruthlessly competing on the US National circuit (and have attitudes to match). But when Casey gets the chance to train with Gen and her coach, a disgraced former skating champion who also happens to be Gen's mother, she must dash her own mother's hopes in order to pursue her dream. Now, with only the support of Gen's teenage brother, a hunky Zamboni driver, Casey takes on the challenge of her life when she finds herself competing against the best to make it into the championship circuit and become a real "ice princess."
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Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program
Nomination2005

Outstanding Performer In An Animated P…

Nominated for "Peep and the Big Wide World".
Daytime Emmy Award
2004
Raising Helen
MovieMay 1, 2004

Raising Helen

Raising Helen is a 2004 drama-comedy. Helen finds herself …
Raising Helen is a 2004 drama-comedy. Helen finds herself as the guardian of her sister Lindsay's three kids after she and her husband were killed in a car accident. Helen finds herself responsible for Henry who is a ten year old, Sarah who is 5, and 15 year old Audrey. This is a huge change in lifestyle for the carefree Helen. Before her new responsibilities of her sisters' three kids, Helen was at the peak of her career at a top modeling agency. Helen Harris had already earned her reputation as the cool aunt in New York. The excitement takes off as Helen changes her lifestyle of hot night clubs and dancing until 3 in the morning, to making sure that her nephew and nieces are off to school on time. Helen finds a strong shoulder of support in Dan Parker. He is a pastor and the principal of the kids' school.
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Peep and the Big Wide World
TV ShowApr 12, 2004

Peep and the Big Wide World

Peep and the Big Wide …
Peep and the Big Wide World is an American-Canadian animated children's television series created by Canadian animator Kaj Pindal. It revolves around the lives of Peep, Chirp, and Quack, as viewers discover, investigate, and explore the world around them. It was based on the 1988 short film Peep and the Big Wide World (of the same name) produced by the National Film Board of Canada, which itself is based on the 1962 short film The Peep Show, also produced by the National Film Board of Canada. The series premiered on April 12, 2004, on Discovery Kids and on TLC as part of their Ready Set Learn children's block, and on the same day on TVOKids and PBS Kids. It was produced by WGBH Boston (through its kids division WGBH Kids) and 9 Story Media Group (formerly 9 Story Entertainment), in association with TVOntario and Discovery Kids and is distributed by Alliance Atlantis (through AAC Kids).
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2003
Looney Tunes: Back in Action
MovieNov 9, 2003

Looney Tunes: Back in Action

Fed up with all the attention …
Fed up with all the attention going to Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck quits Hollywood, teams up with recently-fired stuntman Damien Drake Jr. (Fraser) and embarks on a round-the-world adventure, along with Bugs and The VP of Warner Bros (Elfman). Their mission? Find Damien's father, and the missing blue diamond... and stay one step ahead of The Acme Corp., who wants the diamond for their own purposes.
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School of Rock
MovieSep 9, 2003

School of Rock

After being fired from his own rock band, guitar player Dewey …
After being fired from his own rock band, guitar player Dewey Finn needs to raise some money to pay for his rent and his bills. When his best friend and school teacher Ned Schneebly is called to a temporary work in an expensive private school, Dewey pretends to be Ned and accepts the job. He finds talented young musicians in his class, and he decides to form a rock band with the students. However, he must do this in secret so that the school's principle and the students' parents know nothing about his plan. Once Dewey wins a competition called "Battle of the Bands", he can raise the $10,000 prize money and be recognized in the rock music business.
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2001
What About Joan?
TV ShowMar 27, 2001

What About Joan?

What About Joan? is an American sitcom that aired on ABC for …
What About Joan? is an American sitcom that aired on ABC for two seasons of 21 episodes during 2001. It starred Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher, a Chicago schoolteacher and the comedy of her day-to-day life. It co-starred Kyle Chandler. It was produced by James L. Brooks, Richard Sakai, David Richardson, and Ed Weinberger.
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2000
Miles Burke
ChildJuly 2000

Miles Burke

Miles Burke born.
Where the Heart Is
MovieApr 28, 2000

Where the Heart Is

Having lived her entire life in a trailer, Novalee Nation is a …
Having lived her entire life in a trailer, Novalee Nation is a pregnant, superstitious and uneducated seventeen year old. With the exception of her boyfriend and the unborn baby's father Willie Jack Pickens, she is all alone in the world with no money of her own. On the drive from their current home in Tennessee to Bakersfield, California where they are planning on moving, Willie Jack abandons Novalee in the small town of Sequoyah, Oklahoma. With no food or money, Novalee ends up secretly living in the town's Wal-Mart. As her stay in Sequoyah is extended, Novalee is befriended and ultimately assisted by a variety of townsfolk, including a recovering alcoholic named Sister Husband, single mother and nurse Lexi Coop who names her children after snack foods, WalMart's contract photographer named Moses Whitecotten, and the temporary librarian named Forney Hull, an academically brilliant man originally from New England. As much as they help Novalee, she in turn has a profound affect on them as each is dealing with an issue which stops them from having a truly fulfilled life. Forney ends up falling in love with Novalee, who feels she has to make a decision of how she can best help him. She is assisted in this decision by an unlikely source.
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High Fidelity
MovieMar 17, 2000

High Fidelity

High Fidelity follows the 'mid-life' crisis of Rob, a thirty …
High Fidelity follows the 'mid-life' crisis of Rob, a thirty-something record-store owner who must face the undeniable facts - he's growing up. In a hilarious homage to the music scene, Rob and the wacky, offbeat clerks that inhabit his store expound on the intricacies of life and song all the while trying to succeed in their adult relationships. Are they listening to pop music because they are miserable? Or are they miserable because they listen to pop music? This romantic comedy provides a whimsical glimpse into the male view of the affairs of the heart.
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Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Feature Production
Award2000

Outstanding Individual Achievement for …

Won award for "Toy Story 2".
Annie Award
Funniest Supporting Actress In A Motion Picture
Award2000

Funniest Supporting Actress In A Motion …

Won award for "Runaway Bride".
Best Supporting Actress
Award2000

Best Supporting Actress

Won award for "Runaway Bride".
Chlotrudis Award
Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Feature Production
Nomination2000

Outstanding Individual Achievement for …

Nominated for "Toy Story 2".
Annie Award
Favorite Supporting Actress - Comedy
Nomination2000

Favorite Supporting Actress - Comedy

Nominated for "Runaway Bride".
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nomination2000

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "Runaway Bride".
Chlotrudis Award
Funniest Supporting Actress In A Motion Picture
Nomination2000

Funniest Supporting Actress In A Motion …

Nominated for "Runaway Bride".
Favorite Supporting Actress - Comedy
Award2000

Favorite Supporting Actress - Comedy

Won award for "Runaway Bride".
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Choice Hissy Fit: Film
Nomination2000

Choice Hissy Fit: Film

Nominated for "Toy Story 2".
Teen Choice Award
1999
Toy Story 2
MovieNov 13, 1999

Toy Story 2

In "Toy Story 2," the fun and adventure continues when …
In "Toy Story 2," the fun and adventure continues when Andy goes off to summer camp and the toys are left to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody who unbeknownst to himself is a highly valued collectable. It's now up to Buzz Lightyear and the gang from Andy's room - Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Rex and Hamm - to spring into action and save their pal from winding up as a museum piece. There's plenty of excitement and fun as the toys get into one predicament after another in their daring race to get home before Andy does.
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Runaway Bride
MovieJul 25, 1999

Runaway Bride

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the …
Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have the best opinion about females anyway, writes an offensive column without researching the subject thoroughly. The next day, Ike gets fired by his publisher (and former wife), because he went too far and faked the facts, which real journalists don't do. Ike's only way back into the business now is to do a fact-based report on Maggie and her upcoming fourth wedding attempt, which Ike predicts to fail again. So, as he circles her like a vulture his prey-to-be, Maggie's opinion of Ike sinks below zero. Not only is Ike waiting for her to fail again but the whole town is poking fun at Maggie about her mistakes. But that is a point which Ike doesn't like.
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Arlington Road
MovieMar 19, 1999

Arlington Road

Arlington Road is a 1999 American drama mystery thriller film …
Arlington Road is a 1999 American drama mystery thriller film which tells the story of a widowed George Washington University professor who suspects his new neighbors are involved in terrorism and becomes obsessed with foiling their terrorist plot. The film was heavily inspired by the paranoid culture of the 1990s concerning the right-wing militia movement, Ruby Ridge, the Waco siege and Oklahoma City Bombing. The film stars Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, and Hope Davis and is directed by Mark Pellington.
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1998
Best Supporting Actress – Comedy or Musical
Nomination1998

Best Supporting Actress – Comedy or M…

Nominated for "In & Out".
Satellite Award
Best Supporting Actress – Comedy or Musical
Award1998

Best Supporting Actress – Comedy or M…

Won award for "In & Out".
Satellite Award
1997
In & Out
MovieSep 10, 1997

In & Out

Howard Brackett is a high school teacher in a small town in …
Howard Brackett is a high school teacher in a small town in Indiana with everything going for him; a nice job, an attractive fiancé named Emily and respect from everyone. Everything changes in one night when a former high school student of his, named Cameron Drake, now a famous actor living in Hollywood, makes an acceptance speech after receiving an Academy Award for his portrayal of a homosexual army soldier and 'outs' Howard Brackett as his inspiration for his role. The media circus immediately begins as Howard desperately tries keep his life from falling apart by protesting that he is not gay and that the whole thing with Cameron's speech is a simple misunderstanding. While most of the townspeople want to believe Howard, Peter Malloy, an openly gay TV reporter who arrives in town to cover the story, suspects that the teacher is in denial.
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A Smile Like Yours
MovieAug 22, 1997

A Smile Like Yours

A childless couple attempting to conceive discover that his …
A childless couple attempting to conceive discover that his sperm are "lazy". Several trips to a fertility clinic prove fruitless. Also, the wife had surreptitiously quit taking the pill and provided her doctor with a sperm sample before the husband agreed to start trying to have a baby. The deception alienates the husband for a time. To compound things, a female architect has the hots for the husband and lures him out of town on business at exactly the wrong time.
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Dylan John Burke
ChildJune 1997

Dylan John Burke

Dylan John Burke is an actor, known for Phineas and Ferb …
Dylan John Burke is an actor, known for Phineas and Ferb (2007).
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Grosse Pointe Blank
MovieApr 11, 1997

Grosse Pointe Blank

Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a …
Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.
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Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Nomination1997

Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

Nominated for "In & Out".
Golden Globe Award
Best Supporting Actress
Award1997

Best Supporting Actress

Won award for "In & Out".
Critics' Choice Movie Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nomination1997

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "In & Out".
Critics' Choice Movie Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nomination1997

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "In & Out".
Academy Award
1996
Mr. Wrong
MovieFeb 16, 1996

Mr. Wrong

Martha is a single woman working at a television talk show. …
Martha is a single woman working at a television talk show. When her younger sister gets married, everyone's wondering when Martha is going to meet Mr. Right and tie the knot. When by chance, Martha meets a handsome stranger named Whitman, the two fall madly in love with each other. But soon Martha discovers little quirks in Whitman... little quirks that become horrifying nightmares. But by the time Martha realizes that she must break up with him, it'll take more than subtle hints to make him go away -- she'll have to get into the most outrageous predicaments to rid herself of Mr. Wrong.
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1995
Nine Months
MovieJul 12, 1995

Nine Months

Samuel Faulkner panics when he learns that his girlfriend of …
Samuel Faulkner panics when he learns that his girlfriend of five years, Rebecca Taylor, is pregnant. Samuel is a child psychiatrist who is frustrated by children. Samuel doesn't want the baby, but Rebecca wants to settle down, even if she has to be a single mother. After a breakup and a makeover by Samuel's friend Sean, he realizes that he loves Rebecca very much, and he will love his child. Samuel proposes to Rebecca, and learns to love his child, and life.
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1994
Corrina, Corrina
MovieAug 12, 1994

Corrina, Corrina

When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly …
When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole new way of life. Manny and Corrina's friendship delights Molly and enrages the other townspeople.
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1993
Addams Family Values
MovieNov 19, 1993

Addams Family Values

Uncle fester finds true love (or is it ?) in Debbie, the …
Uncle fester finds true love (or is it ?) in Debbie, the Addamses's new babysitter, hired to care for the Addams' latest addition, Pubert. Debbie has her eye on Fester's money, but first she has to separate him from the rest of the family, while Wednesday and Pugsley are sent to a summer camp.
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Richard Burke
Marriage1993

Richard Burke

Married Richard Burke.
1992
Toys
MovieDec 18, 1992

Toys

When a military general inherits a toy making company and …
When a military general inherits a toy making company and begins making war toys, his employees band together to stop him before he ruins the name of Zevo Toys forever.
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1990
My Blue Heaven
MovieAug 17, 1990

My Blue Heaven

My Blue Heaven is based on Vincent "Vinnie" Antonelli, a …
My Blue Heaven is based on Vincent "Vinnie" Antonelli, a former mobster recently put in the Witness Protection Program, and Barney Coopersmith, an FBI agent with a watchful eye. Eventually both of their wives leave them because of their lifestyles, and Barney and Vinnie begin to realize that they have more in common than either one of them had thought. The casting for this movie is just perfect, having Steve Martin play the role of Vinnie Antonelli and having Rick Moranis play the role of Barney Coopersmith. They are great together on the big screen, and keep you laughing during the whole movie. Director Herbert Ross does a wonderful job of putting the words of Nora Ephron onto the big screen.
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Men Don't Leave
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MovieFeb 2, 1990

Men Don't Leave

A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her …
A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ...
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1988
Working Girl
MovieDec 20, 1988

Working Girl

A witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle: Tess McGill …
A witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle: Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess simply takes over her office, her apartment, even her wardrobe. She then creates a deal with a handsome investment banker that will either take her straight to the top - or finish her off for good.
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Married to the Mob
MovieAug 11, 1988

Married to the Mob

The mobster 'Cucumber' Frank de Marco is married with the …
The mobster 'Cucumber' Frank de Marco is married with the housewife Angela de Marco and she in unhappy with their marriage and wants the divorce. Frank is having a love affair with Karen Lutnick, who is the mistress of his boss Tony 'The Tiger' Russo. When Tony discovers their love affair, he kills them in a party. Tony is under surveillance of the FBI agents Mike Downey and Ed Benitez and during the wake, Tony kisses Angela. The agents and Tony's wife Connie Russo believe that the widow Angela is having an affair with Tony. Angela takes the opportunity to move from the suburbs to a small apartment in New York with her son. Meanwhile Mike bugs her apartment and soon they fall in love with each other. But Tony discovers her new address and courts her. Soon the FBI Senior Management blackmails Angela to force her to get close to Tony to help the FBI to arrest him and she discovers that Mike is an agent. Will Angela give a second chance to Mike?
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Best Supporting Actress
Nomination1988

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "Working Girl".
Academy Award
1987
Broadcast News
MovieDec 13, 1987

Broadcast News

Broadcast News is a 1987 American romantic comedy …
Broadcast News is a 1987 American romantic comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks. The film concerns a virtuoso television news producer (Holly Hunter), who has daily emotional breakdowns, a brilliant yet prickly reporter (Albert Brooks) and his charismatic but far less seasoned rival (William Hurt). It also stars Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, and Jack Nicholson (billed only in the end credits) as the evening news anchor.
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1984
Grandview, U.S.A.
MovieAug 3, 1984

Grandview, U.S.A.

With only a week left before he graduates high school in the …
With only a week left before he graduates high school in the small Middle Western community of Grandview, the eighteen-year-old dreamer, Tim Pearson, is itching to renounce an uninspiring scholarship, stand up to his despotic father and pursue a career in oceanography, away from home. However, before long, an unexpected meeting with the struggling 27-year-old owner of the town's demolition derby track on the other side of the tracks, Michelle "Mike" Cody, and the Speedrome's king, Ernie "Slam" Webster, will bring Tim one step closer not only to his aspirations but also love. But, has anyone ever spread his wings away from Grandview, U.S.A.?
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Sixteen Candles
MovieMay 4, 1984

Sixteen Candles

A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but …
A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
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1983
Class
MovieJul 6, 1983

Class

The naive and clumsy Jonathan joins the prep school Vernon …
The naive and clumsy Jonathan joins the prep school Vernon Academy expecting to go to Harvard. He befriends his wealthy roommate Skip and soon he sends Jonathan to Chicago to lose his virginity. Jonathan meets the thirty and something years old Ellen and they have a love affair. Jonathan lies to her about where he studies and he falls in love with her. When they decide to travel to New York, Ellen accidentally discovers that Jonathan studies at the Vernon Academy and she vanishes. In the Christmas break, Skip invites Jonathan to spend the holiday with his family, and Jonathan has a huge surprise finding who Ellen is.
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1980
My Bodyguard
MovieJul 11, 1980

My Bodyguard

Clifford Peache is the new kid in Lake View High School. …
Clifford Peache is the new kid in Lake View High School. Faced with all the stress that role entails he makes his situation worse by insulting Moody, the leader of a group of toughs who extort lunch money from kids. These punks pretend to be bodyguards for the kids to protect them from Linderman who, it is rumored, killed his brother in cold blood. Clifford befriends the sullen Linderman and hires him as his bodyguard. When Moody ups the ante, Linderman must decide whether fighting for what he believes in, with his haunted past and image, is justified.
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1962
Joan Cusack
BirthOctober 1962

Joan Cusack

Joan Cusack was born.
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