Beverly D'Angelo - biography

Actor from Italy,United States of America

Beverly Heather D'Angelo (born November 15, 1951) is an American actress and singer. D'Angelo was born in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of Priscilla (née Smith), a violinist, and Gene D'Angelo, a bass player and television station manager. She is of Italian ancestry. Her maternal grandfather, Howard Dwight Smith, was the architect who designed Ohio Stadium, also known as "the Horseshoe" at Ohio State University. She has three brothers, Jeff, Tim and Tony. D'Angelo began work in the theatre, appearing on Broadway in 1976 in Rockabye Hamlet (also known as Kronborg: 1582) a musical based on Shakespeare's Hamlet. D'Angelo made her debut in the first three episodes of the TV mini-series Captains and the Kings in 1976. After gaining a minor role in Annie Hall in 1977, D'Angelo appeared in a string of hit movies in the late 1970s, including Every Which Way But Loose, Hair, and Coal Miner's Daughter, the latter earning her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress and a Country Music Association award for Album of the Year. Her biggest break came in 1983, starring with Chevy Chase in National Lampoon's Vacation in the role of Ellen Griswold. She reprised this role in three  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Beverley D'Angelo,Beverly Heather D'Angelo,Beverly DeAngelo,D'Angelo, Beverly
Date of birth
1951-11-15
Place of birth
Columbus
Nationality
Italy,United States of America
Parents
Gene D'Angelo, Priscilla Smith
Children
Anton James Pacino Olivia Rose Pacino
Siblings
Tony D'Angelo Tim D'Angelo Jeff D'Angelo
Profession
Singer, Actor

Performances

Year Performance Character
2008 Aussie & Ted's Great Adventure Aunt Zelda
2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Sally
2007 Battle for Terra Interrogator Wright
2001 Summer Catch Lusty House Mother
1997 Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills
1994 Lightning Jack
1993 Lonely Hearts
1990 Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will?
1987 Maid to Order
1987 In the Mood
1987 The Man Who Fell to Earth Eva Milton
1986 Big Trouble Blanche Rickey
1984 Finders Keepers

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