Elizabeth Perkins

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Elizabeth Perkins

Perkins at the Paley Center for Media Gala Honoring Showtime Networks – Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, December 11, 2008
Born Elizabeth Ann Perkins
November 18, 1960 (1960-11-18) (age 53)
Queens, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984–present
Spouse Terry Kinney (1984–1988)
Julio Macat (2000–present)
Children Hannah Jo Phillips (b. 1991)

Elizabeth Perkins (born November 18, 1960) is an American actress. She has been in many movies and television programs. Perkins is from Queens, New York.

Her movie roles have included Big, The Flintstones, Miracle on 34th Street, About Last Night..., and Avalon. She is perhaps best known for her role as Celia Hodes in the Showtime series Weeds.

Personal life[change | change source]

Perkins' first husband was Chicago actor and director Terry Kinney; the couple divorced.[1] She has one daughter, Hannah Phillips, born in 1991. In 2000, she married Argentinian-born cinematographer Julio Macat.[2] In 2005 she learned that she had a form of type I diabetes.[3]

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • 2006 Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Weeds (nominated)
  • 2007 Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Weeds (nominated)
  • 2009 Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Weeds (nominated)

Golden Globe Awards

  • 2006 Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series, Mini-series, or TV Movie for Weeds (nominated)
  • 2007 Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series, Mini-series, or TV Movie for Weeds (nominated)

Satellite Awards

  • 2005 Best Actress in a Comedy Series for Weeds (nominated)
  • 2006 Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-series, or TV Movie for Weeds (nominated)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • 2007 Best Acting Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Weeds (nominated)
  • 2009 Best Acting Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Weeds (nominated)

References[change | change source]

  1. Chicago Sun Times Perkins doctors up career after `Big' break by Luaine Lee, August 30, 1991
  2. According to Parade Magazine (August 5, 2007)
  3. "Shock & Awesome". (February 2008) Diabetes Forecast Magazine. Accessed 2009-07-05.