Heather Graham

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Heather Graham
Born Heather Joan Graham
January 29, 1970 (1970-01-29) (age 44)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Alma mater UCLA (dropped out)
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Parents James and Joan Graham
Relatives Aimee Graham (sister)

Heather Joan Graham (born January 29, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American actress.

Her father is a retired FBI agent.[1] Her mother is a writer of books for children.[2] Her sister, Aimee, is an actress and writer. Graham's parents are Catholics.[3][4] They did not want their daughter to make any movies about sex. She does not talk to her parents now.

Graham was a student at the University of California, Los Angeles. She met James Woods when she was a student. She stopped going to college so she could become an actress.

Graham was in the movie Drugstore Cowboy in 1989. In 1997, She was in the movie Boogie Nights.[5] She played a character called "Roller Girl". She was in the movie Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me in 1999. She played a character called "Felicity Shagwell". She was in the movie From Hell in 2001, in which she played a character called "Mary Kelly".

She was in several episodes of the television series Scrubs in 2004 and 2005.

Pictures of Graham were used in advertisements for Garnier hair care products and for Skyy vodka.

Graham has dated several famous men. These include UK musician/actor Adam Ant, actors James Woods, Kyle McLachlan and Heath Ledger, and directors Stephen Hopkins and Edward Burns.[6][7][8][9][10]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Mrs. Soffel Factory Girl Uncredited
1986 Scrabble Contestant Teen Week
1987 Growing Pains Cindy/Samantha TV series; 2 episodes
Student Exchange Dorrie Ryder
1988 License to Drive Mercedes Lane Nominated–Young Artist Award for Best Actress Starring in a Motion Picture Comedy or Fantasy
Twins Young Mary Ann Benedict Uncredited
1989 Drugstore Cowboy Nadine Nominated–Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress
1990 I Love You to Death Bridget
1991 Guilty as Charged Kimberly
Shout Sara Benedict Nominated–Young Artist Award for Best Actress Starring in a Motion Picture
Twin Peaks Annie Blackburn TV series; 6 episodes
1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
O Pioneers! Young Alexandra Bergson
Diggstown Emily Forrester
1993 Ballad of Little Jo, TheThe Ballad of Little Jo Mary Addie
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Cowgirl Heather
Six Degrees of Separation Elizabeth
1994 Don't Do It Suzanna
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Mary Kennedy Taylor
1995 Toughguy Olive
Desert Winds Jackie
Let It Be Me Perfumery Salesgirl
Fallen Angels Carol Whalen TV series, 1 episode
1996 Kiss & Tell Susan Pretsel
Swingers Lorraine
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story Maggie Bowen
Bullet Hearts Carlene Prue
Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Alicia TV series; 1 episode
1997 Nowhere Lilith
Boogie Nights Brandy 'Rollergirl' Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast
MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Nominated–Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Scream 2 Herself/'Stab' Casey Cameo Appearance
1998 Lost in Space Dr. Judy Robinson
Two Girls and a Guy Carla Bennett
Fantasy Island Jackie TV series; 1 episode
Alexandria Hotel N/A short
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Felicity Shagwell Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Best Actress in a Comedy
ShoWest Award for Female Star of Tomorrow
Nominated–Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Couple
Nominated–Saturn Award for Best Actress
Bowfinger Daisy Nominated–Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress in a Comedy
Alien Love Triangle Elizabeth short
2000 Committed Joline
2001 Say It Isn't So Josephine Wingfield
Sidewalks of New York Annie Matthews
From Hell Mary Kelly
2002 Killing Me Softly Alice Tallis
Guru, TheThe Guru Sharonna
2003 Anger Management Kendra Uncredited
Hope Springs Mandy
2004 Blessed Samantha Howard
Arrested Development Beth Baerly TV series; 1 episode
2005 Cake Pippa McGee
Scrubs Dr. Molly Clock TV series; 9 episodes
Mary Elizabeth Younger
2006 Oh in Ohio, TheThe Oh in Ohio Justine uncredited
Emily's Reasons Why Not Emily Sanders TV series; 7 episodes (6 unaired)
Bobby Angela Hollywood Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated–Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Broken Hope
Gray Matters Gray Baldwin
2007 Adrift in Manhattan Rose Phipps
2008 Miss Conception Georgina Salt
Have Dreams, Will Travel Cassie's Aunt
Baby on Board Angela
2009 Boogie Woogie Beth Freemantle
Hangover, TheThe Hangover Jade Detroit Film Critics Society for Best Ensemble
2010 ExTerminators Alex
Father of Invention Phoebe
2011 Scream 4 'Stab' Casey Cameo appearance
5 Days of War Miriam
Portlandia (TV series) Heather/Herself Cameo appearance
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Aunt Opal
Son of Morning Josephine Tuttle
Flying Machine, TheThe Flying Machine Georgie
2012 About Cherry Margaret Post-production
At Any Price Meredith Crown Post-production
2013 Compulsion Amy Filming

References[change | change source]

  1. "Heather Graham Biography (1970–)". filmreference.com. http://www.filmreference.com/film/37/Heather-Graham.html.
  2. "Joan Bransfield Graham" at CBS Business
  3. Strauss, Bob (March 31, 1998). "Heather Graham Finds Strangeness In 'Space'". Boston Globe. http://docs.newsbank.com/openurl?ctx_ver=z39.88-2004&rft_id=info:sid/iw.newsbank.com:NewsBank:BGBK&rft_val_format=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rft_dat=0EADDD10454A8645&svc_dat=InfoWeb:aggregated5&req_dat=0D0CB579A3BDA420. Retrieved June 11, 2009.
  4. Wilde, Jon (2009-06-06). "Heather Graham on being a good Catholic girl (in the way Madonna is)". Daily Mail. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/moslive/article-1190612/Heather-Graham-good-Catholic-girl-way-Madonna-is.html. Retrieved 2010-06-24.
  5. Strauss, Bob (April 28, 2000). "Heather's Commitment". Daily News of Los Angeles. http://docs.newsbank.com/openurl?ctx_ver=z39.88-2004&rft_id=info:sid/iw.newsbank.com:NewsBank:LANB&rft_val_format=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rft_dat=0EAEE705995C065F&svc_dat=InfoWeb:aggregated5&req_dat=0D0CB579A3BDA420. Retrieved June 11, 2009.
  6. "Heather Graham: I'm a nerd". www.news.com.au. http://www.news.com.au/news/heather-graham-im-a-nerd/story-fnejnq21-1226518061674. Retrieved 3 December 2012.
  7. "Heath Ledger Biography". www.people.com. http://www.people.com/people/heath_ledger/biography/0,,,00.html. Retrieved 3 December 2012.
  8. "Biography :: Heather Graham". www.kalaajkal.com. http://www.kalaajkal.com/biography/Heather-Graham. Retrieved 3 December 2012.
  9. "Sidewalks of New York : Interview With Heather Graham". culture.com. http://culture.com/articles/577/sidewalks-of-new-york-interview-with-heather-graham.phtml. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
  10. Applebaum, Stephen. "Stephen Hopkins The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers". www.bbc.co.uk. http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2004/08/17/stephen_hopkins_life_death_of_peter_sellers_interview.shtml. Retrieved 2 December 2012.