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Elizabeth Lee McGovern (born July 18, 1961) is an American film, television, and theater actor, and musician. McGovern received an Academy Award nomination for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in the 1981 film Ragtime. She is also known for her performance as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham in the British drama series Downton Abbey, for which she has been nominated for an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. Her other films include Ordinary People (1980), Once Upon A Time In America (1984), The Handmaid's Tale (1990) and The Wings of the Dove (1997).
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Once Upon a Time in America,She's Having a Baby and Downton Abbey
Full Name at Birth
Elizabeth Lee McGovern
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Daughter of a law professor at Northwestern University, she moved with her family to Los Angeles when he transferred to the University of California at Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.). She began acting in school plays at North Hollywood High, graduated from The Oakwood School and then continued her stage training at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and the drama division of The Juilliard School in New York. Following a pleasant screen debut in Robert Redford's Oscar-winning Ordinary People (1980), McGovern gave a great performance as Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime (1981) for which she earned an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress. She has continued performing on stage between film assignments rather than concentrate on being a film star.
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North Hollywood High, The Oakwood School
American Conservatory Theatre in San Fransico, The Juilliard School in New York
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Curtis Brown Group, Anonymous Content
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Elizabeth McGovern is married to Simon Curtis.
She previously dated Sean Penn from 1983 to 1984 and Timothy Hutton in 1982.
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