Jill Clayburgh

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Jill Clayburgh

Born

4/30/1944, New York, New York, USA

Died

11/5/2010

Birth Name

Jill Clayburgh

Gender

Female
9.3
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Biography

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American actress Jill Clayburgh graduated from Sarah Lawrence University. She has been married to screenwriter David Rabe for 28 years and has two children. She starred in several movies and TV shows such as Hustling and Ally McBeal. Most recently, Jill plays Letitia Darling on ABC's Dirty Sexy Money.

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Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • In 1982, Jill was nominated for a Golden Globe in the category of Best Motion Picture Actress - Comedy/Musical for the 1981 film for First Monday in October.

    • Jill starred in the West Coast debut of her husband's play "In the Boom Boom Room" at Long Beach's Centre Theatre.

    • Jill made her Broadway debut in the short lived (3 performances) play, "The Sudden and Accidental Re-Education of Horse Johnson". Two years later she was featured in the Tony Award winning musical "The Rothchilds" and made her Broadway singing debut.

    • While attending college, Jill worked in summer stock at Williamstown Theater in Massachusetts.

    • Jill attended the prestigious Brearley Finishing School.

    • Jill has been nominated for two Academy Awards in the category of Best Actress in a Leading Role. First in 1979, for her role as Erica in the 1978 film An Unmarried Woman. The second in 1980, for her role as Marilyn Holmberg in the 1979 film Starting Over.

    • Jill portrayed the role of Naomi in the 1972 comedy-film Portnoy's Complaint.

    • Jill was the stepmother of Jason Rabe.

    • In 1999, Entertainment Weekly named Jill Clayburgh to its list of Hollywood's 25 Greatest Actresses.

    • Jill lived with Al Pacino from 1970 to 1975.

    • In 1980, Jill was nominated for a Marquee award at the American Movie Awards in the category of Best Actress for her role as Marilyn Holmberg in the 1979 comedy Starting Over.

    • Jill practiced the Jewish faith.

    • According to Celebrity Sleuth magazine, Jill's measurements are 35-25-36.

    • In 1979, Jill won the Golden Apple Award for Female Star of the Year.

    • In 1979, Jill was nominated for a BAFTA Film Award in the category of Best Actress for her role as Erica in the 1978 film An Unmarried Woman.

    • Jill stood at 5' 8" or 1.73 m.

  • Quotes

    • Jill: Topless is just topless. That's nothing. Why is it OK for men to go around topless when some of them have bigger boobs than many women?

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