Sean Young

Sean Young


11/20/1959, Louisville, Kentucky

Birth Name

Mary Sean Young


  • Denis Petukhov and Sean Young on Skating...
  • Sean Young on Skating with the Stars.
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Sean Young started out as a model and became an actress in 1980. She has become known mostly for her small roles in movies such as the Sci-Fi epic Blade Runner. but has also appeared in movies such as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. But despite the success of…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Sean has been an active actress since 1980.

    • Sean is of Caucasian descent.

    • Sean's sister is fellow actress Cathleen Young. Sean is the daughter of Donald Young and Lee Guthrie.

    • Sean appeared in the role of Mary Miles Minter in the 2002 film Forever.

    • Sean was escorted from the 2006 Oscars after-party held by Vanity Fair, after she entered, uninvited, on the heels of Jennifer Aniston.

    • Sean says she will sees roles that she should have gotten and that angers her, such as Diane Lane's role in Hollywoodland.

    • Both Sean and James Woods have denied the highly publicized urban legend that Sean superglued James' penis to his leg.

    • Director Rob Reiner is a fan of Sean's talent.

    • Sean playfully refers to the 1998 flop The Boost she starred in as "The Bust".

    • Sean graduated from Cleveland Heights High School in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

    • On January 26, 2008, Sean was removed from the Directors Guild of America awards ceremony in Los Angeles after heckling director Julian Schnabel during his acceptance speech.

    • In 1981, Sean tested for the role of Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark.

    • In 1995, Sean was nominated for a Razzie Award at the Razzie Awards in the category of Worst Supporting Actress for her role in the 1993 film Even Cowgirls Get the Blues.

    • After losing the role of Vicki Vale, Sean attempted to win the role of Catwoman in Batman Returns. She went as far as appearing on a talk show dressed as and acting like Catwoman. She did not get the part and has stated that she will never live it down.

    • She is 5' 10" (1.78 m).

    • She has two sons Quinn Lee born 26 January 1998 and son Rio born 1994.

    • Sean was originally cast as Vickie Vale in the original Batman feature film. But after breaking her collarbone during a horseback riding scene with Michael Keaton she was replaced with Kim Bassinger. She has stated that if she had kept the role her career would be much bigger then it is now.

  • Quotes

  • same Young name, same Young face but not the same Sean Young

    I\\\'ve always thought Sean Young was BEAUTIFUL and although good at the acting part - I never felt she was the character she played. She basically was Sean Young in all her movies. I recently saw her in a 2006 episode of CIS and recognized immediately. She stilled look wonderful but did she always talked through her nose. Her voice was very nasally and her hairstyle seemed too old for her (well maybe it was the charactermoreless