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Elizabeth McGovern

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The Resume

    (July 18, 1961- )
    Acted in 'Last Year's Model (1979),' 'She's Having a Baby (1988),' 'Manila (2000),' 'Buffalo Soldiers (2001)' and 'In God's Hands (2003)'
    Portrays Helen Shaw on 'The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire'

Why she might be annoying:

    Her family moved to Los Angeles when her father was transferred to UCLA.
    She performed in elementary, junior and high school plays.
    She focused on theater rather than film.
    Her husband, Simon Curtis, is a producer/director who helps get her foot in a few doors.
    During a play, while praying over a bed with candles, the bed caught on fire.
    She continued praying while trying to pat out the flames hoping no one would notice, but people noticed when firemen suddenly appeared on stage.
    She dropped out of Juilliard to keep her role for 'Ordinary People.'

Why she might not be annoying:

    She trained at American Conservatory Theater and Juilliard School of Dramatic Art.
    She was nominated for an Acadamy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
    She is the mother of two children.
    Had she not chosen acting, she said: 'I probably would have become a veterinarian, or lived on a ranch somewhere and raised horses, or become more serious about painting, or I might have worked in a Burger King.'

Credit: Skunk Butt

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Year In Review:

    In 2023, Out of 5 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 17 Votes: 29.41% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 31 Votes: 29.03% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 12 Votes: 8.33% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 19 Votes: 36.84% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 47 Votes: 68.09% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 46 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 60 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 53 Votes: 50.94% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 72 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 108 Votes: 50.93% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 94 Votes: 35.11% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 99 Votes: 32.32% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 435 Votes: 43.91% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 289 Votes: 41.52% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 304 Votes: 43.09% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 584 Votes: 50.17% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 152 Votes: 38.82% Annoying