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Glenne Headly


Born - 13 March 1954, New London, Connecticut, USA
Died - 8 June 2017

Tallish, pencil-slim, pixie-featured American actress who co-starred with Warren Beatty in Dick Tracy as well as Michael Caine and Steve Martin in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. She made her film debut in the short Bowery Dawn (1972), but it was only after success with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company (one of its leading lights, John Malkovich, was her first husband) that her movie career took off. She then made Four Friends (1981), Doctor Detroit (1983), The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Nadine (1987), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Paperhouse (1988), Dick Tracy (1990), Mortal Thoughts (1991), Ordinary Magic (1993), Getting Even with Dad (1994), Mr Holland's Opus (1995), 2 Days in the Valley (1996), The X Files (1998), Timecode (2000), Bartleby (2001), Around the Bend (2004), Raising Flagg (2006), Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008), Don Jon (2013), Dial a Prayer (2015) and The Circle (2107), her last. Her sudden death was caused by pulmonary embolism complications.