Boyle, Lara Flynn 1970–

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BOYLE, Lara Flynn 1970


Born March 24, 1970, in Davenport, IA; daughter of Sally Boyle (a clerical worker, manager, and assistant); married John Patrick Dee III (a music executive), August 11, 1996 (divorced, 1998). Education: Studied acting at Chicago Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts and at Piven Theatre. Religion: Roman Catholic.

Addresses: Agent ICM, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211; Talent Network Group, 111 E. 22nd St., 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10010; United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager The Firm, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist Tencer & Associates PR, 9777 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 504, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actress. Appeared in television commercials for LAX SuperRich shampoo (Japan), 1996, and Calvin Klein's Obsession, 1990.

Member: Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding heroine: prime time, 1991, for Twin Peaks; CableACE Award nomination, best actress in a dramatic series, National Cable Television Association, 1991, for The Hidden Room; Independent Spirit Award nomination, best supporting actress, 1994, for Equinox; Jury Award (with others), Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, 1997, for Afterglow; Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series, 1999, 2000, 2001, National Board of Review Award (with others), best ensemble performance, 1998, Emmy Award nomination, best supporting actress in a drama series, 1999, for The Practice.


Film Appearances:

Donna Gardner, Poltergeist III (also known as Poltergeist III: The Final Chapter ), MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1988.

Jessica Kailo, How I Got into College, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1989.

Ginny Danburry, Dead Poets Society, Touchstone, 1989.

Sarah, The Rookie, Warner Bros., 1990.

Mara Motes, Mobsters (also known as The Evil Empire and Gangsters ), Universal, 1991.

Rosarita, The Dark Backward (also known as The Man with Three Arms ), Greycat Films, 1991.

Sandra Gladstone, Eye of the Storm (also known as Jack Higgins: Die Krieger ), New Line Cinema, 1991.

Cammie, May Wine (also known as Les belles americaines ), 1991.

Heather, Where the Day Takes You, New Line Cinema, 1992.

Stacy, Wayne's World, Paramount, 1992.

Beverly Franks, Equinox (also known as Isimeria ), IRS Releasing, 1993.

Suzanne Brown, also known as Ann McCord, Red Rock West, Roxie Releasing, 1993.

Kris Bolin, The Temp (also known as Suspicious Minds ), Paramount, 1993.

Laraine Cotwell, Baby's Day Out, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1994.

Ida Muntz, The Road to Wellville, Columbia, 1994.

Alex, Threesome, TriStar, 1994.

Hillary, Farmer & Chase, Arrow Releasing, 1995.

Tanya Mulhill, The Big Squeeze (also known as Body of a Woman and Three Ifs and a Maybe ), First Look Pictures, 1996.

Cameo, Cannes Man (also known as Canne$ Man ), Vine International Pictures, 1996.

Ruth, Red Meat, Treehouse Films, 1997.

Marianne Byron, Afterglow, Sony Pictures Classics, 1997.

Helen Jordan, Happiness, Killer Films/Good Machine, 1998.

Betty Johnson, Susan's Plan (also known as Dying to Get Rich ), 1998.

Karen, Chain of Fools, Warner Bros., 2000.

Herself, Joe Head Goes Hollywood, 2000.

Dr. Emily Paige, Speaking of Sex, 2001.

Serleena, Men in Black II (also known as MIB 2 and MIIB ), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2002.

Herself, MIB ADR (documentary short film), Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2002.

Herself, Creature Featurettes (documentary), Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

Donna Marie Hayward, Twin Peaks (also known as Northwest Passage ), ABC, 1990.

Assistant District Attorney Helen Gamble, The Practice, ABC, 19972004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Jacqueline "Jessie" Bradford, Amerika (also known as Topeka, Kansas U.S.S.R. ), ABC, 1987.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Laura Taggart, Terror on Highway 91, CBS, 1989.

Jennifer Levin, The Preppie Murder, ABC, 1989.

Rachel, Jacob (also known as Jacob: A TNT Bible Story and Die BibelJakob ), TNT, 1994.

Tory Bass/Sabrina James, Past Tense, Showtime, 1994.

Patricia "Pat" Ward/Sandra, Cafe Society, Showtime, 1996.

Grace Williams, Since You've Been Gone, ABC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jennifer Cullen, Gang of Four, ABC, 1989.

Donna Hayward, Twin Peaks, ABC, 1990.

Melody Coatar, Huff, Showtime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 50th Emmy Awards, 1998.

Presenter, The 14th Independent Spirit Awards, 1999.

Presenter, The TV Guide Awards, 1999.

Presenter, The 1999 World Music Awards, 1999.

Presenter, My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2000.

Presenter, The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2000.

Presenter, ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2001.

The 7th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2001.

The 2001 TV Guide Awards, Fox, 2001.

Presenter, Hollywood Salutes Nicolas Cage: An American Cinematheque Tribute, TNT, 2002.

Presenter, The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2003.

The 2003 ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Toy Gun," Sable, 1987.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1990.

Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1990.

Nicole, "Splinters of Privacy," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1991.

(Uncredited) Theresa Dunleavy, "Skeletons in the Closet," Legend, UPN, 1995.

Narrator (with others), Sex and the Silver Screen, Show-time, 1996.

(Uncredited) Helen Gamble, "Making Spirits Bright," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998.

Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1999.

Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 2001.

(Uncredited) Tally Cupp, "Tom Dooley," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2002.

Herself, The View, ABC, 2002.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002.

Herself, "Backyard BBQ," Jackass, MTV, 2002.

Herself, Punk'd, MTV, 2003.

Herself, "Lara Flynn Boyle," E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.



Newsmakers, Issue 4, Gale Group, 2003.


Entertainment Weekly, February 7, 1997, p. 77.

GQ, February, 1993, p. 136.

In Style, May 1, 1999, p. 296.

People Weekly, November 1, 1999, p. 151.

Rolling Stone, October 4, 1990, p. 68.

Women's Sports and Fitness, May, 1999, p. 108.

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