Madsen, Virginia 1961(?)–

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MADSEN, Virginia 1961(?)


Born September 11, 1961 (some sources say 1963), in Chicago, IL; daughter of Cal (a firefighter) and Elaine (a writer and filmmaker of documentaries); sister of Michael (an actor); married Danny Huston, October 1989 (divorced, 1992); children: (with Antonio Sabato, Jr.; an actor) Jack Antonio. Education: Attended Northwestern University; studied acting with Ted Liss for three years, and at Ted Liss Acting Studio and the Harand Camp Adult Theater Seminar. Politics: Democrat.

Addresses: Agent Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager Untitled Entertainment, 8436 West Third St., Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Publicist Warren Cowan & Associates PR, 8899 Beverly Blvd., Suite 919, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actress. Appeared in commercials.

Awards, Honors: Avoriaz Award, and Saturn Award, best actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, 1992, both for Candyman; Bronze Wrangler (with others), television feature film, 2002, for Crossfire Trail.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Lisa, Class, Orion, 1983.

Madeline Robistat, Electric Dreams, MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1984.

Princess Irulan, Dune, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group/Universal, 1984.

Barbara Spencer, Creator (also known as The Big Picture ), Universal, 1985.

Lisa Taylor, Fire with Fire (also known as Captive Hearts ), Paramount, 1986.

Kelly, Modern Girls, Atlantic, 1986.

Yolanda Caldwell, Slam Dance, Island, 1987.

Andrea Miller, Zombie High (also known as The School That Ate My Brain ), Cinema Group, 1987.

Sally Boffin, Mr. North, Samuel Goldwyn, 1988.

Allison Rowe, Hot to Trot, Warner Bros., 1988.

Delia June Curry, Heart of Dixie, Orion, 1989.

Dolly Harshaw, The Hot Spot, Orion, 1990.

Louise Marcus, Highlander 2: The Quickening (also known as Highlander II: The Renegade Version and Highlanderle retour ), Interstar Releasing, 1991.

Helen Lyle, Candyman (also known as Clive Barker's Candyman ), TriStar, 1992.

Polaire Sorel, Becoming Colette (also known as Colette ), Castle Hill, 1992.

Susan Prince, Caroline at Midnight (also known as Someone's Watching ), 1993.

Catherine, The Prophecy (also known as God's Army and God's Secret Army ), 1995.

Kim, Just Your Luck (also known as Whiskey Down ), Polygram, 1996.

Dixie DeLaughter, Ghosts of Mississippi (also known as Ghosts from the Past ), Sony, 1996.

Jackie Lemanczyk, John Grisham's The Rainmaker (also known as The Rainmaker ), Paramount, 1997.

Ballad of the Nightingale, August Entertainment, 1998.

Nobody Knows Anything, Stargazer Entertainment, 1998.

McClintock's Peach, West Wind Entertainment, 1999.

Molly, The Florentine, Bcb Productions, 1999.

Jane, The Haunting (also known as La maldicion ), DreamWorks, 1999.

Traci, After Sex, Cutting Edge Entertainment, 2000.

Vera Miller, Lying in Wait, Itasca Pictures, 2000.

Clare, Almost Salinas, Curb Entertainment, 2001.

(In archive footage) Helen Lyle (Candyman ), Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation (also known as Boogeyman ), Flixmix, 2001.

Brenda, Full Disclsoure, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2001.

Penny, American Gun, Lightening Entertainment, 2002.

Emma Becker, Artworks, 2002.

Also appeared in The Dead Can't Lie.

Television Appearances; Series:

Cohost, Unsolved Mysteries, NBC, 19981999.

Rebecca Sandstrom, American Dreams, NBC, 2002.

Voice of Silver Sable, SpiderMan: The Animated Series (animated), MTV, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Marion Davies, The Hearst and Davies Affair, ABC, 1985.

Dixie Lee Boxx, Long Gone, HBO, 1987.

Rachel Carlyle, Gotham (also known as The Dead Can't Lie ), Showtime, 1988.

Anne Scholes, Third Degree Burn, HBO, 1989.

Rebecca Bishop, Love Kills, USA Network, 1991.

Carla Simmons, Victim of Love (also known as Raw Heat ), CBS, 1991.

Betty Stuart, Ironclads, TNT, 1991.

Carolyn Warmus, A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (also known as Lovers of Deceit and Lovers of Deceit: The Carolyn Warmus Story ), ABC, 1992.

Linda Cowley, Linda (also known as Lust for Murder ), USA Network, 1993.

Gena Hayes, Blue Tiger, HBO, 1994.

Annie Culver Westford, Bitter Vengeance, USA Network, 1994.

Lucy Monroe, Ambushed, HBO, 1998.

Ingrid Bast, Children of Fortune, CBS, 2000.

Anne Rodney, Crossfire Trail (also known as Louis L'Amour's "Crossfire Trail "), TNT, 2001.

Brenda Kniffen, Just Ask My Children, Lifetime, 2001.

Emma, Tempted, Lifetime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Claretta Petacci, Mussolini: The Untold Story, NBC, 1985.

Karin de Vries, Robert Ludlum's The Apocalypse Watch (also known as The Apocalypse Watch ), ABC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, The Making of "Class, " 1983.

Lou Ellen Purdy, "A Matter of Principle," American Playhouse, PBS, 1984.

Narrator, The 4th Annual Celebrity Weddings: In Style, ABC, 2000.

Herself, Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies, 2001.

Complicated Women, TCM, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Inspector General, The WB, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Perfect Order," The Hitchhiker, HBO, 1987.

Annie Charnock, "Eine Kleine Nacht Murder," Moonlighting, ABC, 1989.

Annie Charnock, "When Girls Collide," Moonlighting, ABC, 1989.

Annie Charnock, "Lunar Eclipse," Moonlighting, ABC, 1989.

Alonzo Solace's dance partner, "The Church of Morgan," Earth 2, 1994.

Kellin, "Unforgettable," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1997.

Cassandra Stone, "Three Valentines," Frasier, NBC, 1999.

Cassandra Stone, "When a Man Loves a Woman," Frasier, NBC, 1999.

Cassandra Stone, "Shutout in Seattle: Parts 1 & 2," Frasier, NBC, 1999.

Marsha Ellison, "The Candidate: Parts 1 & 2," The Practice, ABC, 2001.

Herself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001.

Marsha Ellison, "Killing Time," The Practice, ABC, 2001.

Voice of Sarah Cowan, "The Brave and the Bold: Parts 1 & 2," Justice League (animated), Cartoon Network, 2002.

Also appeared as Pacey's girlfriend, Dawson's Creek.

Television Work; Movies:

Additional consultant, Complicated Women, 2003.


Video Games:

Voice of Princess Irulan, Dune 2: Battle of Arrakis (also known as Dune 2 ), 1993.