Kelly Ann McGillis is an American actress who has appeared in numerous films. Her performances in Witness and Made in Heaven garnered her a Golden Globe and BAFTA nomination. Let’s talk more about her in the article. Follow fox24x7 to get daily updates.
Kelly McGillis Bio
Kelly Ann McGillis (born July 9, 1957) is an American stage and screen actress widely known for her film roles, such as Rachel Lapp in Witness (1985). Kelly Ann McGillis was born in Newport Beach, California, to Virginia Joan (Snell), a homemaker, and Donald Manson McGillis, a general practitioner of medicine.
She has English, Welsh, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. McGillis dropped out of high school to pursue a career as an actress, and attended Juilliard in Manhattan and Pacific Conservatory of Performing Art in Santa Monica, CA.
She held a variety of jobs while pursuing her career, such as waitressing, and snagged a few stage roles before landing a supporting part in the Academy Award-nominated Reuben, Reuben (1983).
This led to a lot of TV work and a lead role opposite Harrison Ford in the highly acclaimed thriller Witness (1985). This box office hit, directed by Peter Weir, got her noticed around Hollywood
and producers took note of her. One of them was Jerry Bruckheimer, who cast her as Charlie Blackwood in the mega-hit Top Gun (1986) which became the highest-grossing film of the year and gave her some major name recognition.
|Known For||Famous for starring in Witness movie|
|Full Name||Kelly Ann McGillis|
|Birthplace||Newport Beach, California, United States|
Kelly McGillis Movies
- Dirty John (TV Series)
- Maternal Secrets (TV Movie)
- An Uncommon Grace (TV Movie)
- Z Nation (TV Seriesz
- Sisters of Mercy
- Grand Street
- Tio Papi
- We Are What We Are
- What Could Have Been
- Stake Land: Origins (TV Series short)
- The Innkeepers
- Stake Land
- The L Word (TV Series)
- Lay Down the Law
- Lesbians Gone Wild
- Black Widower (TV Movie)
- Morgan’s Ferry
- No One Can Hear You
- Cold Shoulder (TV Movie)
- Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
Kelly McGillis Husband
Before meeting her husband, Kelly was married twice. She married Boyd Black in 1979 and separated
from him in 1981.
She then married Fred Tillman in 1989, but the couple split up in 2002. They had two children together.
In 2009, McGillis revealed that she is a lesbian. She now lives in North Carolina with her two kids.
She dated several other men before she met Fred Tillman. She married him on 1 January 1989 and the two had two children.
Kelly McGillis physical stats
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)|
|Weight||63 kg (139 lbs)|
Kelly McGillis Net Worth
Kelly McGillis’ net worth is estimated at approximately $5 million.