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  • Debra Winger

    Born on May 16, 1955 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio

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Shadowlands (1993)

Debra Winger as "Joy Gresham"

C. S. Lewis (Anthony Hopkins), the renowned author of "The Chronicles of Narnia" series, is a bachelor and Oxford University professor who spends his free time debating with fellow academics at a pub. Although he seems entirely uninterested in love, Lewis agrees to marry Joy Gresham (Debra Winger), an American writer who is looking to secure British citizenship. Their arrangement soon becomes a romance, and, when Joy is diagnosed with terminal cancer, their bond grows even stronger.

Academy Award (1993) Nominated Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role

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