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  • Kate Nelligan

    Born on December 31, 1969 in London, Ontario, Canada

awards & nominations

The Cider House Rules (1999)

Kate Nelligan as "Olive Worthington"

The film follows the life of Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire), a precocious orphan who leaves his lifelong home and his loving tutor, Dr. Larch (Michael Caine) to explore the world. While Homer struggles to make a life for himself on his own, he must make monumental decisions that will change the course of his future and deeply affect the lives of those around him.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Prince of Tides (1991)

Kate Nelligan as "Lila Wingo Newbury"

A New York psychiatrist treating an emotionally scarred woman finds it helpful to discuss her South Carolina family's troubled history with the woman's twin brother. He and the psychiatrist find themselves drawn together by their equally turbulent pasts, and they form an alliance which ultimately leads to romance.

Academy Award (1991) Nominated Best Supporting Actress

Frankie and Johnny (1991)

Kate Nelligan as "Cora"

When Johnny (Al Pacino) is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora (Kate Nelligan), Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress Frankie (Michelle Pfeiffer). While Frankie resists Johnny's charms initially, she eventually relents when her best friend, Tim (Nathan Lane), persuades her to give Johnny a chance.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991) Won Actress in a Supporting Role

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