Virginia Madsen

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16 Feb 2021

“Candyman” Virtual Panel Preview at Wizard World Virtual Experiences!

Candyman actors Tony Todd, Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley and DeJuan Guy are joined by writer/director Bernard Rose in a virtual panel from Wizard World Virtual Experiences 2021 to discuss this classic horror movie, their careers and to answer fan questions.

Tony Todd is the The Candyman / Daniel Robitaille in Candyman but is also known for roles in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Stargate SG-1, Jake and the Fatman, The Crow and the voice of Zoom in CW’s The Flash. Virginia Madsen played Helen Lyle in Candyman, but is also known for her roles in Dune, The Prophecy, Sideways, Swamp Thing, Elementary, Designated Survivor, American Gothic, Witches of East End and Hell on Wheels.

This panel is presented by Reveel Movies and moderated by Mike Gregorek.

20 Jan 2020

Virginia Madsen will attend The Warburton Catwalk!

Joining Patrick Warburton & his friends on The Warburton Catwalk is actress Virginia Madsen. She appeared in the science-fiction epic Dune & was an #Academy Award and Golden Globes nominee for the movie Sideways Movie. She also has played roles in the television series “Designated Survivor,” “Elementary,” and superhero horror web television series “DC Universe’s Swamp Thing.”

Purchase tickets to the January 24 luncheon and fashion show to see Virginia and other celebrity models on the runway. Space is limited! Reserve your seats today at https://www.thewarburton.com/catwalk/

05 Nov 2019

Beyond the Glass Ceiling!

Oscar-nominee Virginia Madsen, who is among the illustrious honorees of the 11th annual Broken Glass Awards, expounds upon her creative path and the galvanizing force of women.

“I think it’s always good when groups of women get together. It’s more important now, more than ever, to support one another and our endeavors and call attention to those who are working hard to make changes.”

It’s time to shatter some glass. But as the Palm Springs Women in Film & TV (PSWIFT) 11th annual Broken Glass Awards Luncheon unfolds on Nov. 4 at Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa, there will be more than honors doled out to the female trailblazers, like actress Virginia Madsen, who have paved the way for others in entertainment, arts, and philanthropy.

Expect a bevy of commentary on the creative strides that have already been made and what the road ahead may actually look like for women on the rise. This year’s honorees include Virginia Madsen (The Gena Award), Sierra McCormick (The Rising Star Award), Melissa Neiderman (The Humanitarian Award), Dolores Robinson (The Broken Glass Award), and Liliana Rodriguez (The Desert Diva Award).

Virginia Madsen, the recipient of this year’s Gena Award, has worked vigilantly in the industry since 1983, and is known for her headturning roles in Sideways for which she nabbed a 2004 Oscar nomination. TV’s Law & Order, Elementary, American Gothic, and Designated Survivor. The actress, who was in attendance for the Palm Springs International Film Festival during the fiery success of Sideways, shares more about the award, the creative glass that still needs breaking, and much more.

This award brings you back to Palm Springs.

I’m from Chicago and I never thought I would enjoy the desert. But I find that the desert feeds me much in the way the ocean feeds you. There’s something that is so ancient in those rocks and mountains. And it’s so close to where I live [in L.A.]. I would always find peace and serenity in Palm Springs. And that was a surprise to me. I don’t know what those rocks are made of out there, but there’s something in there that’s good for the soul. Continue Reading