Virginia Madsen
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Welcome to the Official Website for the Academy Award & Golden Globe award-nominated american film, television actress and producer Virginia Madsen. We bring you the news and the images before anyone else can. Being that we're the official web site we are able to provide you with all the latest and all the most updated news and photos before any of the other sites can. Virginia Madsen is a very talented and experienced actress who has starred in roles such as Candyman, Sideways, The Number 23, The Haunting in Connecticut, Joy, American Gothic, Designated Survivor and more.
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A cool, classic beauty, with a vibrant blonde mane and an exuberant flair for the dramatic, Virginia Madsen is one of Hollywood's most versatile and unique actresses. Not only did she received amazing reviews for her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated performance in Alexander Payne's hit film, Sideways, but this Independent Spirit Award-winning actress has an illustrious resume of roles alongside the most notable and respected actors in the business. You can read more here!

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A Change of Heart (2017)

Frustrated with the cards life has dealt him, Hank is man whose circumstances have driven him to fear diversity, yet his Central Florida town is adhering less and less to the white, straight profile with which he’s comfortable. After suffering a heart attack, Hank's life is saved by a transplant but will Hank's body accept a donation from a Puerto Rican drag queen? Playing on both the literal and symbolic significance of that most treasured of organs.

Virginia Madsen as Deena
Director: Kenny Ortega
Genre: Comedy
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Better Watch Out (2017)

On a quiet suburban street tucked within a "safe neighborhood", a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasion.

Virginia Madsen as Deandra
Director: Chris Peckover
Genre: Thriller
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1985 (2018)

Based on SXSW Special Jury Prize winning short. Centers on terminally-ill Adrian, who flies home from New York to visit his estranged family in Texas. His attempt at revealing his circumstances to his conservative parents are challenged when he reconnects with his preteen brother and his old flame.

Virginia Madsen as Eileen
Director: Yen Tan
Genre: Drama
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The Truth About Harry Quebert Affair (2018)

Story takes place in coastal Maine and focuses on Marcus Goldman who is visiting Harry Quebert’s home to find a cure for his writer’s block as his publisher’s deadline looms. Marcus’ plans are suddenly upended when Harry is sensationally implicated in the cold-case murder of Nola Kellergan, a fifteen-year-old girl who has been missing for many years.

Virginia Madsen as Tamara Quinn
Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Genre: Drama
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Fact File

  • Birth Name: Virginia Gayle Madsen
  • Celeb Name: Virginia Madsen
  • Nicknames: Vmad, V, Gina.
  • Height: 5ft 4.5in (163.8 cm)
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: She has one half-brown, half-green eye while the other is entirely green.
  • Western Zodiac: Virgo
  • Chinese Horoscope: Ox
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: September 11, 1961
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
  • Education: Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, US.
  • Ex Husband: Danny Huston
  • Boyfriend: Nick Holmes
  • Son: Jack Antonio Sabato
  • Father: Cal Madsen
  • Mother: Elaine Madsen
  • Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother. Cheryl and Michael.
  • Ex-Boyfriends: Billy Campbell , Antonio Sabato Jr.
  • Pets: 2 dogs, 1 cat. Star, Sky and Penn.
  • Claim to fame: as Princess Irulan in Dune (1984)


Carried her son’s Lego action figure with her for good luck at the 2005 Golden Globe Awards.

In 2007, became the first celebrity spokesperson for Botox, which she initially started using in 2003 to help with migraines.

Homeschooled her son, Jack.

Formed a production company called Title IX Productions with Karly Meola in 2008. Their first project, the documentary I Know a Woman Like That, was directed by Madsen’s mom, Elaine.

Her first Golden Globe and Academy Award nomination came from her role in the 2004 film “Sideways”.

Virginia’s comes from an acting family- Michael Madsen her brother is an actor and Elaine Madsen, her mother is an Emmy-winning producer and writer.

Madsen debuted in “Class”, a teen-sex comedy by Andrew McCarthy, at the age of 19. The role was not a well-appreciated one.

American audiences started noticing her after her 1984 role as Princess Irulan in “Dune” the science fiction epic.

Virginia gained popularity after her 1986 film “Fire with Fire”. She portrayed a schoolgirl who falls in love with a prison camp inmate.

During the shooting of the 1992 horror film “Candyman”, she had to be hypnotized in certain scenes to ensure that her pupils remained dilated. After the first few instances, she told her director that she will not go through with the hypnotism sessions.

In the 2009 animated film “Wonder Woman”, she was the voice of Queen Hippolyte, Wonder Woman’s mother.

She has heterochromia. This genetic trait results in different eye pigmentation. Virginia has one half-brown, half-green eye while the other is entirely green.

Madsen is a very frank person. She never hid the fact that she uses Juvederm and Botox. She has teamed-up with Juvederm to educate women about its use. Her objective is that women make wise and informed beauty choices.

Has a child, with Antonio Sabato Jr., named Jack Sabato (b. 6 August 1994).

Her brother, actor Michael Madsen, refuses to see any of her movies in which she appears naked.

Sister, Cheryl Madsen, was an actress. She is also an owner of a restaurant in Wisconsin.

Daughter of Cal Madsen (a firefighter) and Elaine Madsen (a poet). They got divorced in 1968.

Was once engaged to actor Billy Campbell. They went to Hollywood together to pursue acting careers and lived in Pacific Palisades. Virginia graduated from New Trier East High School in 1979, a year before Rusty Schwimmer. She was known as “Gina” at NTE and was very active in the school’s theater department.

Former daughter-in-law of John Huston and Zoe Sallis; former sister-in-law of Tony Huston, Anjelica Huston, and Pat Delaney (as the wife of Tony Huston); also former sister-in-law of Georganne LaPiere, ex-wife of her brother Michael Madsen and half-sister of Cher.

Her father’s parents (Soren and Anna Marie Madsen) came to America from Denmark in the early 1900s. Virginia Madsen is half-Danish.

Her mother has English, Irish, Scottish, and German ancestry, and is also said to have Native American roots.

Aunt of Michael Madsen’s children Christian Madsen, Cody Setzer, Max Madsen, Kalvin Madsen, Luke Madsen and Hudson Madsen.

Sister-in-law of DeAnna Madsen

Former sister-in-law of Jeannine Bisignano and Georganne LaPiere.

She is allergic to bee stings.

In an interview, she admitted that she was sobbing so hard at the end of Star Trek II: (1982) when Spock died, that she had to go home as soon as the movie was over.

Claims that she was hypnotized for some of the scenes in Candyman (1992).

Alumnus of New Trier High School East, Winnetka, Illinois. Studied at Ted Liss Acting Studio in Chicago and at Harand Camp Adult Theater Seminar in Wisconsin. Attended the Malibu Celebration of Film Gala Honoring Robert Altman In October 2006.

Her relationship with Billy Campbell lasted from 1981 up until she met ex-husband Danny Huston.

Counts Network (1976) and its director Sidney Lumet among her favorite films and directors.


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