Kelly Lynch

Kelly Lynch

Highest Rated: 100% Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

Lowest Rated: 0% At Last (2005)

Birthday: Jan 31, 1959

Birthplace: Golden Valley, Minnesota, USA

Kelly Lynch was an American actress who enjoyed a highly diverse career, from action blockbusters to independent film landmarks. Born on January 31, 1959 in Golden Valley, Minnesota, Lynch was a college dropout who briefly worked as a flight attendant. Luckily, she was noticed by a modeling agent, and scored a contract with the Elite modeling agency. After a few years in the modeling game, Lynch decided to become serious about acting, and studied with the legendary instructor Sanford Meisner. Though Lynch got her big break with a role in the charming Tom Cruise vehicle "Cocktail" (1988), it would prove to be 1989 during which Lynch would make an indelible mark on cinema. That year, she appeared in the lovably absurd Patrick Swayze action film "Road House" (1989), as well as Gus Van Sant's crime drama "Drugstore Cowboy," which earned Lynch an Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead. After appearing in John Hughes' final directorial effort, "Curly Sue" (1992), and notoriously turning down what would become Sharon Stone's most iconic role in "Basic Instinct" (1992), Lynch got married to producer/director Mitch Glazer. She earned another Independent Spirit Award nomination for her role in "The Beans of Egypt, Maine" (1994), before embarking on an impressive and consistent run of film roles in such releases as "Virtuosity" (1995), "Heaven's Prisoners" (1996), "Mr. Magoo" (1997), "Charlie's Angels" (2000), "Joe Somebody" (2001), and "The Jacket" (2005). Soon, television beckoned: from 2004 until 2009, Lynch portrayed Ivan Aycock on the lesbian-themed dramedy "The L Word" (Showtime, 2004-2009), before joining the cast of the rebooted "Beverly Hills, 90210" (The CW, 2008-2013) in 2010. Lynch was finally able to collaborate with her husband, Mitch Glazer, in 2012, on the 1950s-set gangster drama series "Magic City" (Starz, 2012-13). In 2017, Lynch took on perhaps her darkest role yet, playing an agoraphobic widow in an incestuous relationship with her son, in "Mr. Mercedes" (AT&T Audience Network, 2017-), a series created by David E. Kelley, based on a novel by Stephen King.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
56% 78% Kepler's Dream Amy (Character) $2.8K 2016
50% 50% The Frontier Luanne (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Seattle Road Aunt Patty (Character) - 2015
86% 45% Glass Chin Mae Graham (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 40% Dark Desire Caren (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat Unknown (Character) - 2012
60% 41% Kaboom Nicole (Character) $116.5K 2010
3% 17% Passion Play Harriet (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 31% Normal Adolescent Behavior Helen (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet 58% The Visitation Morgan Elliot (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 44% Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life Diane Petersen (Character) - 2005
44% 73% The Jacket Jean (Character) $6.3M 2005
0% No Score Yet At Last Unknown (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perfect Crimes Unknown (Character) - 2003
56% 61% Dallas 362 Mary (Character) $18.9K 2003
No Score Yet 81% Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story Jean Murray (Character) - 2003
74% 43% The Slaughter Rule Evangeline (Character) $13.1K 2002
21% 27% Joe Somebody Callie Scheffer (Character) $22.8M 2001
68% 45% Charlie's Angels Vivian Wood (Character) $125.3M 2000
No Score Yet 33% Brotherhood of Murder Susan Martinez (Character) - 1999
44% 50% Homegrown Lucy (Character) $271.4K 1998
No Score Yet 24% Cold Around the Heart Jude Law (Character) $552 1997
7% 24% Mr. Magoo Luanne LeSeur/Prunella Pegula (Character) $21.4M 1997
14% 31% Persons Unknown Amanda (Character) - 1996
16% 32% Heaven's Prisoners Annie Robicheaux (Character) $5M 1996
24% 36% White Man's Burden Marsha Pinnock (Character) $3.6M 1995
32% 32% Virtuosity Madison Carter (Character) $23.2M 1995
No Score Yet 50% The Beans of Egypt, Maine Roberta Bean (Character) $6.5K 1994
60% 63% Imaginary Crimes Valery Weiler (Character) $70.7K 1994
53% 35% Three of Hearts Connie Czapski (Character) $5.5M 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet For Better and for Worse Catherine Vernet (Character) - 1992
13% 50% Curly Sue Grey Ellison (Character) $29.7M 1991
36% 23% Desperate Hours Nancy Breyers (Character) $2.6M 1990
37% 66% Road House Doc (Character) $27.4M 1989
100% 85% Drugstore Cowboy Dianne Hughes (Character) $4.2M 1989
No Score Yet 35% Warm Summer Rain Kate (Character) - 1989
60% 38% Bright Lights, Big City Elaine (Character) $15.7M 1988
7% 58% Cocktail Kerry Coughlin (Character) $77.3M 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Osa Osa (Character) - 1987

TV

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91% 73% Mr. Mercedes Deborah Hartsfield (Character) 2017-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Mercedes Deborah Hartsfield (Character) 2018-2019
65% 70% Magic City Meg Bannock (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2012-2013
No Score Yet 38% 90210 Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
57% 75% The L Word Unknown (Guest Star) 2004-2005
61% 70% Ally McBeal Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
72% No Score Yet Miami Vice Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Hitchhiker Unknown (Character) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE STARZ: Magic City Meg Bannock (Character)

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