Michelle Phillips

Highest Rated: 100% Monterey Pop (1968)
Lowest Rated: 0% The Price of Air (2000)
Birthday: Jun 4, 1944
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
Singer/actress Michelle Phillips was Holly Michelle Gilliam when she arrived in New York in 1962 to become a model. The 17-year-old ex-California girl met and fell in love with Greenwich Village folksinger John Phillips, ten years her senior. After Michelle and John were married, she devoted her time to raising MacKenzie, John's daughter from an earlier marriage, and occasionally singing in John's group, the Journeymen. Upon that group's breakup in 1963, John and Michelle teamed with Cass Elliot and Denny Doherty, both formerly of the defunct group The Mugwumps and the result was The Mamas and The Papas. This new singing aggregation was a success from its first 1965 release, "California Dreamin'," onward. Other hits followed: "Monday, Monday," "I Call Your Name," "Do You Wanna Dance," and on and on. In 1966, Michelle and John broke up; by 1967 Michelle was living with Dennis Hopper, and within three years the Phillips were divorced. The Mamas and The Papas also dissolved around this time, with "Mama" Cass Elliot opting for a solo career. The group's individual successes (including John's briefly best-selling songs) were ethereal, however, and in 1971 The Mamas and The Papas -- including Michelle, -- reunited. The results were dishearteningly bad, thus Michelle renounced singing for good, hoping instead to make her mark as an actress. Michelle Phillips' later press coverage was due more to her high-profile romances with the likes of Warren Beatty and Rudolph Nureyev than to her acting, though critics were kindly disposed towards her performance in Nureyev's 1977 film vehicle Valentino.

Highest Rated Movies



97% Echo In the Canyon Actor 2019
No Score Yet Valentino Actor 2011
No Score Yet Unbeatable Harold Erma 2007
No Score Yet California Rock Actor 2005
17% Kids in America Singer $0.5M 2005
5% Harry and Max Mother 2005
No Score Yet March Joan 2001
No Score Yet Lost In The Pershing Point Hotel Actor 2000
0% The Price of Air Mrs. Rye 2000
No Score Yet Sweetwater: A True Rock Story Nansi Nevins (1990s scenes) 1999
No Score Yet No One Would Tell Laura Collins 1996
No Score Yet Rubdown Actor 1993
No Score Yet Joshua Tree (Army of One) Esther Severance 1993
No Score Yet Scissors Ann Carter 1991
No Score Yet Flashing on the Sixties Actor 1991
30% Let It Ride Mrs. Davis 1989
No Score Yet The Mamas & the Papas: Straight Shooter Actor 1988
No Score Yet Assault and Matrimony Madge 1987
0% American Anthem Linda Tevere 1986
No Score Yet Secrets of a Married Man Actor 1984
No Score Yet The Man with Bogart's Face Gena Anastas 1980
No Score Yet Sidney Sheldon's 'Bloodline' Vivian Nichols 1979
43% Valentino Natasha Rambova 1977
61% Shampoo Girl at Party 1975
No Score Yet The California Kid Actor 1974
92% Dillinger Billie Frechette 1973
No Score Yet Death Squad Actor 1973
50% The Last Movie Banker's Daughter 1971
100% Monterey Pop Actor 1968


No Score Yet 7th Heaven
  • 2004
66% Spin City
Jane Moore
  • 2001
60% Popular
Hellacious Akers
  • 2000
  • 1999
33% The Magnificent Seven
  • 1999
No Score Yet Beverly Hills, 90210
Valerie's Mother Abby Malone Abby
  • 1998
  • 1997
22% Malibu Shores
Suki Walker
  • 1996
86% Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
Claudette Wilder
  • 1995
  • 1994
No Score Yet Knots Landing
Anne W. Matheson
  • 1993
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  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1987
  • 1983
89% Star Trek: The Next Generation
Jenice Manheim
  • 1988
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
Regina Kellijian
  • 1984
No Score Yet Spicy City


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