Mercedes Ruehl

Mercedes Ruehl

actress, soundtrack

Mercedes Ruehl was born on Feb 28, 1948 in USA. Mercedes Ruehl's big-screen debut came with The Warriors directed by Walter Hill in 1979. Mercedes Ruehl is known for A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story directed by Agnieszka Holland, Mercedes Ruehl stars as Sylvia Guerrero and JD Pardo as Eddie. Mercedes Ruehl has got 12 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Mercedes Ruehl achieved is Boston Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Mercedes Ruehl plays is Hustlers which will be released on Sep 13, 2019.

Ruehl received her first Academy Award nomination and win for her performance as Anne Napolitano, the emotionally driven girlfriend to fallen radio personality, (played by Jeff Bridges), in Terry Gilliam's masterpiece, Fisher King - Le roi pêcheur (1991). In addition to an Oscar, and a Golden Globe, Ruehl's performance garnered several accolades. Los Angeles Times commended the performance, calling it "a bravura performance that runs from high, bantering comedy to an intense projection of pain and sorrow."Notable film credits include Fisher King - Le roi pêcheur (1991), Lost in Yonkers (1993) and Pour l'amour de Roseanna (1997).

  • Birthday

    Feb 28, 1948
  • Place of Birth

    Queens, New York City, New York, USA
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Known For


12 wins & 4 nominations

Boston Film Festival
Winner - Film Excellence Award
Academy Awards, USA
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner - Oscar
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