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Birth Name: Jill Clayburgh

Birth Place: New York, NY

Birthday: April 30, 1944, Taurus

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Grew up in a privileged Manhattan household and attended the prestigious Brearley Finishing School.
  • Studied acting with Uta Hagen.
  • Married playwright David Rabe in 1979 and scaled back her career in the '80s to raise their two children.
  • Appeared in several episodes of Ally McBeal as the title character's mother.
  • Returned to the stage after a 20-year absence in the 2005 play A Naked Girl on the Appian Way.

Awards

  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1975, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1978, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1978, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1978, Cannes Film Festival — Best Actress: Winner
  • 1980, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1980, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1979, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Al Pacino — Ex-significant Other
  • David Rabe — Husband
  • Michael Rabe — Son
  • Lily Rabe — Daughter
  • Julia Clayburgh — Mother
  • Albert Henry Clayburgh — Father

College

  • Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, (BA, 1966)

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