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Rebecca De Mornay

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Birth Name: Rebecca Jane Pearch

Birth Place: Santa Rosa, California, United States

Birthday: August 29, 1959, Virgo

Profession: Actor, Producer, Author

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Fast Facts

  • Moved to Europe with her family at age 5 after the death of her stepfather, Richard De Mornay.
  • As a result of living throughout Europe during her childhood, is fluent in French and German; after graduating from high school in Austria, moved back to the United States. 
  • Studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles. 
  • Worked as an apprentice to Francis Ford Coppola at his Zoetrope Studios prior to making her on-screen debut in 1982 with a minor role in his big-budget flick One From the Heart.
  • Breakthrough role was as call girl Lana in 1983's wildly popular Risky Business.
  • Appeared in the music video for Jefferson Starship's 1985 hit "Sara." 
  • Appeared in the 1988 Pasadena Playhouse production of Born Yesterday.
  • Made a memorable cameo appearance in 2005's blockbuster comedy Wedding Crashers.


  • Patrick O'Neal — Ex-husband
  • Leonard Cohen — Ex-fiancé
  • Wally George — Father
  • Peter De Mornay — Half Brother
  • Julie De Mornay — Mother
  • Tom Cruise — Ex-significant Other
  • Richard De Mornay — Stepfather
  • Sophia De Mornay-O'Neal — Daughter
  • Veronica De Mornay-O'Neal — Daughter
  • Bruce Wagner — Ex-husband
  • Eugenia Clinchard — Grandmother