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Heather Graham Biography

Birth Name:
Heather Joan Graham
Birth Place:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Worked as an usher at the Hollywood Bowl
  • Began acting professionally while still in high school
  • Made her big-screen debut in 1988's License to Drive
  • Began practicing transcendental meditation in 1991
  • Breakout role was as Rollergirl in 1997's Boogie Nights
  • Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by People magazine in 2001
  • Her 2006 sitcom, Emily's Reasons Why Not, was canceled after only one episode aired
  • Supports Children International and Global Green, among other charities

Awards

  • 2007Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1997Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1990Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Female: nominated

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