Biography

Rebecca De Mornay  (born August 29, 1959, height 5' 5½" (1,66 m)) is an American film and television actress. Her breakthrough film role came in 1983, when she played Lana in Risky Business opposite Tom Cruise. Her other notable film roles include Sara in Runaway Train in 1985, Helen McCaffrey in the thriller Backdraft in 1991 and her portrayal of the chillingly twisted nanny Peyton Flanders in the popular 1992 thriller The Hand That Rocks the Cradle.

Rebecca De Mornay  (born August 29, 1959, height 5' 5½" (1,66 m)) is an American film and television actress. Her breakthrough film role came in 1983, when she played Lana in Risky Business opposite Tom Cruise. Her other notable film roles include Sara in Runaway Train in 1985, Helen McCaffrey in the thriller Backdraft in 1991 and her portrayal of the chillingly twisted nanny Peyton Flanders in the popular 1992 thriller The Hand That Rocks the Cradle.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 48

Birthday 1959-08-29

Place of Birth Santa Rosa, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Rebecca Jane Pearch

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Collar as Mayor Ramona 'Nomi' Billingsley
2016 I Am Wrath as Vivian Hill
2016 Lucifer (1 episode) as Penelope Decker
2015 Marvel's Jessica Jones (8 episodes) as Dorothy Walker
2012 Apartment 1303 3D as Maddie Slate
2012 American Reunion as Finch's Mother
2010 Mother's Day as Natalie 'Mother' Koffin
2010 Flipped as Pasty Loski
2007 American Venus as Celia
2007 John from Cincinnati (10 episodes) as Cissy Yost
2007 Music Within as Richard's Mom
2005 Wedding Crashers as Mrs. Kroeger
2005 Lords of Dogtown as Philaine
2004 Raise Your Voice as Nina Fletcher
2003 Identity as Caroline Suzanne
2002 Salem Witch Trials as Elizabeth Parris
2001 A Girl Thing as Kim McCormack
2000 Range of Motion as Lainey Berman
2000 The Right Temptation as Derian McCall
1999 Wicked Ways as Ruth Draper
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1999 Night Ride Home as Nora Mahler
1999 Thick as Thieves as Petrone
1998 The Con as Barbara Beaton / Nancy Thoroughgood
1997 The Shining (4 episodes) as Wendy Torrance
1996 The Winner as Louise
1995 Never Talk to Strangers as Dr. Sarah Taylor
1995 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1994 Getting Out as Arlene Holsclaw
1993 The Three Musketeers as Countess D'Winter
1993 Guilty as Sin as Jennifer Haines
1993 Blind Side as Lynn Kaines
1992 The Hand that Rocks the Cradle as Mrs. Mott / Peyton Flanders
1991 Backdraft as Helen McCaffrey
1991 An Inconvenient Woman (2 episodes) as Flo
1990 By Dawn's Early Light as Capt. Moreau
1989 Dealers as Anna Schuman
1988 Feds as Ellis DeWitt
1988 And God Created Woman as Robin Shea
1987 Beauty and the Beast as Beauty
1986 The Murders in the Rue Morgue as Claire Dupin
1985 The Trip to Bountiful as Thelma
1985 Runaway Train as Sara
1985 The Slugger's Wife as Debby Huston
1983 Testament as Cathy Pitkin
1983 Risky Business as Lana
1974 NOVA (1 episode) as Narrator
1969 Laughter in the Dark

Directing

1995 The Outer Limits (1 episode)Director

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