Rebecca De Mornay Biography

Rebecca De Mornay, born as Rebecca Jane Pearch, is an American actress and producer. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her life.

Quick Facts

Nick Name: Rebecca George

Birthday: August 29, 1959

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 60 Years, 60 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Virgo

Also Known As: Rebecca Jane Pearch

Born in: Santa Rosa, California, United States

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females


Spouse/Ex-: Bruce Wagner (m. 1986–1990)

father: Wally George

mother: Jane Eager

U.S. State: California

More Facts

education: Summerhill School

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Rebecca De Mornay, born as Rebecca Jane Pearch, is an American actress and producer. She is known for appearing in the films ‘Risky Business’, ‘Runaway Train’, ‘The Trip to Bountiful’, ‘Backdraft’, ‘The Hand That Rocks the Cradle’, ‘One from the Heart’, ‘The Slugger's Wife’, ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘Dealers’, ‘The Three Musketeers’, ‘The Winner’, ‘Identity’, ‘American Venus’, ‘I Am Wrath’, ‘Apartment 1303 3D’ and ‘American Reunion’. Rebecca has also worked on television in dramas including ‘ER’, ‘The Practice’, ‘Boomtown’, ‘John from Cincinnati’, ‘Jessica Jones’ and ‘Lucifer’. She has appeared in tons of television films such as ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’, ‘By Dawn's Early Light’, ‘An Inconvenient Woman’, ‘Blind Side’, ‘The Con’, ‘Night Ride Home’, ‘Range of Motion’, ‘A Girl Thing’ and ‘No Place Like Home’, to name a few. Apart from acting, the American celebrity served as the executive producer for the flick ‘Never Talk to Strangers’.

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  • Rebecca De Mornay first appeared in the 1981 movie ‘One from the Heart’. She then appeared in the movies ‘Risky Business’, ‘Testament’, ‘The Slugger's Wife’, ‘Runaway Train’ and ‘The Trip to Bountiful’. After this, she did the TV film ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’ in 1986. A year later, Rebecca De Mornay was cast as Beauty in the flick ‘Beauty and the Beast’. Then in 1990, she acted in the TV movie ‘By Dawn's Early Light’. Soon after this, she got featured in the movies ‘Backdraft’ and ‘The Hand That Rocks the Cradle’.
  • The American star was then cast in the films ‘Guilty as Sin’ and ‘The Three Musketeers’ in 1993. Two years later, she worked in the movie ‘Never Talk to Strangers’. Rebecca De Mornay then played the role of Wendy Torrance in the miniseries ‘The Shining‘ in 1997. Two years later, she acted in the drama ‘ER’ as well as in the movies ‘Thick as Thieves’ and ‘A Table for One’. From 2000 to 2007, she did numerous small screen and big screen projects namely ‘Range of Motion’, ‘Boomtown’, ‘The Practice’, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’, ‘John from Cincinnati’, ‘The Right Temptation’, ‘Identity’, ‘Raise Your Voice’, ‘Lords of Dogtown’, ‘Wedding Crashers’, ‘American Venus’ and ‘Music Within’.
  • In 2010, SHE was cast in the films ‘Flipped’ and ‘Mother's Day’. The following year, she played the roles of Dr. Bach and Maddie Slate in the movies ‘A Fonder Heart’ and ‘Apartment 1303 3D’ respectively. Then Rebecca De Mornay received a role in the flick ‘American Reunion’ in 2012. Three years later, she joined the cast of ‘Jessica Jones’. In 2016, she played the roles of Vivian Hill and Penelope Decker in the movies ‘I Am Wrath’ and the drama ‘Lucifer’ respectively.
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Personal Life
  • Rebecca De Mornay was born as Rebecca Jane Pearch on August 29, 1959, in Santa Rosa, California, USA, to parents Julie and Wally George. She attended Summerhill School. The actress got married to Bruce Wagner in 1986. After divorcing him in 1990, she was briefly engaged to Leonard Cohen. De Mornay was also in a relationship with Patrick O'Neal with whom she has two daughters.
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1. Flipped (2010)

  (Comedy, Romance, Drama)

2. The Trip to Bountiful (1985)


3. Testament (1983)


4. Music Within (2007)

  (Comedy, Biography, Drama, Music, War, Romance)

5. Risky Business (1983)

  (Crime, Romance, Drama, Comedy)

6. Identity (2003)

  (Mystery, Thriller)

7. Runaway Train (1985)

  (Action, Drama, Adventure, Thriller)

8. Lords of Dogtown (2005)

  (Drama, Biography, Sport)


MTV Movie & TV Awards
1992 Best Villain The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)

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