Virginia Madsen Biography
(Actress Best Known for Her Roles in Films: 'Candyman', 'Sideways' and the Mystery Series 'Monk')
Birthday: September 11, 1961 (Virgo)
Born In: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Virginia Madsen is an American actor and producer, best known for her performances in the films ‘Sideways’ and ‘Candyman.’ Daughter of ‘Emmy Award’-winning filmmaker and author Elaine Madsen and sister of actor, poet, writer, director, producer, and photographer Michael Madsen, Virginia made her film debut with the American comedy ‘Class.’ Following this, she played the supporting role of ‘Princess Irulan’ in David Lynch’s American epic science-fiction film ‘Dune.’ She gained mainstream popularity with her role of ‘Lisa Taylor’ in the American romantic drama ‘Fire with Fire.’ She then delivered award-winning performances in ‘Candyman’ and ‘Sideways.’ The latter also earned her ‘Academy Award’ and ‘Golden Globe’ nominations. Other notable films featuring Virginia are ‘A Prairie Home Companion,’ ‘The Rainmaker,’ ‘Joy,’ and ‘Red Riding Hood.’ Over the years, Virginia has also featured in several TV series, such as ‘American Dreams’ and ‘Designated Survivor.’ She has also been seen in TV films such as ‘Linda’ and ‘Victim of Love.’ She has also launched her own film production company, ‘Title IX Productions.’ Its debut project was a documentary titled ‘I Know a Woman Like That,’ directed by her mother.