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Where Are They Now - Friday, January 20, 2017

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Actress Madeleine Stowe is probably best known for her roles in the films The Last of the Mohicans, Twelve Monkeys, and Stakeout. She had quite a film and television career. So what's Stowe been doing lately? Find out here!

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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":

Peter Weller - Starred in "RoboCop" and "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension"

Dan Hedaya - He played Nick Tortelli on the TV series "Cheers" and the father of Cher (the main character) in the movie "Clueless"

George Cukor - Director, "Adam's Rib", "The Philadelphia 'Story"

(Answer at the bottom)




Madeleine Stowe

Learn More About Madeleine Stowe on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: August 18, 1958, Los Angeles, California

BIRTH NAME: Madeleine Marie Stowe Mora

CLAIM TO FAME: She is well-known for her role as Cora Munro in The Last of the Mohicans.

FAMILY LIFE: She has been married since 1982 to actor Brian Benben. They have one daughter, May Theodora Benben (born 1996).

INFO: Stowe took piano lessons as a young girl as a way to avoid socializing with other kids. However, when her music teacher Sergei Tarnowsky died at the age of 96, she decided to quit piano altogether and went to the University of Southern California to study cinema and journalism. While she was performing at a Beverly Hills theater, a movie agent spotted her and found her several offers to appear on television and in film.

Stowe acted in mostly supporting roles for many years, until she finally got a little more recognition playing the wife of Kurt Russell in the crime drama Unlawful Entry in 1992. That same year, she played Cora Munro in The Last of the Mohicans, which also starred Daniel Day-Lewis.

Director Robert Altman cast her in 1993's Short Cuts as the wife of a compulsive liar and adulterous police officer played by Tim Robbins. She has also played a blind musician in the thriller Blink, a psychiatrist in the science-fiction thriller Twelve Monkeys, and appeared in 1998's The Proposition, and The General's Daughter in 1999.

When not filming, she spends her time at her ranch in Texas, which she shares with her husband Brian Benben.

TRIVIA: Is half British (father) and half-Costa Rican (mother).

Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#90). [1995]

Pretended to be a reporter just so she could meet John Travolta before she became famous.

Replaced Faith Hill as Julie Moore in We Were Soldiers (2002).

In 1982 she married her boyfriend of a year Brian Benben, whom she met on the set of the NBC miniseries The Gangster Chronicles (1981).

Coincidentally, Stowe appeared in the 1990 theatrical film "Revenge" and also appeared on an unrelated TV series also titled "Revenge".

WHERE IS SHE NOW: Stowe and her husband own a working cattle ranch outside of Fredericksburg, Texas. This is where they spend their spare time. She recently appeared on the Syfy series 12 Monkeys, after starring in the 1995 Terry Gilliam film.

WRITE TO MADELEINE STOWE:
Madeleine Stowe
c/o Brillstein Entertainment
9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

CREDITS:

2016 12 Monkeys (TV Series)...Lillian
Memory of Tomorrow

2011-2015 Revenge (TV Series)...Victoria Grayson

2009 The Christmas Hope (TV movie)...Patricia Addison

2007 Raines (TV series)...Dr. Samantha Kohl

2006/I Southern Comfort (TV movie)...Charlotte

2005 Saving Milly (TV movie)...Milly

2003 Octane...Senga Wilson

2002 Avenging Angelo...Jennifer Barrett Allieghieri

2002 We Were Soldiers...Julie Moore

2002 The Magnificent Ambersons (TV movie)...Isabel Amberson Minafer

2001 Impostor...Maya Olham

1999 The General's Daughter...Warr. Off. Sara Sunhill

1998 Playing by Heart...Gracie

1998 The Proposition...Eleanor Barret

1995 Twelve Monkeys...Kathryn Railly

1994/I Bad Girls...Cody Zamora

1994 Blink...Emma Brody

1994 China Moon...Rachel Munro

1993 Short Cuts...Sherri Shepard

1993 Another Stakeout...Maria McGuire (uncredited)

1992 The Last of the Mohicans...Cora Munro

1992 Unlawful Entry...Karen Carr

1991 Closet Land...Victim

1990 The Two Jakes...Lillian Bodine

1990/I Revenge...Miryea

1989 Worth Winning...Veronica Briskow

1988 Tropical Snow...Marina

1987 Stakeout...Maria McGuire

1986 Blood & Orchids (TV movie)...Hester Ashley Murdoch (as Madeline Stowe)

1984 Amazons (TV movie)...Dr. Sharon Fields

1982 Gangster Wars...Ruth Lasker

1981 The Gangster Chronicles (TV series)...Ruth Lasker

1981 Trapper John, M.D. (TV series)...Cassie
Creepy Time Gal (1981)

1980 Little House on the Prairie (TV series)...Annie Crane
Portrait of Love (1980)

1980 Beulah Land (TV mini-series)...Selma Kendrick Davis

1979 Barnaby Jones (TV series)...Diane
School of Terror

1978 The Deerslayer (TV movie)...Hetty Hutter

1978 The Nativity (TV movie)...Mary (as Madeline Stowe)

1978 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV series)...Maria Calderon
Escort to Danger

1978 Baretta (TV series)...Anna
The Marker (1978)

To see Then & Now pictures of Madeleine Stowe, visit: Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Peter Weller - ALIVE
Born: 06/24/1947

Dan Hedaya - ALIVE
Born: 07/24/1940

George Cukor - DEAD (Heart attack)
Born: 07/07/1899 Died: 01/24/1983

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

2/8
Ólöf Nordal, 50, Icelandic politician, Minister of the Interior (2014-2017), cancer.
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, 45, British socialite and television presenter.
José Luis Pérez de Arteaga (es), 66, Spanish music critic, musicologist and journalist.
Alan Simpson, 87, British comedy scriptwriter (Hancock's Half Hour, Comedy Playhouse, Steptoe and Son), lung disease.
Steve Sumner, 61, English-born New Zealand footballer (Christchurch United, Manurewa, national team), prostate cancer.
Mikhail Tolstykh, 36, Ukrainian DPR separatist commander (War in Donbass), rocket launcher explosion.

2/7
Svend Asmussen, 100, Danish jazz violinist.
Sotsha Dlamini, 76, Swazi politician, Prime Minister (1986-1989), fall.
Smail Hamdani, 86, Algerian politician, Prime Minister (1998-1999).
Richard Hatch, 71, American actor (Battlestar Galactica, The Streets of San Francisco, All My Children), pancreatic cancer.
Loukianos Kilaidonis (el), 73, Greek singer-songwriter, respiratory infection.
Luis Alberto Luna Tobar, 93, Ecuadorian Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Cuenca (1981-2000).
Nilawan Pintong, 101, Thai writer.
Gianfranco Plenizio, 76, Italian composer.
Antonín Pridal (cz), 81, Czech writer and translator.
Hans Rosling, 68, Swedish academic, professor of International Health and co-founder of the Gapminder Foundation, pancreatic cancer.
Rabin Sengupta, 87, Indian photojournalist.
Tzvetan Todorov, 77, Bulgarian-French philosopher.
Richard B. Wright, 79, Canadian novelist.

2/6
Boy Asistio, 80, Filipino politician, Mayor of Caloocan (1980-1986, 1988-1995).
Irwin Corey, 102, American comedian (The Steve Allen Show) and actor (Car Wash, Doc, Thieves).
David Culver, 92, Canadian businessman (Alcan).
José Gea Escolano, 87, Spanish Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Ibiza (1976-1987) and Mondoñedo-Ferrol (1987-2005).
Neil Gehrels, 64, American astronomer.
Stan Jones, 67, American politician, member of the Indiana House of Representatives (1974-1990).
Inge Keller, 93, German actress (The Last Year, Aimée & Jaguar, Lola and Billy the Kid).
Alec McCowen, 91, English actor (A Night to Remember, Frenzy, Gangs of New York).
Roger Walkowiak, 89, French racing cyclist, Tour de France winner (1956).
Joost van der Westhuizen, 45, South African rugby union player (Bulls, Blue Bulls, national team), motor neuron disease.
Ritchie Yorke, 73, Australian music journalist, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

2/5
Rahila Al Riyami, Omani politician.
David Axelrod, 83, American arranger, composer and producer.
Ray Christensen, 92, American sportscaster (WCCO), upper respiratory infection.
Sonny Geraci, 70, American singer (The Outsiders, Climax).
Luis Gómez-Montejano, 94, Spanish football executive, President of Real Madrid (2006).
Björn Granath, 70, Swedish actor (Madicken, Pelle the Conqueror).
Kálmán Katona, 69, Hungarian politician.
Thomas Lux, 70, American poet.
Howard Philpott, 63, British broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), cancer.
Suranjit Sengupta, 71, Bangladeshi politician, MP (since 1979).

2/4
Neil Betts, 90, Australian rugby union player (Queensland, Wallabies).
Gervase de Peyer, 90, British clarinetist.
Jeff Graham, British radio presenter (Radio Luxembourg, Capital Radio).
Basil Hetzel, 94, Australian medical researcher, iodine deficiency campaigner.
Hans van der Hoek, 83, Dutch footballer (Feyenoord).
Steve Lang, 67, Canadian rock bass guitarist (April Wine).
Margaret Mungherera, 59, Ugandan physician, President of the World Medical Association (2013-2014), cancer.
Ivor Noël Hume, 89, British archaeologist (Wolstenholme Towne).
Bano Qudsia, 88, Pakistani writer (Raja Gidh).
Noel Simms, 82, Jamaican reggae percussionist and singer, lung cancer.
Marc Spitz, 47, American writer (We Got the Neutron Bomb, Bowie: A Biography) and music journalist (Spin).
Georgi Taratorkin, 72, Russian stage and film actor.

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