Annabeth Gish Biography

Birthday: 1971-03-13
Place of Birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico USA
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Wiki Biography: A versatile actress, Annabeth Gish weathered the transition from child actor to adult with a variety of dramatic and comedic roles on film and television. Anne Elizabeth Gish was born on March 13, 1971 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and moved with her family to Cedar Falls at the age of two. Her parents were both teachers; her father Robert was an English professor at the University of Northern Iowa, her mother Judy taught at Malcolm Price Laboratory School. Performing in community theater productions throughout her childhood, Gish began her professional acting career at the age of eight by appearing in a number of commercials. She made her screen debut at the age of 13 in the teen film "Desert Bloom" (1986) opposite Jon Voight, and in following years has found success in film and television. Gish starred in the films "Hiding Out" (1987) with Jon Cryer, "Mystic Pizza" (1988), which Julia Roberts and on "Shag" (1989) opposite Phoebe Cates and Bridget Fonda. She also plays lead role a rape victim Lyn McKenna in the TV movie "When He's Not a Stranger" (1989) Gish went on to graduate from Cedar Falls' Northern University High School in 1989. In addition to acting, Gish took time to focus on her academic career and attended Duke University. Studying English as well as theater, she graduated with honors in 1993 with a BA in English. Gish returned to screens in the mid-1990s with appearances in supporting roles on films "Wyatt Earp" (1994), "The Last Supper" (1995) and critical praise biopic "Nixon" (1995). The next year, Gish appeared on the ensemble cast movie "Beautiful Girls" (1996). On television, Gish played the younger sister Dana Delany's character in the "True Women" (1997), a epic miniseries, based on best seller novel by Janice Woods Windle. Her other credits include miniseries "Scarlett" (1994), short-lived Patricia Wettig's drama series "Courthouse" (1995), box office bomb superhero film "Steel" (1997), supporting role on Ashley Judd's success thriller "Double Jeopardy" (1999) and several another independent films. Most recently, Gish played Special Agent Monica Reyes of cult series "The X-Files" (2001-2002), for which she was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television. She also starred in Showtime drama "Brotherhood" (2006-2008) and appear in a recurring roles on "The West Wing" (2003-2006), "FlashForward" (2010), "Pretty Little Liars" (2011-2012) and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2011-2012). In 2012 she starred on the ABC drama series "Americana" as Ashley Greene's character mother.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Courthouse 1995 Drama
Brotherhood Eileen Caffee 2006 -
Stephen King's Desperation Mary Jackson 2006 - 2006
Bag of Bones Jo Noonan 2011 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Knots 0000
Desert Bloom Rose Chismore 1986 0, 0
Hiding Out 1987 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Mystic Pizza Kat Arujo 1988 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Shag 1989 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Coupe de Ville 1990 Comedy, Drama
Silent Cries Hazel Hampton 1993 Drama
At Risk Sykes 1994
Beautiful Girls Tracy Stover 1996 Drama, Comedy, Romance
Don't Look Back 1996
Steel 1997 Sport, 0
Double Jeopardy 1999 Comedy, 0
SLC Punk! Trish 1999 Comedy, Drama, Music
Pursuit of Happiness Marissa 2001 Comedy, Romance
Morning Lily 2001 Drama
Race to Space 2002 Drama, Family
Buying the Cow 2002
Mojave Phone Booth 2006
The Celestine Prophecy 2006 Biography, 0
Desperation Mary Jackson 2006 Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Candles on Bay Street 2006 Drama
Home Run Showdown Michelle 2012 Family, Sport
Grass Stains Mrs. Turner 2014 Drama
Somnia Natalie 2015 Horror, Thriller
Highly Functional Alice 2016 Comedy
The Last Supper 2017