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Illeana Douglas

Illeana DouglasAKA Illeana Hesselberg

Born: 25-Jul-1965
Birthplace: Quincy, MA

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Grace of My Heart

Granddaughter of movie star Melvyn Douglas and Congresswoman Helen Gahagan (D-California). Started in show business as a stand-up comedienne, doing a routine called "Raging Bullwinkle" that lampooned Robert De Niro's performance in Martin Scorsese's Raging Bull.

Father: Gregory Hesselberg (painter, son of Melvyn Douglas, b. 1920)
Mother: Joan Georgescu Hesselberg (schoolteacher)
Brother: Stefan Gregor Hesselberg (reporter, b. 6-Jul-1958, d. 21-May-2007 brain cancer)
Brother: Erik Hesselberg
Boyfriend: Martin Scorsese (filmmaker, 1989-97)
Husband: Jonathan Axelrod (television producer, m. 16-May-1998, div. 13-Mar-2001)

    Conservatory: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY

    Paramount Hotel, New York employee
    Morgans Hotel, New York employee
    Irish Ancestry Paternal
    Italian Ancestry Maternal
    Russian Ancestry Paternal
    Scottish Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal

    Ugly Betty Sheila (2007)
    Crumbs Shelley (2006)
    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gina Bernardo (2002-03)
    Six Feet Under Angela (2001-05)
    Action Wendy Ward (1999-2000)

    Stories of Lost Souls (2005)

    Return to Sender (22-May-2015)
    She's Funny That Way (29-Aug-2014)
    The Green (30-Apr-2011) · Trish
    Life Is Hot in Cracktown (15-May-2009) · Mommy
    April Showers (18-Apr-2009)
    Otis (14-Mar-2008)
    The Year of Getting to Know Us (24-Jan-2008) · Christine Jacobson
    Fired! (2-Feb-2007) · Herself
    Factory Girl (29-Dec-2006)
    Pittsburgh (2006) · Herself
    Alchemy (25-Apr-2005) · KJ
    Stories of Lost Souls (2005) · Herself
    The Kiss (14-Sep-2003)
    The Adventures of Pluto Nash (16-Aug-2002)
    Point of Origin (22-Jun-2002)
    The New Guy (7-May-2002) · Kiki Pierce
    Dummy (21-Feb-2002) · Heidi
    Ghost World (16-Jun-2001) · Roberta
    The Thin Pink Line (7-Oct-2000)
    The Next Best Thing (3-Mar-2000)
    Stir of Echoes (28-Jul-1999)
    Lansky (27-Feb-1999)
    Message in a Bottle (12-Feb-1999)
    Can't Stop Dancing (16-Jan-1999)
    Happy, Texas (Jan-1999) · Mrs. Schaefer
    Bella Mafia (16-Nov-1997)
    Hacks (19-Sep-1997) · Georgia
    Rough Riders (20-Jul-1997)
    Weapons of Mass Distraction (17-May-1997)
    Picture Perfect (17-Apr-1997) · Darcy
    Flypaper (1997)
    Wedding Bell Blues (18-Oct-1996)
    Grace of My Heart (8-Sep-1996) · Denise Waverly
    To Die For (May-1995) · Janice Maretto
    Search and Destroy (28-Apr-1995)
    Quiz Show (14-Sep-1994) · Woman at Book Party
    Grief (13-Sep-1993)
    Household Saints (12-Sep-1993)
    Alive (15-Jan-1993) · Lilliana Methol
    Cape Fear (13-Nov-1991) · Lori Davis
    Guilty by Suspicion (15-Mar-1991)
    Goodfellas (19-Sep-1990)
    New York Stories (1-Mar-1989)
    The Last Temptation of Christ (12-Aug-1988) · Voice in Crowd [VOICE]
    Hello Again (6-Nov-1987)

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