Darlanne Fluegel

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Darlanne Fluegel
Born (1958-11-25) November 25, 1958 (age 56)
Pasadena, California, USA
Occupation Actress
Years active 1978–1996

Darlanne Fluegel born (November 25, 1958) is an American actress and model.[1] She had the female lead roles in a number of films throughout the 1980s.

Life and career[edit]

Fluegel was born in Pasadena, California. Fluegel started her modeling career in 1974 and ended that in 1981.[2] She made her screen debut with supporting role in the 1978 film Eyes of Laura Mars.[1] Her first major film role was as Nanelia in the cult sci-fi film Battle Beyond the Stars in 1980. She was featured in Sergio Leone's 1984 film Once Upon a Time in America as Robert De Niro's girlfriend Eve and in 1986's Tough Guys as Kirk Douglas' girlfriend. In 1985 she appeared in To Live And Die In L.A. as Ruth Lanier, the love interest of William Petersen's main character Secret Service Agent Richard Chance. Not long afterward, in early 1986, she portrayed Billy Crystal's ex-wife, Anna, in the hit buddy-cop action comedy Running Scared. As lead actress, Fluegel starred in the 1988 independent film, Freeway.

Fluegel had main role in the first season of NBC drama series, Crime Story from 1986 to 1987.[2] She later had the recurring role on Wiseguy, and from 1990 to 1991 was regular cast member in the final season of Hunter.[1] Fluegel taught acting as a professor at the University of Central Florida from 2002 to 2007.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1978 Eyes of Laura Mars Lulu
1980 Battle Beyond the Stars Nanelia
1983 The Last Fight Sally
1984 Once Upon a Time in America Eve
1984 Concrete Beat Stephanie Television film
1985 To Live and Die in L.A. Ruth Lanier
1986 Running Scared Anna Costanzo
1986 Tough Guys Skye
1988 Bulletproof Capt. Devon Shepard
1988 Freeway Sarah 'Sunny' Harper
1989 Lock Up Melissa
1990 Deadly Stranger Peggy Martin
1990 Fatal Sky Phyllis 'Bird' McNamara
1992 Pet Sematary Two Renee Hallow
1993 Slaughter of the Innocents Susan Broderick
1994 Breaking Point Dana Preston / Molly Carpenter
1994 Scanner Cop Dr. Joan Alden Direct-to-video
1994 Come Die with Me Pat Chambers Television film
1994 Relative Fear Linda Pratman
1996 Darkman III: Die Darkman Die Dr. Bridget Thorne Direct-to-video
2008 No Worries Sara Short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1985 MacGyver Barbara Spencer Episode: "Pilot"
1986 The Twilight Zone Mom Episode: "Gramma/Personal Demons/Cold Reading"
1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Zoe Episode: "Enough Rope for Two"
1986-1987 Crime Story Julie Torello Series regular, 11 episodes
1990 Wiseguy Lacey Recurring role, 5 episodes
1990-1991 Hunter Off. Joanne Molenski Series regular, 15 episodes

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