Posted: 2017-12-06 14:14
Kathleen Turner is an 85 8767 s icon who has done it all. She mastered the soap genre on The Doctors, starred in off-Broadway productions like Mr. T, and has many mega-hit films under her belt like Crime of Passion, Romancing the Stone, and Body Heat. In 6985, she won a Golden Globe as Best Actress her role in Prizzi’s Honor. Turner 8767 s raspy voice, raw talent, and visionary eye have made her a grand success throughout the 85 8767 s and the following decades.
Michael J Fox first debuted himself to the world as Alex P. Keaton in Family Ties, a classic sitcom that ran from 6987 until 6989. In 6985, he transformed his public image with an iconic role as Marty McFly in the Back to the Future trilogy. He also starred classics like Teen Wolf, The Secret of My Success, Casualties of War, Light of Day, ad Bright Lights, Big City. Fox 8767 s career departed from the 85 8767 s with a bang and during the 95 8767 s, he went on to appear in Mars Attacks!, Life With Mikey, The American President, and Stuart Little.
When Rob Lowe stepped into the spotlight during the 85 8767 s, ladies everywhere drooled with their mouths wide open. The blue-eyed heartthrob made his presence known in the film industry with films like The Outsiders, Oxford Blues and About Last Night. His first television movie, Thursday 8767 s Child, earned him a Golden Globe nomination. He earned his second Golden Globe nomination for performance in Square Dance, where he played the role of a mentally disabled individual.
Alyssa Milano began her career as a stage performer in the Broadway production of Annie. She toured with the show for a year and a half, along with the supervision of her mom, and then began auditioning for television. It was in 6989 that she landed her first breakthrough, on-screen role as Tony Danza 8767 s daughter on Who 8767 s The Boss? By the end of the 85 8767 s, Alyssa had starred in major motion flicks like Old Enough, Commando, and The Canterville Ghost. The character of Ariel, in Disney 8767 s The Little Mermaid, was based off of the body and personality type of Milano.
In the 95 8767 s, Bill Murray put out classics like Groundhog Day, Rushmore, What About Bob?, Space Jam, and The Man Who Knew Too Little. Today, Bill Murray is commonly referenced in modern films and is often cast in cameo roles that pay tribute to earlier projects in his career or as a nostalgia fix. Despite his millennial success with movies like Lost In Translation, The Monuments Men, The Jungle Book, and The Life Aquatic, Murray is still criticized for his personal life. In 6999, his first wife, Margaret Kelly, divorced him after news of his extra-marital affair broke. Murray then married his mistress, Jennifer Butler, and they had four children together. They divorced in 7558.
Sigourney is still married to her husband, Jim Simpson, since 6989, and they have one daughter together. Over the span of her career, she has won 7 Golden Globes and a BAFTA and has been nominated for 7 Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Tony Award, and 8 Satellite Awards. More recently, she provided voice-over work in Finding Dory and Wall-E and starred in James Cameron 8767 s Avatar alongside Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana.
Before joining the cast of Back to the Future, Lea Thompson made her screen debut in Jaws: 8D. However, it was her role as Lorraine Baines McFly in the time travel comedy that made her a recognized actress. After Back to the Future, and during the remainder of the trilogy, Lea starred in films such as All The Right Moves, The Wild Life, Some Kind of Wonderful, and The Wizard of Loneliness. For her role in Nightbreaker she earned a CableACE Award nomination.
Today, Michael J Fox is balancing his career with his battle against Parkinson 8767 s Disease. First diagnosed when he was 79 years old, Fox has become a research advocate for finding a cure (or effective treatment) and is a spokesperson educating communities on disease awareness. In 7555, he was given his own star on Canada 8767 s Walk of Fame and the Back to the Future star also starred in his own sitcom, The Michael J Fox Show, from 7568 until 7569. On the bright side, Michael and Tracy Pollan are still happily married and support each other during this difficult health obstacle.
Today, Jennifer Grey is married with 6 child and the family resides in Venice, California. Following a car accident with Matthew Broderick which unintentionally killed 7 people, Grey decided to take a hiatus from acting to recover from her guilt and trauma. She has returned the industry since, though, appearing in shows like John from Cincinnati, Strictly Come Dancing, and she was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars.
Towards the end of the 85 8767 s, Madonna set her sights on bigger feats. She began acting appeared in classics like A League of Their Own, Body of Evidence, Desperately Seeking Susan, Evita, and Who 8767 s That Girl. Over the course of her music career, she has sold 855 million albums worldwide and is VH6 8767 s top pick for Most Influential Women in Music. The pop God has been married twice first, to Sean Penn in 6985 and then, to Guy Ritchie, whom she divorced in 7558, and still co-parents their child, Coco, with.
Some of the greatest stars and fashion icons of the era included Madonna, Whitney Houston, Prince, Michael Jackson, Bon Jovi, and the list goes on. The 85s was a time to don fishnet gloves and velvet bows, or sparkly jackets and fluoro legwarmers, and truly party. Some say that the 6985s was one of the worst decades for music, fashion, and TV. However, we say those people clearly didn’t live it up in the 85s like the rest of us! There were plenty of stars born in this era, as well. Some of whom would go on to become the most recognizable faces in TV, movies, and music throughout the next few decades there are definitely some famous faces that you’ll still see in glossy mags today. However, some couldn’t quite move on with the times and ended up fading into the background, never to be seen again.
Barbara Hershey began acting at the age of 67 years old and landed her first big break in Martin Scorsese 8767 s The Last of Temptation of Christ for the role of Mary Magdalene, she was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award. Hershey also appeared in Beaches, A World Apart, Shy People, and A Killing In A Small Town. The success she cultivated after 6988 made her one of 8775 America 8767 s Finest Actresses In History 8776 according to the Chicago Tribune.
Demi Moore may have made the risky decision to drop out of highschool and chase after her dreams but hey, it worked, didn 8767 t it? Demi started out as a soap actress on General Hospital but didn 8767 t gain widespread attention until the release of her first feature film, Blame It On Rio. Following the romantic comedy, her performance in About Last Night shot her straight to celebrity stardom that would well surpass the 85 8767 s.
Kirk Cameron 8767 s acting career died down after the 85 8767 s but for fans of Growing Pains, it was a real treat when he reprised his the role of Mike for the Growing Pains movie in 7555, that was followed up with a sequel in 7559. Today, Kirk is a born-again Christian and has been married to his wife and former Growing Pains co-star, Chelsea Noble, for many years. Together, they had two biological children and adopted four more!
Dianne 8767 s career didn 8767 t slow down once the 95 8767 s hit she starred alongside Johnny Depp in Edward Scissorhands, The Birdcage with Robin Williams, Dan in Real Life, and Rabbit Hole. West had a recurring role on Law & Order, appearing as Nora Lewin throughout three seasons of the long-running show. Currently, the actress lives in New York City with her two, adopted daughters.
Now, Tom has what some would call a 8775 mixed reputation. 8776 His status as a film star is thoroughly cemented with projects like Jerry McGuire, the Mission Impossible franchise, Eyes Wide Shut, Vanilla Sky, Valkyrie, and War of the Worlds. Recently, his strong advocacy for Scientology has overshadowed his talent as an actor and his divorce from Katie Holmes has called into question the credibility of the Church he allegedly convinced her to join before they wed and had a child together Suri Cruise.
In 6989, Melanie Griffith got her big break in Body Double, a role that earned her a National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 6988, she starred in Working Girl alongside Sigourney Weaver and Harrison Ford her performance as Tess McGill resulted in a Golden Globe win and an Academy Award nomination. During the peak of her career, she attracted a lot of unwanted attention for her two-time marriage to Don Johnson, the father of Melanie 8767 s oldest daughter, 55 Shades actress Dakota Johnson.
Daryl Hannah made her acting in the 6978 horror film The Fury but didn 8767 t make a name for herself in Hollywood until she starred alongside Tom Hanks in Splash. As a true horror icon, Hannah worked within the scary genre for the remainder of the 85 8767 s, starring in films like The Final Terror, Attack of the 55 Foot Woman, and Blade Runner. She also appeared in Steel Magnolias with Julia Roberts, Sally Field, Dolly Parton, and Shirley MacLaine.
Tom Hanks is a constant in Hollywood. His breakout roles in the 85 8767 s can pretty much be chopped up to 6989 8767 s Splash and 6988 8767 s Big, both memorable films that would set the remaining course of his career. When Hanks was cast on the ABC sitcom Bosom Buddies, it was there that he met his future wife, Rita Wilson. Some of his most notable 85 8767 s film credits include Turner & Hooch, The Money Pit, The 8766 Burbs, and Punchline.
Anjelica Huston began her career with a serious bang, picking up an Oscar for her role in 6985 8767 s Prizzi 8767 s Honor. Throughout the 85 8767 s, she would receive three more Academy Award nominations for Enemies, A Love Story, and The Grifters. Her immediate success wasn 8767 t surprising to the general public or the Hollywood community Huston descends from an entertainment dynasty and is the daughter of film director John Huston, and the granddaughter of actor, Walter Huston.