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Patsy Kensit

Patsy Kensit began her professional acting career at the age of four, making her feature film debut as Mia Farrow and Bruce Dern's daughter in The Great Gatsby. A few years later, the striking British actress co-starred in the George Cukor film, The Blue Bird opposite Elizabeth Taylor and Jane Fonda. Kensit achieved worldwide recognition for her first adult role as the female lead, Crepe Suzette, in the stylish musical film Absolute Beginners with David Bowie and Sade. The movie, directed by Julian Temple, is based on a famous English novel set in 1958 and proved to be a tremendous hit throughout the U.K. Kensit holds numerous film credits in diverse roles including A Chorus of Disapproval with Anthony Hopkins and Jeremy Irons, Lethal Weapon 2 as the female lead opposite Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, Chicago Joe and the Showgirl with Kiefer Sutherland and Twenty One as the female lead with Rufus Sewell, which earned her a Best Actress nomination at the Independent Spirit Awards. She also appeared in Beltenbros, an acclaimed Spanish film that won praise at numerous film festivals, the comedy Blame it on the Bellboy with Dudley Moore, Angels and Insects, a period piece drama opposite Kristin Scott Thomas, and Grace of My Heart with Bridget Fonda, Eric Stoltz and Matt Dillon. Most recently, Kensit co-starred in the Alison Anders film Things Behind the Sun which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and recently aired on Showtime, as well as the comedy Who's Your Daddy, which is an independent feature. She also starred in the FOX telefilm Mia, Child of Hollywood as Mia Farrow, and in Mario Puzo's Last Don II miniseries for CBS as the female lead opposite Jason Gedrick.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Patsy Kensit Facts

Birth NamePatricia Jude Francis Kensit
BirthdayMarch 4, 1968 (54)
BirthplaceHounslow, London, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Patsy Kensit compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Magic Door
Lethal Weapon Collection
The Great Gatsby
Lethal Weapon 2
Kill Cruise
Grace of My Heart
Harlequin Collector's Set V.2
Full Eclipse
Angels & Insects
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