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Biography #2 (for Owning Mahowny)Minnie Driver first came to the attention of audiences and critics alike for her winning performance in Circle of Friends in which she starred with Chris O'Donnell. She went on to earn Oscar and Screen Actors Guild nominations, both in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor is a Supporting Role for her performance in the award-winning feature Good Will Hunting, directed by Gus Van Sant. In 1998, Driver was honoured with the Female Star of Tomorrow Award at the ShoWest Awards.
Driver has built her career on diverse roles. She co-starred with Cate Blanchett, Rupert Everett and Julianne Moore in the feature version of Oscar Wilde's play, An Ideal Husband; moved audiences with her performance in the love story Return to Me; received accolades for her performance in the critically praised dark comedy Grosse Point Blank; and endeared herself to a whole new generation by providing the voice of Jane in the Walt Disney animated feature Tarzan. Her film credits also include The Governess, Beautiful, directed by Sally Field, and Big Night, Stanley Tucci's acclaimed ensemble drama. Driver will next be seen starring in the action/comedy, High Heels and Lowlifes.
Bio courtesy Sony Classics for "Owning Mahowny" (23-Aug-2003)