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Rebecca Pidgeon
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Rebecca Pidgeon

Rebecca Pidgeon was last seen in State and Main, alongside Alec Baldwin, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Sarah Jessica Parker, as well as opposite Steve Martin and Campbell Scott in the critically acclaimed 1998 mystery thriller The Spanish Prisoner.

Pidgeon also starred in the acclaimed film The Winslow Boy, based on Terence Rattigan's play and co-starring Jeremy Northam and Nigel Hawthorne. Other film credits include Homicide and The Dawning.

She made her Broadway debut at the Booth Theater in her role as Deeny, appearing with Patti LuPone and Peter Riegert in The Old Neighborhood, a drama of domestic relationships. She also starred as Carol in the world premiere of Oleanna at the A.R.T. (a role she performed subsequently in New York at the Orpheum Theater).

Pidgeon trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Her theater credits include Dangerous Corner at the Atlantic Theatre Company, The Changeling and School for Scandal at Cambridge Theatre Company, and The Changeling, When We Were Women, Bow Down and Speed the Plow at the Royal National Theatre in London.

Her television credits include Campaign, Uncle Vanya, She's Been Away, and The Water Engine. Rounding out her talents, Pidgeon is also a singer/songwriter. Her acclaimed first recording on her own label, Chesky Records, was The Raven, followed by The New York Girl's Club. Her CD, Four Marys, a collection of Scottish and American folk songs, was released in 1999. Previously, she was part of the band Ruby Blue, which recorded two acclaimed British albums.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Rebecca Pidgeon Facts

BirthdayOctober 10, 1963 (60)
BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.