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Biography #2 (for Identity)Rebecca DeMornay made her acting debut in 1983 as the seductive call girl to an impressionable Tom Cruise in the hit film Risky Business and is best known for her acclaimed portrayal of a chillingly twisted nanny in the box office smash The Hand That Rocks The Cradle.
Her diverse film roles include a tomboy train mechanic in Runaway Train, a gentle attorney stalked by her client in Guilty As Sin, a vulnerable fireman's wife in Backdraft, the wicked Milady de Winter in The Three Musketeers, a mother whose baby is poisoned in Testament and a conniving lounge singer in The Winner. Other movie work includes, The Slugger's Wife, Beauty and The Beast, Dealers, And God Created Woman, Feds, Table For One and Never Talk To Strangers, which she also executive produced.
On television she played a socialite struggling with breast cancer in a multi-episode story on ER. Other television work includes Night Ride Home, An Inconvenient Woman, Blindside, By Dawn's Early Light and a tour-de-force performance as Arlie, an uneducated prisoner looking to transform her life. De Mornay also starred in Stephen King's The Shining in which she played the wife of a writer haunted by demons and in the comedy The Con, in which she played a con woman who ends up falling in love with her mark.