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Elizabeth Perkins

Film, Television and Stage Actress, Know For Her Roles in "Big", Showtime's "Weeds" and Pixar's "Finding Nemo"

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Elizabeth Perkins is a well accomplished actress in film, television, and stage roles. Her breakthrough performance was in 1988's film Big, opposite Tom Hanks.

Elizabeth Perkins, who has distinguished herself with an eclectic mix of film, television and stage roles, made her feature debut in Ed Zwick's' About Last Night, an adaptation of David Mamet's play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago." Her breakthrough performance came in 1988 opposite Tom Hanks in the smash hit Big, directed by Penny Marshall; she then received critical acclaim for her performance in Barry Levinson's Avalon. In 1991, she starred opposite William Hurt in Randa Haines' touching drama The Doctor and with Kevin Bacon in He Said, She Said. Perkins next went on to star opposite Bill Paxton in "Indian Summer" before bringing cartoon character Wilma Flintstone to life in the summer blockbuster, "The Flintstones." She portrayed Dorey Walker in John Hughes' remake of the 1947 holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street" with Sir Richard Attenborough. Her latest films include I'm Losing You and Crazy in Alabama, and 28 Days where she plays Sandra Bullock's older sister.

In 1993, Perkins made her television debut in "For Their Own Good," produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner. Based on a true story, the ABC movie centered on a woman who underwent mandatory sterilization in order to work in a dangerous chemical plant.

She starred in the NBC comedy series "Battery Park," produced by Gary David Goldberg, and HBO's "If These Walls Could Talk." Perkins made her television debut in "For Their Own Good," produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner. Her other television projects include "Baby 2000," "The Rescuers" and "From The Earth to the Moon," in an episode directed by Sally Field.

Born in Queens, New York, Perkins was raised in Vermont, and later attended Chicago's prestigious Goodman School of Drama. In 1984, she returned to New York where she made her theatrical debut in Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs." She subsequently worked with Playwrights Horizon, the Ensemble Studio, The New York Shakespeare Festival and the Steppenwolf Theater. Most recently, she starred on stage in John Patrick Shanley's black comedy "Four Dogs and a Bone" at the Geffen playhouse in Los Angeles.

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Elizabeth Perkins

Film, Television and Stage Actress, Know For Her Roles in "Big", Showtime's "Weeds" and Pixar's "Finding Nemo"

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Elizabeth Perkins Biography

Elizabeth Perkins is a well accomplished actress in film, television, and stage roles. Her breakthrough performance was in 1988's film Big, opposite Tom Hanks.

Elizabeth Perkins, who has distinguished herself with an eclectic mix of film, television and stage roles, made her feature debut in Ed Zwick's' About Last Night, an adaptation of David Mamet's play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago." Her breakthrough performance came in 1988 opposite Tom Hanks in the smash hit Big, directed by Penny Marshall; she then received critical acclaim for her performance in Barry Levinson's Avalon. In 1991, she starred opposite William Hurt in Randa Haines' touching drama The Doctor and with Kevin Bacon in He Said, She Said. Perkins next went on to star opposite Bill Paxton in "Indian Summer" before bringing cartoon character Wilma Flintstone to life in the summer blockbuster, "The Flintstones." She portrayed Dorey Walker in John Hughes' remake of the 1947 holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street" with Sir Richard Attenborough. Her latest films include I'm Losing You and Crazy in Alabama, and 28 Days where she plays Sandra Bullock's older sister.

In 1993, Perkins made her television debut in "For Their Own Good," produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner. Based on a true story, the ABC movie centered on a woman who underwent mandatory sterilization in order to work in a dangerous chemical plant.

She starred in the NBC comedy series "Battery Park," produced by Gary David Goldberg, and HBO's "If These Walls Could Talk." Perkins made her television debut in "For Their Own Good," produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner. Her other television projects include "Baby 2000," "The Rescuers" and "From The Earth to the Moon," in an episode directed by Sally Field.

Born in Queens, New York, Perkins was raised in Vermont, and later attended Chicago's prestigious Goodman School of Drama. In 1984, she returned to New York where she made her theatrical debut in Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs." She subsequently worked with Playwrights Horizon, the Ensemble Studio, The New York Shakespeare Festival and the Steppenwolf Theater. Most recently, she starred on stage in John Patrick Shanley's black comedy "Four Dogs and a Bone" at the Geffen playhouse in Los Angeles.

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  • Weeds - Elizabeth Perkins on Breast Cancer Storyline (Paley Center ...
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  • Actress Elizabeth Perkins on the Symptoms of Diabetes -- The Doctors

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  • How to book Elizabeth Perkins?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Elizabeth Perkins for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Elizabeth Perkins, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Elizabeth Perkins or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Elizabeth Perkins?

    Booking fees for Elizabeth Perkins, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Elizabeth Perkins, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Elizabeth Perkins?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Elizabeth Perkins for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Elizabeth Perkins for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Elizabeth Perkins or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Elizabeth Perkins or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Elizabeth Perkins is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Elizabeth Perkins for your event is available upon request. Elizabeth Perkins generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bonnie Hunt, Emma Thompson, Emma Stone, Lily James and Maggie Siff. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Elizabeth Perkins for an upcoming event.

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  • Weeds - Elizabeth Perkins on Breast Cancer Storyline (Paley Center ...
    Elizabeth Perkins On 'Weeds' - YouTube
  • Actress Elizabeth Perkins on the Symptoms of Diabetes -- The Doctors

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