Kelly Lynch

Actor, Model, Disco dancer
Blonde former model turned self-proclaimed character actress in films and TV of the late 1980s and 90s. Lynch made her acting debut as the titular character in the straight-to-video sci-fi quickie, "Osa" (1985) while ... Read more »
Born: 01/31/1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Actor (51)

Glass Chin 2015 (Movie)

Mae Graham (Actor)

Rock the Kasbah 2015 (Movie)

Sylvia (Actor)

The Frontier 2014 (Movie)

Luanne (Actor)

Dark Desire 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Magic City 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

90210 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Infinite Space - Der Architekt John Lautner 2011 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Kaboom 2011 (Movie)

Nicole (Actor)

Passion Play 2011 (Movie)

Harriet (Actor)

The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll 2011 (Movie)

Maggie (Actor)

The L Word 2004 - 2005, 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Normal Adolescent Behavior 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The Cleaner 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Visitation 2006 (Movie)

Morgan Elliot (Actor)

At Last 2005 (Movie)

Sara Wood (Actor)

Dallas 362 2005 (Movie)

Mary (Actor)

The Jacket 2005 (Movie)

Jean (Actor)

8th Annual Prism Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Searching for Debra Winger 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The Slaughter Rule 2003 (Movie)

Evangeline Chutney (Actor)

Ally McBeal 1995 - 1996, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Joe Somebody 2001 (Movie)

Callie Scheffer (Actor)

Charlie's Angels 2000 (Movie)

Vivian Wood (Actor)

Homegrown 1998 (Movie)

Lucy (Actor)

Cold Heart 1997 (Movie)

Jude (Actor)

Mr. Magoo 1997 (Movie)

Luanne (Actor)

Fallen Angels 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Heaven's Prisoners 1996 (Movie)

Annie Robicheaux (Actor)

Virtuosity 1995 (Movie)

Madison Carter (Actor)

White Man's Burden 1995 (Movie)

Marsha Pinnock (Actor)

Imaginary Crimes 1994 (Movie)

Valery (Actor)

The Beans of Egypt, Maine 1994 (Movie)

Roberta (Actor)

The 1993 MTV Movie Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Presenter

Three of Hearts 1993 (Movie)

Connie (Actor)

For Better and For Worse 1992 (Movie)

Catherine Vernet (Actor)

Curly Sue 1991 (Movie)

Grey Ellison (Actor)

Desperate Hours 1990 (Movie)

Nancy Bryers (Actor)

The Edge 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Drugstore Cowboy 1989 (Movie)

Dianne (Actor)

Road House 1989 (Movie)

Doc (Actor)

San Berdoo 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Warm Summer Rain 1989 (Movie)

Kate (Actor)

Bright Lights, Big City 1988 (Movie)

Elaine (Actor)

Cocktail 1988 (Movie)

Kerry Coughlin (Actor)

Osa 1984 (Movie)

Osa (Actor)

Brotherhood of Murder (TV Show)

Actor

Persons Unknown (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Special: Class of '95 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Associate Producer

Biography

Blonde former model turned self-proclaimed character actress in films and TV of the late 1980s and 90s. Lynch made her acting debut as the titular character in the straight-to-video sci-fi quickie, "Osa" (1985) while pregnant with her daughter, Shane. She turned up again in 1988 in a bit part in "Bright Lights, Big City" and a larger role as the nymphomaniac wife of Bryan Brown in the Tom Cruise vehicle, "Cocktail." She received more attention playing opposite Patrick Swayze in the action flick, "Road House" (1989).

Relationships

Robin Lynch

Sister

Mitch Glazer

Husband
co-scripted "Scrooged" (1988) and "Three of Hearts" (1993)

Shane Lynch

Daughter
born c. 1985 father was an East Coast musician

EDUCATION

The Guthrie Workshop

studied acting under Sanford Meisner and Marilyn Fried

attended college for one week

Milestones

2005

Cast in "Dallas 362," the directorial debut of Scott Caan

2005

Cast in the thriller "The Jacket" with Adrien Brody

2000

Featured in "Charlie's Angels" starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu; based on the popular 70's TV show

1998

Cast opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Hank Azaria in "Homegrown" written and directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal

1995

Starred opposite Denzel Washington in the sci-fi thriller "Virtuosity"

1993

Co-starred with William Baldwin and Sherilyn Fenn in the romantic comedy "Three of Hearts"

1991

Starred in the John Hughes comedy "Curly Sue" with James Belushi

1989

Garnered attention for her performance as Matt Dillon's junkie wife in "Drugstore Cowboy"

1988

First role in a major feature, "Bright Lights, Big City"

1985

Film acting debut (as title character) in "Osa"

1979

At age 20 was in a head-on automobile accident that crushed her legs and took a year's recovery during which time she became addicted to painkillers (date approximate)

Was a flight attendant for Northwest Airlines

Performed in the local Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis MN

Worked as a disco dancer and taught dancing at Arthur Murray dance studios

Modeled with New York's Elite Agency

Moved to New York City

Worked directing at Guthrie Theater as apprentice

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