Tuesday Weld

Actor, Child model
Luminous, ageless beauty who supported her family as a child model and TV performer; the strains precipitated a nervous breakdown at the age of nine, an alcohol problem at 10 and a suicide attempt at 12. Weld appeared ... Read more »
Born: 08/26/1943 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (47)

Chelsea Walls 2002 (Movie)

Greta (Actor)

Investigating Sex 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Feeling Minnesota 1996 (Movie)

Nora Clayton (Actor)

Falling Down 1993 (Movie)

Mrs Prendergast (Actor)

Heartbreak Hotel 1988 (Movie)

Marie Wolfe (Actor)

Once Upon A Time In America 1984 (Movie)

Carol (Actor)

The Rainmaker 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Author! Author! 1982 (Movie)

Gloria Travalian (Actor)

Madame X 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Thief 1981 (Movie)

Jessie (Actor)

Mother and Daughter: The Loving War 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Serial 1980 (Movie)

Kate (Actor)

Who'll Stop the Rain? 1978 (Movie)

Marge Converse (Actor)

Looking For Mr. Goodbar 1977 (Movie)

Katherine Dunn (Actor)

Play It As It Lays 1972 (Movie)

Maria Wyeth (Actor)

A Safe Place 1970 (Movie)

Susan Noah (Actor)

I Walk the Line 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

Pretty Poison 1968 (Movie)

Sue Ann Stepanek (Actor)

Lord Love a Duck 1966 (Movie)

Barbara Ann Greene (Actor)

The Cincinnati Kid 1965 (Movie)

Christian (Actor)

I'll Take Sweden 1964 (Movie)

Jojo Holcombe (Actor)

The Bob Hope Show (01/17/64) 1963 - 1964 (TV Show)

Actor

Dobie Gillis 1959 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

The Dick Powell Show 1961 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

Bus Stop 1961 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

Soldier in the Rain 1962 (Movie)

Bobby Jo Pepperdine (Actor)

Bachelor Flat 1961 (Movie)

Libby Bushmill (Actor)

Return to Peyton Place 1961 (Movie)

Selena Cross (Actor)

The Bob Hope Show (02/15/61) 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

Wild in the Country 1961 (Movie)

Noreen (Actor)

Because They're Young 1960 (Movie)

Anne (Actor)

High Time 1960 (Movie)

Joy Elder (Actor)

Sex Kittens Go to College 1960 (Movie)

Jody (Actor)

The Private Lives of Adam and Eve 1960 (Movie)

Vangie Harper (Actor)

Rally Round the Flag, Boys! 1958 (Movie)

Comfort Goodpasture (Actor)

The Five Pennies 1958 (Movie)

Dorothy Nichols--age 12-14 (Actor)

A Question of Guilt (TV Show)

Actor

Madame X (Movie)

Holly Richardson (Actor)

Reflections of Murder (TV Show)

Actor

Scorned and Swindled (TV Show)

Actor

Something in Common (TV Show)

Actor

The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Luminous, ageless beauty who supported her family as a child model and TV performer; the strains precipitated a nervous breakdown at the age of nine, an alcohol problem at 10 and a suicide attempt at 12. Weld appeared in her first film in 1956 at the age of 13 and, drawing on experience beyond her years, played various oversexed and underage nymphets in a bevy of low-rent productions and the TV series "Dobie Gillis."

Weld's tempestuous off-screen adventures made her fodder for the gossip columnists, but she went on to display a quirky, unique talent in several fine dramas, including "The Cincinnati Kid" (1966) and "Pretty Poison" (1968)--in which she suggested both innocence and evil as few performers had since the heyday of Louise Brooks. Her reputation fully rehabilitated, Weld carved a niche as a dependable lead in a number of fine films, from "Lord Love a Duck" (1966), "A Safe Place" (1971), with Orson Welles and Jack Nicholson, and "Play It as It Lays" (1972). Beginning with "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" (1977), which earned her a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination, she began alternating second leads and character roles with leads in films like "Thief" (1981). She worked more in TV as the 80s progressed, but still performed well in features including "Once Upon a Time in America" (1984). By the 90s, she had all but abandoned acting, appearing in only two features to date, "Falling Down" (1993) and "Feeling Minnesota" (1996).

Relationships

Lathrop Motley Weld

Father

Aileen Weld

Mother

Claude Harz

Husband
married in October 1965 divorced in 1971 father of Weld's daughter Natasha

Natasha Harz

Daughter
born on August 26, 1966 father, Claude Harz

Henry Jaglom Director

Companion

Dudley Moore Actor

Husband
married on September 20, 1975 divorced father of Weld's son Nicholas

Patrick Moore

Son
born on February 26, 1976 father, Dudley Moore

Pinchas Zuckerman

Husband
married on October 18, 1985 Zuckerman filed for divorce in 1998

EDUCATION

Hollywood High School

Hollywood , California
attended briefly

Hollywood Professional School

Los Angeles , California

Milestones

1996

Had featured role in "Feeling Minnesota"

1993

Returned to films in "Falling Down"

1988

Last feature for five years, "Heartbreak Hotel"

1986

Last TV-movie to date, "Something in Common" (CBS)

1982

Starred opposite Tommy Lee Jones in the HBO TV remake of "The Rainmaker", directed by John Frankenheimer

1978

Starred in the superior TV-movie "A Question of Guilt" (CBS)

1977

Returned to films as Diane Keaton's sister in "Looking for Mr. Goodbar"; earned Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress

1974

Co-starred with Joan Hackett and Sam Waterston in TV remake of "Diabolique", titled "Reflections of a Murder"; marked Weld's first TV appearance in a decade

1972

Starred in the film adaptation of "Play It as It Lays"; last film for five years

1968

Had one of her best screen roles in "Pretty Poison"

1959

Played Thalia Menninger on "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" (CBS)

1956

Film acting debut, at age 13, in "Rock Rock Rock"

Starred as Cherie in the TV series version of "Bus Stop" (ABC)

Began career as child model--fashion and catalogues--at age three

Featured as one of the trapeze artists in the TV series "The Greatest Show on Earth" (ABC)

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