Debra Winger is an American actress famed for playing characters such as Sissy in 1980's Urban Cowboy and Paula Pokrifki in 1982's An Officer and a Gentleman, both of which earned her Golden Globe Award nominations. Her other Golden Globe Award-nominated film roles include Emma Horton in 1983's Terms of Endearment and Martha Horgan in1993's A Dangerous Woman.
She dated a number of famous men, including former Governor of Nebraska Bob Kerrey and actor Nick Nolte. She married actor Timothy Hutton in 1986. The couple had a son before officially bringing an end to their marriage in 1990. Her second marriage was to actor and director Arliss Howard in 1996. The marriage produced one child.
In 2009, she was one of the celebrities that spoke out against film director Roman Polanski's arrest and prosecution for defiling a young girl in the 1970s.
A good marriage is different to a happy marriage.Debra Winger
I always loved working as an actress, but I didn't understand why I couldn't just opt out of being famous. And then I realized you can, and I think I did. And eventually, I came to understand that you can do that and also keep working.Debra Winger
I had a very insightful friend who warned me back when I stopped reading scripts, 'It's easier to change directions while you're still moving.' If you stop, it's harder to get started again. I still don't think I made the wrong decision, but he was right.Debra Winger
I happen to be interested in watching a face age. I like faces of women aging so it makes me personally quite sad. That's a beautiful gift from God. If people don't want to see that anymore then I won't be in anymore movies.Debra Winger
I hope to find the roles that are age appropriate but not yearning to be younger, or parenting ad nauseam.Debra Winger
I need my family to remind me in a loving and nice way to lighten up.Debra Winger
I was never afraid of failure after that because, I think, coming that close to death you get kissed. With the years, the actual experience of course fades, but the flavor of it doesn't. I just had a real sense of what choice do I have but to live fully?Debra Winger
If I could have one prayer answered, I would pray for patience. I move so fast sometimes. I try to slow down.Debra Winger
It's such an amazing thing to be loved for who you are.Debra Winger
Never say never, but the thought of electively cutting oneself is beyond my grasp, and I also object to it politically. Denying the lines on our faces makes a comment about age and wisdom I don't care to make.Debra Winger
People pay to see movies with women looking beautiful, but I think there will be a place for me to play women looking my own age.Debra Winger
There's a small club of women who are willing to age.Debra Winger
When I was younger I probably didn't understand something basic about tact, but I think it kept faint-hearted people at arm's distance and that's not such a bad thing, because life is short and I know the kind of people I want to work with.Debra Winger
is a famous American actress,
who was born on
May 16, 1955. As a person born on this date, Debra Winger is listed in our database as the 17th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 16) and the 43rd most popular for the year (1955).
People born on May 16
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Debra Winger is the 431st most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Debra Winger's birthday, Debra Winger is the 2803rd most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, U.S.
In general, Debra Winger ranks as the 5066th
most popular famous person, and the 863rd most popular actress of all time.
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