Today’s Jewish Birthday: Debra Winger – San Diego Jewish World

Today’s Jewish Birthday: Debra Winger – San Diego Jewish World

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Debra Winger, 1984 (Photo: Wikipedia)

Debra Winger (May 16, 1955) is an American actress. She starred in the films An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Terms of Endearment (1983), and Shadowlands (1993), each of which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Winger won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress for Terms of Endearment, and the Tokyo International Film Festival Award for Best Actress for A Dangerous Woman (1993).

Winger’s other films include Urban Cowboy (1980), Legal Eagles (1986), Black Widow (1987), Betrayed (1988), The Sheltering Sky (1990), Forget Paris (1995), and Rachel Getting Married (2008). In 2012, she made her Broadway debut in the original production of David Mamet’s play The Anarchist. She received a lifetime achievement award at the Transilvania International Film Festival in 2014 and starred in the Netflix original television series The Ranch (2016–2020).

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