Lolita Davidovich

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Lolita Davidovich
BornLolita Davidovich
(1961-07-15) July 15, 1961 (age 53)
London, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActress
Years active1983–present
Spouse(s)Ron Shelton (m. 1997)
Children2
 
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Lolita Davidovich
BornLolita Davidovich
(1961-07-15) July 15, 1961 (age 53)
London, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActress
Years active1983–present
Spouse(s)Ron Shelton (m. 1997)
Children2

Lolita Davidovich (born July 15, 1961) is a Canadian film and television actress.

Early life and career[edit]

Davidovich was born in London, Ontario, the daughter of immigrants from Yugoslavia. Her father was from Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, and her mother was from Slovenia;[1] she spoke only Serbian during her early years.[2] She studied at the Herbert Berghof Studio in New York.[3]

She first received notice co-starring in Blaze (1989) with Paul Newman, for which she beat out 600 other actresses for the title role of the burlesque performer Blaze Starr.[4]

She later appeared in several episodes on the first season of the Showtime lesbian-themed television series, The L Word playing the character Francesca Wolff, and also appeared on an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2005.

Personal life[edit]

Davidovich is married to writer/director Ron Shelton, a former minor league baseball player in Baltimore's system. They have two children: their daughter, Valentina, was born in 1999. They have residences in Los Angeles and Ojai, California.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1983Class1st Girl (Motel)
1986BlindsideAdele
1986RecruitsSusan
1987Last Man StandingGroupie
1987Adventures in BabysittingSue Ann
1987Pink Chiquitas, TheThe Pink ChiquitasPink Chiquita
1987Big Town, TheThe Big TownBlack Lace Stripper
1989BlazeBlaze Starr
1990Love & MurderBarbara
1991Object of Beauty, TheThe Object of BeautyJoan
1991JFKBeverly Oliver
1991Inner Circle, TheThe Inner CircleAnastasia
1992Raising CainJenny
1992Leap of FaithMarva
1993Boiling PointVikki Dunbar
1993Younger and YoungerPenny
1994IntersectionOlivia Marshak
1994CobbRamona
1995For Better or WorseValeri Carboni
1995Now and ThenMrs. Albertson
1996Salt Water MooseEva Scofield
1997TouchAntoinette Baker
1997Jungle 2 JungleCharlotte
1997Santa FeEleanor Braddock
1998Gods and MonstersBetty
1999Forever Flirt
1999No VacancyConstance
1999TouchedSylvie
1999Four DaysChrystal
1999Mystery, AlaskaMary Jane Pitcher
1999Play It to the BoneGrace Pasic
2001Snow in AugustKate Devlin
2002Dark BlueSally Perry
2003Hollywood HomicideCleo Richard
2006Bye Bye BenjaminJanetShort film
2006Kill Your DarlingsLola
2007September DawnNancy Dunlap
2012SmittyJudge Greenstein
2013SquattersPost-production
2015The Longest RideFilming
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1981Three's CompanyKellyEpisode: "And Baby Makes Four"
1985Two Fathers' JusticeTV film
1987I'll Take ManhattanTV miniseries
1987AdderlyBubblebath GirlEpisode: "Midnight in Morocco"
1987Night HeatCathyEpisode: "The Victim"
1988Check It Out!Kim DillardEpisode: "Fatal Harassment"
1989Friday the 13th: The SeriesChristyEpisode: "Wedding Bell Blues"
1990Uncut GemRubyTV film
1991Prison Stories: Women on the InsideLoretta WrightTV film
1992Keep the ChangeEllen KeltonTV film
1994Trial at Fortitude BayGina AntonelliTV film
1994DuckmanAngela (voice)Episode: "About Face"
1995ChronomasterJester (voice)Video game
1995Indictment: The McMartin TrialKee McFarlaneTV film
1996DuckmanAngela (voice)Episode: "Color of Naught"
1996Jake's WomenSheilaTV film
1996Harvest of FireSally RussellTV film
1997Dead SilenceDet. Sharon FosterTV film
1997Perversions of ScienceVariousEpisode: "Dream of Doom"
1998Stories from My ChildhoodChristina (voice)Episode: "The Twelve Months & The Snow Girl"
1998Of Light and DarknessAngel Gemini (voice)Video game
2001Beggars and ChoosersRebeccaEpisodes: "Hitting the Bottle", "Golf War Syndrome"
2001Judge, TheThe JudgeCatherine RosettiTV film
2001Snow in AugustKate DevlinTV film
2001Kid, TheThe KidMother (voice)TV film
2002Practice, TheThe PracticeCassie RayEpisode: "Bad to Worse"
2002–2003Agency, TheThe AgencyAvery PohlRecurring role (5 episodes)
2003MonkNatasha LovaraEpisode: "Mr. Monk Goes to the Circus"
2003Guardian, TheThe GuardianVictoria LittleEpisode: "Believe"
2004Guardian, TheThe GuardianVictoria LittleEpisode: "The Bachelor Party"
2004L Word, TheThe L WordFrancesca WolffRecurring role (4 episodes)
2005Eleventh Hour, TheThe Eleventh HourVeronica Taylor ElleryEpisode: "Kettle Black"
2005CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationDiane DunnEpisode: "Unbearable"
2007State of MindCordelia BanksEpisode: "Snow Melts"
2008QuarterlifeMindy KriegerEpisode: "Finding a Voice"
2009Criminal MindsSandra LombardiniEpisode: "Cold Comfort"
2009ZOS: Zone of SeparationMila MichailovTV miniseries
2009Throwing StonesMarge MerrickTV film
2009Curb Your EnthusiasmBeverlyEpisode: "Vehicular Fellatio"
2009Cold CaseMolly Heaton (2009)Episode: "Iced"
2011Hound DogsIris HammerTV film
2011Cinema VeriteValTV film
2011Rizzoli & IslesMelody PattersonEpisodes: "Seventeen Ain't So Sweet", "Don't Stop Dancing, Girl"
2012PsychIda LaneEpisode: "Santabarbaratown"
2012Good GodVirginia HailwoodMain role (8 episodes)
2013Romeo KillerJoan PorcoTV film, filming

Video voice actor[edit]

Davidovich voices "Jester" in the video game adventure Chronomaster, which also includes the voices of actors Ron Perlman and Brent Spiner.

She also voiced "Angel Gemini" in the adventure game, Of Light and Darkness: The Prophecy, which also includes the voice of actor James Woods.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Byrne, Bridget (2001-04-06). "Actress Looks To Face 'The Judge'". The Associated Press. Retrieved 2007-12-12.  (dead link)
  2. ^ Southgate, Martha (December 23, 1989). "'Blaze' actress Lolita Davidovich enjoying first taste of stardom". Herald-Journal. p. B9. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ Lolita Davidovich Biography - Yahoo! Movies
  4. ^ Strauss, Bob (December 26, 1989). "Director Shelton Turns From 'Bull' To Create Blaze". Los Angeles Daily News. 

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