|Beverly D’Angelo Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||November 15, 1951|
Beverly D’Angelo is an American actor, singer, voice actor, and producer who is known for playing Ellen Griswold in the National Lampoon’s Vacation films (1983-2015), Doris Vinyard in the crime drama film American History X, Stella DuBois Kowalski in the made-for-television drama film A Streetcar Named Desire, Barbara Miller in the HBO comedy-drama series Entourage, Patricia Gregson in the drama series Shooter, Stella Rose Buckley in the dark comedy-drama series Insatiable, Lorraine in the CBS sitcom Mom, Rebecca Balthus in the crime drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Sidney ‘Syd’ Gibson in the sitcom Rude Awakening, Patsy Cline in the biographical musical film Coal Miner’s Daughter, Sheila Franklin in the musical anti-war comedy-drama film Hair, Standish Logan in the comedy film Finders Keepers, Sharon Brogan Crawford in the fantasy comedy film High Spirits, and Edie in the comedy film The Unicorn.
Beverly Heather D’Angelo
Upper Arlington, Ohio, United States
At one point in time, Beverly D’Angelo was enrolled at the American School in Florence, Italy. She was an exchange student studying visual arts.
Actor, Singer, Voice Actor, Producer
- Father – Eugene Constantino D’Angelo (Television Station Manager and Bass Player)
- Mother – Priscilla Ruth (Violinist)
- Siblings – Jeff D’Angelo (Brother) (Bassist), Tim D’Angelo (Brother), Tony D’Angelo (Brother)
- Others – Eugene Constantin D’Angelo (Paternal Grandfather), Pasquarosa Volpe (Paternal Grandmother), Howard Dwight Smith (Maternal Grandfather) (Designed Ohio Stadium for Ohio State University), Myrna Teresa Cott (Maternal Grandmother)
Beverly D’Angelo has been signed with LINK Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth had been $20 Million.
5 ft 2 in or 157 cm
61 kg or 134.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Beverly D’Angelo has dated –
- Scott Baio – In his memoirs, actor and TV director, Scott Baio revealed that he had an affair with D’Angelo. He confirmed their affair in an interview with Howard Stein as well and gave her full marks for her performance in the sack.
- Sam Kinison – Beverly was reported to have had an affair with eccentric comedian, Sam Kinison in the past.
- Meat Loaf – Beverly was in a relationship with fellow musician Meat Loaf in the late 70s. They had become more than castmates while working in the Broadway play, Rockabye Hamlet. However, their relationship was very brief.
- Milos Forman – Towards the end of the 70s, D’Angelo got involved with Czech director, Milos Forman. Milos had fallen for the blonde beauty while directing her in the 1979 movie, Hair. They dated for about two years before deciding to head separate ways at the start of the 80s.
- Lorenzo Salviati – D’Angelo got married to an Italian duke, Lorenzo Salviati in 1981. They had dated for a very short period before getting married. After their marriage, D’Angelo moved to live with him at his 7,000-acre estate near Pisa. However, she wasn’t sure about their marriage and had a nagging feeling that it was a bad marriage. They divorced after being married for better of half a decade.
- Neil Jordan – The Irish novelist and director, Neil Jordan helped Beverly overcome the heartbreak of failed marriage. It was reported that she had moved to Ireland at the start of their relationship to spend time with Jordan. In 1988, they paired up for the movie, High Spirits. However, by the time, they started working on their second movie, The Miracle (1991), they were breaking up.
- Anton Furst (1990-1991) – Beverly got involved with English production designer Anton Furst in the second half of 1990. After having dated for nearly a year, they decided to break up in the fall of 1991. Just after their breakup, Furst committed suicide. Beverly was understandably devastated. He was feeling lonely and depressed after their breakup.
- Damian Chapa (1993) – Beverly was going out with actor Damian Chapa in 1993. They had reportedly grown close while shooting for the TV movie, Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills, in which they were cast in the leading roles.
- Al Pacino (1996-2003) – Beverly started dating the legendary actor, Al Pacino in 1996. In course of their relationship, she gave birth to twins, daughter Olivia Rose and son Anton James. However, just after the birth of their children, their relationship started going downhill. By the start of 2003, they had broken up. By May 2003, they were embroiled in a bitter custody battle with Pacino alleging that his former girlfriend was holding their children as hostages in a bid to take more money in the settlement. He alleged that she wanted to make money for every hour, he spent with his children. In turn, she accused him of harassing her. In May 2004, they reached a settlement and ended their bitter custody battle.
Race / Ethnicity
On her father’s side, Beverly D’Angelo is of Italian descent while on her mother’s side, she has Irish, Scottish, German, and English ancestry.
37-28-37 in or 94-71-94 cm
12 (US) or 44 (EU)
6.5 (US) or 4 (UK) or 37 (EU)
Beverly has done endorsement work for the clothing brand, Old Navy. She has appeared in a series of TV adverts for their range of sweaters.
She also has starred in TV commercials for the AT&T network.
Best Known For
- Being cast as Stella Kowalski in the TV movie, A Streetcar Named Desire (1984). She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her performance.
- Portraying the character of Patsy Cline in the biographical movie, Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980)
As a Singer
She has served as a vocalist for the jazz music band, Blue Martini. Her brother Jeff is the bassist for the band.
She also served as a backup singer for Ronnie Hawkins, who was the lead vocalist for the rock band, The Hawks.
D’Angelo also performed all the songs in the 1980 movie, Coal Miner’s Daughter.
In 1977, Beverly made her first film appearance in Woody Allen’s comedy-drama, Annie Hall.
First TV Show
In 1976, Beverly appeared in the historical miniseries, Captains and the Kings.
Beverly D’Angelo Facts
- Before starting her acting career, she used to work as an illustrator at Hanna-Barbera Studios. She also toured Canada with the repertory company.
- She started her acting career by doing theater work. Beverly made her professional acting debut with a 1986 Broadway production, Rockabye Hamlet, which was a musical adaptation of the iconic Hamlet play.
- At the age of 18, when she was starting her jazz singing career, she used to perform at a place called Zanzibar, which was essentially a topless bar. She used to perform from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
- She brought to life the character of Ellen Priscilla Ruth Smith Griswold, the wife of Clark, in the 1997 comedy film Vegas Vacation, a role for which she was nominated for a Kids’ Choice Award for “Favorite Movie Actress”. She co-starred in the film alongside Chevy Chase, Randy Quaid, Wayne Newton, Ethan Embry, and Wallace Shawn.
- In April 2017, a museum (The Patsy Cline Museum) was opened in Nashville dedicated to Patsy Cline (former country singer), the character she had played in the biopic Coal Miner’s Daughter. She narrated a short biographical movie on Patsy, which is shown to visitors at the museum.
- In 1970, she moved to Toronto to work as a studio vocalist. Eventually, she was hired for background vocals.
- She co-starred as Doris Vinyard in the 1998 crime drama film American History X and this got her nominated for a Satellite Award for “Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture”.
- Early in her acting career, she wasn’t completed committed to acting as it was a fallback option for her. She wanted to make it as a singer.
- Beverly got her debut role in Woody Allen’s movie after his casting director had noticed her work in a Broadway production, Rockabye Hamlet.
- She wasn’t initially interested in being cast in National Lampoon’s Vacation as she was disenchanted with Hollywood. However, her husband was partially responsible for getting her interested in the role.
- Between 2018 and 2019, she was cast in the recurring role of Stella Rose Buckley in the dark comedy-drama streaming television series Insatiable.
- She doesn’t have social media accounts.