Born: January 31, 1959
Birth Name: Kelly Colleen Lynch
Date of Birth: January 31, 1959
Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lynch started her acting career with a small job at the Guthrie Theater. After moving to New York, she studied under acting teacher Sanford Meisner and became a model for the famous Elite Modeling Agency.
Lynchs performance earned her critical praise including an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Actress.
She received her second nomination for the independent film The Beans of Egypt, Maine with Martha Plimpton.
Other film credits include White Mans Burden opposite John Travolta, Virtuosity opposite Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, Three of Hearts opposite William Baldwin, Curly Sue for director John Hughes and Imaginary Crimes opposite Harvey Keitel.
In 1992 Lynch was offered the lead in the thriller Basic Instinct but turned it down.
Sharon Stone took the part instead and became a huge star.
In 1996 she began doing commercials for L'Oréal hair color products.
In the late '90s she had roles in the box office failures, Mr. Magoo (1997) and Homegrown (1998). She then played a supporting role in the remake of the popular '70s television show Charlie's Angels (2000). More recently, she took part in The Jacket (2005), starring Adrien Brody.
Lynch is married to screenwriter Mitch Glazer.
They have one daughter.
At Last (2005)
The Visitation (2005)
Dallas 362 (2003)
The Slaughter Rule (2002)
Mr. Magoo (1997)
Cold Around the Heart (1997)
Persons Unknown (1996)
Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
White Man's Burden (1995)
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Imaginary Crimes (1994)
Three of Hearts (1993)
Curly Sue (1991)
Desperate Hours (1990)
Warm Summer Rain (1989)
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)