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Mercedes Ruehl, Award Winner

Ruehl in The Warriors.

Mercedes Ruehl:
Best Supporting Actress 1991:

1991: The Fisher King (Comedy/Drama – R)
Mercedes Ruehl won her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for playing the video store owner in love with Jeff Bridges.

About Mercedes Ruehl (1948 – )

She was born on the 28th of February 1948, in Queens, New York. Mercedes Ruehl is born of Irish/Cuban extraction and known for playing tough-talking New Yorkers.

One of her most recent accomplishments includes being nominated for a Tony award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for role in The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?, in May of 2002.

Since 2005 Mercedes Ruehl has been busy acting in movies for television, including A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, and has been successful in various television series, including such shows as: Law And Order.

Mercedes Ruehl's notable movie credits include...

The Warriors (1979)
Four Friends (1981)
Heartburn (1986)
Radio Days (1987)
The Secret Of My Success (1987)
Big (1988)
Married To The Mob (1988)
Crazy People (1990)
Another You (1991)
The Fisher King (1991)
Last Action Hero (1993)
Lost In Yonkers (1993)
The Minus Man (1999)
Out Of The Cold (1999)
What's Cooking (2000)
More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
The Amati Girls (2000)
Spooky House (2004)
Zeyda And The Hitman (2004)

Mercedes Ruehl's television credits include...

Fraser (Series Regular) (1995-1996)
Indictment (HBO) (1995)
North Shore Fish (1997)
Gia (1998)
The Mary Kay Letourneau Story (2000)
All American Girl (2000)
The Lost Child (2000)
Widows (Mini-Series 2002)
Guilt By Association (2002)

Mercedes Ruehl in The Fisher King (1991).

Mercedes Ruehl in Married to the Mob (1988).