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Cutting Edge ... D.B. Sweeney, Moira Kelly. In this romantic comedy, an injury sends a hockey... more info $5.95was $9.98 Buy Now

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Born: March 6, 1968 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA Profession: actor

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The captivating dark-haired Kelly made her professional debut playing a young woman manipulated into killing her stepmother in the TV movie, "Love, Lies and Murder" (1991). The same year, she made her first feature appearance in "The Boy Who Cried Bitch" and gained attention for her brief performance as the title character's neighborhood girlfriend, a teen prostitute and orphan, in "Billy Bathgate" (both 1991). In 1992, Kelly played her first leading role as an Olympic ice-skating diva in the romantic drama "The Cutting Edge." That same year, she played the dual roles of Hetty Kelly and Oona O'Neill in Richard Attenborough's hefty biopic "Chaplin." As the voice of Nala in Disney's blockbuster "The Lion King" (1994), Kelly earned new fans among the toddler set. The tots' older siblings were more apt to have seen her subsequent performances in the sub-par comedy "With Honors" and the intriguing "Little Odessa" or "The Tie That Binds" (all 1995). Kelly then went on to become a regular, named Annie Cornell, on the TV series "To Have & To Hold" (1998-1999). She was cast as Cynthia in the film "Henry Hill" the following year (1999). Kelly was also cast as a regular character, Madeline Hampton, in the very...

The captivating dark-haired Kelly made her professional debut playing a young woman manipulated into killing her stepmother in the TV movie, "Love, Lies and Murder" (1991). The same year, she made her first feature appearance in "The Boy Who Cried Bitch" and gained attention for her brief performance as the title character's neighborhood girlfriend, a teen prostitute and orphan, in "Billy Bathgate" (both 1991). In 1992, Kelly played her first leading role as an Olympic ice-skating diva in the romantic drama "The Cutting Edge." That same year, she played the dual roles of Hetty Kelly and Oona O'Neill in Richard Attenborough's hefty biopic "Chaplin." As the voice of Nala in Disney's blockbuster "The Lion King" (1994), Kelly earned new fans among the toddler set. The tots' older siblings were more apt to have seen her subsequent performances in the sub-par comedy "With Honors" and the intriguing "Little Odessa" or "The Tie That Binds" (all 1995). Kelly then went on to become a regular, named Annie Cornell, on the TV series "To Have & To Hold" (1998-1999). She was cast as Cynthia in the film "Henry Hill" the following year (1999). Kelly was also cast as a regular character, Madeline Hampton, in the very popular TV series The West Wing (1999-2000).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Deadly Sorority (2017)
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 Lion King 1 1/2, The (2004) Voice Of Nala
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 Safety of Objects, The (2001) Susan Train
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 Henry Hill (1999) Cynthia
10.
 Lion King II: Simba's Pride, The (1998) Voice Of Nala
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2003:
Cast in the drama "The Safety of Objects"; screened at the Toronto Film Festival
1991:
Film debut in "Billy Bathgate" and "The Boy Who Cried Bitch"
1996:
Starred in title role of "Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story"
1991:
TV debut as a killer in "Love, Lies and Murder"
1998:
Co-starred in the CBS series "To Have & To Hold"
1993:
Cast opposite Cuba Gooding Jr in "Daybreak," a made-for-cable movie about an interracial romance
1999:
Had featured role in the ensemble of the NBC drama series "The West Wing" during the first season
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Raised in Ronkonkoma, New York
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Education

Marymount Manhattan College: New York, New York -
Connetquot Senior High School: Ronkonkoma, New York - 1986

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companion:
Eric Clapton. Singer.

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father:
Peter Kelly. Violinist.
mother:
Anne Kelly. Nurse.

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