Beverly D’Angelo is an American actress who gained recognition for her role ‘Ellen Griswold’ for the movie ‘Vacation’ sequels from 1983-2015. Further, she has appeared in many films and series, earning a quite few nominations including Golden Globe.
Her other well-recognized roles include ‘Patsy Cline’ in 1980 ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ and ‘Sheila Franklin’ in 1979 ‘Hair’. Besides her acting, she is a singer as well. She has performed as a backup singer for the American band ‘Hawks’ before starting her career in acting.
Caption: In an interview with Beverly D’Angelo for the Movies scenes of Vacations.
Beverly D’Angelo: Bio, Family, Education
The actress was born as Beverly Heather D’Angelo on 15 November 1951, in Columbus, Ohio, the USA. She was born as the daughter to musician father, Constantino ‘Gene’ D’Angelo, a bass player and also a TV station manager at WBNS-TV in Columbus. Her mother Priscilla Ruth was a Violinist. Further, she has three siblings; Jeff, Tim, and Tony. In addition, she has a mixed ethnicity of Italian, English, Irish, Scottish, and German.
She has attended Upper Arlington High School in Upper Arlington, Ohio. The Upper Arlington Alumni Association awarded Beverly in 2009 as a Distinguished Award for achievement in her career. Other than this, there is no information on her further education.
Beverly D’Angelo: Career & Life Achievements
Before starting her career as an actress, she had worked as an illustrator at Hanna-Barbera Studios. Also, at the beginning of her career, while she was in Canada, she performed as a back-up singer for American-born rockabilly singer Rompin Ronnie Hawkins’ band ‘The Hawks’. Then she shifted to the acting career and tried out in theatres in 1976 Broadway ‘Rockaby Hamlet’. Following that, she made her Television debut with mini-series ‘Captains and the Kings’ in 1976.
Before getting her biggest career break in 1983 ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ as Ellen Griswold along with Chevy Chase. She has appeared in the hit movies like ‘Every Which Way But Loose’, ‘Hair’, and ‘Coal Miner’ Daughter’. For her role in these movies, she has earned a nomination on Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. Further, she worked in the four sequels of the movie Vacation from 1985 to 2015.
By the mid-90s, she worked in independent movies and returned to the stage where she won Theatre World Award for her role in play ‘Simpatico’. After a decade, she recorded an Emmy Award nomination for her role in the TV movie version of ‘A Streetcar named desire’. Thereafter, she appeared in the lead role in television movies like ‘Slow Burn’, ‘Judgemental Day: The John List Story, and ‘Sweet Temptation’.
Her career in the Millenium year 2000 began with the role ‘Dr. Debra’ in the series ‘Talk To Me’. Then she appeared in the guest role and the recurring role. However, in 2005, she joined the cast of ‘Entourage’ as ‘Barbara Miller’. She continued to appear as a guest role in the dramas including a voice in animated series ‘Family Guy’, ‘Cougar Town’, and ‘Mom’ where actors like Sara Rue and Pablo Schreiber has appeared as well.
Further, she has given her voice for the animated movies like ‘Hair High’, ‘Terra’, and ‘Partigiano’. Her other films credit includes a cameo role in ‘Summer Catch’, ‘Relative Strangers’, ‘Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay’, ‘Bounty Killer’, and ‘Accidental Love’.
Beverly D’Angelo: Personal Life & Husband
Coming over to her personal life, well, she is currently single at the moment. But previously, around three decades ago, she had married Italian Don Lorenzo Salvati. He is the only son and heir to the Nobel Romano Coscritto, Don Forese Salviati and his wife Maria Grazia Gawronska. Later in 1995, due to irreconcilable differences, the couple finalized their divorce.
After two years of divorce, she dated an Academy Award-winner production designer, Anton Furst. Sadly, they separated when the production designer took his own life in 1991. Also, she was in a relationship with the actor Al Pacino from 1997. The couple was in a serious relationship from which they had twins; son Anton James and daughter Olivia Rose. However, they ended their relationship in 2003 and in the same year, they filed a case for the custody of their children.
Caption: Beverly D’Angelo in an event
Beverly D’Angelo: Net Worth & Social Media Life
D’Angelo has been working in the entertainment industry over two decades. Therefore, she had made a huge earning from her career i.e. working over 60 films and dramas. Further, her huge income has a net worth estimated at $20 million. Additionally, She is still active and last seen working in the film ‘The Unicorn’ and drama ‘Insatiable’.
The actress does not seem to enjoy the attention on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. Also, she does not have any sorts of account o Facebook but she possesses FB fan account under her name with above 400 followers.
Beverly D’Angelo: Body measurements
The 67-years-old pretty lady has a well-maintained body that has a body measurement of 37-25-37 inches. She has a height of 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 meters and weighs around 61 kg. Beverly has a beautiful pair of blue eyes with fair/white complexion and blonde hair color.