'The Witches of Eastwick': Where Is "Sukie Ridgemont" Now?
"Sukie Ridgemont", better known as the renowned Michelle Pfeiffer, starred in the creepy but comical supernatural movie, The Witches of Eastwick (1987). Pfeiffer had already been a big name in show business at this point because of her prominent roles in movies like Grease 2 (1982) and Scarface (1983). Her career completely took off in the late '80s... read on to find out more!
From portraying "Catwoman" in Batman Returns to a witch in The Witches of Eastwick, Michelle Pfeiffer has nearly played it all. Right after the release of Witches, she went on to star in 1988's Dangerous Liaisons, where she received praise for her acting, landing her first Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
In 1989, Michelle then went on to star in The Fabulous Baker Boys, which received even more widespread acclaim. To this day, many critics state that was her best role of her career. She won a total of six awards for this film, all for Best Actress.
Michelle Pfeiffer in The Witches of Eastwick
Between 1988-1990, Pfeiffer was impressively nominated for additional roles she starred in, such as The Russia House and Married to the Mob. One of her more memorable roles was acting alongside Michael Keaton in Batman Returns. In this 1992 film, she plays the sultry "Catwoman" and delivers a bold performance of the character.
In the 2000s, Michelle continued to actively perform on the silver screen and was being nominated for several awards just as often. She starred in 2007's Hairspray and Stardust, both of which she was nominated for. During this time, she slowly stepped away from her career to focus on her life as a mother.
Michelle Pfeiffer Today
Michelle Pfeiffer's more recent films include 2019's Avengers: Endgame and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, where she portrays "Queen Ingrith". She released the 2020 film French Exit, based on the 2018 novel, and is currently working on Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania, The First Lady, and Turn of Mind.
Pfeiffer has won 14 awards in total, and has been nominated an astounding 34 times. We won't be surprised if she receives further acclamation for her next upcoming roles!
Michelle Pfeiffer's Personal Life
Michelle married Peter Horton in 1981, however they divorced in 1988. She has been married to television writer David E. Kelley since 1993 and together they have four children. Michelle is quite active on Instagram! Check out some of her recent posts here:
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