Actress & Director Lee Purcell

Air Date:

Friday, Dec 21, 2012

Show # 97


ACTRESS/producer/writer/director LEE IS IN NEGOTIATIONS TO DIRECT A FEATURE FILM IN 2013 BASED ON A NOVEL, AND IS ALSO SCHEDULED TO ACT IN TWO FEATURE FILMS ” CALL TO DUTY” AND “TAO OF SURFING.” SHE IS AN acclaimed TWO-TIME PRIME TIME EMMY NOMINATED actress WHO has numerous film, television and stage credits, RECENTLY SEEN IN THE NBC TV SEIRES “PERSONS UNKNOWN ” CREATED BY OSCAR WINNER CHRISTOPHER MCQUARRIE AND EARLIER IN HER CAREER as Louise St. Laurent on the TV series “DUE SOUTH” created by Oscar winner Paul Haggis, and IN her generation-defining performance as the sultry step-mom in the iconic film “VALLEY GIRL” with Nicholas Cage.

Fans around the world frequently reach out to her for her role as “Peggy” in the cult favorite film BIG WEDNESDAY.

Lee has also starred opposite many OF Hollywood’s popular leading men, and has the distinction of starring opposite two of Hollywood dynastic father-son duos, Michael Douglas and Kirk Douglas and Beau Bridges and Lloyd Bridges.HER TWO EMMY NOMINATIONS WERE FOR “LONG ROAD HOME” starring opposite Mark Harmon AND for “SECRET SINS OF THE FATHER” starring opposite and directed by, Beau Bridges.

Early in her career Lee was personally chosen by film Icon Steve McQueen to star in his film “Adam at 6am” opposite Michael Douglas.

Lee  IS ON THE BOARD OF HEART OF A HORSE, a group that rescues horses from abuse, neglect and slaughter. SHE ALSO WRITES A BLOG FOR WOMEN

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