Before becoming one of the favorite blondes of movie lovers, Heather Graham Some obstacles must be overcome.
The actress grew up in a strict Catholic family and underwent several residency transfers due to her father’s occupation. Father is an FBI agent, he is a counter-terrorism expert.
Graham has been passionate about the performing world since he was a child. She has never missed a school drama, and in high school, her classmates named her “the most talented person.”
Despite Graham’s shyness and initial reluctance of her parents, Graham managed to get her mother to take her to Hollywood for some auditions. Soon after, when she was still a teenager, a person from Milwaukee picked up her belongings and moved to Los Angeles, where she had a representative and started filming TV commercials.
Auditions became part of his daily work.After a brief appearance in a sitcom in 1987 The problem is getting bigger Graham got his first film experience with his supporting role in a youth comedy. Dad Cadillac (1988).
Soon after, he passed a cast and became Pharmacy Cowboy (1989), a film directed by a film producer Gus Van Sant This will make her nominated for Best Supporting Actress in the Independent Spirit Award.
Everything seems to indicate that the actress’s parents began to support her daughter’s career, but at the same time, they also made it clear that she has a series of red lines not to be missed. Mainly, No sex scenes.
Graham was so miserable that he even rejected the protagonist in this creepy black comedy. Youth Killer School (1989), because their parents think the language used by the characters is too critical.
Soon, Graham decided to start to ignore so many small censorship systems (external and self-imposed). Despite this, her career did not start as quickly as she had hoped, which led to her enrollment at the University of California, Los Angeles.There, the actor James Woods He noticed Graham one day and eventually made him a part of the tape. Perfect blow (1992).
The actress eventually dropped out of school and focused entirely on acting. The fact is that this adventurous decision will mark the beginning of her fat cow era.
Under the guidance of her representatives, Graham began to (actually) accept every proposal she made.He signed a contract as a model for the brand Emanuel Ungaro And, in the mid-90s, she established herself as the new “it girl” in Hollywood.
In fact, Graham began to embody different highly personalized roles in low-budget movies, such as Swingers (1996), after which he won the position Jon Favreau When the two of them happened to be working in an episode of the series, I took her out to play on the swing Fallen angel.
Although eternal and always sensual, the first hit of Hollywood high school was Phuket Night (1997), this is a film about the origins of American X movies. Graham (Graham) plays an angelic pornographic actress, but she did not take off her roller skates or have sex.
That tape is made from Paul Thomas Anderson She was nominated for an Academy Award and won the Best New Actress Award at the American MTV Film and Television Awards, but her conservative parents were not very happy. When she started shooting this film, the distance between them and their daughter Stay the same forever. Although Graham avoids (at least in public) avoiding touching the subject.
Co-starring in a blockbuster like this Austin’s power 2. The spy who pierced me (1999)-Graham played a lewd and smart CIA agent-and became an object of desire in the music video of the song American woman From Lenny Kravitz, They think her final dedication is one of the current actresses.