Elisabeth Shue Trivia

Was cast as the female lead in the Jim Carrey movie The Number 23 (2007) but had to drop out just weeks before shooting because of her pregnancy. Shue was replaced by Virginia Madsen.

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She was considered to play Kim Boggs in Edward Scissorhands (1990) before the part went to Winona Ryder.

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As of 2018, has never appeared in a film nominated for the Best Picture Oscar.

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Co-starring with Peter Sarsgaard in the Off-Broadway Revival of "Burn This" by Lanford Wilson. [December 2002]

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She and her brother, Andrew Shue, were inducted into Columbia High School's Hall of Fame in 1994.

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Growing up in Maplewood, New Jersey, Zach Braff lived around the corner from the Shues.

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Elisabeth replaced Claudia Wells as Jennifer Parker, Michael J. Fox' girlfriend, in the two sequels to Back to the Future (1985). Claudia's mother was dying from cancer, requiring the re-casting.

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The 2007 film Gracie (2007) is based upon events that occurred in her and her brother Andrew Shue's lives.

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She was amongst the final candidates for the female lead in Say Anything... (1989). According to director Cameron Crowe, "Elisabeth Shue did an amazing version of the graduation speech". Jennifer Connelly was runner-up to Ione Skye, who got the role in the end.

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Elisabeth and Davis became the parents of their third child, a daughter named Agnes Charles Guggenheim, on June 18, 2006.

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Son, Miles William, with Davis Guggenheim was born. [November 1997]

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Sister-in-law of Jonathan Guggenheim and Grace Guggenheim.

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Daughter-in-law of Charles Guggenheim and Marion Guggenheim.

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Auditioned for the Sherilyn Fenn role in Of Mice and Men (1992).

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Named her son after her late older brother, William Shue, who died on August 24, 1988 at the age of 26 from a freak swing accident while on family vacation. A rope broke on a tire swing and he was thrown into a tree branch, impaling him. He was enrolled at Rutgers University's Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine at the time of his death. Her brother Andrew Shue witnessed the accident.

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Daughter, Stella Street, was born weighing 6 lbs. 7 oz. [March 2001]

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Graduated from Harvard University 8 June 2000 with a degree in Government. Shue was one semester short of earning her degree when she dropped out to pursue her career 15 years ago. She returned to Harvard in the spring of 2000.

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Majored in Government at Wellesley College; transferred to Harvard University in 1985; planned to become an attorney.

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Was an accomplished high school gymnast, with aspirations to the state finals, at Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey. Her brother, Andrew Shue, and Zach Braff also attended Columbia High School.

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Got started in commercials as "The Burger King Girl.".

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