Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseRon Shelton
FactHer husband writer/director/producer Ron Shelton, was once a minor league baseball player for Baltimore.


Lolita Davidovich is a Canadian-American actress. She began her career in film and television in the 1980s, and has since appeared in over 50 films. Her notable roles include Thelma & Louise (1991), Blaze (1989), and Play It to the Bone (1999).

Davidovich was born on July 15, 1961, in London, Ontario, Canada, to Ukrainian immigrants. She has two older sisters. Her father was a truck driver and her mother was a homemaker. Davidovich was raised in a strict Catholic household. She attended Catholic school and was a member of the Ukrainian Youth Association.

Davidovich began her career as a dancer. She appeared in several music videos, including those for Billy Idol’s “Catch My Fall” and ZZ Top’s “Legs”. She made her film debut in the 1983 Canadian film The Wild Life. She subsequently appeared in the films Turk 182 (1985), Fire with Fire (1986), and Some Kind of Wonderful (1987).

In 1991, Davidovich starred alongside Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis in the Ridley Scott-directed film Thelma & Louise. The film was a critical and commercial success, and earned Davidovich a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She subsequently appeared in the films Hudson Hawk (1991), Leap of Faith (1992), and The Babe (1992).

In 1999, Davidovich starred opposite Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes in the Ron Shelton-directed film Play It to the Bone. The film was a box office success, grossing over $50 million worldwide.

Davidovich has been married three times. Her first husband was Canadian actor Bruce Greenwood, with whom she has two daughters. She divorced Greenwood in 1995. Her second husband was American actor Billy Bob Thornton, with whom she has one daughter. The couple divorced in 2000. Her third husband is Canadian businessman Steve Bing, with whom she has one son.

Davidovich is 5’7″ tall and has blue eyes and blonde hair.

General Info

Height1.72 m
ProfessionVoice Actor
EducationHerbert Berghoff Studios
NationalityCanadian

Family

SpouseRon Shelton
ChildrenValentina Shelton

Accomplishments

NominationsSatellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film, Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic Series, Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series
MoviesThe Longest Ride, Play It to the Bone, Gods and Monsters, Hollywood Homicide, Intersection, Blaze, Mystery, Alaska, Jungle 2 Jungle, Leap of Faith, Dark Blue, The Inner Circle, The Object of Beauty, Now and Then, Cinema Verite, September Dawn, Adventures in Babysitting, Boiling Point, Indictment: Th...
TV ShowsGood God

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Her husband writer/director/producer Ron Shelton, was once a minor league baseball player for Baltimore.
2Studied at the Herbert Berghof Studios in New York.
3The daughter of immigrants from the former Yugoslavia, her father was from Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, and her mother from Slovenia. Lolita spoke only Serb-Croatian during her early years in Canada. When she was 10, her parents divorced and she stayed with her mother.
4Deliberately gained weight to play the role of busty 1950s stripper Blaze Starr in Blaze (1989), which she won over 600 other actresses.
5Has a daughter named Valentina born November 1999 with husband Ron Shelton.
6Is of Serbian heritage.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cinema Verite2011TV MovieVal
Hound Dogs2011TV MovieIris Hammer
Cold Case2009TV SeriesMolly Heaton '09
Curb Your Enthusiasm2009TV SeriesBeverly
Throwing Stones2009TV MovieMarge Merrick
ZOS: Zone of Separation2009TV Mini-SeriesMila Michailov
Criminal Minds2009TV SeriesSandra Lombardini
Quarterlife2008TV SeriesMindy Krieger
September Dawn2007Nancy Dunlap
State of Mind2007TV SeriesCordelia Banks
Kill Your Darlings2006Lola
Bye Bye Benjamin2006ShortJanet
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2005TV SeriesDiane Dunn
Bury the Lead2005TV SeriesVeronica Taylor Ellery
The L Word2004TV SeriesFrancesca Wolff
The Guardian2003-2004TV SeriesVictoria Little
Monk2003TV SeriesNatasha Lovara
Hollywood Homicide2003Cleo Ricard
The Agency2002-2003TV SeriesAvery Pohl
Dark Blue2002Sally Perry
The Practice2002TV SeriesCassie Ray
The Kid2001TV MovieMother (voice)
Snow in August2001TV MovieKate Devlin
The Judge2001TV MovieCatherine Rosetti
Beggars and Choosers2001TV SeriesFrancesca
Die Straußkiste1999
Play It to the Bone1999Grace Pasic
Mystery, Alaska1999Mary Jane Pitcher
Four Days1999Chrystal
Touched1999Sylvie
No Vacancy1999Constance
Rugrats1999TV SeriesSvetlana
Of Light and Darkness1998Video GameAngel Gemini (voice)
Gods and Monsters1998Betty
Stories from My Childhood1998TV SeriesChristina
Santa Fe1997Eleanor Braddock
Perversions of Science1997TV SeriesDoctor / Arthur's Wife / Arthur's Daughter / ...
Jungle 2 Jungle1997Charlotte
Touch1997Antoinette Baker
Dead Silence1997TV MovieDet. Sharon Foster
Salt Water Moose1996Eva Scofield
Harvest of Fire1996TV MovieSally Russell
Jake's Women1996TV MovieSheila
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994-1996TV SeriesAngela
Chronomaster1995Video GameJester (voice)
Now and Then1995Mrs. Albertson
Indictment: The McMartin Trial1995TV MovieKee McFarlane
For Better or Worse1995Valeri Carboni
Trial at Fortitude Bay1994TV MovieGina Antonelli
Cobb1994Ramona
Intersection1994Olivia Marshak
Younger and Younger1993Penny
Boiling Point1993/IVikki Dunbar
Leap of Faith1992Marva
Raising Cain1992Jenny
Keep the Change1992TV MovieEllen Kelton
The Inner Circle1991Anastasia
JFK1991Beverly Oliver (credited on Director's Cut)
The Object of Beauty1991Joan
Prison Stories: Women on the Inside1991TV MovieLoretta Wright
Uncut Gem1990TV MovieRuby
Love & Murder1990Barbara (as Lolita David)
Blaze1989Blaze Starr
Friday the 13th: The Series1989TV SeriesChristy
Check It Out1988TV SeriesKim Dillard
Last Man Standing1987Groupie (as Lolita David)
Night Heat1987TV SeriesCathy
Adderly1987TV SeriesBubblebath Girl
The Big Town1987Black Lace Stripper (as Lolita David)
Blindside1987Adele
Adventures in Babysitting1987Blonde (as Lolita David)
I'll Take Manhattan1987TV Mini-SeriesPenny, Girl in the Car with Cutter
The Pink Chiquitas1987Pink Chiquita
Recruits1986Susan (as Lolita David)
Two Fathers' Justice1985TV Movie
Class19831st Girl (Motel)
Three's Company1981TV SeriesKelly
Skate God2018pre-productionIdonis
Sorry for Your Loss2017/Ipost-productionEve
Untitled Nikola Tesla Project2017announced
Dr. Del2016TV Movie
Shades of Blue2016TV SeriesLinda Wozniak
Blood & Oil2015TV SeriesAnnie Briggs
True Detective2015TV SeriesCynthia Woodrugh
Backstrom2015TV SeriesLouise 'Lou' Finster
The Longest Ride2015Kate Collins
Squatters2014VideoEvelyn
NCIS2013TV SeriesCatherine Tavier
Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story2013TV MovieJoan Porco
Bunheads2013TV SeriesMrs. Simms
Good God2012TV SeriesVirginia Hailwood
Psych2012TV SeriesIda Lane
Smitty2012Judge Greenstein
Rizzoli & Isles2011TV SeriesMelody Patterson

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The World of Gods and Monsters: A Journey with James Whale1999Video documentary short acknowledgment - as Lolita Davidovitch

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Celebrity Ghost Stories2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Gomorron2006TV SeriesHerself
The Making of 'Kill Your Darlings'2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
RSC Meets USA: Working Shakespeare2005Video documentaryHerself
World Poker Tour2004TV SeriesHerself
2001 ABC World Stunt Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2001TV SeriesHerself
ESPY Awards2000TV Special
6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2000TV SpecialHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1997TV SeriesHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHerself
Cinema 31993TV SeriesHerself
The 13th Annual CableACE Awards1992TV SpecialHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1989TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Premio Donostia a Antonio Banderas2008TV SpecialGrace Pasic
The World of Gods and Monsters: A Journey with James Whale1999Video documentary shortBetty (uncredited)
Femmes Fatales: Sharon Stone1998TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1993Best Actress AwardTokyo International Film FestivalYounger and Younger (1993)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2005GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic SeriesThe Eleventh Hour (2002)
1997Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionHarvest of Fire (1996)
1995CableACECableACE AwardsSupporting Actress in a Movie or MiniseriesIndictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)
1992CableACECableACE AwardsActress in a Movie or MiniseriesPrison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)
1990CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising ActressBlaze (1989)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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