Kelly Mcginnis is an American actress famous for her outstanding roles in the movies such as Witness, which was released in 1985. She was awarded Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for her amassing performance. She got featured as Charlie in Top Gun and appeared in the movies such as Made in Heaven and The House on Carroll Street. She amassed her fans with her character of Kathryn Murphy in The Accused. In the latter part of her career, she made her contribution in the movie Stake Land in horror genre, and also in movies like The Innkeepers, and We Are What We Are!
Who is Kelly Mcginnis?
Kelly Mcginnis, whose real name is Kelly McGillis, is a profound American actress who struggled in her initial career and achieved success with her immense hard work and efforts. She did not hesitate to do other jobs while she struggled with her acting career for survival. She has 2 marriages to her name in her life span and has kids with both her husbands. She stunned everyone in 2009 as she announced her relationship with Melanie Leis.
Kelly Mcginnis Age | Early Life
How Old is Kelly Mcginnis?
Kelly Mcginnis came into the world on 9th July 1957, in Newport Beach, California, in the United States. She is 65 years of age as of 2022. Her birth sign is Cancer. She is an American national. She has mixed ethnicity. She believes in Christianity and follows Christian culture.
Kelly Mcginnis Family
She is the youngest of all the children born to her parents, Mr. Donald McGillis and Virginia Joan. Her father is a professional physician, and her mother is a homemaker. She has the origins of Scots-Irish ancestry from her paternal side, whereas she has German maternal ancestry. She also has origins in Welsh ancestry. She was brought up by her parents with ultimate love and compassion in Los Angeles in the United States. She shares a good bond with her siblings, Karen McGillis and Kathleen McGillis.
Kelly Mcginnis Education
She got enrolled in Newport Harbor High School for her primary studies. She then moved to the Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts, situated at Allan Hancock College in Santa Marina, California, the United States. She obtained her General Equivalency Diploma after she decided to drop out of high school in 1975. She then shifted to NY City to pursue her acting studies at Julliard School and completed her graduation in 1983.
Kelly Mcginnis Height, Weight, Physical Appearance
She stands tall at 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 56 kg. She has stylish medium grey color hair and mesmerizing brown eyes.
Kelly Mcginnis Career
Kelly Mcginnis began her career with her film ‘Reuben Reuben’ which made a premiere in 1983. She then got to fame in the United States with her prolific performance in the film Witness in 1985, for which she was honored with the Golden Globe Award and received BAFTA nominations. She came into the limelight as she starred with the most popular personality in the Hollywood film industry, Tom Cruise. She co-starred with Tom Cruise in the movie Top Gun that made released in 1986. Her career got a move, and she worked in multiple films of different genres like drama, action, horror, romance, etc.
She portrayed the character of a caretaker in the movie The House on Carroll Street alongside Jeff Daniels. She got into the negative zone after she appeared in the movie The Accused in 1988 and tried her hands at Television shows and films in the 90s before she decided to take a break from her acting career. She is also an outstanding theatre actress and has performed in multiple stage shows. She worked in the Broadway theatre in the 80s and 90s that took place in NY City. Kelly Mcginnis movies were a blockbuster in her era.
She was critically acclaimed for her role as a suspect in the film The Monkey’s Mask. The movie was based on the novel by Australian poet Dorothy Porter, which is an international Lesbian cult film that was released in 2000 alongside Susie Porter. She then took a while before she returned to her acting career back in 2006.
She appeared in The L Word’s 5th season and worked in the horror movie Stake Land under the direction of Jim Mickle. She is still in the news in Hollywood and made into the headlines as she shared the reason for not being cast in the movie Top Gun-Maverick Kelly Mcginnis was excluded from the cast. The actor’s Kelly Mcginnis and Tom Cruise appeared together in Top Gun.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend, Relationship
Kelly Mcginnis got married twice in her life tenure. Initially, she married her mate from Julliard, Boyd Black, in 1979. The marriage did not last long, and the couple parted ways in 1981. She married Fred Tillman in 1898 and had kids with him, 2 daughters, Kelsey and Sonora. Fred was a rich person and owned costly yachts and hotels.
The couple decided to quit their married life in 2002. She faced a tragic accident in 1982, as she was raped by 2 men in her NY apartment, Out of the 2 men, one was just 15 years of age and was sentenced to 3 years in prison. Kelly Mcginnis’s rape was a very sad incident in Hollywood.
Is Kelly Mcginnis lesbian?
She met Melanie Leis, a bartender at her ex-husband’s restaurant in Key West, Florida, in the United States. She announced her relationship with Melanie Les in her interview with SheWired, and that she worked for the welfare of the drug addicts in the rehabilitation center situated in Bridgeton, NJ, when she was with Les in her house in Collingswood.
Kelly Mcginnis Net Worth
She is estimated to have a net worth of around $8 million. She has earned this money with her successful acting career and various brand endorsements. She also earned a good amount from her TV appearances and theatre acts.
Where does Kelly Mcginnis live?
She currently resides in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
How old is Kelly Mcginnis?
Born on 9th July 1957, she is 65 years of age as of 2022.
Is Kelly Mcginnis Gay?
She revealed herself to be in a relationship with the same-s8x partner Melanie Les in an interview.
Who are Kelly Mcginnis’s kids?
She has two children from her husband, Fred Tillman, named Kelsey and Sonora.
Was Kelly Mcginnis raped?
She was raped by two men in her New York apartment in 1982.
What was the reason for Kelly Mcginnis Top Gun2 exclusion?
The actress was not asked to appear in the movie Top Gun 2 Maverick, and she cited that the reason behind her exclusion was her fat and aged appearance.
Is Kelly Mcginnis alive?
Yes, She is alive, She is now 62+ years old.