Is any of you a fan of the legendary movies from the 90s and has a thing for old TV shows? Then you might have heard the name of Bonnie Bedelia or at least know her face. Yes, I am talking about the famous Holly McClane from Die Hard and Die Hard 2. Now you must remember her! Even if you don’t I will make you familiar with her and will keep you updated. Interested? Let’s get into it.
Who is Bonnie Bedelia?
Bonnie Bedelia is an American actress who is famous for her role as Holly McClane in Die Hard and Die Hard 2. Not only that, she has achieved massive popularity for her role as Polly Chalmers in Needful Things and as Barbara Barbarasabich in Presumed Innocent. She has also appeared in several TV series and her diverse roles quickly attracted the attention of many fans. Her acting career of several decades has made her one of the most prominent figures in the entertainment industry at that time. Bonnie Bedelia proved herself as a versatile actress while acting in different genres ranging from soap operas to action movies.
Biography and Career
This famous actress was born in New York on 25th March 1948. Her father, Phillip Harley Culkin was a journalist and her mother Marian Ethel Wagner Culkin was a professional writer and editor. Bonnie Bedelia had to face many difficulties from an early age as her father went bankrupt shortly after her birth. She and her siblings tried their luck in acting and she was the first one to get scouted by a talent agency.
Bonnie Bedelia first made her debut in 1958 at the early age of nine and after that, she never had to turn back. From 1961 to 1967 she was constant in the role of Sandy Porter on the American soap opera Love of Life. In 1967 she won “The Theatre World Award” in the category of a promising new artist for her excellent performance in “My Sweet Charlie”. In 1969, she made her first film debut in The Gypsy Moths and in the same year she gained huge attention for her role in “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” Her other famous movies include “Lovers and Other Strangers”, “The Strange Vengeance of Rosalie”, “Heart Like a Wheel”, “Die Hard” and many others.
Where is Bonnie Bedelia Now?
As of 2023, Bonnie Bedelia is 75 years old now. Currently, she has kept her personal life secret to avoid the spotlight as much as possible. She does not have social media accounts as well which made it difficult for her fans and followers to know her whereabouts. There was a rumour about her illness recently and her fans are worried about her health condition. However, I will let you know that Bonnie Bedelia is in good health and spending her time with her family. She also often makes appearances in different TV shows. Even though she is not in the limelight now, her glamorous acting career will continue to entertain the fans.