Ronee Blakley

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Birthday
24, 1945
Birthplace
Nampa, ID
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Nampa, ID

About

Actress who received a National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Barbara Jean in the 1975 film Nashville. She also played a lead role in the 1984 horror A Nightmare on Elm Street.

Before Fame

After studying at Mills College, Stanford University and Juilliard, she began performing vocal improvisations with Moog synthesizers in Carnegie Hall in New York.

Trivia

She toured with Bob Dylan as a backup singer after the release of his album Desire.

Family Life

She was married to director Wim Wenders from 1979 to 1981. Her daughter is author Sarah Blakley-Cartwright.

Associated With

She and Lily Tomlin both earned Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress for their roles in Nashville.