Wednesday 12 July 2017

Elisabeth Shue

Elisabeth Shue

Elisabeth Shue is an American actress who was born on 6th October, 1963 at Wilmington, Delaware, USA. the daughter of Anne Brewster and James William Shue , one-time congressional candidate, lawyer, and real estate developer, who was president of the International Food and Beverage Corporation. Her mother was a vice president in the private banking division of the Chemical Banking Corporation.During her studies, she found a way to make a little extra money by acting in television commercials. She got critical recognition from her role in movie The Karate Kid(1984), Adventures in Babysitting(1987), Cocktail(1988), Back to the Future-II(1989), Back to The Future -III(1990), Soapdish(1991), Leaving LasVegas(1995), The Saint(1995) and Hollow Man(2000). She has also acted in CSI.

Elisabeth Shue Religion

She has German and English ancestry. They are rumored to be Jewish but they are not. Her father James William Shue, was of German ancestry and mother Anne Brewster, is a descendant of William Brewster, who was an English pilgrim leader. She is Christian by religion.

Elisabeth Shue Political Views

Elisabeth follows The Democratic party. She has quoted "Robert Kennedy was such an inspiring figure. His interest in politics seemed to come not from a desire for power, but from a need to help our society live up to its ideals." But openly she has not given any comment yet.She was not involved in any type of campaign even. 

Who is she dating?

Elisabeth Shue is married to director Davis Guggenheim since 1994. The couple have three children: Miles William (1997), Stella Street (2001), and Agnes Charles (2006). She named her son after her late older brother,William Shue, who died on August 24, 1988 at the age of 26 from a freak swimming 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. Previously she was in relationship with Val Kilmer.

Elisabeth Shue Hobbies

She loves gymnastic. She was an accomplished high school gymnast, with aspirations to the state finals, at Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey. Her training was successfully proven in movie The Karate Kid. he is fun loving girl. She loves pub and disco. She smokes occasionally

Interesting Facts

She got started in commercials as "The Burger King Girl."

The 2007 film Gracie (2007) is based upon events that occurred in her and her brother Andrew Shue's lives.
She 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.
Her brother Andrew is also an actor.
The same year she left Harvard, 1988, her older brother, William, died in a swimming accident while on a family vacation.