An actress who was twice nominated for Primetime Emmys and was known for major features including “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” “Dick Tracy” and “Mr. Holland’s Opus” has died. Glenne Headly died Thursday night, according to media reports.
Her death was confirmed by her reps, but her cause of death had not yet been reported. Headly was 63.
Headly received Emmy nominations for her supporting roles in the Western miniseries “Lonesome Dove” (1989) and the Showtime movie “Bastard Out of Carolina” (1996). She maintained a busy schedule with both film work and television roles, and was most recently working on the Haley Joel Osment-Josh Hutcherson comedy series “Future Man,” from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, which has been in production and is due out this year on Hulu.
Headly was active in the theater, including a long run as an ensemble member with Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company. She was married to John Malkovich in the 1980s, and is survived by her second husband, Byron McCulloch.
Below is an interview with Headly on “Good Morning America” in connection with her 1991 movie “Mortal Thoughts” …