Courtney Love


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The daughter of Grateful Dead devotee and first manager Hank Harrison and psychotherapist Linda Caroll, Courtney Love was born Courtney Michelle Harrison in San Francisco, California in 1964. Love spent her early years living in hippie communes in Oregon and at schools in Europe and New Zealand, under the care of her mother and other family ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The People vs. Larry Flynt Althea Leasure Flynt
(1996)
Man on the Moon Lynne Margulies
(1999)
(1999)
Sid and Nancy Gretchen
(1986)

Filmography

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 2019 The Long Home (completed)
Pearl
 2018 JT LeRoy
Sasha
 2017 A Midsummer's Nightmare (TV Movie)
 2017 Menendez: Blood Brothers (TV Movie)
Kitty Menendez
 2016 The Hopes (TV Movie)
Chase Hope
 2015 Revenge (TV Series)
White Gold
- Two Graves (2015) ... White Gold
- Plea (2015) ... White Gold
- Clarity (2015) ... White Gold
 2015 Empire (TV Series)
Elle Dallas
- Our Dancing Days (2015) ... Elle Dallas
- Out, Damned Spot (2015) ... Elle Dallas
 2014 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Ms. Harrison
- Suits of Woe (2014) ... Ms. Harrison
- Faith and Despondency (2014) ... Ms. Harrison
- The Separation of Crows (2014) ... Ms. Harrison
- Poor Little Lambs (2014) ... Ms. Harrison
 2014 Fall Out Boy: The Young Blood Chronicles (Video)
The Head Bitch In Charge
 2012 Courtney Love: Samantha (Short)
Courtney Love
 2009 Nice Brothers (TV Series)
Lady #1
- The Nice Brothers (2009) ... Lady #1
 2002/I Trapped
Cheryl
 2001 Julie Johnson
Claire
 2000 Hole: Be a Man (Video short)
Courtney Love
 2000 Beat
Joan Vollmer Burroughs
 1999 Man on the Moon
Lynne Margulies
 1999 Hole: Awful (Video short)
Courtney Love
 1999 200 Cigarettes
Lucy
 1998 Hole: Malibu (Video short)
Courtney Love
 1998 Hole: Celebrity Skin (Video short)
Courtney Love
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt
Althea Leasure Flynt
 1996 Feeling Minnesota
Rhonda the Waitress
 1996 Basquiat
Big Pink
 1996 Hole: Gold Dust Woman (Video short)
Courtney Love
 1995 Bon Jovi: Something for the Pain (Video short) (uncredited)
 1995 Hole: Softer, Softest (Video short)
Courtney Love
 1995 Hole: Violet (Video short)
Courtney Love / Vocalist / Guitarist
 1994 Hole: Doll Parts (Video short)
Courtney Love / Singer / Guitarist
 1994 Hole: Miss World (Video short)
Courtney Love / Singer / Guitarist
 1992 Hole: Garbadge Man (Video short)
Courtney Love / Singer / Guitarist
 1988 Tapeheads
Norman's Spanker (uncredited)
 1987 Straight to Hell
Velma
 1986 Sid and Nancy
Gretchen
 1984 Club Vatican (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Record "America's Sweetheart", Virgin Records, 2004 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Interviews | 40 Articles | 29 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Google+ | See more »

Alternate Names:

Courtney Love Cobain | Hole | Courtney Love-Cobain

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's a kind of appeal in vulnerability, and there's an appeal in sort of a quantum vulnerability, where you really are exposing something. It's like, a "haha, what are you gonna do?" kind of thing. "Yeah, come here, screw with me, I'm only, like, hanging upside down on a cross." See more »

Trivia:

After a lengthy audition process, beat out actresses Liv Tyler and Meryl Streep, among others, for the role of Lady Macbeth in a filmed version of "Macbeth" to be directed by Luc Besson. After several production delays, the film was never made. See more »

Trademark:

Bright red lipstick See more »

Nickname:

CLover

Star Sign:

Cancer

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