Glenne Headly is a world-famous actress, whose career blossomed in the 1980s and remained in bloom until 2017. She passed away today at the age of 62, leaving behind many great moments and memories on stage, television, and the silver screen.
Headly is widely-known for her roles in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) and Dick Tracy (1990). In 1989, she was nominated for her first Emmy Award for the epic Western miniseries Lonesome Dove.
The late actress is set to co-star in the 2017 film Vlla Capri and the Hulu series Future Man. She has performed for almost four decades, beginning on stage and remaining on film and television until her untimely demise. Let’s look at how much dough Ms. Headly has earned over the years…
Glenne Heady Net Worth as of 2017: $5 Million
Ms. Heady’s net worth rolls in at a cool $5 million. She’s appeared in numerous movies and television series. Her career had life since the 1980s and still has a spark even after her death. She is set to appear in a Hulu series and a movie that was filmed before her death.
Let’s take a few minutes to check out Glenne Heady’s road to riches…
1972 – 1990
Glenne started off her career on a Chicago stage, as she was cast for Curse of the Starving Class. She joined the Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble and was later nominated for five Joseph Jefferson awards and won three for best supporting actress. She’s appeared in multiple productions throughout the years, including Charley’s Aunt, The Philanthropist, Extremities (alongside Susan Sarandon), and Balm in Gilead, among others.
Her film career took off in 1988, as she was cast in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels alongside Steve Martin and Michael Caine. That year, she was given the title: Most Promising New Actress by the Chicago Film Critics Association.
Heady’s next big role was Tess Trueheart in the 1990 action comedy film Dick Tracy.
1991 – 1996
In 1991, she starred in the dramatic mystery thriller Moral Thoughts, alongside Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. A year later, she met her future husband Byron McCulloch in Canada on the set of Ordinary Magic. She married McCulloch on August 25, 1993.
She had previously married actor John Malkovich in 1982, but divorced him in 1988 after he had an affair with Michelle Pfeiffer.
Heady has been nominated for two Emmy Awards for the television movies Lonesome Dove (1989) and Bastard Out of Carolina (1996). Each time, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special.
1996 – Present
Glenne appeared as Dr. Abby Keaton on the NBC medical drama ER from 1996 to 1997. She later co-starred in another NBC series Encore! Encore! All the while, Heady still kept her career alive on the stage in the productions of Aunt Dan and Lemon, Detachments, My Brilliant Divorce, and The Guys.
From 2003 to 2006, Heady played the role of Karen in the comedy-drama, detective series Monk. In 2004, she co-starred in the film Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, alongside Lindsay Lohan. Over the years, she’s appeared in numerous movies, including The Amateurs, The Namesake, Comeback Season, Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, and much more.
Glenne Heady passed away on Friday, June 9th, 2017. She was set to appear on the Hulu series Futureman, but died before the series could wrap up filming. She will only appear in five of the planned thirteen episodes. Heady’s final appearance on film will be in an upcoming action-comedy film Villa Capri.