About Debra Winger
Debra Winger is a well known actress in the film industry. Besides this career, she is a producer. Thus, both of these sources have played a vital part when it comes to increasing the overall amount of Debra Winger net worth, which currently reaches as high as 22 million dollars and makes her one of the richest females in Hollywood. Debra Winger has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress three times for her appearances in three different films, called “Shadowlands”, “Terms of Endearment” and “An Officer and a Gentleman”. These three films made her more recognized and also increased the total size of Debra Winger net worth. For her role in one of those mentioned films, “Terms of Endearment”, the actress received the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress.
In 1993, Debra Winger appeared in the film called “A Dangerous Woman”, and for her role in it, she was a recipient of the Tokyo International Film Festival Award for Best Actress. Other films which made her name more known and recognized include “Urban Cowboy”, “Black Widow”, “Forget Paris”, “Legal Eagles”, “Betrayed”, “Rachel Getting Married” and some others.
In 2012, she appeared as a Broadway actress for the first time, in the play called “The Anarchist”, produced by David Mamet.
The actress was born in 1955 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. She was raised in an Orthodox Jewish family. Her mother was working as an office manager, whereas her father was a meat packer. In 1976, she got her first role, which was in the production called “Slumber Party ’57”, where she played the role of Debbie. Since that time, she has appeared in numerous other TV shows and films, which all increased the overall amount of Debra Winger net worth.
After her first appearance, Debra Winger played the role of Diana Prince’s younger sister Drusilla in the ABC production called “Wonder Woman”. In 1978, she appeared as a guest in an episode of the show called “Police Woman”. Debra Winger got her first starring part in the film called “Thank God It’s Friday”. In 1980, she appeared next to John Travolta in the film called “Urban Cowboy”. For her role in this movie, Debra Winger was nominated for a BAFTA Award and two Golden Globe Awards, one in the category of the Best New Star and another one in the category of the Best Performance by an Actress.
In 1982, the actress appeared in two films, called “Cannery Row” and “An Officer and a Gentleman”. For her work in the latter film, Debra Winger was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She was nominated for this award two more times, for her appearances in films “Terms of Endearment” and “Shadowlands”. In 1982, she voiced the main role of the movie by Steven Spielberg called “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”. Other well known productions in which the actress has appeared include “Made in Heaven”, “The Sheltering Sky”, “Everybody Wins”, “Black Widow” and “Leap of Faith”, in addition to many others, which all have added up to the overall size of Debra Winger net worth.