Beverly D'Angelo is an American actress and singer who starred as Ellen Griswold in the National Lampoon's Vacation Films (1983–2015), and she is credited for more than 100 films and TV series altogether.
She is featured in more than 60 movies, let alone TV and musicals, and is a Golden Globe Award nominee for her role as Patsy Cline in Coal Miner's Daughter released in 1984.
Additionally, she is an Emmy Award nominee for playing Stella Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, released in 1984. She is equally famous for playing Doris Vinyard in American History X.
D'Angelo is featured in more than 60 movies, let alone tv and musicals, and is a Golden Globe Award nominee for playing Patsy Cline in Coal Miner's Daughter released in 1984. Additionally, she is an Emmy Award nominee for playing Stella Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, released in 1984.
Some of her other notable characters include playing Doris Vinyard in American History X.
Though D'Angelo has been in a handful of relationships, she is now single. Previously, she is married to the Italian actor Lorenzo Salviati. Her then-husband is the only son and heir of Don Forese Salviati, 5th Duke Salviati, Marchese di Montieri and Boccheggiano, Nobile Romano Coscritto, and his spouse, the former Maria Grazia Gawronska. The couple tied the knot in September 1981, and after living together for more than a decade,
However, the couple could not handle their marital affair well and ended up separating. Their divorce was finalized in November 1995, but the reason behind it is yet to disclose.
After her split with Lorenzo, she started a connection with Anton Furst, an award-winning production designer who committed suicide in 1991.
From 1996, she dated a famous American actor Al Pacino the duo was together until 2003. Al and D'Angelo, in their ten years-long relationship, gave birth to twins named Olivia Pacino and Anton James Pacino, who was born on January 25, 2001.
Though she gave birth t the age of 49 and separated with Pacino at 51, she shares the experience as one of the happiest moments in her life.
She shared her pregnancy experience with Fox as:
"I got pregnant at 48, delivered six weeks after I was 49, and by 51 I was looking at a landscape as a single parent"
Time and again, she has been rumored to have undergone a clinical surgery process for facial re-construction because it looks like she has found the fountain of youth.
Despite her age, she seems relatively young, which led fans to come up with the surgery theory. She, however, hasn't confirmed if she underwent any transplant or surgical procedure for body transformation.
She is in the Hollywood acting industry since 1976; the National Lampoon's Vacation actress has summoned a tremendous sum of money from her acting career.
As of 2020, her net worth over $30 million solely earned through her acting career. Her salary per role is reportedly around $150 thousand as per sources, and with a handful of projects, she seems to be doing reasonably well.
Additionally, she owns a home in the lower Coldwater Canyon area of Beverly Hills that's on sale for $2.795 million.
Beverly is currently 68 years old as of 2020. Additionally, she is 5 ft 2 in or 157 cm tall, weighing 134.5 lbs; she has a sexy body measuring 37-28-37 inches.
She was born in Columbus, Ohio, on November 15, 1951, to Priscilla Ruth, a violinist, and Eugene Constantino "Gene" D'Angelo, (a bass player and television station manager at WBNS-TV in Columbus),
D'Angelo is of English descent from her mother's side and Italian from her father's side.
Additionally, she is a White-Caucasian Golden Globe-nominee. She grew up with three siblings, Jeff, Tim, & Tony as the only daughter in her family.
Her maternal grandfather, Howard Dwight Smith, is also known as "the Horseshoe," was an architect who is famous for designing the Ohio Stadium at Ohio State University.
D'Angelo attended Upper Arlington High School in Upper Arlington, Ohio, a close suburb west of Columbus.
D'Angelo worked as an illustrator at Hanna-Barbera Studios before beginning her career as an actress and was also a singer before studying.
She also worked as a backup singer for American-born rockabilly singer Rompin's 'Ronnie Hawkins' group The Hawks while living in Canada for a short time.
D'Angelo started playing in the theater and appeared on Broadway in 1976 in Rockabye Hamlet, a musical based on Shakespeare's Hamlet. In the first three shows of the 1976 TV mini-series Captains and the Kings, she found her television debut.
D'Angelo appeared in a series of films in the early' 70s and also received a golden globe nomination for a critically acclaimed movie, "Coal Miner's Daughter."
She received the best actor in a supporting role nomination as Patsy Cline. She won the country music association award for the album of the year.
Her most significant break came in 1983, starring at National Lampoon's Vacation with Chevy Chase.
She had a guest appearance in the third season of The Simpsons in 1992 as Lurleen Lumpkin, a Southern Country singer and waitress in the "Colonel Homer" episode.
Seventeen years later, in 2008, she appeared in the 19th season as the same character in the "Papa Don't Leech" episode.
Her most recent works include an ABC comedy pilot called Chev & Bev, about a retired couple having to raise their grandchildren. D'Angelo appeared alongside Chevy Chase in the comedy Vacation, a continuation of the original film published on July 29, 2015.
D'Angelo narrated a brief biographical movie about The Patsy Cline Museum in Nashville, Tennessee.