- Madeleine Mora Stowe
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Madeleine Stowe is an American actress, best known for roles in films such as Stakeout, Revenge, Unlawful Entry, The Last of the Mohicans, Blink, 12 Monkeys, The General's Daughter and We Were Soldiers. She currently stars as Victoria Grayson in the ABC drama series Revenge.
For fifteen years, Madeline appeared mostly in minor or supporting roles in movies and on TV. A few of her performances from this period are Stakeout, where she played with Richard Dreyfuss, and Revenge, which co-starred Kevin Costner. In 1992, she appeared in a supporting role as the wife of Kurt Russell in the gritty crime drama, Unlawful Entry. Also that year, Stowe played Cora Munro in The Last of the Mohicans, which also starred Daniel Day-Lewis.
The next year, director Robert Altman cast Madeline in Short Cuts, in which she gave one of her most acclaimed screen performances as the wife of a compulsive lying and adulterous police officer played by Tim Robbins. The following year, Madeleine played a blind musician in the thriller Blink, co-starring Aidan Quinn. The year after that, she was a sympathetic psychiatrist in the science-fiction movie Twelve Monkeys.
In 1995, Stowe was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the "100 Sexiest Stars in film history". Stowe postponed her acting career in 1996 to concentrate on motherhood. In 1998, she came back with The Proposition, then The General's Daughter in 1999.
In 2001 she starred in the box office bomb science fiction film Impostor.In 2002 she starred in the movies We Were Soldiers with Mel Gibson and Avenging Angelo with Sylvester Stallone. In 2003 she starred in the thriller Octane.
In 2007 she appeared in the Jeff Goldblum detective drama Raines on NBC, a 2007 mid-season replacement. The series was canceled after two months. In 2009 she starred in the Lifetime movie The Christmas Hope.
As of 2011, she stars as Victoria Grayson on the ABC's television drama series Revenge.