Celia Weston Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Jul, 2021
Facts of Celia Weston
Date of Birth: 1951 , December-14
Age: 69 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Celia Weston
Birth Name Celia Watson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City South Carolina, United States
Profession Actor
Net Worth $5 million
Movies Dead Man Walking, The Talented Mr. Ripley,Hulk
TV Show Alice ,Hunters, Bless This Mess
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Celia Weston is an actress from the United States best known for her performance in Dead Man Walking for which she received Independent Spirit Award. She has also been credited to numerous movies and TV shows, including The Talented Mr. Ripley, Hulk, In the Bedroom, The Village, and many more. 

Early Life, Age, Height And Education 

The actress was born on December 14, 1951, in South Carolina, United States, under the sign Sagittarius. As of July 2021, she is at the age of 69 and stands tall at 5 feet 8 inches. 

Regarding her academics, she went to Spartanburg Day School and graduated in 1996. After that, she studied art and psychology major from Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Later, she attended the University of North Caroline School of Arts and graduated with an Artist Diploma in Drama. 

How Much Is Her Net Worth? Career Highlights 

Throughout her fantastic career, Weston has amassed a tremendous fortune. As of 2021, her net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Her significant source of income is through her successful career as an actress. According to some sources, the average salary of an American actress ranges from $11,500 -$264.500. 

She has appeared in a number of films and television shows. The majority of her movies have been box office successes. Here are a few of her picks for film, In the Bedroom,$44.8 million, Dead Man Walking,$83 million, The Talented Mr. Ripley, $128.8 million, Hulk, $245.4 million.

Celia made her Broadway debut in “Loose Ends” (1979), starring Kevin Kline when she was 28 years old. Following a leading role in Edward Albee's The Lady from Dubuque in 1980 and a small role in Clint Eastwood's film Honky Tonk Freeway (1981), Hollywood paid her to play the new Southern-fried waitress in town on the Alice series alongside Linda Lavin and Beth Howland.

She experienced a couple of bad years after the show ended before her luck turned around. She ultimately came into her own in both arenas in the mid-to-late 1990s, interspersing theatrical roles with the surprising rise in film parts now coming her way. She went on to win an Outer Critics Award and a Tony nomination for her role as a Southern matron in Broadway's famous The Last Night of Ballyhoo and shared the award with Allison Janney and Deborah Findlay.

In 1981, Weston's first film, "Honky Tonk Freeway," a British-American comedy, was released. In 1995, she starred as Mary Beth Percy in Dead Man Walking, starring alongside Sean Penn and Scott Wilson. Similarly, she played Amelia in Unstrung Heroes the same year and Valerie Swaney in Flirting with Disaster.

Other films she worked on were Celebrity (1998), "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999), "Snow Falling on Cedars" (1999), and "Ride with the Devil" (2001). The 69-year-old did not pause acting; in fact, she participated in films continuously from 2002 to 2020, ranging from Igby Goes Down (2002), Invasion (2007),  Hulk (2008), The Extra Man (2010), Adult Beginners (2014)  Freak Show (2017), and "The Secret Dare to Dream"  (2020).

Relationship Status: Is She Married? Children?

The Secret Dare to Dream star Watson seems to be apprehensive about disclosing her personal life. She lives a low-key life because she isn't on social media and isn't fond of spotlights. There is no information on her possible marital life, boyfriend, children, and past relationships.

Therefore, it is not clear whether Weston is single or married to someone.

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