Renée Zellweger Delivers a Show-Stopping Performance in ‘Judy’ at the 2019 Fall KCET Cinema Series | KCET
Renée Zellweger Delivers a Show-Stopping Performance in ‘Judy’ at the 2019 Fall KCET Cinema Series
Following a preview screening of the Judy Garland biopic “Judy,” star Renée Zellweger shared her experience portraying the Hollywood legend with KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond.
Renée Zellweger is one of the most cherished and respected actors in modern cinema. Zellweger is most notably known for her starring role as the seminal British everywoman in the film "Bridget Jone's Diary" and its sequel "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," both opposite Hugh Grant and Colin Firth. In the first installment of the franchise, Zellweger earned her first Oscar® nomination, along with a Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA nominations. The sequel delivered her another Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.
She secured her second Academy Award nomination as convicted killer Roxie Hart in "Chicago," the Oscar®-winning film version of the Tony Award-winning musical. Acting, singing and dancing alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones, who portrayed fellow death row inmate Velma Kelly, Zellweger took home a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical and a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.
In 2004 she earned the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in Anthony Minghella’s "Cold Mountain," Zellweger also garnered a Golden Globe Award and best supporting role honors from the Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA, and Broadcast Film Critics Association.
She will next make her television debut starring in Netflix’s "What/If". Her recent films include "Bridget Jone's Baby," "Same Kind of Different As Me," and "The Whole Truth."
See event photos and listen to the Q&A from the screening below.
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