Ronee Blakley - Comiccon de Montréal

Bio

Ronee Blakley is an American actress, singer-songwriter, composer, producer, and director. She appeared in Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), as Marge Thompson, the mother of Nancy Thompson. Her character is the one that reveals Freddy was a child murderer who was freed on a legal technicality and that she and her ex-husband, Donald, in Krueger's murder with other parents who lived on their street.

Before appearing on film or television, Blakely was a folky singer/songwriter who found critical acclaim with her self-titled 1972 debut. With the praise of such luminaries as Bob Dylan, Blakley was cast in the 1975 Robert Altman film Nashville as Barbara Jean, a victimized and ultimately doomed singer. She won a National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Grammy Award for Album.

She also performed roles in Walter Hill's The Driver (1978), alongside Ryan O’Neal, Bruce Dern, and Isabelle Adjani, and the television film A Return to Salem’s Lot (1987) with Michael Moriarty and an 11-year-old Tara Reid.

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