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Madeleine Stowe

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Madeleine Stowe was born in Los Angeles, California, to Mireya Maria (Mora Steinvorth) and Robert Alfred Stowe, a civil engineer. Her mother was a from a prominent political family in Costa Rica, while her father was of English and German ancestry. Stowe grew up in Eagle Rock, a working-class neighborhood of Los Angeles. At age ten she started practicing for a career as a concert pianist and trained every day for hours. However, when her instructor died in 1976 she more or less quit playing.She went to University of Southern California and studied cinema and journalism before taking up acting at Beverly Hills' Solaris Theater. She made a few appearances in TV and on film but her breakthrough came in 1987 with Stakeout. Other major credits include The Last of the Mohicans and Short Cuts.When not filming she spends her time at her ranch in Texas, which she shares with her husband Brian Benben.  See full bio on IMDb »

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TMZ has obtained the 911 call placed moments after "Revenge" star Madeleine Stowe's car was CRUSHED by a massive oak tree this month -- blocking an entire street.The tree came crashing down on… READ MORE >

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Madeleine Stowe may be the last of the Mohicans as far as aging gracefully goes.Here's the 28-year-old back in 1987 (left) -- and 24 years later, the 52-year-old at an event in L.A. this weekend… READ MORE >

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