Who Is Kelly Mcginnis? Bio, Father, Mother, Height, Ethnicity, Education, Relationship

Kelly Mcginnis

Who is Kelly Mcginnis?- Biography

In the 1986 fighter-pilot movie Top Gun, Kelly Mcginnis played flight instructor Charlotte Blackwood (call sign “Charlie”).

Kelly McGillis performed in the 1987 Lorimar Productions fantasy comedy Made in Heaven, directed by Alan Rudolph.

Kelly Mcginnis: Birth, Father, Mother, Education

She was the eldest of three daughters and was born on July 9, 1957, in Los Angeles County, California, to homemaker Virginia Joan (née Snell) and physician Dr. Donald Manson McGillis.

Actress Kelly Mcginnis
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She has Welsh ancestors in addition to Scots-Irish ancestors from her father and German ancestors from her mother. She graduated with honors from Newport Harbor High School.

McGillis was born and raised in Los Angeles and studied at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California’s Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts.

She left high school in 1975, moved to New York City, and enrolled at the Juilliard School to pursue acting. In 1983, she received a Group 12 diploma.

Kelly Mcginnis: Relationship, Husband, and Children

Kelly Mcginnis
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In her lifetime, Kelly McGillis has been married three times. She met Boyd Black, her first husband, in a Julliard School theater class. In 1979, she married Boyd Black, her lover who had become her husband.

Sadly, they did not have a long-lasting marriage because they separated in 1981. In 1989, eight years after her first union with her ex-husband, Kelly married Fred Tillman.

She was introduced to Melanie Leis, the actress’ third husband. Kelly met the man of her dreams at the restaurant.

She had a chance encounter with a bartender boy at the eatery. Despite the fact that they both use drugs and alcohol, they got married and started dating in 2009.

In New Jersey, Kelly McGillis and Melanie Leis were united in marriage in September 2010. The married couple was raising McGillis’ daughters in a small Pennsylvanian town.

Sonora Tillman and Kelsey Tillman, who was born during Kelly and Fred’s relationship, are their two daughters.

Shortly after she gave birth to their second daughter, her husband Fred was detained for soliciting sex from an undercover police officer.

In the 1999 film At First Sight starring Val Kilmer (as the blind character Virgil), McGillis returned to the role of his overbearing sister.

In the 2000 international lesbian cult classic The Monkey’s Mask starring Susie Porter, she played a suspect in a young woman’s disappearance.

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