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Mimi Rogers

Mimi RogersAKA Miriam Spickler

Born: 27-Jan-1956
Birthplace: Coral Gables, FL

Gender: Female
Religion: Scientology
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Someone To Watch Over Me

Something of a child prodigy, Rogers skipped several grades and graduated from high school at the age of 14. Instead of going to college, she spent the rest of her teen years volunteering with charity groups. She also accompanied her father, an accomplished card sharp, on trips to Tahoe, where she illegally (being underaged) played plenty of poker and blackjack. After dabbling with acting "as a hobby," she pursued it as a career, and in 1981 appeared in several episodes of Hill Street Blues. Two years later she had a supporting role in the quickly-canceled carny adventure show The Rousters. The next season she played a past-her-prime model on Lloyd Bridges's short-lived prime time soap opera Paper Dolls.

Her role as Michael Keaton's longsuffering girlfriend in Gung Ho attracted Rogers minor notice, and she followed that with her most acclaimed movie, Someone To Watch Over Me, in 1987. Her other noteworthy films include Trees Lounge, The Mirror Has Two Faces, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, and The Door in the Floor. In the late 1990s she played the recurring role of Agent Diana Fowley on The X-Files. Her many acting embarrassments include Lost in Space, The Geena Davis Show, and Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.

She is a member of the Church of Scientology, and met her first husband when he was her Scientology counselor. After that marriage ended, she brought Tom Cruise into the cult when they married in 1987. After their 1990 divorce, Rogers starred in The Rapture, as a bar-hopping slut who searched for salvation while the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse came galloping toward the end times.

In 1998, Rogers sued The Home Shopping Network for $10 million, claiming the TV retailers had fed false information to the National Enquirer, leading the newspaper to report that Rogers had thrown a temper tantrum on the set, "cursed like a sailor", and trashed a backstage room when she appeared on HSN to promote her line of exercise equipment. Rogers later dropped the suit, when a federal district court ruled in a preliminary hearing that the Enquirer's account was "largely true."

Father: Philip J. Spickler (Scientology minister, civil engineer)
Husband: Jim Rogers (Scientology counselor, m. 1977, div. 1980)
Husband: Tom Cruise (b. 3-Jul-1962, m. 9-May-1987, div. 1990)
Boyfriend: Chris Chiaffa (b. 1963, cohabiting since 1990)
Son: Charlie Rogers-Chiaffa (b. 30-Jul-2001, 8 lbs 10 oz, with Chris Chiaffa)
Daughter: Lucy Julia Rogers-Ciaffa (b. 20-Nov-1995, with Chris Chiaffa)
Boyfriend: Ed Marinaro
Boyfriend: Tom Selleck
Boyfriend: Bobby Shriver

    High School: (graduated at age 14)

    John McCain 2008
    Breast Reduction Surgery
    Laser Eye Surgery
    Posed Naked for Playboy Mar-1993

    TELEVISION
    The Loop Meryl (2006-07)
    The Geena Davis Show Hillary (2000-01)
    The X Files Agent Diana Fowley (1998-99)
    Paper Dolls Blair Harper (1984)
    The Rousters Ellen Slade (1983-84)
    Celebrity Poker Showdown Contestant

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Hope Springs (8-Aug-2012) · Carol, the Neighbor
    For a Good Time, Call... (26-Jan-2012) · Adele Powell
    Lucky (15-Jul-2011)
    Abandoned (24-Aug-2010)
    Order of Chaos (12-Feb-2010) · Mrs. Craig
    Falling Up (29-Sep-2009) · Meredith Dowling
    Frozen Kiss (2009)
    Penny Dreadful (18-Nov-2006)
    Big Nothing (18-Nov-2006) · Mrs. Smalls
    Stone Cold (20-Feb-2005)
    Selling Innocence (2005)
    Dancing in Twilight (2005)
    The Door in the Floor (18-Jun-2004) · Evelyn Vaughn
    The Gunman (15-Jun-2004)
    Seeing Other People (7-May-2004)
    Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (13-Jun-2003)
    Charms for the Easy Life (18-Aug-2002)
    My Horrible Year! (4-Jul-2001)
    Cruel Intentions 2 (9-Nov-2000)
    Ginger Snaps (1-Aug-2000) · Pamela
    Common Ground (29-Jan-2000)
    Seven Girlfriends (6-Nov-1999)
    The Devil's Arithmetic (28-Mar-1999) · Leonore Stern
    Lost in Space (3-Apr-1998)
    The Christmas List (1-Dec-1997)
    Weapons of Mass Distraction (17-May-1997)
    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (2-May-1997)
    The Mirror Has Two Faces (15-Nov-1996) · Claire
    Trees Lounge (11-May-1996) · Patty
    Full Body Massage (5-Nov-1995)
    Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (13-Jan-1995) · Katherine McCormick
    Killer (14-Sep-1994)
    Reflections on a Crime (10-Jun-1994)
    Monkey Trouble (18-Mar-1994) · Amy
    Shooting Elizabeth (18-Nov-1992)
    Dark Horse (17-Jul-1992) · Susan Hadley
    The Player (3-Apr-1992) · Herself
    The Rapture (6-Sep-1991)
    Wedlock (5-Sep-1991)
    The Doors (1-Mar-1991)
    Fourth Story (19-Jan-1991)
    Desperate Hours (5-Oct-1990) · Nora Cornell
    The Mighty Quinn (16-Feb-1989) · Hadley
    Hider in the House (1989) · Julie Dreyer
    Someone to Watch Over Me (9-Oct-1987)
    Street Smart (20-Mar-1987)
    Gung Ho (14-Mar-1986) · Audrey
    Blue Skies Again (29-Apr-1983)
    Divorce Wars (1-Mar-1982)


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