Deborah Kara Unger

Deborah Kara Unger (born 12 May 1966) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles in the films Crash (1996), The Game (1997), Payback (1999), The Hurricane (1999), White Noise (2005), Silent Hill (2006), 88 Minutes (2008) and The Way (2010). Deborah Kara Unger was born in Victoria, British Columbia, to a nuclear disposal specialist mother and a gynaecologist father. She was the first Canadian to be accepted into Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art. Unger now lives in Los Angeles. Unger made her debut on the Australian television mini-series Bangkok Hilton with Nicole Kidman. A year later she made ​​her film debut in the two Australian movies Till There Was You and Blood Oath. In 1993 she starred in David Lynch's HBO mini-series Hotel Room. The following year she played the lead female role in the movie with a big budget Highlander III: The Sorcerer opposite Christopher Lambert. Unger appeared in her breakthrough role in the David Cronenberg's drama film Crash in 1996 about a group of people who take sexual pleasure from car accidents, a notable form of paraphilia. That year she also starred in the comedy-drama film Keys to Tulsa with Eric Stoltz and James Spader.


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