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Old 11-18-2003, 03:55 AM
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Nude scenes by actresses you don't expect to go nude

Just rented a nasty Grade-Z thriller called PERFECT VICTIMS.

I didn't even know she was in it, but Jackie Swanson, who was Kelly, Woody's girlfriend in "Cheers" was naked and very, very pert.

I just always pictured her as Kelly and never as anything more. Not that I'm bummed.

Any other examples you care to share?
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Old 11-18-2003, 04:02 AM
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Kathy Bates in 'About Schmidt'.
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Old 11-18-2003, 04:13 AM
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Kathy Bates in 'About Schmidt'.
Dear God, are you serious?

AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD was bad enough.
I shudder to think what 11 more years did to that naked bod.
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Old 11-18-2003, 06:38 AM
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Laura Linney - Love, actually
shouldnt have, glad it didnt last long
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Old 11-18-2003, 07:11 AM
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Slightly off topic I know, but I recently saw the first ever episode of Stargate SG1 shown at a late hour.

Halfway through there is a scene where Daniel's wife is implanted with a Go'a'uld, and she is totally naked. Its full frontal as well. My jaw hit the floor, not because of her body (although it was very nice), but simple because it was on a mainstream tv show.

I thought it was handled very well. It did make sense for the plot and wasn't done gratuitously.
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Old 11-18-2003, 07:26 AM
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Re: Nude scenes by actresses you don't expect to go nude

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Originally posted by MrSarcasticus
Just rented a nasty Grade-Z thriller called PERFECT VICTIMS.

I didn't even know she was in it, but Jackie Swanson, who was Kelly, Woody's girlfriend in "Cheers" was naked and very, very pert.

I just always pictured her as Kelly and never as anything more. Not that I'm bummed.

Any other examples you care to share?
In the very beginning of Lethal Weapon she is also nude. She played the girl who got drugged and jumped off the balcony of the building, which kind of set the whole movie in motion. Looked pretty good then too - some of us thought she looked familiar when she started CHEERS.
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Old 11-18-2003, 07:43 AM
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I was surprised that Sigorny Weaver showed her breasts in "Death and the Maiden". That's the only movie that I know of where she did any nudity. Caught me totally by surprise.
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Old 11-18-2003, 08:06 AM
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Re: Nude scenes by actresses you don't expect to go nude

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Originally posted by MrSarcasticus
Just rented a nasty Grade-Z thriller called PERFECT VICTIMS.

I didn't even know she was in it, but Jackie Swanson, who was Kelly, Woody's girlfriend in "Cheers" was naked and very, very pert.

I just always pictured her as Kelly and never as anything more. Not that I'm bummed.

Any other examples you care to share?
Wow, she was major hot - now I'll have to rent it...
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Old 11-18-2003, 08:18 AM
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Teri Garr in "One From the Heart," doubly suprising since Nastassia Kinski, also in the film, did not.
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Old 11-18-2003, 08:28 AM
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memo to self- rent "One From the Heart"...


the HBO Marilyn Monroe film with both Ashley Judd & Mira Sorvino is various nakidity (Ashley full frontal, Mira just topless)
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Old 11-18-2003, 08:37 AM
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Kathy Bates in 'About Schmidt'.
That was the first that came to mind.

Thanks for ruinung my day.
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Old 11-18-2003, 08:45 AM
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Julie Andrews in S.O.B.

It shocked the world when she doffed her top.
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Old 11-18-2003, 08:50 AM
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Teri Hatcher in 'Heaven's Prisoners'. What a gawd awful mistake that was...if there ever was a time when I wished a actress used a body double.
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Old 11-18-2003, 08:53 AM
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After Angie Dickenson's career as a superwoman-cop on TV, she did a movie where she picks up a guy in a museum and sleeps with him. Later she gets murdered in an elevator. (What the hell's the name of this movie?) There are a couple of nude shots of her, one of which at least, was a body double.
You can clearly tell which shots were her, and which ones were the double. She was well past her prime when she did the movie, and AFAIK she had never done a nude scene before, not even when she was at her hottest. Strange that she would do it so late in her career.
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Old 11-18-2003, 09:13 AM
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Molly Ringwald in Malicious.
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Old 11-18-2003, 10:02 AM
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Body Double, NugMagnet.

My dad said he saw Angie doin' it doggy style in some other movie, a long time ago. Gutsy broad, that Ange.
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Old 11-18-2003, 10:05 AM
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Angie doin' it doggy style
*faints*
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Old 11-18-2003, 10:13 AM
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Angie Dickinson with William Shatner in "Big Bad Mama" (1974) - Talk about a Star Trek!
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Old 11-18-2003, 10:15 AM
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Angie Dickensen was NOT in Body Double, Kalhoun - you're thinking of another DePalma movie, Dressed to Kill...
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Old 11-18-2003, 10:21 AM
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I'm surprised, nay, shocked at the cinematic innocence of some of you folks.

Angie doin' it doggy-style would be in Big Bad Mama. Bad news: the guy in bed with her was Bill Shatner, trying to hold his stomach in. That movie also has a nice well-lit full frontal from Angie, who at 43 was lookin' might fine.

(Note: in the crappy sequel, Big Bad Mama II, Angie and Robert Culp had a love scene in which both 50-something actors were doubled by 20-something body doubles. Possibly intended to cause laughter. The same movie had toplessness by Danielle Brisebois, whom you may remember as the little girl on "Archie Bunker's Place", the later version of "All in the Family". She was 18 by then, and had sprouted impressive breasts.)

(The other Angie Dickinson movie mentioned was Dressed to Kill.)

Sigourney Weaver has done nudity in several movies, notably Half Moon Street (which I don't recommend otherwise) and the recent Map of the World.

Here's one that surprised me: in the recent Swimming Pool, 58-year-old Charlotte Rampling was seen in a lingering full-frontal shot, rather close-up. Of course, she's always been an actress to take risks.
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Old 11-18-2003, 10:26 AM
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I've heard tell of a movie from the late 70s with Lily Tomlin and John Travolta where Lily is nekkid. Not seen it myself, don't want to.
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Old 11-18-2003, 10:42 AM
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Frances McDormand in Laurel Canyon. It's a jarring jump from a pregnant, small-town sheriff in Fargo to an aging hippie who flashes the band when she isn't spreading her legs.

She's a great actress to have that range, but don't rent the movie just to see her tits.
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Old 11-18-2003, 10:45 AM
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Three leaped immediately to mind. The first two, already mentioned, were Julie Andrews and Kathy Bates. The third: Emma Thompson in The Tall Guy.

(By the way, I just saw About Schmidt this past weekend, and I wasn't looking forward to the big nude scene because I feared it would be little more than gratuitous degradation of an actress for whom I have great respect, but I was relieved to see that the nudity was brief, well-staged and...well...I thought she looked just lovely.)
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Old 11-18-2003, 11:31 AM
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Olympia Dukakis having her bare breast(esse)s painted by Australian aborigones in OVER THE HILL isn't a scene you're likely to forget.
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Old 11-18-2003, 12:10 PM
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Slightly off topic I know, but I recently saw the first ever episode of Stargate SG1 shown at a late hour.

Halfway through there is a scene where Daniel's wife is implanted with a Go'a'uld, and she is totally naked. Its full frontal as well. My jaw hit the floor, not because of her body (although it was very nice), but simple because it was on a mainstream tv show.

I thought it was handled very well. It did make sense for the plot and wasn't done gratuitously.
Well, the series was originally on Showtime before going to syndication and Sci-Fi.
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Old 11-18-2003, 12:37 PM
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Marilu Henner in the Burt Reynolds film The Man Who Loved Women.

One of Burt Reynolds' best roles, IMO, and also starring the aforementioned Julie Andrews WITH clothes on.
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Old 11-18-2003, 12:41 PM
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WordMan said, "Angie Dickensen was NOT in Body Double, Kalhoun - you're thinking of another DePalma movie, Dressed to Kill..."

You're correct. My bad. Dressed to Kill was the better movie, too!
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Old 11-18-2003, 01:18 PM
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I'll see your Kathy Bates and raise you Ruth Gordon in Rosemary's Baby. Arrgghhhh.
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Old 11-18-2003, 01:25 PM
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Julie Andrews in S.O.B.

It shocked the world when she doffed her top.
So true! Which was the point of it, really.
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Old 11-18-2003, 01:40 PM
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I know a lot of people had to see The Gift just to believe Katie Holmes really would be topless in it.

Also Angie Harmon (of "Law in Order")... but I didn't think she'd do nudity. But her boobies are out briefly in the film Lawn Dogs.

I suppose since I was used to seeing these actresses mainly on network TV, that's what made it a surprising - its not like either one had anything to be ashamed of.

Anyway, these were relatively mild topless scenes. I wonder what would happen if a TV series actress, while under contract, did a film with some explicit naked grinding? Didn't Lisa Bonet get booted from the "Cosby Show" for that reason?
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There is a site that has a pretty comprehensive databank of nude scene descriptions, with descriptions submitted on every such scene ever made. But I won't link it because there are some softcore porno related pop ups and ads, in an otherwise purely text site. If you google cndb.com you'll find it, but don't do it unless you are safe to do so.
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Old 11-18-2003, 01:55 PM
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IAnyway, these were relatively mild topless scenes. I wonder what would happen if a TV series actress, while under contract, did a film with some explicit naked grinding? Didn't Lisa Bonet get booted from the "Cosby Show" for that reason?
The movie she had done was Angel Heart, with Robert DeNiro; Papa Cosby wasn't too thrilled, methinks.
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Old 11-18-2003, 02:09 PM
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Word to the wise at work.... Don't do a search for "Jackie Swanson", else you'll find that it's true what they say about French girls.

Speaking of sitcom starlets, there are some recent topless shots of Justine Bateman, apparently from some cable series. Now I see what Skippy was all bunched up about. And one scene with Maura Tierney of Newsradio, although I forget which film.

And not a nude scene per se, but Anne Hathaway appeared at some premiere in a very sheer black blouse. Mia Thermopolis, I hardly knew ye.
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Old 11-18-2003, 02:34 PM
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I just rented The Piano at request of my fiancee, not knowing that both Holly Hunter and Harvey Keitel both get nekked as jaybirds and frolic like a couple of minks...

I always thought Ms. Hunter was cute, but now I know she's got an awesome bod, too...

Then there's Renee Russo's nude scenes in The Thomas Crown Affair.

Did Julianne Moore ever do a nude scene?
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Old 11-18-2003, 02:49 PM
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Carol Channing in Skidoo (1968).
Ingrid Thulin in Cries and Whispers (1972).
Shelley Winters in King of the Gypsies (1978).

Julianne Moore has done several nude scenes, including showing her fiery thatch in Short Cuts (1993), and as a porn actor in Boogie Nights (1997).
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Old 11-18-2003, 02:57 PM
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Julianne Moore? Oh, yes. In the Robert Altman movie Short Cuts her character takes off a skirt to iron it, and her husband is upset that she has no panties on. She irons the skirt bottomless while they argue. Altman wanted to use nudity realistically.

This scene is evidence for my contention that redhaired actresses are more likely than blondes or brunettes to do full-frontal nudity. (I'm talking about respected mainstream actresses.) Consider (in alphabetical order):

Minnie Driver
Marilu Henner
Nicole Kidman
Alex Kingston
Helen Mirren
Julianne Moore
Kristin Scott-Thomas
Tilda Swinton
Kate Winslet

-- have all done scenes that make it clear they're natural redheads. Why? I don't know, but I'm grateful.
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Old 11-18-2003, 03:03 PM
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Since when was Minnie Driver a "natural redhead"?
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Old 11-18-2003, 03:14 PM
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There's a valuable tool out there for this very purpose. To the best of my knowledge, there are no nude pictures on the site at all, but just in case, I'd better not link to it. Instead, I'll just kinda point you there. It's the Celebrity Nudity Database, located at cndb dot com.
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Old 11-18-2003, 03:38 PM
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Odd that nobody has mentioned Maggie Smith's performance in 1978's California Suite.

Anither redhead, I notice.
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Old 11-18-2003, 04:17 PM
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If all these women have blond or brunette hair growing from their scalps, but their pubes are red, then why are they called "redheads??"

And I remember that Short Cuts scene. I just didn't remember it being Julianne Moore. But then, I wasn't looking at her face much.
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Old 11-18-2003, 04:45 PM
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Helen Mirren when younger did a full nude scene I've see stills of -I was astounded by her big beautiful natural rack and curvy body, as I had only seen her as an older, somewhat frumpy detective in "Prime Suspect".
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Old 11-18-2003, 04:58 PM
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Helen Mirren gets nude often in "Caligula," an otherwise loathsome movie.
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Old 11-18-2003, 05:03 PM
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I wouldn't expect Jessica Tandy to do a nude scene.

Mostly because she's dead.
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Old 11-18-2003, 05:13 PM
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Didn't Tandy run nude into the ocean in "Cocoon?"
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Old 11-18-2003, 05:22 PM
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I'll see your Kathy Bates and raise you Ruth Gordon in Rosemary's Baby. Arrgghhhh.


KILL. ME. NOW.
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Old 11-18-2003, 05:58 PM
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For unexpected nudity, three words: The Hot Spot.

Jennifer Connelly - Best. Hooters. Ever.
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Old 11-18-2003, 06:28 PM
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Since when was Minnie Driver a "natural redhead"?
Minnie Driver is debatable. I'd like to settle the question empirically, but that's not likely.

My theory may need more work before I publish.
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Old 11-18-2003, 06:32 PM
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Speaking of hooters...

There was Aunt Magda in There's Something About Mary.
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Old 11-18-2003, 06:35 PM
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Didn't Tandy run nude into the ocean in "Cocoon?"
EWWWW!!!!

<< Runs home to scrub out brain. >>
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Old 11-18-2003, 06:37 PM
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Helen Mirren when younger did a full nude scene I've see stills of -I was astounded by her big beautiful natural rack and curvy body, as I had only seen her as an older, somewhat frumpy detective in "Prime Suspect".
Have you guys never seen Helen Mirren in "The Cook, The Theif, His Wife, and Her Lover"? She's not a young woman in that film, and she spends a HUGE portion of it TOTALLY naked.
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Old 11-18-2003, 07:25 PM
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Helen Mirren has done more nude scenes than most. Not so much an unexpected nude scene, but the scenes in 'Sirens' with its super-model cast are quite memorable.
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