Who is Angela Featherstone? Wiki Bio
Angela Eileen Featherstone was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on 3 April 1965, so her zodiac sign is Aries and she holds Canadian nationality. She is a former actress and a writer, probably best known for appearing in movies such as “Pressure” in 2002 and “What Doesn’t Kill You” in 2008.
Early life and education
Angela was raised an only child in Hamilton by her father who is a businessman and her mother who is a lawyer. She grew up being interested in writing, and kept her diary on a daily basis, while she was also interested in modelling, and launched her career as a model before matriculation.
She attended a public high school in Hamilton, where she was a member of the school’s drama club and appeared in most of their plays, while she was also playing lacrosse and was serving as the school’s football team’s cheerleader. Upon matriculation, Angela didn’t enroll at college, but rather chose to pursue a career in the modelling industry, however, she continued her education years later, enrolling at a college to study philosophy.
Modelling and writing
She first became a fashion model, and worked with many famous photographers including Irving Penn and Bruce Weber, before she retired from modelling sometime in the ‘90s.
Angela has written episodes for many TV series created by Sony, NBC television, and DreamWorks, while some of her non-fiction stories have been published in many magazines such as “The Huffington Post”, “Dame”, and “Time”. She gained recognition after she wrote the essay “God Said No”, which could have been read in the “Gargoyle Magazine” in 2014 and for which she was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Appearances in movies
She made her debut film appearance in “Frantic” (uncredited) in 1988, while her next role was in “Army of Darkness” (uncredited). She portrayed a supporting character, Veronica in “Dark Angel: The Ascent” in 1994, which was followed by her roles in “Illtown” in 1996 and “Con Air” in 1997.
The year 1998 saw her play as Jess in “Zero Effect” and Linda in “The Wedding Singer”, while she gained recognition after portraying Caitlyn in the romantic comedy film “200 Cigarettes”, which starred Ben Affleck and Casey Affleck, and follows several people over 20 years old, who are trying to handle relationships and jobs. She appeared in four movies in 2000, some of which are “Takedown”, “The Guilty”, and “Ivans Xtc” while some of her following roles were in “Soul Survivors”, “One Way Out”, and “Reeseville”.
Angela’s next notable performance was in the crime drama film “What Doesn’t Kill You”, which starred Ethan Hawke and Mark Ruffalo, and follows two friends who become criminals, ruining their relationships and friendships.
Some of her latest roles in movies have been in “The Soloist” in 2009, “Beneath the Dark” in 2010, and “My Dead Boyfriend” in 2016.
Roles in TV series
She made her debut TV series appearance in 1991 in “The Kids in the Hall”, while she went on to appear in a single episode of many other series such as “Northern Exposure” in 1993, “New York Undercover” in 1994, and “The Wright Verdicts” in 1995. Angela guest starred in a single episode of “Friends” in 1997, portraying Chloe, and was then invited to play the recurring character in the crime mystery series “Cracker” which stars Robbie Coltrane and Geraldine Somerville, and follows a criminal psychologist who is helping the Manchester Police solve crimes – Angela appeared in a total of 14 episodes.
Her next roles were in an episode of “Seinfeld” in 1998, three episodes of “Jack & Jill” in 2000, and nine episodes of “Providence”, and in 2003, she was invited to portray Suzanne Pell in the crime drama series “The Guardian” which stars Simon Baker and Alan Rosenberg and follows a lawyer who loses his friends and family to his job. She portrayed Kris in 14 episodes of “Exes & Ohs” between 2006 and 2009 while some of her latest appearances in TV series have been in “Huge” in 2010, “Girls” in 2013, and “Ray Donovan” in 2016.
Love life and relationships
Angela has been keeping details of her personal life to herself, and hasn’t talked about any men she might have dated which gave birth to the rumors of her being a lesbian. Some of her fans have even claimed to have seen Angela spending time with a mysterious woman, while Angela hasn’t commented on these rumors.
She has also been linked with several actors whom she’s acted alongside in TV series and movies, and has allegedly had several relationships, all of which lasted less than a couple of months. Angela hasn’t married, has no kids, and is currently living alone at her home in Hamilton.
Hobbies and other interests
Angela likes to read in her spare time and some of her favorite writers are Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud, while some of her favorite books are “The Interpretation of Dreams”, “Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality”, and “Civilization and its Discontents”. She enjoys watching movies late at night, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Jim Carrey, Will Smith and Kate Winslet, while some of her favorite movies are “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, “Dumb and Dumber”, and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”.
Angela is a lover of animals, and has a pet dog and two pet cats. She is involved in doing charity work, and has organized several fundraisers to help underprivileged children in Africa, while she has also volunteered with several non-profit organizations. She likes to travel and has been to several US states such as New York and California, and to many European countries including England, France and Germany.
Appearance and net worth
Angela is 54 years old. She has long red hair which she dyes blonde, blue eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs). As of March 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $2 million.