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SalaryMermaids (1990): $4,000,000
Moonstruck (1987): $1,000,000
Suspect (1987): $1,000,000
The Witches of Eastwick (1987): $1,000,000
Mask (1985): $500,000 + 5% gross points
Silkwood (1983): $150,000
TriviaMother, with Gregg Allman, of Elijah Allman. Had started dating producer David Geffen after she and estranged husband Sonny Bono split up. Her half-sister, Georganne LaPiere, was the first wife of Michael Madsen. Ex-half-sister-in-law of Michael Madsen and Virginia Madsen. Legally changed her name from "Cherilyn Sarkisian Bono Allman" to simply "Cher.". Wanted to play Morticia in the The Addams Family (1991), but the part went to Anjelica Huston. Has mostly been living in London, UK over the last few years. Holds the record for oldest female artist with a #1 hit ("Believe"). Ex-sister-in-law of Duane Allman. Suffers from fear of flying. Cher's very first recording was novelty record "I Love You Ringo," under the name of Bonnie Jo Mason in 1963. Measurements: 32B-24-36 (in 1990), 34C-24-35 1/2 (after breast lift surgery), 35 1/2 -25 1/2-36 (late 1990s), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine). Spoke the eulogy at ex-husband Sonny Bono's funeral. Wore braces as an adult. A 2002 Rolling Stone article estimated her wealth at over $600 million. Since then she has embarked on a hugely successful farewell tour that is still going and released a greatest hits CD that has spent weeks in the the Billboard Top 10. Although her music video "If I Could Turn Back Time" is often cited as the first video to be banned by MTV, this is not true. The Rolling Stones ("Neighbors"), Ramones ("Psychotherapy") and Laura Branigan all had videos banned several years beforehand. Mother, Georgia Holt was a fan of Lana Turner. Original birth name Cherlyn was named after Lana Turner's daughter Cheryl Crane. She and Barbra Streisand are the only two female performers in the U.S. to have had a #1 hit and won an Oscar. In addition to her Oscar and Emmy wins, Cher won a 2000 Grammy for the song "Believe" as Best Dance Recording. In a recent poll, A&E's Biography Magazine ranked her as people's Number 3 favorite actress of all time behind her two Hollywood idols, Katharine Hepburn and Audrey Hepburn. Was called to be offered the role in The Witches of Eastwick (1987) on the morning of her 40th birthday. She has had rhinoplasty and other cosmetic surgeries. Is one of only six actors/actresses to have both a number one single and an Oscar for acting. The others are Frank Sinatra (1954), Barbra Streisand (1968), Judy Garland (Honorary Oscar) (1940), Jamie Foxx (2005), and Bing Crosby (1945). Ranked #26 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists. Auditioned for the role of Bonnie Parker in Bonnie and Clyde (1967). Was in consideration for the part of Lilly Dillon in The Grifters (1990) but Anjelica Huston, who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead.
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