Character: Corrine Dollanganger
Heather Graham discovered her passion for acting at an early age and caught the attention of filmmakers with her breakout role in Gus Van Sant's “Drugstore Cowboy,” for which she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination. Graham went on to score unforgettable roles in the 1997 classic “Boogie Nights,” for which she received the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, 1999's “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” and starred opposite Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifinakis in 2009’s “The Hangover.”
Up next, Graham will join the cast of “Californication” for its seventh season. Graham will play a woman from Hank’s (David Duchnovy) past whose arrival upends his life.
Most recently, Graham reprised her role as Jade in the hit comedy “The Hangover 3,” released in May 2013. She also co-starred in Ramin Bahrani’s “At Any Price,” which debuted at the Toronto and Venice Film Festivals, and released nationwide in April 2013. Graham’s character finds herself caught between her lover, Dennis Quaid, and his son, played by Zac Efron, while coming to terms with her small-town life.
Graham has starred in “About Cherry” (2012) “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer,” and “5 Days of War,” (2011). She also starred with a stellar ensemble in Emilio Estevez's “Bobby,” about the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, which premiered at the 2006 AFI Film Festival.
Throughout her career, Graham has worked with some of the industry's most respected actors and directors. Her performances include that of a doe-eyed girl in “Swingers,” with Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn; an ambitious young actress in Frank Oz's “Bowfinger” with Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy; and the tragic Mary Kelly in Albert and Allen Hughes' “From Hell” opposite Johnny Depp, as well as roles in “The Guru” with Marisa Tomei; “Hope Springs” opposite Colin Firth; “Committed” with Luke Wilson; Ed Burns' ensemble “Sidewalks of New York;” James Toback's “Two Girls and a Guy” with Robert Downey Jr.; “Lost in Space” with Gary Oldman and William Hurt; and “Six Degrees of Separation” starring Will Smith.
Graham executive produced and starred in the feature film “Cake,” a romantic comedy also starring Sandra Oh and Cheryl Hines. In 2004-2005, she received rave reviews for her guest starring stint on the critically acclaimed series “Scrubs.” On stage, Graham made her theatrical debut off-Broadway in Playwrights Horizons' “Recent Tragic Events.”
The mother in “Flowers in the Attic,” Corrine appears to be innocent and fragile, but she eventually turns on her children and becomes one of the antagonists. Daughter to Malcolm and Olivia Foxworth, Corrine comes back to the family mansion after the sudden death of her husband and convinces her children to stay hidden in the attic while she tries to win back her father. The wealth eventually begin to sway Corrine and her visits to the children start to wane. As the years go by while her kids are locked away, she marries her father’s lawyer, Bart Winslow and begins a new life…planning to make her offspring disappear completely.