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Moira Kelly

  1. Lori Petty, A League Of Their Own,1991.  "There's no crying in baseball…."  Long-time ball fan, director Penny Marshall had never heard of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (1943-1954) until seeing a 1987 PBS documentary. She swiftly contacted the makers to join her Hollywood writers to use their title for a fictional comedy-drama version.  Penny staged baseball tests for about 2,000 actresses - if you can’t play ball, you can’t play the Rockford Peaches.  Geena Davis, Rosie O’Donnell, Lori Petty were best; those turned down included Farrah Fawcett, Lori Singer, Marisa Tomei and Maria Maples (before becoming the second Mrs Donald Trump Also on the plate for pitcher Kit Keller were Jodi Benson, Courteney Cox, Molly Ringwald… and poor Kelly, who  badly injured her ankle ice-skating  through The Cutting Edge.
  2. Gwyneth Paltrow, Sydney (aka Hard Eight),  1996. After screening Cigarettes & Coffee at the 1993 Sundance Festival, Paul Thomas Anderson  was invited to shoot scenes for his next  venture at  the Sundance Institute Filmmaker Lab. In the finished movie, Moira's role went to Gwyneth.


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