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Deborah Kara Unger (1966)

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Deborah Kara Unger is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles in the films Crash , The Game , The Hurricane , White Noise , Silent Hill , 88 Minutes and The Way .

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 early life
Deborah Kara Unger was born in Victoria, British Columbia, to a nuclear disposal specialist mother and a gynaecologist father. She was the first Canadian to be accepted into Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art. Unger now lives in Los Angeles.<ref name="Ojumu "/>

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In her 1989 debut she acted in the Australian television drama Bangkok Hilton with Nicole Kidman. In 1993 she starred in David Lynch's HBO mini-series Hotel Room. Unger has been featured in such commercially successful films as The Game and Payback, while she has also found critical acclaim in such films as Keys to Tulsa, The Salton Sea, and Crash. In 1998 she played the role Ava Gardner in HBO film The Rat Pack.

From 2000 to 2005, she starred in the movies The Salton Sea, Thirteen, Fear X, Stander, Paranoia 1.0 and A Love Song for Bobby Long. In 2002 she played a leading role with Sophia Loren and Mira Sorvino in the independent film Between Strangers, for which she was nominated on Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. In 2005, she starred in the financially successful supernatural horror film White Noise with Michael Keaton.

In 2006 Unger appeared in a supernatural horror Silent Hill feature based on the popular video game about a desperate mother trying to find an answer to her daughter's mysterious recurring dream that forces her to sleepwalk.

From 2006 to 2010, she starred in the movies The Alibi, Things That Hang from Trees, 88 Minutes, Walled In, Messages Deleted and The Way. In 2010 she won the award Action On Film International Film Festival for career achievements.<ref name="ABC "/>

In 2011 she received her first starring role in TV series Combat Hospital, which premieres in June on ABC. In 2012, Unger will reprise her role as Dahlia Gillespie in a sequel to Silent Hill, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D.

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