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She later appeared in Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion, in a key role as the angel.
She co-starred with Jim Carrey in The Number 23 and Billy Bob Thornton in The Astronaut Farmer; both films released in North America on February 23, 2007.
Originally, when we put the idea together, she had said, "I'm far too busy.
Her other film appearances include Long Gone (1987), Gotham (1988), The Hot Spot (1990), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), The Rainmaker (1997), A Prairie Home Companion (2006), The Astronaut Farmer (2007), The Haunting in Connecticut (2009), Red Riding Hood (2011), and All the Wilderness (2014).
I always wanted to make a real career out of acting." Madsen made her film debut when she was 22, acting in a bit part she landed as Lisa in the teen sex comedy Class.
She next appeared in Kenny Loggins' music video for "I'm Free (Heaven Helps the Man)" from the Footloose soundtrack.
She made her film debut in Class (1983), which was filmed in her native Chicago. In 1984, David Lynch cast her in the science fiction film Dune as Princess Irulan.
Madsen was cast in a series of successful teen movies, including Electric Dreams (1984), Modern Girls (1986), and Fire with Fire (1986).