Alison Doody (born November 11, 1966 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish actress and model. She is a former pupil of Mount Anville Convent in South Dublin. She studied the fine arts in college before veering towards a modelling career. She was very popular as a model in Europe, but was snubbed by American agencies, who thought she was too short. She also appeared in several commercials, before an agent noticed her work and suggested that she try acting, instead.
She is probably best known for her portrayal of Dr. Elsa Schneider in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and Jenny Flex in the James Bond film A View to a Kill. She is also a familiar face to British TV fans.
In 1994 she retired from the screen and left Hollywood after her last film Major League II, to focus on marriage and motherhood. Her husband (up until 2005) was Gavin O'Reilly, CEO of the Independent Newspaper Group of Ireland. They have two children (born 1996 and 1999). Alison lives in Dalkey, a suburb of Dublin, also...
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a 1989 adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, Julian Glover, Alison Doody, River Phoenix, and John Rhys-Davies. This film is the third released, though the twenty-fifth chronologically, in a series of film and TV productions about the adventures of the heroic fictional archaeologist Indiana Jones.When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. (played by Connery) vanishes while pursuing a life-long search for the Holy Grail, Indiana must retrace his father's steps in the hopes of rescuing him – and the Grail – from the clutches of the Nazi military machine. Worldwide, the film was the highest grossing movie of 1989.In 1912, boy scout Indiana Jones steals the Cross of Coronado, an ornamental cross belonging to Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, from grave robbers, believing it should be in a museum instead of a private collection, in the process using a whip, scarring his chin, and gaining his fear of... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097576