Bridgette Leann Wilson (born September 25, 1973), also known as Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, is an American film and television actress.
Wilson was born in Gold Beach, Oregon to Kathy and Dale Wilson. Her sister, Tracy Wilson, is also an actress (As a child, Tracy made her debut in the movie Resurrection, which co-starred Ellen Burstyn). Bridgette was crowned Miss Teen USA in 1990 in Biloxi, Mississippi; she is the second contender from Oregon to win this crown.
After her reign as Miss Teen USA, Wilson became an actress and appeared in: Saved By The Bell (playing "Ginger"), Last Action Hero (playing Arnold Schwarzenegger's daughter), Billy Madison (playing Adam Sandler's teacher/girlfriend), Mortal Kombat (playing Sonya Blade), I Know What You Did Last Summer (playing Sarah Michelle Gellar's elder sister) and The Wedding Planner. In addition to acting, Wilson sings; her music is popular in Japan, and she has starred in The Rocky Horror Show (off-Broadway). She...
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Extreme Ops is a 2002 action movie, directed by Christian Duguay. Originally titled "The Extremists" by its French director for its plot concerning both "extreme" sports and terrorists, the titled was changed so as to avoid the obvious negative connotations in a terror-obsessed post-September 11th society. The film peformed very poorly worldwide, especially in America where the American characters were seen as inauthentic caricatures. A commercial director (Rufus Sewell) and five extreme sports enthusiasts (Devon Sawa, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Rupert Graves, Joe Absolom and Jana Pallaske) takes a trip to a distant mountain retreat for seasonal practice and stunt filming. They soon stumble upon an intricate group of terroists plotting an attack. The terroists soon find out they had been watched by this unsuspected group of kids and rush swiftly to silence and kill the witnesses. Now racing for their lives against helicopters and expert assassins, these teens must put their quick...,
Bridgette Wilson & Pete Sampras married
Just Visiting is a 2001 comedy film and a spin-off of the French films, Les Visiteurs and Les Visiteurs 2. It stars Jean Reno, Christina Applegate, Christian Clavier, Malcolm McDowell, Tara Reid, and Bridgette Wilson, to name a few. It is about a medieval knight and his serf who travel to the 21st century, meeting the knight's descendant. Even though it has a different storyline, it still is considered an official part of the series.
This was Hollywood Pictures' final production before it folded into the management of its sister company, Walt Disney Pictures/Touchstone Pictures. The horror film Stay Alive began its possible revival in 2006.
The backstory takes place in 11th century England, and Lord Thibault was to marry the Princess Rosalind, daughter of the reigning King, who would thus be Henry II. Her mother was Eleanor of Aquitaine, and her brothers were Richard the Lionhearted and John Lackland.
The Wedding Planner is a 2001 romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey.Lopez plays a San Francisco wedding planner, Maria 'Mary' Fiore. She is too consumed with planning others' events and has a bad memory with her ex-fiance who cheated on her just before their wedding day in her car to worry about her personal life until she is saved from a nasty accident by Dr. Steve Edison (McConaughey).Fiore and Edison spend a wonderful evening in the park, watching an old movie (Two Tickets To Broadway), dancing and nearly kissing before being interrupted by an untimely rain shower. After glowing to her friends that she had finally found a man that she likes, she soon learns that Edison is engaged to her biggest client Fran Donolly (Wilson).After the revelation, Fiore is reunited with a childhood friend Massimo (Chambers) who asks Fiore to marry him; after a little persuasion, she says yes. Fiore reaches the altar with Massimo, but their wedding is halted by her father who...,
Shopgirl is a 2005 film starring Steve Martin, Claire Danes and Jason Schwartzman. It is based on the 2001 novella of the same name. Both the novella and the screenplay were written by Steve Martin. The film was released in the United States on October 21 2005. The DVD was released April 25, 2006. The story follows Mirabelle Buttersfield, an aspiring artist, who works at Saks Fifth Avenue (Neiman Marcus in the novella) in Beverly Hills, California. She meets two men who are romantically pursuing her at the same time. One, Ray Porter, is a wealthy, divorced logician. The other, named Jeremy, is an awkward young amplifier salesman and aspiring font artist. Mirabelle is swept off her feet by the former, who is unable to commit to her emotionally. The situation is further clouded when the latter falls madly in love with her; although she finds him somewhat less desirable than his older rival, he can offer her the promise of exclusivity. At first, Mirabelle chooses Ray over Jeremy. They...,
House on Haunted Hill is a 1999 Warner Brothers horror movie, directed by William Malone, written by Dick Beebe and starring Geoffrey Rush as Steven Price. Produced by Robert Zemeckis and Joel Silver, it is a remake of the 1959 classic of the same name directed by William Castle, borrowing elements from the 1973 classic Don't Look in the Basement. This film was the first for Dark Castle Entertainment.Made for around $20 million, the movie was mauled by the critics but grossed $15 million on its opening weekend and went on to earn over $40 million.The film is often compared with The Haunting, another 1999 remake of a similar classic from 1963, based on the novel The Haunting of Hill House. Also worth noting, in comparison to the original, while William Castle's version leaves a degree of ambiguity as to the presence of ghosts in the building, the remake leaves no doubt whatsoever.The Movie is followed by a 2007 sequel, due to be released in October.The film sets the action in an...
Love Stinks is a 1999 comedy starring French Stewart, Bridgette Wilson, Bill Bellamy and Tyra Banks.
Seth (Stewart), a sitcom writer-producer, meets Chelsea (Wilson), an interior decorator, at his best friend's (Bellamy) wedding. He's immediately attracted to her blonde babeness while she's instantly attracted to his income and single-ness. They both ditch their wedding dates and start their own date that same night.
Chelsea changes into a sexy outfit and tells him that she has only one rule: she won't have sex with a guy until they have had at least three meals together. Seth proceeds to speed date through the evening ensuring that they actually eat three meals. They end up in the showroom of Chelsea’s job having sex on a four poster bed until Chelsea’s boss interrupts them and presumably fires Chelsea.
Seth then hires Chelsea to decorate his new house and through a series of manipulative events, Chelsea ends up living with and mooching off of Seth. She tries to get him to...
Mortal Kombat is a 1995 action movie, directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. It is based on the popular Mortal Kombat series of fighting games by Midway. It was filmed in Los Angeles and on location in Thailand.
The movie received average reviews from critics, most notably a "thumbs up" from Gene Siskel of Siskel & Ebert. It grossed roughly $70 million in the U.S., and an estimated $122 million worldwide.The film was considered to be the first major success for video-game movie adaptions, coming out a year after the critically disappointing Street Fighter and two years after the disastrous flop, Super Mario Bros. Director Paul W. S. Anderson would go on to work on a film franchise based on Capcom's Resident Evil games.
A sequel to Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, was released in 1997, but is largely considered to be inferior to its predecessor.
Once every generation, there is an ancient tournament known as Mortal Kombat, which was designed by the Elder Gods for the main...
Billy Madison is a 1995 comedy starring Adam Sandler in the title role about a slacker who must go back to school in order to take over his father's company. The comedy film also features Bradley Whitford, Josh Mostel, Bridgette Wilson, Chris Farley, Norm MacDonald, and Darren McGavin. It was written by Sandler and Tim Herlihy and produced by Universal Pictures.Despite the film's subpar reception, the film has gained a cult-like following.Billy Madison, the protagonist of the film, has spent his entire life reaping the benefits of his father's hotel chain. He spends his days drinking with friends, and creating disturbances across his father's estate. One day, Billy ruins a dinner meeting between his father and his associates by acting obnoxiously. This prompts his father to lose faith in his son, and choose Eric Gordon, to become the next owner of the hotel. Billy despises Gordon, and begs his father to reconsider his decision. However, his father states that Billy only managed to...,
Bridgette Wilson was born