Debra Winger - Updated Feb 2024

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Debra Winger

Debra Winger is a well-known American actress and has earned a hefty name and fame for her contribution to the industry. Debra Winger is popular for her role in movies such as An Officer and a Gentleman.

Early Life and Childhood

Debra Winger

caption: Debra during her early age Source: Instagram

Debra was born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in The United States on 16th May 1955. Her zodiac sign is Taurus and as of 2022, she is 68 years old. Likewise, she was born to Ruth plus and Robert.

By profession, her mother is an office manager, and her father is a meatpacker. Following, Debra’s ancestry is Ashkenazi Jewish.

Therefore, she belongs to a Jewish family. Her family moved to California when Debra was 5. Since her childhood, she had a keen interest in acting. We could not assemble other information regarding her relatives, siblings, and family.

Debra Winger – Education

Talking about her education. she has earned graduation from California State University, Northbridge on a relevant note her exact qualification is not stated on the web.

As we know, she graduated high school when she was five and enrolled in college, majoring in criminology. we will update the page as soon we get it from the relevant source.

Career and Professional Life

Debra has made several screen appearances to date and has been a popular face in the industry. Debra Winger began her acting career in the 1970s and gained attention for her performances in television series such as “Wonder Woman” and “Holocaust.”

Her breakthrough came in 1980 when she starred in the urban drama “Urban Cowboy” opposite John Travolta. The film’s success catapulted her to stardom Throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s,

Winger continued to work in notable films, including “Shadowlands” (1985), “Legal Eagles” (1986), and “The Sheltering Sky” (1990).

Other Details

In 1990s She took retirement and made her comeback in the 2000s and appeared in films like “Radio” (2003) and “Rachel Getting Married” (2008).

She has recently appeared in a movie named Kajillionaire in 2020 and with In Volume 2. Similarly, she gained her popularity through Rachel Getting Married as Abby, Terms of Endorsement as Emma, and A Dangerous Woman as Martha. Urban Cowboy as Sissy and An Officer and a gentleman as Paula.

She appeared in many Netflix series like Wonder Woman from 1976-1977, Tattletales 1977, The Ranch 2016-2020, Treatment 2010, The Lovers (2017) and many more.

Awards and Nominations

Debra Winger at the 2014 costume designer guild awards in Beverly Hills (

Debra Winger is known for her talent and versatility as an actress and has received critical acclaim for her performances in a range of roles. Also, she has received several nominations in her career. In 1980, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, and again in 1982 for Best Actress.

Likewise, in 1983 she was nominated for the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award in the category of Best Actress. Additionally, in 1983, she was nominated for Best Actress at BAFTA.

She earned another Academy Award nomination and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama.

Debra Winger – Net Worth 2023

As per the media reports in 2022, her net worth is estimated to be $ 8 million though her exact salary per year has not been disclosed. We have known them for movies like Cannery Row and Legal Eagles, she charged $150,000 and $250,000 respectively.

Relationship Status

Debra Winger

Caption: Debra with her family on vacation Source: Instagram

Debra is currently married to Arliss Howard on 28 November 1996. Debra’s husband is an actor and director by profession and as per the media, they are blessed with a son Gideon Babe Ruth Howard in 1997.

Similarly, she was married to Timothy Hutton who is also an actor and they married on 16 March 1986.

But their marriage couldn’t last long, and they divorced after four years. Likewise, she also dated Andrew Rubin Band and broke up with him in 1980 and after two years she also romanced Bob Kerrey.

Body Measurements

Apart from being a talented actress, she is beautiful and charming at the same time. She stands at a height of 5ft 4 inches and weighs 55 kg. Likewise, she has grey eyes and light brown hair. Additionally, she has a fair complexion and a glowing face. Her body perfectly suits her face and evenly shapes her appearance.

Debra Winger – Social Media

We couldn’t find Debra’s activeness on Facebook and Twitter. Instead, she is followed by huge 30.9k people on her official Instagram account. She is limited in case of using social media platforms and like other celebrities. She is conscious of her professional and personal life.