Virginia G. Madsen (September 11, 1961) is an American actress and producer, born in Chicago, Illinois.
She is the younger sister of Michael Madsen.
Virginia Madsen made her debut in movie Class. Later she was cast in the science fiction film Dune as Princess Irulan, and starred in such successful teen movies like Electric Dreams, Modern Girls and Fire with Fire.
For her performance as Maya in Alexander Payne’s film Sideways, Virginia received numerous awards and nominations, including nominations for the Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Her latest work include recurring role in Designated Survivor and American Gothic. She also got a role in the forthcoming DC Comics series Swamp Thing.