Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, CA to Dick and Donna Pfeiffer.
She has an older brother and two younger sisters, one is Dedee Pfeiffer
who also is an actress.
She graduated from Fountain Valley High School in 1976 and attended
one year at the Golden West College, where she studied to become a
court reporter. But it was while working as a supermarket checker at Vons,
a large Southern California grocery chain, that she realized her true
calling.
She was married to actor/director Peter Horton and later divorced from
him. In March of 1993, she adopted a baby girl, Claudia Rose and on
November 13th of the same year, she married David E. Kelley (creator
of "Chicago Hope" and "Ally McBeal"). On August 5, 1994 she had a
son, called John Henry.