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Ellen Burstyn

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ellen Burstyn  (born December 7, 1932) is an American actress, who has worked in film, stage and television. Her acting career began in theatre during the late 1950s, and over the next ten years, Burstyn appeared in several films and television series before joining the Actors Studio in 1967. She achieved recognition for her roles in The Last Picture Show (1971) and The Exorcist (1973), receiving Academy Award nominations for both performances. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress the following year for her work in Martin Scorsese's Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1973). In 1975, she won a Tony Award for her work in the Broadway production of Same Time, Next Year, and received a Golden Globe Award and a fourth Academy Award nomination for her performance in the 1978 film version. Burstyn continued to work extensively since the 1980s, and was acclaimed for her performance in the film Requiem for a Dream, for which she received several critic's awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ellen Burstyn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Dec 7, 1932 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Flash 1997-12-21
Latest Project:
Movie The Tale 2018-01-20
Known For
Poster of Coma
Movie The Tale Nadine 'Nettie' Fox 2018-01-20
Movie Custody Beatrice Fisher 2016-04-17
Movie Wiener-Dog Nana 2016-06-24
Movie The Age of Adaline Flemming 2015-04-16
Movie About Scout Gram 2015-04-25
Movie Unity Herself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Two Men in Town Mère Garnett 2014-02-06
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie River of Fundament Hathfertiti 2014-02-12
Movie Flowers in the Attic Olivia Foxworth 2014-01-18
Movie Draft Day Barb Weaver 2014-04-11
Movie The Calling Emily Micallef 2014-08-05
Movie Interstellar Old Murph Cooper 2014-11-05
Movie Petals on the Wind Olivia Foxworth 2014-05-26
Series Mom Shirley 2013-09-23
Movie Wish You Well Louisa Mae Cardinal 2013-10-19
Series Coma Mrs. Emerson 2012-09-03
Series Political Animals Margaret Barrish 2012-07-15
Movie Love, Marilyn Herself 2012-09-12
Movie Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Nanette 2011-11-02
Movie The Mighty Macs Mother St. John 2009-10-21
Movie The Velveteen Rabbit Swan 2009-01-01
Movie According to Greta Katherine 2009-11-25
Movie Lovely, Still Mary 2008-01-01
Movie The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond Miss Addie 2008-01-01
Movie W. Barbara Bush 2008-10-17
Movie The Stone Angel Hagar 2007-09-12
Movie Mitch Albom's For One More Day 2007-12-09
Movie Mrs. Harris Former Tarnower Steady 2006-02-25
Series The Book of Daniel Bishop Beatrice Congreve 2006-01-06
Movie 30 Days Maura 2006-10-06
Movie The Elephant King Diana Hunt 2006-04-26
Series Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Movie The Fountain Dr. Lillian Guzetti 2006-09-06
Movie Stardust: The Bette Davis Story Herself 2006-05-02
Movie The Wicker Man Sister Summersisle 2006-09-01
Movie Hubert Selby Jr: It'll Be Better Tomorrow Herself 2006-06-22
Movie Our Fathers Mary Ryan 2005-05-11
Movie The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel Tommie 2004-10-31
Movie The Five People You Meet In Heaven Ruby 2004-12-05
Movie Brush with Fate Rika 2003-01-01
Movie Easy Riders, Raging Bulls Herself 2003-03-09
Movie Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Viviane Joan 'Vivi' Abbott Walker 2002-06-07
Movie Within These Walls Joan Thomas 2001-08-20
Movie Mermaid Trish 2000-05-21
Movie The Yards Val Handler 2000-04-27
Series That's Life Dolly DeLucca 2000-10-01
Movie Requiem for a Dream Sara Goldfarb 2000-10-06
Movie Walking Across Egypt Mattie Rigsbee 1999-01-01
Movie Night Ride Home Maggie 1999-02-07
Movie The Last Picture Show: A Look Back Herself 1999-04-25
Movie Playing by Heart Mildred 1998-12-30
Movie Flash Laura Strong 1997-12-21