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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 The Last Picture Show 1971-10-02
Latest Project:
Movie Wiener-Dog 2016-06-24
Known For
Poster of Coma
Movie Wiener-Dog Nana 2016-06-24
Movie Custody Beatrice Fisher 2016-04-17
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 And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Flowers in the Attic Olivia Foxworth 2014-01-18
Movie Draft Day Barb Weaver 2014-04-11
Movie Two Men in Town Mère Garnett 2014-02-06
Movie Interstellar Old Murph Cooper 2014-11-05
Movie The Calling Emily Micallef 2014-08-05
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 Political Animals Margaret Barrish 2012-07-15
Movie Political Animals Margaret Barrish 2012-07-15
Movie Coma Mrs. Emerson 2012-09-03
Movie Love, Marilyn Herself 2012-09-12
Series Coma Mrs. Emerson 2012-09-03
Movie Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Nanette 2011-11-02
Movie According to Greta Katherine 2009-11-25
Movie The Velveteen Rabbit Swan 2009-01-01
Movie The Mighty Macs Mother St. John 2009-10-21
Movie The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond Miss Addie 2008-01-01
Movie Lovely, Still Mary 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
Series Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Movie Mrs. Harris Former Tarnower Steady 2006-02-25
Series The Book of Daniel Bishop Beatrice Congreve 2006-01-06
Movie The Elephant King Diana Hunt 2006-04-26
Movie The Fountain Dr. Lillian Guzetti 2006-09-06
Movie 30 Days Maura 2006-10-06
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 Easy Riders, Raging Bulls Herself 2003-03-09
Movie Brush with Fate Rika 2003-01-01
Movie Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Viviane Joan 'Vivi' Abbott Walker 2002-06-07
Movie Mermaid Trish 2000-05-21
Movie The Yards Val Handler 2000-04-27
Movie Requiem for a Dream Sara Goldfarb 2000-10-27
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 The Fear of God: 25 Years of The Exorcist Herself - 'Chris MacNeil' 1998-01-01
Movie The Patron Saint of Liars June Clatterbuck 1998-04-05
Movie Playing by Heart Mildred 1998-12-30
Movie Marilyn in Manhattan Herself 1998-09-05
Movie Deceiver Mook 1997-08-31
Movie Flash Laura Strong 1997-12-21
Movie The Spitfire Grill Hannah Ferguson 1996-08-23
Movie Timepiece Maud Gannon 1996-12-22
Movie My Brother's Keeper Helen 1995-03-14
Movie Roommates Judith 1995-03-01
Movie The Baby-Sitters Club Emily Haberman 1995-08-18
Movie Follow The River Gretel 1995-04-22
Movie How To Make An American Quilt Hy Dodd 1995-10-06
Movie When a Man Loves a Woman Emily 1994-04-29
Movie Getting Gotti 1994-05-10
Movie The Cemetery Club Esther Moskowitz 1993-02-03
Movie Dying Young Mrs. O'Neil 1991-06-20
Movie Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love Lillian "Lil" Lambert 1991-05-12
Movie Hanna's War Katalin 1988-01-01
Movie Pack of Lies Barbara Jackson 1987-04-26
Movie Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Mrs. Stocks (voice) 1987-10-01
Movie Act of Vengeance Margaret Yablonski 1986-09-04
Movie Into Thin Air Joan Walker 1985-10-29
Movie Silence of the North Olive Frederickson 1981-10-23
Movie Thursday's Game Lynne Evers 1974-04-14
Movie Harry and Tonto Shirley Mallard 1974-08-12
Movie The Exorcist Chris MacNeil 1973-12-26
Movie The King of Marvin Gardens Sally 1972-10-12
Movie The Last Picture Show Lois Farrow 1971-10-02