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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 series Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day
Latest Project:
Movie Queen Bees 2021-06-11
Known For
Poster of The People vs. Jean Harris
Poster of Coma
Poster of The Mighty Macs
Poster of Vacation Playhouse
Series Possible Side Effects Unknown 2022
Series Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day Unknown 2022
Movie Queen Bees Helen 2021-06-11
Movie Pieces of a Woman Elizabeth Weiss 2020-12-30
Movie The Tale Nadine 'Nettie' Fox 2018-01-20
Movie All I Wish Celia Berges 2018-02-01
Movie Friedkin Uncut Herself 2018-11-05
Movie Nostalgia Helen Greer 2018-02-16
Series The People vs. Jean Harris Jean Harris 2017
Movie The House of Tomorrow Josephine Prendergast 2017-04-20
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 Two Men in Town Mère Garnett 2014-02-06
Movie Flowers in the Attic Olivia Foxworth 2014-01-18
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-01
Movie Draft Day Barb Weaver 2014-04-11
Movie The Calling Emily Micallef 2014-08-05
Movie River of Fundament Hathfertiti 2014-02-12
Movie When Marnie Was There Nan (voice) 2014-07-19
Movie Petals on the Wind Olivia Foxworth 2014-05-26
Movie Interstellar Old Murph Cooper 2014-11-05
Movie Wish You Well Louisa Mae Cardinal 2013-10-19
Series Mom Shirley 2013-09-23
Movie Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Nanette 2012-02-24
Series Political Animals Margaret Barrish 2012-07-15
Movie Love, Marilyn Herself 2012-09-12
Series Coma Mrs. Emerson 2012-09-03
Movie Another Happy Day Doris Baker 2011-11-18
Movie BBStory: An American Film Renaissance Herself 2010-11-23
Movie The Mighty Macs Mother St. John 2009-10-21
Movie According to Greta Katherine 2009-11-25
Movie The Velveteen Rabbit Swan 2009-01-01
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 Mitch Albom's For One More Day Pauline "Posey" Benetto 2007-12-09
Movie The Stone Angel Hagar 2007-09-12
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
Series Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Movie The Fountain Dr. Lillian Guzetti 2006-11-22
Movie Stardust: The Bette Davis Story Herself 2006-05-03
Movie The Wicker Man Sister Summersisle 2006-08-31
Movie Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow Herself 2006-06-22
Movie 30 Days Maura 2006-10-06
Movie Our Fathers Mary Ryan 2005-05-11
Movie The Five People You Meet In Heaven Ruby 2004-12-05
Movie The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel Tommie 2004-10-31
Movie Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood 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 Red Dragon Grandma Dolarhyde (voice) (uncredited) 2002-09-29
Movie Memories, Dreams & Addictions Herself 2001-05-22
Movie Within These Walls Joan Thomas 2001-08-20
Movie Mermaid Trish 2000-05-21
Series That's Life Dolly DeLucca 2000-10-01
Movie The Yards Val Handler 2000-10-20
Movie Requiem for a Dream Sara Goldfarb 2000-10-06
Movie Walking Across Egypt Mattie Rigsbee 1999-01-01
Movie The Last Picture Show: A Look Back Herself 1999-04-25
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Night Ride Home Maggie 1999-02-07
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
Series A Will of their Own Veronica Steward 1998-10-18
Movie Marilyn in Manhattan Self 1998-09-05
Movie Playing by Heart Mildred 1998-12-30
Movie A Deadly Vision 1997-04-21
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Flash Laura Strong 1997-12-21
Movie Deceiver Mook 1997-08-31
Movie Timepiece Maud Gannon 1996-12-22
Movie The Spitfire Grill Hannah Ferguson 1996-01-24
Movie Roommates Judith 1995-03-03
Movie Follow The River Gretel 1995-04-22
Movie The Baby-Sitters Club Emily Haberman 1995-08-18
Movie My Brother's Keeper Helen 1995-03-14
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Hy Dodd 1995-10-06
Movie Getting Out Arlie's Mother 1994-04-25
Movie Getting Gotti Jo Giacalone 1994-05-10
Movie Trick of the Eye Frances Griffin 1994-10-22
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie When a Man Loves a Woman Emily 1994-04-29
Movie The Cemetery Club Esther Moskowitz 1993-02-03
Movie Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story Wilma 1992-03-15
Movie Earth and the American Dream 1992-10-01
Movie Dying Young Mrs. O'Neil 1991-06-20
Movie Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love Lillian "Lil" Lambert 1991-05-12
Movie When You Remember Me Nurse Cooder 1990-10-07
Movie Hanna's War Katalin 1988-04-14
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
Series The Ellen Burstyn Show Ellen Brewer 1986-09-20
Movie Into Thin Air Joan Walker 1985-10-29
Movie Twice in a Lifetime Kate MacKenzie 1985-10-23
Movie Surviving Tina Brogan 1985-02-10
Movie The Ambassador Alex Hacker 1984-05-23
Movie Terror in the Aisles 1984-10-26
Movie The People vs. Jean Harris Jean Harris 1981-05-07
Movie Be Pretty and Shut Up! Self 1981-03-04
Movie Silence of the North Olive Frederickson 1981-10-23
Movie Resurrection Edna 1980-09-26
Movie A Dream of Passion Brenda Collins 1978-05-21
Movie Same Time, Next Year Doris 1978-04-23
Movie Providence Sonia Langham 1977-01-25
Series Saturday Night Live Herself - Host 1975-10-11
Movie Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Alice Hyatt 1974-12-09
Movie Thursday's Game Lynne Evers 1974-04-14
Movie Harry and Tonto Shirley Mallard 1974-08-12
Movie The Exorcist Chris MacNeil 1973-05-31
Movie The King of Marvin Gardens Sally 1972-10-12
Movie The Last Picture Show Lois Farrow 1971-10-03
Movie Tropic of Cancer Mona 1970-02-27
Movie Alex in Wonderland Beth Morrison 1970-01-01
Movie Pit Stop Ellen McCleod 1969-05-14
Series The Iron Horse Unknown 1966-09-12
Series The Time Tunnel Unknown 1966-09-09
Movie Goodbye Charlie Franny Salzman 1964-11-18
Movie For Those Who Think Young Dr. Pauline Swenson 1964-06-01
Series Vacation Playhouse Unknown 1963-07-22
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Series The Greatest Show on Earth Unknown 1963-09-17
Series Going My Way Unknown 1962-10-03
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Bus Stop Unknown 1961-10-01
Series Surfside 6 Unknown 1960-10-06
Series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Unknown 1959-09-29
Series The Detectives Unknown 1959-10-16
Movie The Christmas Tree Elizabeth 1958-12-14
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Tony Awards Unknown 1956-04-01
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Letter to Loretta 1953-09-20
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24