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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 The People vs. Jean Harris
Latest Project:
Movie Nostalgia 2018-02-16
Known For
Poster of W.
Poster of The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Poster of How to Make an American Quilt
Poster of When a Man Loves a Woman
Movie Wake 2020
Series The People vs. Jean Harris Unknown 2020
Movie Nostalgia Helen Greer 2018-02-16
Series Geniş Aile Mattie Rigsbee 2018
Movie All I Wish Celia Berges 2018-02-01
Movie The Tale Nadine 'Nettie' Fox 2018-01-20
Series Khun Chai Pawornruj Sally 2017
Movie Wiener-Dog Nana 2016-06-24
Movie The Age of Adaline Flemming 2015-04-16
Movie Unity Herself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Two Men in Town Mère Garnett 2014-02-06
Movie Flowers in the Attic Olivia Foxworth 2014-01-18
Movie The Calling Emily Micallef 2014-08-05
Movie River of Fundament Hathfertiti 2014-02-12
Movie Interstellar Old Murph Cooper 2014-11-05
Movie Draft Day Barb Weaver 2014-04-11
Movie Petals on the Wind Olivia Foxworth 2014-05-26
Movie Wish You Well Louisa Mae Cardinal 2013-10-19
Movie Political Animals Margaret Barrish 2012-07-15
Series Spin Mrs. Stocks (voice) 2012-01-25
Movie Coma Mrs. Emerson 2012-09-03
Movie Love, Marilyn Herself 2012-09-12
Series Coma Mrs. Emerson 2012-09-03
Series Death in Paradise Katalin 2011-10-25
Movie Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Nanette 2011-11-02
Series Miracle Audition Mary Ryan 2011-06-24
Movie According to Greta Katherine 2009-11-25
Movie Grado 3 Unknown 2009-07-09
Movie The Mighty Macs Mother St. John 2009-10-21
Movie Lovely, Still Mary 2008-01-01
Movie Feast II: Sloppy Seconds Unknown 2008-10-07
Movie W. Barbara Bush 2008-10-17
Movie The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond Miss Addie 2008-01-01
Movie Half Past Ten Bishop Beatrice Congreve 2008-12-01
Series Life Is Wild Dr. Lillian Guzetti 2007-10-07
Movie Mitch Albom's For One More Day Pauline "Posey" Benetto 2007-12-09
Movie Mrs. Harris Former Tarnower Steady 2006-02-25
Series Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Movie 30 Days Maura 2006-10-06
Movie The Wicker Man Sister Summersisle 2006-09-01
Movie Hubert Selby Jr: It'll Be Better Tomorrow Herself 2006-06-22
Movie The Elephant King Diana Hunt 2006-04-26
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 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 Within These Walls Joan Thomas 2001-08-20
Movie Memories, Dreams & Addictions Herself 2001-05-22
Movie Requiem for a Dream Sara Goldfarb 2000-10-06
Movie The Yards Val Handler 2000-04-27
Movie Mermaid Trish 2000-05-21
Series That's Life Dolly DeLucca 2000-10-01
Movie The Last Picture Show: A Look Back Herself 1999-04-25
Movie Night Ride Home Maggie 1999-02-07
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie The Fear of God: 25 Years of The Exorcist Herself - 'Chris MacNeil' 1998-01-01
Movie Playing by Heart Mildred 1998-12-30
Series A Will of their Own Veronica Steward 1998-10-18
Movie Marilyn in Manhattan Herself 1998-09-05
Movie The Patron Saint of Liars June Clatterbuck 1998-04-05
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh Unknown 1997-05-29
Movie Flash Laura Strong 1997-12-21
Movie Timepiece Maud Gannon 1996-12-22
Movie The Spitfire Grill Hannah Ferguson 1996-08-23
Series The Really Useful Show Swan 1996-10-14
Movie Roommates Judith 1995-03-03
Movie The Baby-Sitters Club Emily Haberman 1995-08-18
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Hy Dodd 1995-10-06
Movie My Brother's Keeper Helen 1995-03-14
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
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 Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love Lillian "Lil" Lambert 1991-05-12
Movie Dying Young Mrs. O'Neil 1991-06-20
Movie Pack of Lies Barbara Jackson 1987-04-26
Series The Ellen Burstyn Show Ellen Brewer 1986-09-20
Movie Into Thin Air Joan Walker 1985-10-29
Movie Surviving Tina Brogan 1985-02-10
Movie Twice in a Lifetime Kate MacKenzie 1985-10-23
Movie The Ambassador Alex Hacker 1984-05-23
Movie The People vs. Jean Harris Jean Harris 1981-05-07
Movie Silence of the North Olive Frederickson 1981-10-23
Movie Be Pretty and Shut Up! Herself 1981-03-04
Movie Resurrection Edna 1980-09-26
Movie A Dream of Passion 1978-08-01
Movie Same Time, Next Year Doris 1978-04-23
Movie Providence Sonia Langham 1977-01-25
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Thursday's Game Lynne Evers 1974-04-14
Series Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt! Mook 1974-09-30
Movie Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Alice Wyatt 1974-12-09
Movie Harry and Tonto Shirley Mallard 1974-08-12
Movie The Exorcist Chris MacNeil 1973-12-26
Movie The Last Picture Show Lois Farrow 1971-10-02
Series The Guardians Unknown 1971-07-10
Movie Tropic of Cancer Mona 1970-02-27
Movie Alex in Wonderland Beth Morrison 1970-01-01
Movie Pit Stop Ellen McLeod 1969-05-14
Series Time Tunnel Unknown 1966-09-09
Movie Goodbye Charlie Franny Salzman 1964-11-18
Movie For Those Who Think Young Dr. Pauline Swenson (as Ellen McRae) 1964-06-01
Series Vacation Playhouse Unknown 1963-07-22
Series The Greatest Show on Earth Unknown 1963-09-17
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Series Going My Way Unknown 1962-10-03
Series Bus Stop Unknown 1961-10-01
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Surfside 6 Unknown 1960-10-06
Series The Detectives Unknown 1959-10-16
Movie The Rickshaw Man 1958-04-21
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Movie Rebel Without a Cause Unknown 1955-10-29
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Letter to Loretta Unknown 1953-09-20
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Tony Awards Unknown 1947-04-06