Person Details

Birthday: 1932-12-07 02:57:46

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Movie Involvements: 87

TV Involvements: 11


Most Famous Work

Biography

​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

Most Famous Work

House of Cards
Average
8

House of Cards

(2013) Elizabeth Hale
Interstellar
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8

Interstellar

(2014) Old Murph Cooper
The Tale
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7

The Tale

(2018) Nadine 'Nettie' Fox
The Exorcist
Average
8

The Exorcist

(1973) Chris MacNeil
Tony Awards
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7

Tony Awards

(1956) Herself - Host
The Fountain
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7

The Fountain

(2006) Dr. Lillian Guzetti
The Wicker Man
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4

The Wicker Man

(2006) Sister Summersisle
How to Make an American Quilt
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6

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Nana Holbrook
N/A
Miss Dolly
2018 Herself
Helen Greer
Celia Berges
Nadine 'Nettie' Fox
2017 Josephine Prendergast
Herself - Interviewee
2016 Nana
Beatrice Fisher
2015 Herself - Narrator (voice)
Gram
Flemming
2014 Old Murph Cooper
Emily Micallef
Olivia Foxworth
Barb Weaver
Hathfertiti
Mère Garnett
Herself - Interviewee
Olivia Foxworth
2013 Louisa Mae Cardinal
Shirley
Elizabeth Hale
2012 Herself
Mrs. Emerson
Margaret Barrish
2011 Nanette
2010 N/A
Interviewee
Herself
2009 Katherine
Mother St. John
N/A
Swan
2008 Barbara Bush
Miss Addie
Mary
2007 Pauline "Posey" Benetto
Hagar
2006 Maura
Dr. Lillian Guzetti
Sister Summersisle
Herself
Herself
Diana Hunt
N/A
Former Tarnower Steady
Bishop Beatrice Congreve
2005 Mary Ryan
2004 Ruby
Tommie
2003 Herself
Rika
2002 Grandma Dolarhyde (voice) (uncredited)
Viviane Joan 'Vivi' Abbott Walker
2001 Joan Thomas
Herself
2000 Val Handler
Sara Goldfarb
Dolly DeLucca
Trish
1999 N/A
Shirley Cooperberg
Herself
Maggie
Mattie Rigsbee
1998 Mildred
Veronica Steward
Herself
June Clatterbuck
Herself - 'Chris MacNeil'
1997 Laura Strong
Mook
N/A
N/A
1996 Maud Gannon
N/A
Hannah Ferguson
1995 Hy Dodd
Emily Haberman
Gretel
Helen
Judith
1994 Frances Griffin
N/A
N/A
Emily
Arlie's Mother
1993 Esther Moskowitz
1992 N/A
Wilma
1991 Mrs. O'Neil
Lillian "Lil" Lambert
1990 Nurse Cooder
N/A
1988 Narrator (voice)
Katalin
1987 Mrs. Stocks (voice)
Barbara Jackson
1986 Ellen Brewer
Margaret Yablonski
1985 Joan Walker
Kate MacKenzie
Tina Brogan
1984 N/A
Alex Hacker
1981 Olive Frederickson
Jean Harris
Herself
1980 Edna
1978 N/A
Doris
1977 Sonia Langham
1975 Herself - Host
1974 Alice Wyatt
Shirley Mallard
Lynne Evers
1973 Chris MacNeil
1972 Sally
1971 Lois Farrow
1970 Mona
Beth Morrison
1969 Ellen McCleod
1966 Eve Holland
1964 Franny Salzman
Dr. Pauline Swenson (as Ellen McRae)
1963 N/A
N/A
N/A
1962 N/A
1961 N/A
N/A
N/A
1960 N/A
Margo as Ellen McRae
1959 N/A
N/A
1958 Elizabeth
N/A
1957 N/A
1956 Herself - Host
1955 N/A
N/A
1953 N/A
N/A
1951 N/A
N/A
N/A
Helen
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

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