Person Details

Birthday: 1931-06-20 22:33:17

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

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Movie Involvements: 38

TV Involvements: 6


Most Famous Work

Biography

Olympia Dukakis (born June 20, 1931) is an American actress. In 1987, she won an Academy Award, BAFTA, and a Golden Globe for her performance in Moonstruck. She received another Golden Globe nomination for Sinatra, and Emmy nominations for Lucky Day, More Tales of the City, and Joan of Arc.

Most Famous Work

Mr. Holland's Opus
Average
7

Mr. Holland's Opus

(1995) Principal Helen Jacobi
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines
Average
6
The Infiltrator
Average
7

The Infiltrator

(2016) Aunt Vicky
Death Wish
Average
7

Death Wish

(1974) Cop at the Precinct
Sisters
Average
7

Sisters

(1973) Louise Wilanski
Big Driver
Average
6

Big Driver

(2014) Doreen
Away from Her
Average
7

Away from Her

(2007) Marian
The Wanderers
Average
7

The Wanderers

(1979) Joey's Mom

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Narrator
2019 Anna Madrigal
2018 Herself
Margaret Lemke
2017 Herself
2016 Aunt Vicky
N/A
2015 Emily (Segment 6)
Grandma
Marie
2014 Doreen
Yaya
2013 Gwen Hollander
N/A
Ira
Rosmarie Carver
2011 Stella
Olympia
2009 Herself
2007 Marian
Phyllis
2006 Margie Carsen
Dr. Mary Wade
N/A
N/A
Sophia Vitello
2005 Ellen Haywood
Hilde
Margie Carsen
Muriel Kleinman
Judy Hillerman
2004 Marge Barnett
2003 Charlie
Lila
2002 Erina
Amanda Patterson
2001 Anna Madrigal
Sara Stevens
Esther Lipman
2000 Helen Manners
Dinah
1999 N/A
Narrator
Mother Babette
Mother Babette
1998 Nora
Sophia
N/A
Anna Madrigal
Madam Chairwoman, Armed Services Committee
1997 N/A
Helen Rosner
Rita Mosley
1996 Goneril Plogg
Mother (Mrs. Gordon)
Rose
1995 Principal Jacobs
Jocasta
Mrs. Marcangelo
Dr. Doris Rice
N/A
Mrs. Jay
1994 N/A
Jeannie
Herself
1993 Rosie
Anna Madrigal
Caller #3 (voice)
Bea
Doris Silverman
1992 Dolly Sinatra
Alma Harris
1991 Emily Miller
Katherine Campbell
1990 Rosie
Sue
1989 N/A
Clairee Belcher
Bette Tremont
Rosie
1988 Personnel Director
1987 Rose Castorini
1985 Mary
Judge Paula G. Walsh
1982 Helena Naxos ("Success Wanters")
1980 Mrs. Vacarri
1979 Lawyer
Joey's Mom
1977 N/A
1974 Cop at the Precinct
N/A
1973 Louise Wilanski
1971 Gig's Mother
1969 John's Mother
1963 the young mother
1961 N/A
1951 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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