Image of Ellen Burstyn

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



Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia


Born:
Dec 7, 1932 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
125
First Appeared:
In the movie Wake
Latest Project:
Movie Custody 2017-03-04
Known For
Poster of Possible Side Effects
Poster of The People vs. Jean Harris
Poster of Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day
Poster of Coma
Filmography

Wake (2018)

Thriller Action
Movie
10. 1 votes

The Tale (2018)

Drama
Movie
10 1 votes

Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2018)

Series
as Unknown

Custody (2017)

Drama
Movie
as Beatrice Fisher

The People vs. Jean Harris (2018)

Series
as Jean Harris
8 1 votes

The Iron Horse (2018)

Western
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

Possible Side Effects (2018)

Series
as Unknown

Wiener-Dog (2016)

Comedy
Movie
as Nana
5.4 52 votes

Unity (2015)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself - Narrator (voice)
8.2 8 votes

The Age of Adaline (2015)

Fantasy Drama Romance
Movie
as Flemming
7.3 1670 votes

About Scout (2015)

Family Drama
Movie
as Gram
5.8 6 votes

And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)

TV Movie Documentary
Movie
as Herself - Interviewee
7.2 13 votes

Flowers in the Attic (2014)

Drama Mystery Thriller TV Movie
Movie
as Olivia Foxworth
6 82 votes

Two Men in Town (2014)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Mère Garnett
5.9 31 votes

The Calling (2014)

Thriller
Movie
as Emily Micallef
5.5 78 votes

River of Fundament (2014)

Movie
as Hathfertiti
6.3 4 votes

Petals on the Wind (2014)

TV Movie Romance Drama Thriller
Movie
as Olivia Foxworth
6.1 47 votes

Draft Day (2014)

Drama
Movie
as Barb Weaver
6.6 277 votes

Interstellar (2014)

Adventure Drama Science Fiction
Movie
as Old Murph Cooper
8.1 9244 votes

Wish You Well (2013)

Family Drama
Movie
as Louisa Mae Cardinal
7.1 4 votes

Mom (2013)

Comedy
Series
as Shirley
5.9 85 votes

Political Animals (2012)

Drama
Series
as Margaret Barrish
7.6 4 votes

Coma (2012)

Drama Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Mrs. Emerson
5.6 10 votes

Love, Marilyn (2012)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
6.1 12 votes

Coma (2012)

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Mrs. Emerson
8.5 2 votes

Political Animals (2012)

Drama
Movie
as Margaret Barrish
7.2 16 votes

Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2011)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Nanette
5.5 30 votes

The Mighty Macs (2009)

Action Drama
Movie
as Mother St. John
4.9 14 votes

According to Greta (2009)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Katherine
5.9 57 votes

The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)

Animation Drama Family Science Fiction
Movie
as Swan
7.6 7 votes

Lovely, Still (2008)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Mary
6.1 11 votes

The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Miss Addie
5.6 8 votes

W. (2008)

Drama History
Movie
as Barbara Bush
6.1 131 votes

The Stone Angel (2007)

Drama
Movie
as Hagar
5.7 7 votes

Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)

Drama
Movie
4 1 votes

The Elephant King (2006)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Diana Hunt
7 3 votes

The Book of Daniel (2006)

Drama
Series
as Bishop Beatrice Congreve
9.5 2 votes

Big Love (2006)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.3 32 votes

30 Days (2006)

Drama
Movie
as Maura

Stardust: The Bette Davis Story (2006)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
8.5 2 votes

The Wicker Man (2006)

Mystery Thriller Horror
Movie
as Sister Summersisle
3.9 303 votes

Hubert Selby Jr: It' ll Be Better Tomorrow (2006)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
6 2 votes

The Fountain (2006)

Drama Adventure Science Fiction Romance
Movie
as Dr. Lillian Guzetti
6.8 688 votes

Our Fathers (2005)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Mary Ryan
5.3 4 votes

The Five People You Meet In Heaven (2004)

Drama Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie
as Ruby
6.9 23 votes

The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel (2004)

Movie
as Tommie

Easy Riders, Raging Bulls (2003)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
7.3 14 votes

Brush with Fate (2003)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Rika
6 1 votes

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Viviane Joan 'Vivi' Abbott Walker
5.5 54 votes

Within These Walls (2001)

Movie
as Joan Thomas
0 1 votes

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Drama
Movie
as Sara Goldfarb
7.9 1982 votes

The Yards (2000)

Drama Action Thriller Crime
Movie
as Val Handler
5.9 82 votes

Mermaid (2000)

Drama Family
Movie
as Trish
0 1 votes

That's Life (2000)

Drama
Series
as Dolly DeLucca

Walking Across Egypt (1999)

Drama Comedy Family
Movie
as Mattie Rigsbee
5.5 5 votes

Night Ride Home (1999)

Drama
Movie
as Maggie

The Last Picture Show: A Look Back (1999)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
6 1 votes

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

Crime Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.1 283 votes

The Fear of God: 25 Years of The Exorcist (1998)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself - 'Chris MacNeil'
5.5 3 votes

The Patron Saint of Liars (1998)

Drama Romance
Movie
as June Clatterbuck

Playing by Heart (1998)

Drama
Movie
as Mildred
6.5 44 votes

Marilyn in Manhattan (1998)

Movie
as Herself
6.5 1 votes

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.7 15 votes

Deceiver (1997)

Mystery Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Mook
6.6 14 votes

Flash (1997)

Family Drama
Movie
as Laura Strong
6.2 5 votes

Timepiece (1996)

Drama
Movie
as Maud Gannon

The Spitfire Grill (1996)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Hannah Ferguson
6.7 15 votes

Roommates (1995)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Judith
6 4 votes

Follow The River (1995)

Drama Action
Movie
as Gretel
2.5 2 votes

How To Make An American Quilt (1995)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Hy Dodd
6.4 31 votes

The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)

Comedy Drama Family
Movie
as Emily Haberman
4.9 18 votes

My Brother's Keeper (1995)

Drama TV Movie
Movie
as Helen

Getting Gotti (1994)

Action Crime Drama
Movie

When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Emily
6 60 votes

Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
6.9 17 votes

The Cemetery Club (1993)

Comedy
Movie
as Esther Moskowitz
3.7 3 votes

Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love (1991)

Drama
Movie
as Lillian "Lil" Lambert
0.5 1 votes

Dying Young (1991)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Mrs. O'Neil
5.8 72 votes

When You Remember Me (1990)

Drama TV Movie
Movie
as Nurse Cooder
4.7 3 votes

Hanna's War (1988)

Movie
as Katalin
8 1 votes

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987)

Documentary War
Movie
as Mrs. Stocks (voice)
6.5 2 votes

Pack of Lies (1987)

Action Thriller TV Movie
Movie
as Barbara Jackson
9 1 votes

Act of Vengeance (1986)

Drama Crime Thriller
Movie
as Margaret Yablonski
8 2 votes

The Ellen Burstyn Show (1986)

Series
as Ellen Brewer

Surviving: A Family in Crisis (1985)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Tina Brogan
0 1 votes

Twice in a Lifetime (1985)

Drama
Movie
as Kate MacKenzie
6 4 votes

The Ambassador (1984)

Drama
Movie
as Alex Hacker
6.3 3 votes

Be Pretty and Shut Up! (1981)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself

The People vs. Jean Harris (1981)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Jean Harris

Silence of the North (1981)

Drama
Movie
as Olive Frederickson
4 1 votes

Resurrection (1980)

Drama Fantasy
Movie
as Edna
6.2 8 votes

Same Time, Next Year (1978)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Doris
6.2 15 votes

A Dream of Passion (1978)

Drama
Movie
5.2 3 votes

Providence (1977)

Drama
Movie
as Sonia Langham
7.1 13 votes

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy
Series
as Herself - Host
6.3 94 votes

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Alice Wyatt
6.6 64 votes

Thursday's Game (1974)

Movie
as Lynne Evers

Harry and Tonto (1974)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Shirley Mallard
7.1 24 votes

The Exorcist (1973)

Drama Horror Thriller
Movie
as Chris MacNeil
7.4 1678 votes

The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

Drama
Movie
as Sally
6.5 14 votes

The Last Picture Show (1971)

Drama
Movie
as Lois Farrow
7.5 119 votes

Alex in Wonderland (1970)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Beth Morrison
6.7 3 votes

Tropic of Cancer (1970)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Mona
5.7 3 votes

Pit Stop (1969)

Action Drama
Movie
as Ellen McLeod
7.3 4 votes

The Time Tunnel (1966)

Action & Adventure Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
7.3 21 votes

Goodbye Charlie (1964)

Comedy Science Fiction Romance
Movie
as Franny Salzman
5.4 7 votes

For Those Who Think Young (1964)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Dr. Pauline Swenson (as Ellen McRae)
5.2 3 votes

Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963)

Mystery Drama
Series
as Unknown

Vacation Playhouse (1963)

Series
as Unknown

The Greatest Show on Earth (1963)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
0 1 votes

Going My Way (1962)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Bus Stop (1961)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Dr. Kildare (1961)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.3 6 votes

Ben Casey (1961)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.3 3 votes

Surfside 6 (1960)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.0 2 votes

The Detectives (1959)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown

77 Sunset Strip (1958)

Drama Crime
Series
as Unknown
7.8 6 votes

Perry Mason (1957)

Mystery Drama Crime Family
Series
as Unknown
7.9 23 votes

Gunsmoke (1955)

Western Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.7 19 votes

Cheyenne (1955)

Action & Adventure Western
Series
as Unknown
7.5 4 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Unknown
6.5 12 votes

Letter to Loretta (1953)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Tony Awards (1947)

Reality
Series
as Unknown
6.0 2 votes