Ellen Burstyn

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Ellen Burstyn
Age91
Full NameEdna Rae Gillooly
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Biography

The illustrious Ellen Burstyn was born of a noble lineage, her regal heritage consisting of Irish, French/French-Canadian, Pennsylvania Dutch (German) and Native American ancestry. She used her cunning and sagacity to excel in many roles before her ascension to fame, including a short-order cook and nightclub dancer. In 1963, she had her first notable appearance on the television series The Doctors. Her destiny, however, was realized when she was cast as the female lead in The Last Picture Show (1971), an achievement that saw her awarded an Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe. Thus, the illustrious Ellen Burstyn has earned her rightful place among the esteemed royalty of the film industry.

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Awards
4

Media
137

  • House of Cards
  • Inside the Actors Studio
  • Interstellar
  • Louie
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Kraft Mystery Theater
  • The Exorcist
  • Oscar's Greatest Moments
  • The Last Picture Show
  • For the People
  • The Book of Daniel
  • The Ellen Burstyn Show
  • When Marnie Was There
  • Law & Order: Organized Crime
  • Big Love
  • Reframed: Marilyn Monroe
  • Political Animals
  • The Hurricane
  • A Decade Under the Influence
  • Surviving
  • That's Life
  • Providence
  • Harry and Tonto
  • Mom
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas
  • Walking Across Egypt
  • Iron Horse
  • Same Time, Next Year
  • Love, Marilyn
  • The Age of Adaline
  • The Tale
  • Our Fathers
  • Red Dragon
  • Resurrection
  • The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards
  • The Fountain
  • Lovely, Still
  • The First Lady
  • Pieces of a Woman
  • Playing by Heart
  • The Spitfire Grill
  • A Will of Their Own
  • The 51st Annual Academy Awards
  • The 70th Annual Academy Awards
  • The Dollanganger Saga
  • The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards
  • Draft Day
  • Something in Common
  • Kravgi gynaikon
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