Ellen Burstyn

7 Dec 1932

Actor

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.

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Filmography (69 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···The Tale
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Nadine 'Nettie' Fox)
(movie, 2016)
···Wiener-Dog
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Nana)
(movie, 2015)
···The Age of Adaline
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Flemming)
(movie, 2015)
···Calling
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Emily Micallef)
(movie, 2014)
9.6Interstellar
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Old Murph Cooper)
(movie, 2014)
···The Calling
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Emily Micallef)
(movie, 2014)
···Petals on the Wind
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Olivia)
(movie, 2014)
···Draft Day
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Barb Weaver)
(movie, 2014)
···River of Fundament
Role: Actor (as Hathfertiti)
(movie, 2014)
···Two Men in Town
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mère Garnett)
(movie, 2014)
···Flowers in the Attic
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Olivia)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Nanette)
(movie, 2009)
···According to Greta
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Katherine)
(movie, 2009)
···The Mighty Macs
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mother St. John)
(movie, 2009)
···Greta
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Katherine)
(movie, 2009)
···The Velveteen Rabbit
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Swan)
(movie, 2008)
···W.
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Barbara Bush)
(movie, 2008)
···Lovely, Still
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mary)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Miss Addie)
(movie, 2007)
···The Stone Angel
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Hagar)
(movie, 2006)
8.8The Fountain
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Lillian Guzetti)
(movie, 2006)
···The Wicker Man
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sister Summersisle)
(mini-series, 2006)
···I Love the '70s: Volume 2
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Herself)
(movie, 2006)
···The Elephant King
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Diana Hunt)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Ruby)
(movie, 2003)
···Brush with Fate
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rika)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Viviane Joan 'Vivi' Abbott Walker)
(movie, 2001)
···Within These Walls
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Joan Thomas)
(movie, 2000)
8.5Requiem for a Dream
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sara Goldfarb)
(movie, 2000)
···Mermaid
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Trish)
(movie, 2000)
···The Yards
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Val Handler)
(movie, 1999)
···Night Ride Home
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Maggie)
(movie, 1999)
···Walking Across Egypt
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Mattie Rigsbee)
(movie, 1999)
···You Can Thank Me Later
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Shirley Cooperberg)
(movie, 1998)
···Playing by Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mildred)
(movie, 1998)
···Marilyn in Manhattan
Role: Actor (as Herself)
(movie, 1997)
···Deceiver
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mook)
(movie, 1996)
···The Spitfire Grill
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Hannah Ferguson)
(movie, 1996)
···Timepiece
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Maud Gannon)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Hy Dodd)
(movie, 1995)
···Follow the River
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Gretel)
(movie, 1995)
···Roommates
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Judith)
(movie, 1994)
···When a Man Loves a Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Emily)
(movie, 1994)
···The Color of Evening
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Kate O'Rielly)
(movie, 1994)
···Trick of the Eye
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frances Griffin)
(movie, 1993)
···The Cemetery Club
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Esther Moskowitz)
(movie, 1991)
···Dying Young
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. O'Neil)
(movie, 1991)
···Grand Isle
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mademoiselle Reisz)
(movie, 1991)
···Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lillian 'Lil' Lambert)
(movie, 1990)
···When You Remember Me
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Nurse Cooder)
(movie, 1988)
···Hanna's War
Genre: Drama, War, Biography
Role: Actor (as Katalin)
(movie, 1987)
···Pack of Lies
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Barbara Jackson)
(movie, 1986)
···Act of Vengeance
Genre: Drama, Crime, Biography
Role: Actor (as Margaret Yablonski)
(movie, 1986)
···Something in Common
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lynn Hollander)
(movie, 1985)
···Into Thin Air
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Joan Walker)
(movie, 1985)
···Surviving
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tina Brogan)
(movie, 1985)
···Twice in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Kate MacKenzie)
(movie, 1984)
···The Ambassador
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Alex Hacker)
(movie, 1981)
···Silence of the North
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Olive Frederickson)
(movie, 1978)
···Same Time, Next Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Doris)
(movie, 1978)
···Kravgi gynaikon
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Brenda Collins)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Alice Wyatt)
(movie, 1973)
···The Exorcist
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Chris MacNeil)
(movie, 1972)
···The King of Marvin Gardens
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sally)
(movie, 1971)
···The Last Picture Show
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lois Farrow)
(movie, 1970)
···Alex in Wonderland
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Beth Morrison)
(movie, 1969)
···Pit Stop
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Ellen McLeod)