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Ellen Burstyn

Ellen Burstyn was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Correine Marie (Hamel) and John Austin Gillooly. She is of mostly Irish, German, and French-Canadian descent. Ellen worked a number of jobs before she became an actress. At 14, she was a short-order cook at a lunch counter. After graduating from Detroit's Cass Technical High School, she went to Texas...

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Dec 7, 1932 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Imágenes prohibidas
Latest Project:
Movie Old Soul 2016-03-09

Won 1 Oscar. Another 31 wins & 42 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Interstellar
Poster of Requiem for a Dream
Poster of The Fountain
Poster of The Exorcist
Movie The Needs of Kim Stanley Unknown 2017
Movie Wake Unknown 2017
Movie What Ever Happened to Norma Jeane? Unknown 2017
Movie Acting: Lee Strasberg and the Actors Studio Herself 2017
Movie Geraldine Page: Stages of a Dream Herself 2017
Movie When It Was a Game 2 Herself 2017
Movie Custody Unknown 2017
Movie Diamond in the Dust Unknown 2017
Movie The Tale Unknown 2017
Movie Wiener-Dog Unknown 2016
Movie Old Soul Eileen 2016-03-09
Movie About Scout Unknown 2015
Movie Unity Unknown 2015
Series Inside Edition Unknown 2015
Movie A Conversation with Ellen Burstyn and Diane Ladd Unknown 2015
Movie The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2015-01-25
Movie The Age of Adaline Flemming 2015-04-24
Movie River of Fundament Unknown 2014
Movie When Marnie Was There Unknown 2014
Movie Petals on the Wind Unknown 2014
Movie Two Men in Town Unknown 2014
Movie Heavenly Bodies Unknown 2014
Movie The Calling Unknown 2014
Movie Draft Day Unknown 2014-04-11
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Actress 2014-03-01
Series The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2014-08-25
Movie Interstellar Murph 2014-11-07
Movie Flowers in the Attic Grandmother 2014-01-18
Series The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2013-09-22
Movie Wish You Well Unknown 2013
Series Mom Unknown 2013-09-23
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Series Political Animals Margaret Barrish 2012-07-15
Series Teens Wanna Know Unknown 2012-08-23
Movie Love, Marilyn Unknown 2012
Series Coma Unknown 2012
Series Visionado obligado Unknown 2011
Movie Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Unknown 2011
Movie Another Happy Day Unknown 2011
Series Louie Unknown 2010-06-29
Series Efter Tio Unknown 2010
Movie Main Street Unknown 2010
Movie Reflections of a Philosopher King Unknown 2010
Movie Lovely, Still Mary Malone 2010-03-27
Series A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss Unknown 2010
Movie Saucy 70's Volume 2 Unknown 2010
Movie America Lost and Found: The BBS Story Unknown 2010
Movie PoliWood Unknown 2009-05-01
Movie The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2009-09-20
Movie The Mighty Macs Unknown 2009
Movie Possible Side Effects Unknown 2009
Movie The Velveteen Rabbit Unknown 2009
Movie According to Greta Katherine 2009-12-11
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 2008
Movie W. Unknown 2008-10-17
Movie The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond Unknown 2008
Series 5 Second Movies Unknown 2008-04-08
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie The Stone Angel Unknown 2007
Movie Mitch Albom's For One More Day Unknown 2007
Series CBS Cares Unknown 2007
Movie Inside 'The Fountain': Death and Rebirth Unknown 2007
Series The Book of Daniel Bishop Beatrice Congreve 2006-01-06
Movie The Elephant King Unknown 2006
Movie The Fountain Unknown 2006
Movie Mrs. Harris Former Tarnower Steady 2006-02-25
Series I Love the '70s: Volume 2 Unknown 2006
Movie Stardust: The Bette Davis Story Unknown 2006
Movie 30 Days Unknown 2006
Series Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Movie The Wicker Man Unknown 2006
Movie Our Fathers Unknown 2005
Movie Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow Unknown 2005
Series Silenci? Unknown 2005
Series The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2004
Movie The Five People You Meet in Heaven Unknown 2004
Movie Second Chances: The Making of 'Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore' Unknown 2004
Movie The 2004 Annual Matrix Awards Unknown 2004
Movie The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel Unknown 2004
Movie Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Unknown 2003-03-09
Series Revealed with Jules Asner Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Brush with Fate Unknown 2003
Movie A Decade Under the Influence Unknown 2003
Movie Red Dragon Unknown 2002-10-04
Series HypaSpace Unknown 2002-05-13
Movie Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Viviane Joan 'Vivi' Abbott Walker 2002-06-07
Movie Distance Unknown 2002
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2002
Series VH1 Cast Party Unknown 2002
Series Bravo Profiles Unknown 2002
Movie Within These Walls Unknown 2001-08-20
Movie The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2001
Movie The 73rd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2001-03-25
Movie 7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2001-03-11
Movie Memories Dreams & Addictions Unknown 2001
Movie Dodson's Journey Unknown 2001
Movie The Making of 'Requiem for a Dream' Unknown 2001
Movie Requiem for a Dream Unknown 2000-12-15
Movie The Yards Unknown 2000
Movie Mermaid Unknown 2000
Series That's Life Dolly DeLucca 2000-10-01
Series Comme au cinéma Unknown 1999
Movie You Can Thank Me Later Unknown 1999
Movie The Last Picture Show: A Look Back Unknown 1999
Movie Walking Across Egypt Mattie Rigsbee 1999-12-17
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Night Ride Home Unknown 1999
Movie The Hurricane Unknown 1999
Movie Marilyn in Manhattan Unknown 1998
Series A Will of Their Own Unknown 1998
Movie Playing by Heart Unknown 1998
Movie The 70th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1998-03-23
Movie Deceiver Mook 1998-01-30
Movie The Fear of God: 25 Years of 'The Exorcist' Unknown 1998
Movie The Patron Saint of Liars Unknown 1998
Movie A Deadly Vision Unknown 1997
Movie Mary Jane Colter: The Desert View Unknown 1997
Movie Flash Unknown 1997
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Cross the Line Unknown 1996
Movie The Spitfire Grill Hannah Ferguson 1996-09-06
Movie Our Son, the Matchmaker Unknown 1996
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Timepiece Unknown 1996
Movie Follow the River Unknown 1995
Movie Empire of the Censors Unknown 1995
Movie Roommates Unknown 1995
Movie The Baby-Sitters Club Emily Haberman 1995-08-18
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Hy 1995-10-06
Movie My Brother's Keeper Helen 1995-03-19
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie When a Man Loves a Woman Emily 1994-05-13
Movie Choosing One's Way: Resistance in Auschwitz/Birkenau Unknown 1994
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Nicholson Unknown 1994
Movie The Color of Evening Unknown 1994
Series Imágenes prohibidas Unknown 1994
Movie Trick of the Eye Unknown 1994
Movie Getting Out Unknown 1994
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Movie Getting Gotti Unknown 1994
Movie The Cemetery Club Unknown 1993
Movie The 47th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1993
Movie The 65th Annual Academy Awards Herself 1993-03-29
Movie Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story Unknown 1993
Movie The Roots of Roe Unknown 1993
Movie Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story Unknown 1992
Movie Earth and the American Dream Reader 1992-10-01
Movie Oscar's Greatest Moments Unknown 1992
Movie Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love Unknown 1991
Movie Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas Unknown 1991
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Grand Isle Unknown 1991
Movie Dying Young Unknown 1991
Movie When You Remember Me Unknown 1990
Movie From the Heart... The First International Very Special Arts Festival Unknown 1989
Movie Hello Actors Studio Herself 1988-11-09
Movie Hanna's War Unknown 1988
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1987
Movie Look Away Unknown 1987
Movie Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Unknown 1987
Movie Pack of Lies Unknown 1987
Movie Act of Vengeance Unknown 1986
Series The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-09-08
Series The Ellen Burstyn Show Ellen Brewer 1986-09-20
Movie Something in Common Unknown 1986
Movie Into Thin Air Unknown 1985
Movie Surviving Unknown 1985
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Unknown 1985-03-10
Movie Twice in a Lifetime Kate MacKenzie 1985-11-08
Movie The Laurence Olivier Awards Unknown 1984
Movie The Ambassador Unknown 1984
Movie In Our Hands Herself 1984-02-16
Movie The 12th Annual International Emmy Awards Gala Unknown 1984
Movie The 37th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1983
Movie Broadway Plays Washington on Kennedy Center Tonight Unknown 1982
Movie Night of 100 Stars Unknown 1982
Movie I Love Liberty Unknown 1982
Movie The 36th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1982
Movie The 38th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1981-01-31
Movie The 35th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1981
Movie The People vs. Jean Harris Unknown 1981
Movie The 53rd Annual Academy Awards Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role 1981-03-31
Movie Silence of the North Unknown 1981
Movie Saturn Awards Unknown 1981
Movie Sois belle et tais-toi Unknown 1981
Series Hour Magazine Unknown 1980-09-08
Movie Resurrection Unknown 1980
Series Friday Night, Saturday Morning Unknown 1979-09-28
Movie The 36th Annual Golden Globes Awards Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Motion Picture- Musical / Comedy 1979-01-27
Movie Same Time, Next Year Doris 1979-04-23
Movie The 51st Annual Academy Awards Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role 1979-04-09
Movie The 33rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1979
Movie A Dream of Passion Unknown 1978
Movie The 49th Annual Academy Awards Herself - Co-Host 1977-03-28
Movie Providence Unknown 1977
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Series Revista de cine Unknown 1976
Movie The 29th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1975
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Movie Thursday's Game Unknown 1974
Movie Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Unknown 1974
Movie The 46th Annual Academy Awards Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role 1974-04-02
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Harry and Tonto Unknown 1974
Movie The Exorcist Unknown 1973
Series The Bold Ones: The Lawyers Unknown 1972
Series Insight Unknown 1972
Movie The King of Marvin Gardens Unknown 1972
Movie The Last Picture Show Unknown 1971
Movie Tropic of Cancer Unknown 1970
Movie Alex in Wonderland Unknown 1970
Movie Pit Stop Unknown 1969
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1968
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Series The Time Tunnel Unknown 1967
Series Iron Horse Unknown 1966-09-12
Series For the People Unknown 1965-01-31
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1965
Series The Greatest Show on Earth Unknown 1964
Movie Goodbye Charlie Unknown 1964
Movie For Those Who Think Young Unknown 1964
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1964
Movie The Big Brain Unknown 1963
Series Going My Way Unknown 1963
Series The Dick Powell Theatre Unknown 1963
Series Wagon Train Unknown 1963
Series Vacation Playhouse Unknown 1963-07-22
Series The Doctors Unknown 1963-04-01
Series Laramie Unknown 1962
Series Kraft Mystery Theater Unknown 1962
Series The Defenders Unknown 1962
Series Bus Stop Unknown 1962
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series I'm Dickens, He's Fenster Unknown 1962
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-28
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Surfside 6 Unknown 1961
Series Checkmate Unknown 1961
Series Michael Shayne Unknown 1960
Series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Unknown 1960
Series The Detectives Unknown 1959-10-16
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1958
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Movie The Christmas Tree Unknown 1958
Series The Real McCoys Unknown 1957
Series The DuPont Show of the Month Unknown 1957
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series The Loretta Young Show Unknown 1953-09-20
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Death Valley Days Unknown 1952-03-06
Series Kraft Theatre Unknown 1948