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Edna Rae Gillooly net worth:
$15 Million

Edna Rae Gillooly information

Edna Rae Gillooly information

Birth date: December 7, 1932
Birth place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Height:5' 7" (1.7 m)
Profession:Actress
Education:Cass Technical High School
Nationality:American
Spouse:Neil Nephew (m. 1964–1972), Paul Roberts (m. 1958–1961), William Alexander (m. 1950–1957)
Children:Jefferson Roberts
Parents:John Austin Gillooly, Correine Marie Hamel
Siblings:Jack Gillooly, Steve Gillooly

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Edna Rae Gillooly was born on 7 December 1932, in Detroit, Michigan USA, of French, Irish, Dutch, and Canadian descent. As Ellen Burstyn, she became an actress best known for being a part of numerous theatre productions, films and television series; she was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in “The Last Picture Show”, similarly for her performance in “The Exorcist”. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Ellen Burstyn? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $15 million, mostly earned through success in acting. She won an Academy Award for her performance in “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”, and a Tony Award for her involvement in the production “Same Time, Next Year”. All of these achievements ensured the position of her wealth.

Ellen Burstyn Net Worth $15 million

Burstyn attended Cass Technical High School, however she dropped out during her senior year after failing her classes. She then got work as a model for a department store, and continued working in that manner travelling around several cities in the United States. In 1955 she appeared as a dancing girl in “The Jackie Gleason Show”, and then decided to become an actress under the name “Ellen McRae,” before changing it to Burstyn after her third marriage.

In 1957, Ellen made her debut on Broadway, and joined The Actors Studio. She would win a Tony Award for her performance in “Same Time, Next Year” on stage in 1975, but was concurrently making frequent guest appearances in various TV shows, such as “Perry Mason” , “The Virginian”, “Ben Casey”, and “77 Sunset Strip” – in 1968 she even starred in her own sitcom entitled “The Ellen Burstyn Show”, however it was cancelled after one season.

Her net worth was starting to increase significantly, including from her film appearances, and in 1971 she received an Academy Award nomination for her performance in “The Last Picture Show”. Two years later she received another nomination for her performance in “The Exorcist”, and eventually she would win an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the Martin Scorsese film “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”. Over the next few years she would receive around three more nominations..

In 1990, Burstyn would win the Sarah Siddons Award thanks to her work in theatre. A decade later, she would appear in the drama “That’s Life” before starring in the series “The Book of Daniel”. She also appeared in the film “The Fountain” and later had a recurring role in the HBO series “Big Love”. She won a Primetime Emmy Award thanks to her guest appearance in the series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. A few of her latest projects include Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar”, and the film “The Age of Adaline”.

For her personal life, it is known that Ellen married Bill Alexander, and that their marriage ended in divorce in 1957. The following year she married Paul Roberts, but they divorced in the same year. Her next marriage would be in 1964 to Neil Nephew and it was problematic, eventually ending in divorce in 1967, and which she talked about in the autobiography “Lessons in Becoming Myself”. Ellen also acknowledges that she identifies with numerous faiths.

Aside from her acting work, Ellen is a part of numerous organizations and projects. She is a former president of the Actors’ Equity Association, and is part of the Board of the Jefferson Awards for Public Service. She is also co-president of the Actors Studio, and has been inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.


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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Surfside 6 1961 TV Series Wandra Drake
The Loretta Young Show 1961 TV Series Ann Walters
Michael Shayne 1961 TV Series Carol
The DuPont Show of the Month 1960 TV Series
The Christmas Tree 1958 TV Movie Elizabeth (as Ellen McRae)
Kraft Theatre 1958 TV Series Linda
The House of Tomorrow 2017 post-production
A Little Something for Your Birthday 2017 post-production
The Tale 2017 post-production Nettie
Diamond in the Dust announced Nana Louise
Wake announced
Custody 2016 Beatrice Fisher
House of Cards 2016 TV Series Elizabeth Hale
Wiener-Dog 2016 Nana
Mom 2015 TV Series Shirley
About Scout 2015 Gram
The Age of Adaline 2015 Flemming
Interstellar 2014 Murph (older)
The Calling 2014 Emily Micallef
Omoide no Mânî 2014 Nan (English version, voice)
Louie 2014 TV Series Evanka
Petals on the Wind 2014 TV Movie Olivia Foxworth
Draft Day 2014/I Barb Weaver
River of Fundament 2014 Hathfertiti
Two Men in Town 2014 Garnett's mother
Flowers in the Attic 2014 TV Movie Grandmother
Old Soul 2014 TV Movie Eileen
Wish You Well 2013 Louisa Mae Cardinal
Coma 2012 TV Mini-Series Mrs. Emerson
Political Animals 2012 TV Mini-Series Margaret Barrish
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You 2011 Nanette
Big Love 2007-2011 TV Series Nancy Davis Dutton
Another Happy Day 2011 Doris Baker
Main Street 2010 Georgiana Carr
According to Greta 2009 Katherine
The Mighty Macs 2009 Mother St. John
The Velveteen Rabbit 2009 Swan (voice)
Possible Side Effects 2009 TV Movie
W. 2008/I Barbara Bush
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2008 TV Series Bernie Stabler
The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond 2008 Addie
Lovely, Still 2008 Mary Malone
Mitch Albom's For One More Day 2007 TV Movie Pauline (Posey) Benetto
The Stone Angel 2007 Hagar
30 Days 2006/I Maura
The Fountain 2006 Dr. Lillian Guzetti
The Wicker Man 2006 Sister SummersIsle
The Color of Evening 2006 Kate O'Rielly
The Elephant King 2006 Diana Hunt
The Book of Daniel 2006 TV Series Bishop Beatrice Congreve
Mrs. Harris 2005 TV Movie Former Tarnower Steady
Our Fathers 2005 TV Movie Mary Ryan
The Five People You Meet in Heaven 2004 TV Movie Ruby
The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel 2004 TV Movie Tommie
Brush with Fate 2003 TV Movie Rika
Red Dragon 2002 Grandma Dolarhyde (voice, uncredited)
Distance 2002 Short Voice Over
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 2002 Viviane Joan 'Vivi' Abbott Walker
That's Life 2000-2002 TV Series Dolly DeLucca
Within These Walls 2001 TV Movie Joan Thomas
Dodson's Journey 2001 TV Movie Mother
Mermaid 2000 TV Movie Trish
Requiem for a Dream 2000 Sara Goldfarb
The Yards 2000 Val Handler
Walking Across Egypt 1999 Mattie Rigsbee
You Can Thank Me Later 1999 Shirley Cooperberg
Night Ride Home 1999 TV Movie Maggie
Playing by Heart 1998 Mildred
A Will of Their Own 1998 TV Mini-Series Veronica Steward
The Patron Saint of Liars 1998 TV Movie June Clatterbuck
Flash 1997 TV Movie Laura Strong
Deceiver 1997 Mook
A Deadly Vision 1997 TV Movie Yvette Watson
Cross the Line 1996 Mary Davis
Timepiece 1996 TV Movie Maud Gannon
Our Son, the Matchmaker 1996 TV Movie Iva Mae Longwell
The Spitfire Grill 1996 Hannah Ferguson
How to Make an American Quilt 1995 Hy
The Baby-Sitters Club 1995 Emily Haberman
Follow the River 1995 TV Movie Gretel
My Brother's Keeper 1995 TV Movie Helen
Roommates 1995 Judith
Trick of the Eye 1994 TV Movie Frances Griffin
Getting Gotti 1994 TV Movie Jo Giacalone
When a Man Loves a Woman 1994 Emily
Getting Out 1994 TV Movie Arlie's Mother
Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story 1993 TV Movie Joan Delvecchio
The Cemetery Club 1993 Esther Moskowitz
Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story 1992 TV Movie Wilma
Grand Isle 1991 Mademoiselle Reisz
Dying Young 1991 Mrs. O'Neil
Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love 1991 TV Movie Lillian 'Lil' Lambert
When You Remember Me 1990 TV Movie Nurse Cooder
Hanna's War 1988 Katalin
Look Away 1987 TV Movie Mary Todd Lincoln
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam 1987 TV Movie documentary Mrs. Stocks (voice)
The Ellen Burstyn Show 1986-1987 TV Series Ellen Brewer
Pack of Lies 1987 TV Movie Barbara Jackson
Something in Common 1986 TV Movie Lynn Hollander
Act of Vengeance 1986 TV Movie Margaret Yablonski
Into Thin Air 1985 TV Movie Joan Walker
Twice in a Lifetime 1985 Kate MacKenzie
Surviving 1985 TV Movie Tina Brogan
The Ambassador 1984 Alex Hacker
Silence of the North 1981 Olive Frederickson
The People vs. Jean Harris 1981 TV Movie Jean Harris
Resurrection 1980 Edna
Same Time, Next Year 1978 Doris
Kravgi gynaikon 1978 Brenda Collins
Providence 1977 Sonia Langham
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1974 Alice Hyatt
Harry and Tonto 1974 Shirley
Thursday's Game 1974 TV Movie Lynne Evers
The Exorcist 1973 Chris MacNeil
The King of Marvin Gardens 1972 Sally
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers 1972 TV Series Rachel Lambert
Gunsmoke 1962-1971 TV Series Amy Waters / Polly Mims
The Last Picture Show 1971 Lois Farrow
Alex in Wonderland 1970 Beth Morrison
Tropic of Cancer 1970 Mona Miller (uncredited)
Pit Stop 1969 Ellen McLeod (as Ellen McRae)
The Virginian 1969 TV Series Kate Burden
Insight 1968 TV Series Janet
Iron Horse 1967-1968 TV Series Julie Parsons
The Big Valley 1967 TV Series Sister Jacob / Sarah
The Time Tunnel 1966 TV Series Eve Holland
The Doctors 1965 TV Series Dr. Kate Bartok
For the People 1965 TV Series Maria Haviland
Goodbye Charlie 1964 Franny Saltzmann (as Ellen McRae)
For Those Who Think Young 1964 Dr. Pauline Swenson (as Ellen McRae)
Death Valley Days 1964 TV Series Jenny
The Greatest Show on Earth 1964 TV Series Susan Mason
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 1964 TV Series Eva Laurelton
Kraft Suspense Theatre 1964 TV Series Barbara Sherwood / Lucille Benton
The Big Brain 1963 TV Movie Ellen (as Ellen McRae)
Vacation Playhouse 1963 TV Series Ellen
Wagon Train 1963 TV Series Margaret Whitlow
Going My Way 1963 TV Series Louise
The Defenders 1963 TV Series Hilda Wesley
77 Sunset Strip 1961-1963 TV Series Sandra Keene / Betty Benson
Laramie 1963 TV Series Amy
The Real McCoys 1962 TV Series Dorothy Carter
Perry Mason 1962 TV Series Mona Winthrope White
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis 1962 TV Series Donna Whittaker
I'm Dickens, He's Fenster 1962 TV Series Joan
Ben Casey 1962 TV Series Connie / Dr. Leslie Fraser
Kraft Mystery Theater 1962 TV Series Greta Dryden
Checkmate 1962 TV Series Margo
The Detectives 1962 TV Series Nora Carver
Bus Stop 1962 TV Series Phyllis Dunning
Cheyenne 1961 TV Series Emmy Mae
Dr. Kildare 1961 TV Series Anne Garner
The Dick Powell Theatre 1961 TV Series Rose Maxon

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Stone Angel 2007 "Meg Merrilies"
The 35th Annual Tony Awards 1981 TV Special performer: "Together Wherever We Go"
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1974 performer: "Where or When" 1937, "Gone with the Wind" 1937, "I've Got a Crush on You" 1928

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The House of Tomorrow 2017 executive producer post-production
Within These Walls 2001 TV Movie executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside 'The Fountain': Death and Rebirth 2007 Video documentary thanks
Second Chances: The Making of 'Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore' 2004 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What Ever Happened to Norma Jeane? 2017 Documentary filming Herself
Geraldine Page: Stages of a Dream Documentary post-production Herself
The Needs of Kim Stanley Documentary post-production Herself
Efter Tio 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
A Conversation with Ellen Burstyn and Diane Ladd 2015 Documentary short Herself
A Love Story for the Ages 2015 Video documentary short Herself
Unity 2015 Documentary Narrator (voice)
Teens Wanna Know 2015 TV Series Herself
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015 TV Special Herself - Nominee
Heavenly Bodies 2014 Documentary Herself
Larry King Now 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
And the Oscar Goes To... 2014 TV Movie documentary Herself - Actress
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards 2013 TV Special Herself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Inside the Actors Studio 1994-2013 TV Series Herself - Audience Member / Herself - Guest
Love, Marilyn 2012 Documentary Herself
America Lost and Found: The BBS Story 2010 Herself
Reflections of a Philosopher King 2010 Video documentary short Herself
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
PoliWood 2009 Documentary Herself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2008 TV Series Herself - Guest
The View 2004-2006 TV Series Herself - Guest
HypaSpace 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
Stardust: The Bette Davis Story 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow 2005 Documentary Herself
The 2004 Annual Matrix Awards 2004 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards 2004 TV Special Herself - Presenter: 'Cold Mountain' Clip
Second Chances: The Making of 'Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore' 2004 Video documentary short Herself
A Decade Under the Influence 2003 Documentary Herself
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood 2003 Documentary Herself
Revealed with Jules Asner 2002 TV Series Herself
VH1 Cast Party 2002 TV Series Herself
HBO First Look 2002 TV Series documentary Herself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2002 TV Series Herself - Guest
CBS Cares 2001-2002 TV Series Herself
Intimate Portrait 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
Memories Dreams & Addictions 2001 Video documentary short Herself
The Making of 'Requiem for a Dream' 2001 Video documentary short Herself
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role
The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards 2001 TV Special Herself
7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Actress [TV Movie or Miniseries]
Charlie Rose 2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
Bravo Profiles 2000 TV Series documentary Herself
Comme au cinéma 2000 TV Series documentary Herself
The Last Picture Show: A Look Back 1999 Video documentary Herself
The Fear of God: 25 Years of 'The Exorcist' 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself - 'Chris MacNeil'
Marilyn in Manhattan 1998 TV Movie Herself
The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1998 TV Special Herself - Past Winner
Mary Jane Colter: The Desert View 1997 Documentary Narrator
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996 TV Series Herself - Guest
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Nicholson 1994 TV Special Herself
Choosing One's Way: Resistance in Auschwitz/Birkenau 1994 Short documentary Presenter / Narrator
The 47th Annual Tony Awards 1993 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Direction of a Play
The Roots of Roe 1993 TV Movie documentary Narrator (voice)
When It Was a Game 2 1992 TV Movie documentary Herself (passage narrator)
Earth and the American Dream 1992 Documentary Reader (voice)
Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas 1991 Documentary Herself
American Masters 1989-1991 TV Series documentary Herself
From the Heart... The First International Very Special Arts Festival 1989 TV Movie Herself
Hello Actors Studio 1988 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1987 TV Special Herself - Nominee
Today 1973-1985 TV Series Herself - Guest
Night of 100 Stars II 1985 TV Movie Herself
Hour Magazine 1980-1984 TV Series Herself
The 12th Annual International Emmy Awards Gala 1984 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Good Morning America 1975-1984 TV Series Herself - Guest
In Our Hands 1984 Documentary Herself
The Laurence Olivier Awards 1984 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The 37th Annual Tony Awards 1983 TV Special Herself - Presenter: American Theatre Wing
The 36th Annual Tony Awards 1982 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
I Love Liberty 1982 TV Special Herself
Broadway Plays Washington on Kennedy Center Tonight 1982 TV Movie Herself
Night of 100 Stars 1982 TV Special Herself
Acting: Lee Strasberg and the Actors Studio 1981 Documentary Herself
Saturn Awards 1981 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Leading Actress
The 35th Annual Tony Awards 1981 TV Special Herself - Host & Presenter: Best Book of a Musical / Best Score
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards 1981 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role
Sois belle et tais-toi 1981 Documentary Herself
Friday Night, Saturday Morning 1981 TV Series Herself
The 38th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1981 TV Special Herself - Nominee
Saturday Night Live 1980 TV Series Herself - Host / Ms. Hegdewick / Various
The 33rd Annual Tony Awards 1979 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Play
The 51st Annual Academy Awards 1979 TV Special documentary Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role
The 36th Annual Golden Globes Awards 1979 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Motion Picture- Musical / Comedy
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1975-1978 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Mike Douglas Show 1977-1978 TV Series Herself - Actress / Herself - Guest
Revista de cine 1977 TV Series Herself
The 49th Annual Academy Awards 1977 TV Special Herself - Co-Host
Dinah! 1975 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 29th Annual Tony Awards 1975 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Play
The 46th Annual Academy Awards 1974 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role
The Merv Griffin Show 1974 TV Series Herself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside Edition 2015 TV Series documentary Herself
Visionado obligado 2011 TV Series Chris MacNeil
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary Chris MacNeil
Saucy 70's Volume 2 2010 Video documentary
5 Second Movies 2008 TV Series Chris MacNeil
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 2007 TV Series documentary Father Merrin
Silenci? 2006 TV Series
I Love the '70s: Volume 2 2006 TV Series Herself
Biography 2003 TV Series documentary Chris MacNeil in 'The Exorcist'
The Hurricane 1999 Herself (uncredited)
Empire of the Censors 1995 TV Movie documentary Herself
Imágenes prohibidas 1994 TV Series documentary Chris MacNeil
The 65th Annual Academy Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
Oscar's Greatest Moments 1992 Video documentary Herself
The Dick Cavett Show 1986 TV Series Ellen Brewer

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Guest Actress House of Cards (2013)
2016 CineMerit Award Munich Film Festival Extraordinary Contributions to Motion Pictures As an Art Form
2016 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series House of Cards (2013)
2016 Peter J. Owens Award San Francisco International Film Festival
2015 Achievement Award Stockholm Film Festival
2014 Mary Pickford Award Satellite Awards
2013 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Political Animals (2012)
2009 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
2009 Genie Genie Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role The Stone Angel (2007)
2007 OFTA Film Hall of Fame Online Film & Television Association Acting
2006 Golden Starfish Award for Career Achievement Hamptons International Film Festival For her compelling and memorable work in acting.
2005 Lifetime Achievement Award Savannah Film Festival
2002 Critics Award SESC Film Festival, Brazil Best Foreign Actress (Melhor Atriz Estrangeira) Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2002 Audience Award SESC Film Festival, Brazil Best Foreign Actress (Melhor Atriz Estrangeira) Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 FFCC Award Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Female Lead Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 SEFCA Award Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2000 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2000 Film Excellence Award Boston Film Festival
2000 BSFC Award Boston Society of Film Critics Awards Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2000 KCFCC Award Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2000 Sierra Award Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2000 Career Achievement Award National Board of Review, USA
2000 Best Actress Stockholm Film Festival Requiem for a Dream (2000)
1996 Special Achievement Award Retirement Research Foundation, USA
1988 Berlinale Camera Berlin International Film Festival
1979 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Same Time, Next Year (1978)
1976 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Actress Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
1975 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
1971 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Supporting Actress The Last Picture Show (1971)
1971 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actress The Last Picture Show (1971)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series House of Cards (2013)
2016 BTVA Anime Dub Movies/Special Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Feature Film/Special Omoide no Mânî (2014) · Hailee Steinfeld
· Kiernan Shipka
· Grey Griffin
· John C. Reilly
· Ava Acres
· Vanessa Williams
· Geena Davis
· Raini Rodriguez
· Kathy Bates
2016 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Guest Actor/Actress in a Comedy Series Mom (2013)
2016 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Mom (2013)
2015 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries Flowers in the Attic (2014)
2014 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Flowers in the Attic (2014)
2014 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Flowers in the Attic (2014)
2014 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Comedy Guest Actress Louie (2010)
2013 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Political Animals (2012)
2013 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress Political Animals (2012)
2013 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries Political Animals (2012)
2012 Movies for Grownups Award AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Best Supporting Actress Another Happy Day (2011)
2012 ACCA TV Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Supporting Actress (TV Movie or Mini-Series) Coma (2012)
2010 Movies for Grownups Award AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Best Actress Lovely, Still (2008)
2009 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Guest Actress Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
2009 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
2009 Prism Award Prism Awards Performance in a Drama Episode Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
2008 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Big Love (2006)
2008 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Guest Actress Big Love (2006)
2008 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)
2008 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)
2008 VFCC Award Vancouver Film Critics Circle Best Actress in a Canadian Film The Stone Angel (2007)
2007 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)
2006 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Mrs. Harris (2005)
2003 Movies for Grownups Award AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Best Grownup Love Story Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) · James Garner
2001 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 Chlotrudis Award Chlotrudis Awards Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special Mermaid (2000)
2001 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Ensemble Requiem for a Dream (2000) · Jared Leto
· Jennifer Connelly
· Marlon Wayans
2001 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 VFCC Award Vancouver Film Critics Circle Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
1996 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast How to Make an American Quilt (1995) · Maya Angelou
· Anne Bancroft
· Samantha Mathis
· Kate Nelligan
· Winona Ryder
· Jean Simmons
· Lois Smith
· Alfre Woodard
1987 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Pack of Lies (1987)
1982 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television The People vs. Jean Harris (1981)
1982 Genie Genie Awards Best Performance by a Foreign Actress Silence of the North (1981)
1981 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role Resurrection (1980)
1981 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Resurrection (1980)
1981 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special The People vs. Jean Harris (1981)
1981 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actress Resurrection (1980)
1979 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role Same Time, Next Year (1978)
1975 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
1974 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role The Exorcist (1973)
1974 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama The Exorcist (1973)
1972 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Supporting Role The Last Picture Show (1971)
1972 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture The Last Picture Show (1971)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000 TFCA Award Toronto Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Performance, Female Requiem for a Dream (2000)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 DFWFCA Award Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2001 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
2000 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actress Requiem for a Dream (2000)
1978 LAFCA Award Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress Kravgi gynaikon (1978)
1975 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

TitleSalary
Thursday's Game (1974) $10,000

#Fact
1 Ellen Burstyn plays two unusual roles where she becomes older than her parents. First, as Murph in Interstellar where she is older than her father. The second, as Flemming in The Age of Adaline where she is older than her mother.
2 Is one of 3 actresses who have won the Best Actress Oscar for playing a character called Alice. The others are Simone Signoret for Room at the Top (1959) and Julianne Moore for Still Alice (2014).
3 Acting mentor of Megan Mullally.
4 Was the 75th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Actress Oscar for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) at The 47th Annual Academy Awards (1975) on April 8, 1975.
5 One of Hollywood's Late Bloomers. Did not achieve success until age 39 when she was cast in "The Last Picture Show".
6 Is one of 14 Best Actress Oscar winners to have not accepted their Academy Award in person, Burstyn's being for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974). The others are Katharine Hepburn, Claudette Colbert, Joan Crawford, Judy Holliday, Vivien Leigh Anna Magnani, Ingrid Bergman, Sophia Loren, Anne Bancroft, Patricia Neal, Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith and Glenda Jackson.
7 Release of her book, "Lessons in Becoming Myself". [2006]
8 Became a mother for the 1st child, when she adopted her son, Jefferson Roberts, with her now ex-2nd husband, Paul Roberts. [1962]
9 Part of remarkable Strasberg alumni: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, James Dean, Steve McQueen, Christopher Walken, Marilyn Monroe,Paul Newman, Martin Landau, Angelina Jolie, Ray Liotta, Dennis Hopper, Matt Zemlin, Anne Bancroft etc.
10 Is one of 15 actresses to have won the Triple Crown of Acting (an Oscar, Emmy and Tony); the others in chronological order are Helen Hayes, Ingrid Bergman, Shirley Booth, Liza Minnelli, Rita Moreno, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Audrey Hepburn, Anne Bancroft, Vanessa Redgrave, Maggie Smith, Helen Mirren, Frances McDormand and Jessica Lange.
11 In September 2009, she became the 20th person to have won the Triple Crown of Acting: Academy Award (1975: Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)); Tony Award (1975: Same Time Next Year), and Emmy Award (2009: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)).
12 The runaway story of her character Alice Hyatt in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) inspired the character of Dolors (Montse Caminal) in the Short film Silenci (2007).
13 Recipient of the 2006 Career Achievement in Acting Award from the Hamptons Film Festival.
14 In 2005, she was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Acting of the Savannah Film Festival.
15 Her third (and last) husband, Neil Burstyn was a bright, talented upcoming actor and writer (The Monkees (1966)). According to Ellen, he eventually degenerated into mental illness and became schizophrenic and violent. He left her just before she became a star. When she refused his pleas to get back together, he stalked and terrorized her for many years. He committed suicide in 1978.
16 Godmother of her The Spitfire Grill (1996) co-star, Marcia Gay Harden,'s children.
17 Worked as an acrobat and as a model for paperback covers.
18 Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2007 Razzie Award nominating ballot. She was suggested in the Worst Supporting Actress category for her performance in the film The Wicker Man (2006), however, she failed to receive a nomination.
19 Made a special Academy Awards appearance in 1998, at the The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998), and participated in the Oscar Winners Tribute sequence along with other Academy Award winners.
20 The character of Jean Harris seems to be a favorite for Ellen Burstyn. Burstyn was Emmy-nominated for the lead role as Jean Harris in the 1981 TV-movie, The People vs. Jean Harris (1981) and, in 2006, she was nominated as a supporting character (as an ex-lover of Jean Harris's lover) in the cable-movie based on the Harris case in Mrs. Harris (2005). Burstyn is perhaps the first actress to be nominated for a performance that is less than 1-minute long (in fact, it is approximately 15 seconds). She vied for the Emmy with fellow "Mrs. Harris" co-star and Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman. Neither won.
21 She has Irish, French, Pennsylvania Dutch (German), and Native American ancestry.
22 Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1977
23 Co-head of jury at the Berlin International Film Festival 1988
24 Member of jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1981
25 Played her Academy Award nominated character from Same Time, Next Year (1978) on Broadway first and won a Tony Award as Best Actress (Dramatic) for the role in 1975.
26 Is a Vegetarian.
27 Is an ordained minister.
28 Practices the mystical Islamic religion Sufism.
29 Received the National Board of Review's Career Achievement Award in December 2000 at Tavern on the Green.
30 Says she is often mistaken for fellow actress Louise Fletcher. People tell her she was great in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) (for which Fletcher won an Oscar). Fletcher reports being told frequently that she did a wonderful job in one of Burstyn's roles.
31 Turned down the lead role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) because she had a sick husband to care for.
32 Served as co-artistic director for The Actor's Studio.
33 Was first female president of The Actor's Equity (1982-1985).
34 Doesn't drink alcohol or coffee and practices Yoga.
35 Along with Al Pacino and Harvey Keitel, was named co-president of The Actor's Studio in 2000.
36 Said in the book "On Women Turning 50" that she did not attend the 1975 Academy Awards, where she won the Best Actress award for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), because she was certain she would win and could not handle the pressure and attention. After attending several later Oscar ceremonies at which she lost, she regretted not being there to accept her award.
37 Wore 20- and 40-pound fat suits and prosthetic necks to play Sara Goldfarb in Requiem for a Dream (2000).
38 Born at 4:00 AM EST.
39 Chosen by People Magazine as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World." [May 2001]
40 Has one grandchild.
41 Burstyn was not able to attend the 1975 Academy Awards Ceremony, thus couldn't accept her Best Actress Oscar for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974). Martin Scorsese, the film's director, accepted her Oscar on her behalf.
42 She wrote to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences to protest Liv Ullmann's elimination from Oscar contention in 1974 for her performance in Scenes from a Marriage (1973) (aka "Scenes from a Marriage"). AMPAS used a rule under which TV presentations must have appeared in movie theaters in the same year, to prevent Ullmann from being nominated. The result is that Burstyn won the Oscar for her performance in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974).
43 Received a permanent spinal injury while filming The Exorcist (1973). In the sequence where she is thrown away from her possessed daughter, a harness jerked her hard away from the bed. She fell on her coccyx and screamed in pain, which was filmed for the movie.

#Quote
1 My dog knows all my secrets, but she's sworn to secrecy!
2 I'm a deep-water swimmer. Everything on the surface is usually a mask. I always know what's behind the mask.
3 [on preparing to undertake a complex role] You have hold of a string that you're following, and you're following where this question leads to that question, and it keeps on going until you come to some specific understanding of this human being - as opposed to every other human being in the world.
4 The main way you grow is in deepening compassion. Somehow when you go through painful experiences you're more sympathetic to other people's experiences. After you've been working for awhile and discover how much material you have to call on, you end up saying, 'Oh, thank god I had an unhappy childhood!' I suppose there are some actors somewhere who have had a happy childhood. I just haven't met them yet.
5 "I thought it was fabulous. My next ambition is to get nominated for seven seconds, and, ultimately, I want to be nominated for a picture in which I don't even appear." Interview with Associated Press Radio, 2004, regarding her Emmy nomination for her performance in Mrs. Harris, in which she appeared for 14 seconds.
6 It's unfortunate but our society is such that, for women in Hollywood, you get to a certain age and just fall off a cliff. But in my case, I refuse to die. I will hang on, by a little finger if necessary.
7 "I've wanted an Oscar since I was seven years old. It is the basis of all my secret fantasies." -- quoted by Robert Osborne in "Academy Awards 1974 Oscar Annual".
8 Acting feels like a congenital condition to me - it's in my genes.

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1 Her soft, frail voice
2 Her smile

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