Ellen Burstyn

Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Requiem for a Dream (2000) | Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) | The Exorcist (1973)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 35 wins & 55 nominations More »
AKA 
Ellen MacRae | Ellen McRae | Ellen Mc Rae | Ellen Rae  Less
BORN 
Dec 7, 1932 (age 85)
HEIGHT 
5' 7" (1.70m)

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Projects in Development (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (68 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (88 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for House of CardsHouse of Cards (TV Series) Elizabeth Hale (5 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 5
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  • Primary photo for MomMom (TV Series) Shirley (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for LouieLouie (TV Series) Evanka (5 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 5
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  • Primary photo for Petals on the WindPetals on the Wind (TV Movie) Olivia Foxworth  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Flowers in the AtticFlowers in the Attic (TV Movie) Grandmother  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Old SoulOld Soul (TV Movie) Eileen  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for ComaComa (TV Mini-series) Mrs. Emerson (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 2
    • Part Two (Sep 4, 2012) Mrs. Emerson  Less
    • Part One (Sep 3, 2012) Mrs. Emerson  Less
  • Primary photo for Political AnimalsPolitical Animals (TV Mini-series) Margaret Barrish (6 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 6
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  • Primary photo for Big LoveBig Love (TV Series) Nancy Davis Dutton (6 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2011 6
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  • Primary photo for Possible Side EffectsPossible Side Effects (TV Movie) Actress  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Bernie Stabler (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Swing (Oct 14, 2008) Bernie Stabler  Less
  • Primary photo for Mitch Albom's For One More DayMitch Albom's For One More Day (TV Movie) Pauline (Posey) Benetto  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Book of DanielThe Book of Daniel (TV Series) Bishop Beatrice Congreve (8 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 8
    • Betrayal (2006) Bishop Beatrice Congreve  Less
    • God's Will (2006) Bishop Beatrice Congreve (credit only)  Less
    • Withdrawal (Jan 20, 2006) Bishop Beatrice Congreve  Less
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  • Primary photo for Mrs. HarrisMrs. Harris (TV Movie) Former Tarnower Steady  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Our FathersOur Fathers (TV Movie) Mary Ryan  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Five People You Meet in HeavenThe Five People You Meet in Heaven (TV Movie) Ruby  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street BrothelThe Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel (TV Movie) Tommie  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Brush with FateBrush with Fate (TV Movie) Rika  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Dolly DeLucca (36 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2002 36
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  • Primary photo for Within These WallsWithin These Walls (TV Movie) Joan Thomas, Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Dodson's JourneyDodson's Journey (TV Movie) Mother  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for MermaidMermaid (TV Movie) Trish  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Night Ride HomeNight Ride Home (TV Movie) Maggie  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for A Will of Their OwnA Will of Their Own (TV Mini-series) Veronica Steward (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Patron Saint of LiarsThe Patron Saint of Liars (TV Movie) June Clatterbuck  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Laura Strong (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Flash (Dec 21, 1997) Laura Strong  Less
  • Primary photo for A Deadly VisionA Deadly Vision (TV Movie) Yvette Watson  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for TimepieceTimepiece (TV Movie) Maud Gannon  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Our Son, the MatchmakerOur Son, the Matchmaker (TV Movie) Iva Mae Longwell  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Follow the RiverFollow the River (TV Movie) Gretel  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for My Brother's KeeperMy Brother's Keeper (TV Movie) Helen  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Trick of the EyeTrick of the Eye (TV Movie) Frances Griffin  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Getting GottiGetting Gotti (TV Movie) Jo Giacalone  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Getting OutGetting Out (TV Movie) Arlie's Mother  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney StoryShattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story (TV Movie) Joan Delvecchio  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Roots of RoeThe Roots of Roe (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer StoryTaking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (TV Movie) Wilma  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Mrs. Lambert Remembers LoveMrs. Lambert Remembers Love (TV Movie) Lillian 'Lil' Lambert  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for When You Remember MeWhen You Remember Me (TV Movie) Nurse Cooder  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Dear America: Letters Home from VietnamDear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie) Mrs. Stocks (voice)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Look AwayLook Away (TV Movie) Mary Todd Lincoln  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Ellen Burstyn ShowThe Ellen Burstyn Show (TV Series) Ellen Brewer (13 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986–1987 13
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  • Primary photo for Pack of LiesPack of Lies (TV Movie) Barbara Jackson  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Something in CommonSomething in Common (TV Movie) Lynn Hollander  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Act of VengeanceAct of Vengeance (TV Movie) Margaret Yablonski  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Into Thin AirInto Thin Air (TV Movie) Joan Walker  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for SurvivingSurviving (TV Movie) Tina Brogan  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Tony AwardsThe 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Hostess & Presenter, Performer ("Together (Wherever We Go)")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The People vs. Jean HarrisThe People vs. Jean Harris (TV Movie) Jean Harris  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Thursday's GameThursday's Game (TV Movie) Lynne Evers  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The LawyersThe Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series) Rachel Lambert (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Amy Waters / Polly Mims (3 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1971 3
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) Janet (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Kate Burden (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Iron HorseIron Horse (TV Series) Julie Parsons (9 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1968 9
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  • Primary photo for The Big ValleyThe Big Valley (TV Series) Sister Jacob / Sarah (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
    • Days of Grace (Apr 17, 1967) Sister Jacob / Sarah (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for Vacation PlayhouseVacation Playhouse (TV Series) Ellen (1 episode)  Less 1963–1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Time TunnelThe Time Tunnel (TV Series) Eve Holland (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
    • Crack of Doom (Oct 14, 1966) Eve Holland (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for The DoctorsThe Doctors (TV Series) Dr. Kate Bartok (11 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965 11
    • Episode #1.600 (Jul 16, 1965) Dr. Kate Bartok (as Ellen McRae)  Less
    • Episode #1.598 (Jul 14, 1965) Dr. Kate Bartok (as Ellen McRae)  Less
    • Episode #1.596 (Jul 12, 1965) Dr. Kate Bartok (as Ellen McRae)  Less
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  • Primary photo for For the PeopleFor the People (TV Series) Maria Haviland (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Death Valley DaysDeath Valley Days (TV Series) Jenny (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Show on EarthThe Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series) Susan Mason (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Eva Laurelton (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
    • Runaway (Jan 10, 1964) Eva Laurelton (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kraft Suspense TheatreKraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) Barbara Sherwood / Lucille Benton (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
    • The Deep End (Jan 2, 1964) Barbara Sherwood / Lucille Benton (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Big BrainThe Big Brain (TV Movie) Ellen (as Ellen McRae)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Margaret Whitlow (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Going My WayGoing My Way (TV Series) Louise (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
    • Hear No Evil (Apr 17, 1963) Louise (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for The DefendersThe Defenders (TV Series) Hilda Wesley (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
    • The Heathen (Mar 23, 1963) Hilda Wesley (as Ellen MacRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Sandra Keene / Betty Benson (2 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1963 2
  • Primary photo for LaramieLaramie (TV Series) Amy (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Real McCoysThe Real McCoys (TV Series) Dorothy Carter (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Perry MasonPerry Mason (TV Series) Mona Winthrope White (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Many Loves of Dobie GillisThe Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) Donna Whittaker (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for I'm Dickens, He's FensterI'm Dickens, He's Fenster (TV Series) Joan (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Ben CaseyBen Casey (TV Series) Connie / Dr. Leslie Fraser (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962 2
  • Primary photo for Kraft Mystery TheaterKraft Mystery Theater (TV Series) Greta Dryden (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
    • Cry Ruin (Aug 15, 1962) Greta Dryden (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for CheckmateCheckmate (TV Series) Margo (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The DetectivesThe Detectives (TV Series) Nora (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Bus StopBus Stop (TV Series) Phyllis Dunning (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
    • Cry to Heaven (Jan 14, 1962) Phyllis Dunning (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for CheyenneCheyenne (TV Series) Emmy Mae (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Day's Pay (Dec 30, 1961) Emmy Mae (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Anne Garner (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Second Chance (Dec 7, 1961) Anne Garner (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dick Powell ShowThe Dick Powell Show (TV Series) Rose Maxon (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Ricochet (Oct 3, 1961) Rose Maxon (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for Surfside 6Surfside 6 (TV Series) Wandra Drake (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Double Image (Apr 10, 1961) Wandra Drake (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for Letter to LorettaLetter to Loretta (TV Series) Ann Walters (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Woodlot (Mar 26, 1961) Ann Walters (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for Michael ShayneMichael Shayne (TV Series) Carol (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Strike Out (Mar 10, 1961) Carol (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • Arrowsmith (Jan 17, 1960) Actress (as Ellen McRae)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Christmas TreeThe Christmas Tree (TV Movie) Elizabeth (as Ellen McRae)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Linda (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
Self (100 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Halloween TV (Oct 30, 2015) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Visionado obligadoVisionado obligado (TV Series) Chris MacNeil (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Ondskan (Evil) (Jun 27, 2011) Chris MacNeil (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for A History of Horror with Mark GatissA History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (TV Mini-series) Chris MacNeil (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Saucy 70's Volume 2Saucy 70's Volume 2 (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 5 Second Movies5 Second Movies (TV Series) Chris MacNeil (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Exorcist (Apr 7, 2008) Chris MacNeil (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Father Merrin (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • The Exorcist (Oct 16, 2007) Father Merrin (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Silenci?Silenci? (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #6.5 (Nov 1, 2006) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for I Love the '70s: Volume 2I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (TV Series) Herself  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Chris MacNeil in 'The Exorcist' (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
    • Linda Blair: Turning Heads (Oct 28, 2003) Chris MacNeil in 'The Exorcist' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The HurricaneThe Hurricane Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1999 $50MM $51MM / $74MM
  • Primary photo for Empire of the CensorsEmpire of the Censors (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Imágenes prohibidasImágenes prohibidas (TV Series) Chris MacNeil (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 65th Annual Academy AwardsThe 65th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Oscar's Greatest MomentsOscar's Greatest Moments (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Ellen Brewer from TV series ELLEN BURSTYN SHOW (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
    • Episode dated 15 October 1986 (Oct 15, 1986) Ellen Brewer from TV series ELLEN BURSTYN SHOW (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Ellen Brewer (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986

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