Olympia Dukakis, Best Supporting Actress 1987: MovieMonday.com

MOONSTRUCK

(Comedy/Romance - PG)

Olympia Dukakis won her Supporting Oscar for playing Cher's long-suffering mom.


Olympia Dukakis ( 1931- ) A daughter of greek imigrants and a former physical therapist, Olympia Dukakis began her acting career as an adult taking acting classes at Boston University one summer. Over the years she alternated between stage and film . Olympia Dukakis is the cousin of 1988 presidentcial canidate Michael Dukakis and now teaches drama at New York University and runs a small theater company in New Jersey with her husband, actor Louis Zorich.

Her other films include:

DEATH WISH
WORKING GIRL
LOOK WHO'S TALKING
DAD
STEEL MAGNOLIAS
IN THE SPIRIT
LOOK WHO'S TALKING TOO
MIGHTY APHRODITE
MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS
DEAD BADGE
JERUSALEM
MILK & MONEY
PICTURE PERFECT
NEVER TOO LATE
JANE AUSTEN'S MARIA
A LIFE FOR A LIFE
BETTER LIVING
BROOKLYN SONNET
THE INTENDED
THE EVENT
CHARLIE'S WAR
JESUS, MARY AND JOEY

Her television credits include:

TALES OF THE CITY (cable)
SINATRA (mini-series)
GUILTY HEARTS (TV MINI-SERIES)
MORE TALES OF THE CITY ( TV MINI-SERIES)