Ellen Burstyn, Best Actress 1974

ALICE DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

(Drama - PG)

Ellen Burstyn won for her performance as a spunky widow, who works at various jobs with a young son in tow, as she tries to start a new life.


ABOUT ELLEN BURSTYN (1932 - )

American leading actress, who's real name was Edna Gilhooley.

Her role became the basis for a television series starring Linda Lavin.

Ellen Burstyn was also nominated for:

THE LAST PICTURE SHOW (71- Supporting)
THE EXORCIST (73 - Actress)
SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR (78 - Actress)
RESURRECTION (80 - Actress)

Ellen Burstyn's other credits include:

GOODBYE CHARLIE
FOR THOSE WHO THINK YOUNG
PIT STOP
THE KING OF MARVIN GARDENS
PROVIDENCE
SILENCE OF THE NORTH
THE AMBASSADOR
HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT
THE SPITFIRE GRILL
DECEIVER
PLAYING BY HEART
YOU CAN THANK ME LATER
WALKING ACROSS EGYPT
THE YARDS
REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD
CROSS THE LINE
DISTANCE

In 2004, look for Ellen Burstyn in DOWN IN THE VALLEY and THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN

Ellen Burstyn's television credits include:

THURSDAY'S GAME
THE PEOPLE VS. JEAN HARRIS
SURVIVING
TWICE IN A LIFETIME
A WILL OF THEIR OWN (Mini-series)
THAT'S LIFE (TV Series)
DODSON'S JOURNEY
WITHIN THESE WALLS

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