Date of Birth:
7 December 1932
Ellen Burstyn played in 26 movies in the Drama, Music, Crime, Horror, Romance, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Family, Sport genres.
Ellen Burstyn got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
Received a long-lived spinal injury while filming The Exorcist (1973). In the cycle where she is thrown away from her frenzied daughter, a harness jerked her hard away from the bed. She fell on her coccyx and screamed in pain, which was filmed for the film.
She wrote to the Academy of Recommendation Pictures Arts & Sciences to protest Liv Ullmann's elimination from Oscar contention in 1974 in the interest her carrying-on in Scener ur ett äktenskap (1973) (aka "Scenes from a Alliance"). AMPAS used a rule under which TV presentations ought to have appeared in movie theaters in the same year, to enjoin Ullmann from being nominated. The result is that Burstyn won the Oscar benefit of her show in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974).
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