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Ellen Burstyn

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Ellen Burstyn (born Edna Rae Gillooly; December 7, 1932) is an American actress. Known for her portrayals of complicated women in dramas, she is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a Tony Award, and two Primetime Emmy Awards, making her one of the few performers to achieve the "Triple Crown of Acting". Born in Detroit, Michigan, Burstyn left school and worked as a dancer and model. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ellen Burstyn has received more than 6,783,909 page views. Her biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Ellen Burstyn is the 359th most popular actor (down from 314th in 2019), the 678th most popular biography from United States (down from 610th in 2019) and the 185th most popular American Actor.

Ellen Burstyn is most famous for her performance in the 1975 film, "The Exorcist."

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  • 6.8M

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  • 64.59

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  • 60

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  • 4.08

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  • 5.26

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Among actors, Ellen Burstyn ranks 359 out of 9,996Before her are Nancy Reagan, Frances McDormand, Bela Lugosi, Olivia Newton-John, Brandon Lee, and Tim Robbins. After her are Penélope Cruz, Don Johnson, Charlize Theron, Carole Lombard, Albert Finney, and Sammo Hung.

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Among people born in 1932, Ellen Burstyn ranks 35Before her are Anthony Perkins, François Englert, Carlos Saura, Donald Rumsfeld, Ted Kennedy, and Adolfo Suárez. After her are Jean-Pierre Cassel, Vladimir Ivashko, Valentino, Houari Boumédiène, Robert Mundell, and Roy Scheider.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ellen Burstyn ranks 678 out of 18,182Before her are Murray Gell-Mann (1929), Steven Weinberg (1933), Sidney Lumet (1924), Brandon Lee (1965), Tim Robbins (1958), and Nancy Sinatra (1940). After her are Benny Goodman (1909), Kenneth Arrow (1921), Bing Crosby (1903), Monica Lewinsky (1973), Don Johnson (1949), and Michael Bloomberg (1942).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ellen Burstyn ranks 185Before her are Carrie Fisher (1956), Sally Field (1946), Nancy Reagan (1921), Frances McDormand (1957), Brandon Lee (1965), and Tim Robbins (1958). After her are Don Johnson (1949), Carole Lombard (1908), Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Robert Downey Jr. (1965), John Goodman (1952), and Roy Scheider (1932).

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