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 5,908,679 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Ellen Burstyn is the 314th most popular actor (down from 293rd in 2019), the 610th most popular biography from United States (down from 582nd in 2019) and the 170th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 5.9M

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  • 73.46

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  • 55

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  • 4.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.71

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Among actors, Ellen Burstyn ranks 314 out of 10,030Before her are Gene Kelly, Talia Shire, Bela Lugosi, Burt Reynolds, Telly Savalas, and Douglas Fairbanks. After her are Deborah Kerr, Anna Karina, Laura Antonelli, Donald Pleasence, William Shatner, and Mickey Rooney.

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Among people born in 1932, Ellen Burstyn ranks 32Before her are Camilo Cienfuegos, Miriam Makeba, Ted Kennedy, Michel Legrand, Roh Tae-woo, and François Englert. After her are Oliver E. Williamson, Louis Malle, Carlos Saura, Raisa Gorbacheva, Donald Rumsfeld, and Ryszard Kapuściński.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ellen Burstyn ranks 610 out of 15,968Before her are Jim Jarmusch (1953), George Eastman (1854), Clyde Tombaugh (1906), Bill Russell (1934), Dolly Parton (1946), and Gwen Stefani (1969). After her are Oliver Stone (1946), Oliver E. Williamson (1932), Owen Chamberlain (1920), Eugene O'Neill (1888), John Huston (1906), and Kenny Rogers (1938).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ellen Burstyn ranks 170Before her are Mia Farrow (1945), Gene Kelly (1912), Talia Shire (1946), Burt Reynolds (1936), Telly Savalas (1922), and Douglas Fairbanks (1883). After her are Mickey Rooney (1920), F. Murray Abraham (1939), Alan Arkin (1934), Frances Farmer (1913), Ali MacGraw (1939), and Robert Mitchum (1917).

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