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Ellen Barkin


Offbeat, unconventionally pretty, and utterly mesmerizing, Ellen Barkin was born in 1954 of Jewish parentage, the daughter of a chemical salesman and hospital administrator. Raised in the South Bronx and Queens, New York area, she wanted to be an actress as early as her teens and was eventually accepted into Manhattan's High School of the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Hands of Stone (post-production)
Stephanie Arcel
 2012-2013 The New Normal (TV Series)
Jane Forrest
- Finding Name-O (2013) ... Jane Forrest (credit only)
- The Big Day (2013) ... Jane Forrest
- About a Boy Scout (2013) ... Jane Forrest (credit only)
- Blood, Sweat and Fears (2013) ... Jane Forrest (credit only)
 2013 Very Good Girls
Norma
 2012 Modern Family (TV Series)
Mitzi Roth
 2011 A Mann's World (TV Movie)
Julie
 2010 Operation: Endgame
Empress
 2010 Shit Year
Colleen West
 2004 Palindromes
Joyce Victor
 2004 She Hate Me
Margo Chadwick
 2004 Strip Search (TV Movie) (scenes deleted)
 2001 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Lenore
- Hank and the Great Glass Elevator (2001) ... Lenore (voice)
 2000 Mercy
Det. Cathy Palmer
 1999 The White River Kid
Eva Nell La Fangroy
 1997 Before Women Had Wings (TV Movie)
Glory Marie Jackson
 1995 Bad Company
Margaret Wells
 1992 Into the West
Kathleen
 1992 Man Trouble
Joan Spruance
 1992 Mac
Oona Goldfarb
 1988 Clinton and Nadine (TV Movie)
Nadine Powers
 1987 Siesta
Claire
 1987 Made in Heaven
Lucille (uncredited)
 1986 Act of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Annette Gilly
 1986 Desert Bloom
Aunt Starr
 1985 Terminal Choice
Mary O'Connor
 1984 Terrible Joe Moran (TV Movie)
Ronnie
 1982 Parole (TV Movie)
Donna
 1981 We're Fighting Back (TV Movie)
Chris Capoletti
 1981 Kent State (TV Movie)
Student (uncredited)
 1978 Up in Smoke
Woman playing guitar (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Is the voice heard in the introduction to every episode of Bob Dylan's XM satellite radio show, "Theme Time Radio Hour with your host Bob Dylan".

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1 Interview | 5 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[of her second marriage] What the hell was I thinking? Marry a rich guy? Was I crazy? I didn't need that. I was already at the party. I didn't need someone to get me through the door. How could I be so clueless about who I am and what I value? Did I actually think I was going to give up working? It's important for me to work. (Parade magazine, May 13, 2007) See more »

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Although she separated from first husband Gabriel Byrne in 1993, she did not file for divorce until May 1999. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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