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Ellen Barkin


Offbeat, unconventionally pretty, and utterly mesmerizing, Ellen Barkin was born in 1954 in the Bronx, New York, to Evelyn (Rozin), a hospital administrator, and Sol Barkin, a chemical salesman. Her parents were both from Russian Jewish families. Raised in the South Bronx and Queens, New York area, she wanted to be an actress as early as her teens... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Hands of Stone (post-production)
Stephanie Arcel
 2014 The Cobbler
Elaine Greenawalt
 2013 Very Good Girls
Norma
 2010 Operation: Endgame
Empress
 2010 Shit Year
Colleen West
 2004 Palindromes
Joyce Victor
 2004 She Hate Me
Margo Chadwick
 2000 Mercy
Det. Cathy Palmer
 1999 The White River Kid
Eva Nell La Fangroy
 1995 Bad Company
Margaret Wells
 1992 Into the West
Kathleen
 1992 Man Trouble
Joan Spruance
 1992 Mac
Oona Goldfarb
 1987 Siesta
Claire
 1987 Made in Heaven
Lucille (uncredited)
 1986 Desert Bloom
Aunt Starr
 1985 Terminal Choice
Mary O'Connor
 1978 Up in Smoke
Woman playing guitar (uncredited)
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Other Works:

"8," special benefit original drama; written by Dustin Lance Black; directed by Joe Mantello; with Bob Balaban (portraying Judge Vaughn Walker); Ellen Barkin (portraying Sandy Stier); Matt Bomer (portraying Jeff Zarillo); Campbell Brown (portraying Broadcast Journalist); Anthony Edwards (portraying Dr. Ilan Meyer); Morgan ... See more »

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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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[Speaking in 1987] It's difficult to be married outside the profession. A lawyer might not understand that going to bed with Gabriel Byrne for three days is work for me. See more »

Trivia:

Made her Broadway debut in 2011 as Dr. Emma Brookner in "The Normal Heart". See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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