Appeared (as "Helene Hanff") in "84 Charing Cross Road" on Broadway. Written by Helene Hanff
. Directed and material adapted by James Roose-Evans
. Nederlander Theatre: 7 Dec 1982-27 Feb 1983 (96 performances + 15 previews). Cast: Joseph Maher
, Mark Chamberlin, William Francis, Jo Henderson, Thomas Nahrwold, Ellen Newman, Etain ...
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"I thought it was fabulous. My next ambition is to get nominated for seven seconds, and, ultimately, I want to be nominated for a picture in which I don't even appear." Interview with Associated Press Radio, 2004, regarding her Emmy nomination for her performance in Mrs. Harris, in which she appeared for 14 seconds.
Says she is often mistaken for fellow actress Louise Fletcher
. People tell her she was great in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
(1975) (for which Fletcher won an Oscar). Fletcher reports being told frequently that she did a wonderful job in one of Burstyn's roles.
Her soft, frail voice