Born in Detroit, Ellen Burstyn worked a number of jobs before she became an actress. At 14, she was a short-order cook at a lunch counter. After graduating from Detroit's Cass Technical High School, she went to Texas to model and then to New York as a showgirl on
The Jackie Gleason Show. From there, it was to Montreal as a nightclub dancer and then Broadway with her debut in "Fair Game (1957)"...See full bio »
(1975) Stage: Appeared (as "Doris") in "Same Time, Next Year" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Bernard Slade. Directed by Gene Saks. Brooks Atkinson Theatre (moved to The Ambassador Theatre from 16 May 1978 to close): 14 Mar 1975-3 Sep 1978 (1453 performances + 4 previews)...
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