(7/17/89-11/25/89) Stage: Appeared as the title character in the one-woman play "Shirley Valentine" on Broadway.
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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.
She wrote to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences to protest Liv Ullmann
's elimination from Oscar contention in 1974 for her performance in Scenes from a Marriage
(1973) (aka "Scenes from a Marriage"). AMPAS used a rule under which TV presentations must have appeared in movie theaters in the same year, to prevent Ullmann from being nominated. The result is that Burstyn won the Oscar for...