Appeared (billed as "Ellen McRae") in "Fair Game" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Sam Locke
. Directed by Paul Robert. Longacre Theatre: 2 Nov 1957-10 May 1958 (217 performances). Cast: Shirley Ballard, Mary Alice Bayh, Edward Bryce, Sarah Cunningham, Jason Evers
[billed as "Herbert Evers"), Earl George, Sally Gracie, Joseph ...
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Ellen MacRae | Ellen McRae
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[on preparing to undertake a complex role] You have hold of a string that you're following, and you're following where this question leads to that question, and it keeps on going until you come to some specific understanding of this human being - as opposed to every other human being in the world.
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