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Elaine May (I)


Elaine May was born on April 21, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Elaine Iva Berlin. She is an actress and writer, known for The Birdcage (1996), Primary Colors (1998) and A New Leaf (1971). See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 1994 Wolf
Operator (voice, uncredited)
 1990 In the Spirit
Marianne Flan
 1976 Mikey and Nicky
Woman on TV (voice, uncredited)
 1967 Bach to Bach (Short)
A woman.
 1967 The Graduate
Girl with Note for Benjamin (uncredited)
 1967 Luv
Ellen Manville
 1967 Enter Laughing
Angela Marlowe
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Candy Carter
- The Red Mill (1958) ... Candy Carter
 1958 Omnibus (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Broadway Evening" on Broadway. Also in cast: Mike Nichols. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Esther Dale
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Personal Quote:

I'm a pariah at dinner parties because I don't get all this about Lincoln. It's not like he wanted to free the slaves right away. And all that death. Why didn't we just stop buying cotton? See more »

Trivia:

Her play, "Hot Line", was nominated for a 1983 Joseph Jefferson Award for "New Work" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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