Elaine May (I)


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Elaine May was born on April 21, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Elaine Iva Berlin. She is an actress and writer, known for Small Time Crooks (2000), A New Leaf (1971) and Primary Colors (1998). She was previously married to David L. Rubinfine, Sheldon Harnick and Marvin May. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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(2000)
A New Leaf Henrietta Lowell
(1971)
(1998)
Ishtar Writer
(1987)

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 2016 Crisis in Six Scenes (TV Mini-Series)
Kay Munsinger
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Kay Munsinger
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Kay Munsinger
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Kay Munsinger
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Kay Munsinger
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Kay Munsinger
 2000 Small Time Crooks
May
 1994 Wolf
Operator (voice, uncredited)
 1990 In the Spirit
Marianne Flan
 1978 California Suite
Millie Michaels
 1976 Mikey and Nicky
Woman on TV (voice, uncredited)
 1971 A New Leaf
Henrietta Lowell
 1967 Bach to Bach (Short)
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:

"An Evening with Mike Nichols and Elaine May," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Esther Dale

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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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 »

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One of only three women to have won the Razzie Award for Worst Director. (The other two being Jennifer Lynch for Boxing Helena (1993) and Elizabeth Banks, who was one of several directors of Movie 43 (2013). May, who won for Ishtar (1987), actually tied the award with Norman Mailer for Tough Guys Don't Dance (1987). See more »

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Taurus

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