-Oscar Winning Actress
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"Michelle with the magic hands"
Ellen received an Emmy nomination for her title role in "The People vs. Jean Harris" (1981). She
received a second nomination for her starring role in "Pack of Lies," a 1987 Hallmark Hall of Fame
television production. In 2001, Ellen co-starred on the CBS series "That's Life," followed by Mitch
Albom's television film version of "The Five People You Meet in Heaven," (2004) and in NBC's
series "The Book of Daniel" (2006).
1975. Burstyn wins the Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in Alice Doesn't Live Here
Anymore, as well as a Tony for Best Actress for her role in the Broadway play Same Time, Next
Year opposite Charles Grodin—one of a handful of women to win both awards in a single year.
Ellen Burstyn's illustrious career encompasses film, stage, and television. In 1975, she became
only the third woman in history to win both the Tony Award and the Academy Award in the same
year, for her work in Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year on Broadway and in Martin Scorsese's
"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore," for which she also received a Golden Globe nomination and a
British Academy Award for Best Actress. Ellen has been nominated for an Academy Award five
other times, for the films: "The Last Picture Show" (1972), "The Exorcist" (1974), "Same Time, Next
Year" (1979), "Resurrection" (1981), and "Requiem for a Dream" (2001).
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-Tony Award Winning Actress
Her virtuoso performance in the Tony Award-winning musical has made her a favorite among
audiences and critics, including The New York Times’ Ben Brantley, who called Clark’s work in
Piazza "the best musical performance by an actress this season."
Clark’s film credits include Cradle Will Rock directed by Tim Robbins, The Happening, directed by
M. Night Shyamalan, Tickling Leo the debut of actor/film maker Jeremy Davidson, and two
upcoming films: Harvest by Marc Myers, and Main Street, Horton Foote's last screenplay, directed
by John Doyle. Her television appearances include "Law & Order", "Law & Order: SVU", and the
PBS special "Sweeney Todd in Concert" featuring Patti LuPone, George Hearn, and the San
Francisco Philharmonic. Clark's voice can be heard in many animated feature films including
Aladdin, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Anastasia, Beauty and the Beast, Christmas Belle, and The
Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, and she has been a frequent guest on Garrison Keillor’s
Prairie Home Companion on Minnesota Public Radio. While Clark has maintained a remarkable
dual career as a sought-after actress and teacher, she has also enjoyed an illustrious career as a
director, receiving numerous honors and fellowships for her work. In February 2005, she headed
her first major New York directing project, Serenade in Blue: The Lyrics of Mack Gordon, a salute
to the Academy Award-winning composer that was presented as part of the popular Lyrics &
Lyricists Program at the 92nd Street.