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Estelle Parsons

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Estelle Margaret Parsons (born November 20, 1927) is an American theatre, film and television actress and occasional theatrical director. After studying law, Parsons became a singer before deciding to pursue a career in acting. She worked for the television program Today and made her stage debut in 1961. During the 1960s, Parsons established her career on Broadway before progressing to film. She received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Blanche Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde (1967), and was also nominated for her work in Rachel, Rachel (1968). Parsons worked extensively in film and theatre during the 1970s and later directed several Broadway productions. More recently her television work included a role in the sitcom Roseanne. Nominated on four occasions for a Tony Award, in 2004 Parsons was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. Description above from the Wikipedia article Estelle Parsons, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 20, 1927 In Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie She's The Best Thing in It 2015-03-16
Known For
Poster of Backstairs at the White House
Movie She's The Best Thing in It Herself 2015-03-16
Movie Wilde Salomé 2013-12-20
Movie Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde' Herself 2008-03-25
Series Empire Falls 2005-05-28
Movie Freak City 1999-01-16
Movie The Love Letter Beatrice Corrigan 1998-02-01
Movie That Darn Cat Old Lady McCracken 1997-02-14
Movie Boys on the Side Louise 1995-02-03
Series Frasier Guest Caller - Celeste's Mother 1993-09-16
Movie The American Clock 1993-01-02
Movie A Private Matter Mary Chessen 1992-06-20
Movie The Lemon Sisters Mrs. Kupchak 1989-12-01
Series Roseanne Beverly Harris 1988-10-18
Movie The Gentleman Bandit Marjorie Seebode 1981-05-06
Series Backstairs at the White House Mrs. Bess Truman 1979-01-29
Movie The Tenth Level Crossland 1976-08-26
Movie Fore Play First Lady / Barmaid 1975-03-01
Movie The UFO Incident Betty Hill 1975-10-20
Movie The Gun and the Pulpit Sadie Underwood 1974-04-03
Movie For Pete's Sake Helen Robbins 1974-06-26
Movie Two People Barbara Newman 1973-03-18
Movie Terror on the Beach Arlene Glynn 1973-09-18
Movie Watermelon Man Althea Gerber 1970-01-01
Movie I Never Sang for My Father Alice 1970-10-18
Movie I Walk the Line Ellen Haney 1970-11-18
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Movie Don't Drink the Water Marion Hollander 1969-11-11
Movie Rachel, Rachel Calla Mackie 1968-08-26
Movie Bonnie and Clyde Blanche 1967-07-18
Series The Trials of O'Brien Unknown 1965-09-18
Movie Ladybug Ladybug JoAnn's Mother 1963-12-23
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
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