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Ellen Barkin is a Actor and Producer American born on 16 april 1954 at New York City (USA)

Ellen Barkin

Ellen Barkin
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Birth name Ellen Rona Barkin
Nationality USA
Birth 16 april 1954 (64 years) at New York City (USA)

Ellen Rona Barkin (born April 16, 1954) is an American actress, known for her roles in the films Buckaroo Banzai, The Big Easy, Sea of Love and Switch. She won an Emmy Award in 1997, for Before Women Had Wings and a Tony Award in 2011, for The Normal Heart.

Biography

Barkin has a brother, George, who was formerly the editor-in-chief of National Lampoon and High Times. Barkin is the mother of two children, Jack Daniel (born 1989) and Romy Marion (born 1992), from her first marriage, to actor Gabriel Byrne. The two separated in 1993 and divorced in 1999, but are still close; Byrne even attended Barkin's 2000 wedding to multi-billionaire and businessman Ronald Perelman. According to New York magazine, that marriage ended in a messy divorce in 2006 with Barkin receiving "not one penny more" than $20 million, according to a friend of hers. In 2007, Barkin sued Perelman for $3.4 million in investment funds he allegedly promised to invest in their film production company. He was ordered to pay her $4.3 million. She dated director/writer Sam Levinson in 2011.

Best films

Diner (1982)
(Actress)
Tender Mercies (1983)
(Actress)

Usually with

John Turturro
John Turturro
(3 films)
Sam Levinson
Sam Levinson
(2 films)
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
(1 films)
Gabriel Byrne
Gabriel Byrne
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ellen Barkin (50 films)

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Actress

Hands of Stone, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Robert De Niro, Ryan Kwanten, John Turturro, Gael García Bernal, Óscar Jaenada, Usher
Roles Stephanie Arcel
Rating65% 3.2968353.2968353.2968353.2968353.296835
En 1968, le boxeur panaméen Roberto Durán, surnommé « mains de pierre », débute sa carrière professionnelle, à l'âge de 16 ans. Il ne se retira qu'en 2002... alors âgé de 50 ans !
The Cobbler, 1h38
Directed by Tom McCarthy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Adam Sandler, Dan Stevens, Dustin Hoffman, Steve Buscemi, Ellen Barkin, Melonie Diaz
Roles Elaine Greenawalt
Rating57% 2.898312.898312.898312.898312.89831
In the Lower East Side of New York City in 1903, a group of Jewish men are gathered in the shop of a cobbler to discuss a problem that has been plaguing them. A crook named Gergerman has been running their businesses out and harassing the men and their families. The men hand over a pair of Gergerman's shoes to the cobbler, Pinchas Simkin. Pinchas takes the shoes to the basement of his shop and uses a special stitching machine to work on the shoes. His young son Herschel enters, and Pinchas explains to him the importance of the machine.
Very Good Girls, 1h30
Directed by Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Demi Moore, Richard Dreyfuss, Boyd Holbrook, Ellen Barkin
Roles Norma Berger
Rating60% 3.000173.000173.000173.000173.00017
Best friends Lily (Fanning) and Gerri (Olsen), home for one last New York summer, make a pact to lose their virginity before leaving for college. But when they both fall for the same handsome artist (Holbrook) and Lily starts seeing him in secret, a lifelong friendship is tested.
Another Happy Day, 1h59
Directed by Sam Levinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families, Films about marriage
Actors Kate Bosworth, Ellen Burstyn, Thomas Haden Church, George Kennedy, Ezra Miller, Demi Moore
Roles Lynn
Rating60% 3.0005753.0005753.0005753.0005753.000575
Lynn was married to Paul, but they split up on bad terms, and Lynn took custody of their daughter Alice while Paul got their son Dylan. Years later, now that Dylan is getting married, Lynn is attending the wedding at her parents' estate, with her younger sons Elliot and Ben in town. Elliott is a cynical substance abuser and Ben prefers to look at life through a camera than confront the world head on. Meanwhile, Alice deals with her anxieties through cutting; Dylan has only infrequent contact with Lynn; Lynn is fearful of Paul and his second wife Patty; Lynn's mother, Doris, blames her daughter for her family's many troubles; and her father, Joe, is in poor health and hardly cares about what's happening around him. To the surprise of no one, all this has left Lynn an emotional wreck, and she's not sure just how she's going to get through the day.
The Chameleon, 1h42
Directed by Jean-Paul Salomé
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes L'usurpation d'identité, Escroquerie
Actors Marc-André Grondin, Famke Janssen, Ellen Barkin, Emilie de Ravin, Tory Kittles, Brian Geraghty
Roles Kimberly Miller
Rating56% 2.801652.801652.801652.801652.80165
A young man (Marc-André Grondin) in Spain shaves off all his body hair and turns himself in to the police. The man claims to be a 16-year-old boy from Louisiana named Nicholas Mark Randall, who had been missing for four years. His story is that he was kidnapped by a child prostitution ring in France who physically altered his appearance, including changing his eye color.
Operation: Endgame, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about computing
Actors Joe Anderson, Rob Corddry, Ellen Barkin, Odette Annable, Maggie Q, Zach Galifianakis
Roles Empress
Rating49% 2.4512952.4512952.4512952.4512952.451295
The majority of the events in the film take place on 2.20.09, the date of the inauguration of Barack Obama as President of the United States and the first day of work for "The Fool", as the film's main character (Joe Anderson) is code-named. The Factory, a secret office of government agents, has hired him as a thief. After the beautiful High Priestess (Maggie Q) and the caustic Chariot (Rob Corddry) meet the Fool, they enter the secret underground offices of the Factory, and the audience learns that Neal (Michael Hitchcock), Carl (Tim Bagley), and their boss Susan (Beth Grant) have the entire office under surveillance.
Twelve
Twelve (2010)
, 1h34
Directed by Joel Schumacher
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, Films about virginity
Actors Chace Crawford, Rory Culkin, Emma Roberts, 50 Cent, Esti Ginzburg, Emily Meade
Roles Jessica's Mother
Rating57% 2.852162.852162.852162.852162.85216
The film opens during Spring Break on the Upper East Side. White Mike, once a wealthy, carefree teenager, now struggles to scrape out a living as a pot dealer, dealing to his former classmates. His mother died from breast cancer a year prior to the events of the film, her treatment having completely consumed his family's wealth, and left a deep emotional trauma on Mike. Mike's good friend, Molly Norton, a sweet girl from the poorer side of town, doesn't know he is a drug dealer. Mike's supplier, Lionel, also deals the addictive drug cocktail "Twelve" to Mike's cousin, Charlie. Charlie attempts to mug Lionel one night, as he is unable to pay for the drug. Lionel turns the gun on Charlie, shooting him at point blank range, before finding and executing Nana, an innocent observer, returning home after a basketball game at the Harlem Recreation Center. Mike and Charlie's good friend, Hunter, another resident of the wealthy Upper East Side, set on attending Harvard, who had played basketball with—-and got in a fight with—-Nana earlier that evening, is taken into custody for the murders. He visits Harlem regularly because he detests the high society of his classmates.
According to Greta, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about suicide
Actors Hilary Duff, Evan Ross, Ellen Barkin, Michael Murphy, Ellen Burstyn, Tsianina Joelson
Rating61% 3.0983553.0983553.0983553.0983553.098355
Greta (Hilary Duff) is seventeen, a bright and beautiful young woman. However, she is also rebellious as a consequence of her turbulent home life. Pushed aside by her mother, Karen (Melissa Leo), who is on her third marriage, Greta is shipped off to her grandparents for the summer. She is not happy about it and neither are her grandparents. She tells them that she fully intends to kill herself before the summer is over and compiles a notebook of suicide methods.
Brooklyn's Finest, 2h12
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke, Wesley Snipes, Will Patton, Vincent d’Onofrio
Roles Agent Smith
Rating66% 3.3484753.3484753.3484753.3484753.348475
Bobby "Carlo" Powers and Detective Salvatore "Sal" Procida are having a conversation in a car when Sal unexpectedly shoots Carlo, grabs a bag of money from Carlo's lap and flees, then confesses to a priest, asking for help with his dire situation; his wife is pregnant with twins, in a house too small for their four children and has wood mold, which jeopardizes his family's health. Desperate to move, Sal has arranged to purchase a larger home through a woman who owes him a favor. The down payment is due the following Tuesday, and Sal is still short. Sal is a highly skilled and accomplished narcotics detective, but has begun to pocket drug money from raids.
Ocean's Thirteen, 1h53
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy García, Don Cheadle, Bob Einstein
Roles Abigail Sponder
Rating68% 3.4483453.4483453.4483453.4483453.448345
Reuben Tishkoff is conned by Willy Bank, his former business partner, by being forced to sign over the ownership rights of the new hotel-casino they were building together, "The Bank". Reuben suffers a heart attack and becomes bedridden. Daniel Ocean offers Bank a chance to set things right, given his long history in Las Vegas and the fact that he "shook hands with Sinatra," though Bank refuses. To avenge Reuben, he gathers his partners-in-crime and plans to ruin Bank on the opening night of the hotel.
Trust the Man, 1h43
Directed by Bart Freundlich
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors David Duchovny, Billy Crudup, Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Eva Mendes, James LeGros
Roles Norah
Rating57% 2.85012.85012.85012.85012.8501
Rebecca is a film actress, who is about to make her stage debut at Lincoln Center. Her husband, Tom gave up a lucrative job in advertising to take care of their young daughter. Occasionally, Tom and Rebecca have sex; once a year, they meet with their therapist, Dr. Beekman.
Palindromes, 1h40
Directed by Todd Solondz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about families, Pregnancy films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, La sexualité des mineurs, Films about pedophilia, Films about Jews and Judaism, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Will Denton, Matthew Faber, Sharon Wilkins, Shayna Levine, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hillary B. Smith
Roles Joyce Victor
Rating67% 3.3980453.3980453.3980453.3980453.398045
The film opens with a funeral for a young woman; the deceased is Dawn Wiener, the protagonist from Solondz's Welcome to the Dollhouse, who went to college, gained a lot of weight, became pregnant, and committed suicide. Her brother Mark (Matthew Faber, reprising his role) reads the eulogy while Dawn's tearful parents (Angela Pietropinto and Bill Buell) sit in the audience.
She Hate Me, 2h18
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Political films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci, Jamel Debbouze, Brian Dennehy
Roles Margo Chadwick
Rating53% 2.6507152.6507152.6507152.6507152.650715
John Henry "Jack" Armstrong (Anthony Mackie) is a financially successful and upwardly mobile executive at a biotechnology firm who, following the suicide of a colleague, Dr. Herman Schiller, is falsely accused of securities fraud by his superior, Leland Powell (Woody Harrelson). Armstrong's assets are frozen, and he finds himself unable to maintain his quality of life.