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Ellen Geer is a Actor American born on 29 august 1941 at New York City (USA)

Ellen Geer

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Birth name Ellen Ware Geer
Nationality USA
Birth 29 august 1941 (78 years) at New York City (USA)

Ellen Ware Geer (born August 29, 1941) is an American actress, professor, screenwriter, film director, and theatre director.


Geer was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of actors Herta Ware and Will Geer, who played grandfather Zebulon "Zeb" Walton on The Waltons. She is married to children's musician Peter Alsop, and was previously married to actor Ed Flanders. Her daughters are Megan and Willow; her son is Ian Flanders.

Best films

Harold and Maude (1971)

Usually with

Al Franken
Al Franken
(1 films)
Ronald Bass
Ronald Bass
(1 films)
Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(2 films)
Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner
(1 films)
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Filmography of Ellen Geer (27 films)

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Montana Amazon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure
Actors Olympia Dukakis, Haley Joel Osment, Alison Brie, Haley Pullos, Veronica Cartwright, Ellen Geer
Rating45% 2.287072.287072.287072.287072.28707
A crazed grandmother is a fugitive with her two teenage grandchildren. Along the way problems, revelations and adventures ensue.
The Visitation, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about religion
Actors Martin Donovan, Edward Furlong, Kelly Lynch, Priscilla Barnes, Richard Tyson, Joe Unger
Roles Mrs. Macon
Rating51% 2.5518452.5518452.5518452.5518452.551845
In present-day Antioch, former minister Travis Jordan still lives, after losing his faith in God three years before when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the new veterinarian's son survives a van accident without a single scratch; Travis' dog Max revives after being buried; a paraplegic walks; a scarred teenager and her police officer father (brain tumor) heal, outside and inside. In all the events, either a group of three men wearing black were seen nearby, or only their tall, blond (possible) leader, who seems to want everyone to know, "he is coming". Very soon after this a scruffy, gentle-mannered newcomer arrives; Brandon Nichols implies through his healing work and preaching that he's Jesus Christ or a better version of a messiah. The local population worships Brandon, while Travis and Morgan feel that something is wrong and conduct an investigation, disclosing that evil has possessed the town dwellers.
Me and You and Everyone We Know, 1h31
Directed by Miranda July
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors John Hawkes, JoNell Kennedy, Miranda July, Brad William Henke, Tracy Wright, Ellen Geer
Roles Ellen
Rating72% 3.6489153.6489153.6489153.6489153.648915
The structure of the film consists of several subplots which all revolve around an intertwined cast of characters.
Our House
Our House (2005)
, 2h
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Doris Roberts, Judy Reyes, Ellen Geer, Greg Evigan, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Ann Magnuson
Roles Rose
Rating74% 3.7290453.7290453.7290453.7290453.729045
After the recent death of her husband and extreme loneliness because her son and especially her daughter have little time to visit her, Ruth (Doris Roberts), an elderly socialite takes an overdose of pills in an attempt to commit suicide. She is saved by Billy (Judy Reyes), a homeless woman. Although Billy is initially resistant to Ruth's attempts to befriend her, she eventually relents and accepts a place to stay in the lonely old socialite's mansion.
Criminal (2004)
, 1h27
Directed by Gregory Jacobs
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Mob film, Action, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors John C. Reilly, Diego Luna, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maeve Quinlan, Peter Mullan, Deborah Van Valkenburgh
Roles Grandma
Rating63% 3.1992753.1992753.1992753.1992753.199275
Richard Gaddis is a small time crook with a penchant for con games. To hook marks, he acts like a well-to-do businessman, dressing like one and driving a Mercedes-Benz S500, believing that one must look like a professional in order to be a successful conman.
Nancy Drew
Nancy Drew (2002)
, 1h27
Directed by James Frawley
Origin USA
Genres Crime
Actors Maggie Lawson, Jill Ritchie, Brett Cullen, Marieh Delfino, Charlie Finn, Brian J. White
Roles Librarian
Rating58% 2.905862.905862.905862.905862.90586
C'est la première année à l'université de River Heights pour la détective amateur Nancy Drew. Quand une star du football universitaire tombe dans le coma, Nancy commence à enquêter et découvre de nombreux secrets.
Practical Magic, 1h44
Directed by Griffin Dunne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about families, Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film
Actors Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Goran Višnjić, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest, Aidan Quinn
Roles Pharmacist
Rating63% 3.1511553.1511553.1511553.1511553.151155
Maria Owens, a young witch, is exiled to Maria's Island in Massachusetts with her unborn child for escaping her execution. When her lover does not come to rescue her, she desperately casts a spell upon herself to stop falling in love due to heartbreak, only to die soon after. The spell becomes a curse for several generations. Gillian and Sally Owens, two descendants of the Owens family, are taken in by their aunts Frances and Jet after the death of their parents. Sally is the more gifted of the two while Gillian's talents are more in charm and persuasion, and have been subject to ridicule during their youth. After witnessing their aunts cast a spell on a man for a woman who seems obsessed with having his love, Gillian decides to fall in love and Sally casts a true love spell to protect herself.
The Odd Couple II, 1h37
Directed by Howard Deutch
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Transport films, Films based on plays, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Jonathan Silverman, Mary Beth Peil, Christine Baranski, Lisa Waltz
Roles Frances Unger Melnick
Rating64% 3.24943.24943.24943.24943.2494
It has been 17 years since Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar have seen one another. Oscar is still hosting a regular poker game and is still an untidy slob, now living in Sarasota, Florida, but still a sportswriter. One day, he is called by his son Brucey with an invitation to California for his wedding the following Sunday. A second shock for Oscar—the woman his son is marrying is Felix's daughter, Hannah.
The Postman, 3h
Directed by Kevin Costner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, War, Action, Adventure, Romance, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Arme nucléaire, Disaster films
Actors Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate, Olivia Williams, James Russo, Daniel von Bargen
Roles Pineview Woman
Rating61% 3.0500153.0500153.0500153.0500153.050015
In an alternate history year of 1998, an unspecified apocalyptic event known only as "The Doomwar" erased almost all technology and caused societal collapse, sending the continents back to the Dark Ages. Fifteen years later, in post-apocalyptic 2013, pockets of survivors in more rural areas have formed small villages to maintain some semblance of civilization, while others have joined militias and warlords that prey on survivors. Horses are the standard for travel, and bartering has replaced currency.
Crossworlds, 1h30
Directed by Krishna Rao
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Space opera
Actors Rutger Hauer, Josh Charles, Andrea Roth, Stuart Wilson, Jack Black, Perry Anzilotti
Roles Joe's Mom
Rating53% 2.651422.651422.651422.651422.65142
College student Joe is drawn into a battle to save the world from arch-enemy Ferris. Joe's heirloom pendant just happens to be the key to a sceptre that opens doors to the Crossworlds, another dimension. When Laura (Andrea Roth) shows up to check on the key and Ferris' goons begin their assaults, they run to semi-retired adventurer A.T. (Rutger Hauer) for help and guidance.
Phenomenon (1996)
, 1h22
Directed by Jon Turteltaub
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Romance
Actors John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Terry O'Quinn, Robert Duvall, Jeffrey DeMunn
Roles Bonnie
Rating58% 2.918852.918852.918852.918852.91885
George Malley (John Travolta) is an amiable auto mechanic who lives in a small friendly town in northern California. While celebrating his 37th birthday at a local bar, he steps outside and notices what appear to be a ball and shining bright white lights moving around in the sky. The ball then hits him in the head, making a loud sound and knocking him off his feet. When he recovers and re-enters the bar, he learns that nobody else saw the lights or heard the loud sound. His friends playfully suggest that he has had too much to drink.
When a Man Loves a Woman, 2h5
Directed by Luis Mandoki
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Andy García, Meg Ryan, Tina Majorino, Mae Whitman, Ellen Burstyn, Lauren Tom
Roles Woman at Al-Anon
Rating65% 3.299413.299413.299413.299413.29941
The movie chronicles one woman's (Meg Ryan) alcoholism and her husband's (Andy Garcia) efforts to help her.
Clear and Present Danger, 2h21
Directed by Phillip Noyce
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Politic
Themes Spy films, Medical-themed films, Politique, Films about drugs, Political films
Actors Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Miguel Sandoval, Belita Moreno, Joaquim de Almeida, James Earl Jones
Roles Rose
Rating68% 3.4485453.4485453.4485453.4485453.448545
A U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat stops a suspicious yacht, discovering that an American businessman and his family have been murdered by several men operating the craft. The murdered man happens to have been a close friend of the President. President Bennett (Moffat) learns that the man was murdered because of his ties to a drug cartel, having skimmed over $650 million from it. The President tells James Cutter (Yulin), his National Security Advisor, that Colombian drug cartels represent a "clear and present danger" to the U.S., indirectly giving him unofficial permission to kill the men responsible for his friend's murder. When Vice Admiral Jim Greer (Jones) is stricken with terminal cancer, Jack Ryan (Ford) is appointed Deputy Director of Intelligence and is asked to go before the U.S. Congress to request increased funding for ongoing (CIA) operations in Colombia.
Patriot Games, 1h57
Directed by Phillip Noyce
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Politic
Themes Spy films, Politique, Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Political films, Conflit nord-irlandais
Actors Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin, Sean Bean, Thora Birch, James Earl Jones
Roles Rose
Rating68% 3.4485853.4485853.4485853.4485853.448585
Retired CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Ford) is on vacation with his family in London. They witness a terrorist attack on Lord William Holmes (Fox), British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. Ryan intervenes and is injured, but he kills one of the assailants, Patrick Miller, while his older brother Sean (Bean) looks on. The remaining attackers flee, as Sean is apprehended by the police. While recovering, Ryan is called to testify in court against Miller, who is part of a splinter cell of the Provisional Irish Republican Army. Miller is later convicted for his crimes.
Satan's Princess, 1h30
Directed by Bert I. Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Robert Forster, Lydie Denier, Caren Kaye, Phillip Glasser, Ellen Geer, Jack Carter
Roles Mary Kulik
Rating33% 1.6736651.6736651.6736651.6736651.673665
The title character is the head of a modeling agency for women, and who has hired a runaway girl to help her. A police officer goes undercover to find the runaway, but the evil 'princess' gets on to him and the investigation.