Birth name Lois Maureen Stapleton NationalityUSA Birth 21 june 1925 at Troy (USA) Death 12 march 2006 (at 80 years) at Lenox (USA) Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Maureen Stapleton (June 21, 1925 – March 13, 2006) was an American actress in film, theater and television. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Lonelyhearts (1958), Airport (1970) and Interiors (1978), before winning for her performance as Emma Goldman in Reds (1981). She was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1981.
Stapleton made her Broadway debut in 1946 in The Playboy of the Western World, and went on to win the 1951 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for The Rose Tattoo and the 1971 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for The Gingerbread Lady. She also won an Emmy Award for the television film Among the Paths to Eden (1967) and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Reds. Her other film roles included Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Plaza Suite (1971), The Fan (1981), Cocoon (1985) and The Money Pit (1986).
Elle fut mariée à David Rayfiel de juillet 1963 à juin 1966, puis à Max Allentuck du 22 juillet 1949 à février 1959, avec lequel elle a eu deux enfants.
, 1h25 OriginUSA GenresComedy, Fantasy ThemesChildren's films ActorsSissy Spacek, Anna Chlumsky, Aaron Michael Metchik, Maureen Stapleton, Schuyler Fisk, Frank Welker Roles Mrs. Cavour, the Gardener Rating54% Elizabeth, Jeremy, and Harry Martin are three children who have had up to the edge with their mother, a nagging workaholic. Soon, they meet a mysterious gardener named Mrs. Cavour, who tells them of an ancient spell that will make her disappear. After saying the incantation one night, the next morning, she has disappeared along with their memories of her. Mrs. Cavour tells them of a place in town called the Mommy Market, where they have about every kind of mother one can think of. It has a policy, however, that one receives three tokens to take one of the mothers home, and if they do not find a suitable one by their third token, they can not return. Unfortunately for them, the mothers they pick: a snappy French woman, a nature-hiker, and a circus performer, do not sit well with them. Feeling lost without a guardian to look after them, they soon learn that their real mother has been sent to the Mommy Market herself, where she has been all along. In order to break the spell and see her return, they must remember something about her.
, 1h36 OriginUSA GenresComedy ActorsBob Hoskins, Jack Warden, William Petersen, Nancy Travis, Pamela Reed, Tim Curry Roles Mary Scanlan Rating58% Jack Scanlan is a union leader who is returning to work after having a heart attack. His son Frank arranges a welcome back surprise party for Jack, which more than surprises him, as he has a heart attack and dies. His large, dysfunctional family is brought together and finds themselves dealing with all of their emotional baggage.
, 1h31 Directed byRichard Benjamin OriginUSA GenresComedy, Romance ActorsTom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexandre Godounov, Maureen Stapleton, Joe Mantegna, Philip Bosco Roles Estelle Rating64% Attorney Walter Fielding (Tom Hanks) and his classical musician girlfriend, Anna Crowley (Shelley Long), learn of Walter Sr.'s wedding to a beautiful young woman named Florinda (Tetchie Agbayani) in Rio de Janeiro shortly after fleeing the country for embezzling millions of dollars from their musician clients. The next morning, they are told they need to vacate the apartment they are subletting from Anna's ex-husband, Max Beissart (Alexander Godunov), a self-absorbed conductor who has returned early from Europe.
, 1h48 Directed byMike Nichols OriginUSA GenresDrama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance ThemesFilms about writers, Films about journalists ActorsMeryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Stockard Channing, Jeff Daniels, Miloš Forman, Maureen Stapleton Roles Vera Rating60% New York City food writer Rachel Samstat and Washington, D.C. political columnist Mark Forman meet at a mutual friend's wedding and, after a whirlwind courtship, they marry, despite Rachel's reservations. They purchase a dilapidated Georgetown townhouse in Washington D.C. and the ongoing and seemingly never-ending renovations create some stress in their relationship. Rachel, overjoyed to discover she is pregnant, is determined to make her marriage work and becomes a stay-at-home mom. When she discovers evidence of Mark's extramarital affair with socialite Thelma Rice during her pregnancy with her second child, she leaves him and takes their daughter Annie to New York, where she moves in with her father and tries to jump start her career. Mark eventually convinces her to return home, but when it is obvious his philandering will never end, Rachel leaves him for good.
, 1h35 Directed byMichael Pressman OriginUSA GenresDrama ThemesMedical-themed films, Films about psychiatry ActorsMike Farrell, Kelly McGillis, Tom Bosley, Maureen Stapleton, Denise Miller, Kathryn Walker Roles Dr. Liz Bolger Rating53% Dr. Joe Braden (Farrell) is a therapist living and working in Manhattan, who also gives advice on the radio. His wife Claire (Walker) has divorced him six months earlier, and he still has not progressed the emotional impact this has had on him. When their teenaged daughter Millie (Tanner) learns that Claire is dating a new man, a goofy writer named Quentin Byrd (Genest), Millie neglects her school work in order to set up her father with a woman. She encourages him to allow his gym buddy Jerry Sharma (Garber) to set him up a blind date with a woman named Tippi (Malick). Even though they both like each other, Joe soon concludes that he is not ready to date again, and cannot keep his mind from Millie. At his work, Joe is eventually bothered by Millie's guidance counselor Susan Prescott (Dowling), whom he agrees to date; announcing that he is finally ready to move on, going even as far as meeting Quentin.