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Elaine May

Elaine May (born April 21, 1932) is an American film director, screenwriter and actress. She achieved her greatest fame in the 1950s from her improvisational comedy routines in partnership with Mike Nichols. She is a two time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and also the mother of Oscar nominee Jeannie Berlin.

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Apr 21, 1932 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Omnibus 1952-11-09
Latest Project:
Series The Good Fight 2017-02-19
Known For
Poster of The Good Fight
Poster of Nichols and May: Take Two
Poster of Wolf
Poster of The Steve Allen Show
Series The Good Fight Ruth Bader Ginsburg 2017-02-19
Series Crisis in Six Scenes Kay Munsinger 2016-09-30
Movie Small Time Crooks May 2000-05-19
Movie Nichols and May: Take Two Self (archive footage) 1996-05-22
Movie Wolf Operator (voice) (uncredited) 1994-06-17
Movie In the Spirit Marianne Flan 1990-04-06
Movie Calling the Shots Self (archive footage) 1988-09-08
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie California Suite Millie Michaels 1978-12-15
Movie Mikey and Nicky Woman on TV (Voice) (Uncredited) 1976-12-21
Movie A New Leaf Henrietta Lowell 1971-03-11
Movie King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Self 1970-03-24
Movie Enter Laughing Angela Marlowe 1967-02-25
Movie Luv Ellen Manville 1967-07-26
Movie Bach to Bach Woman 1967-09-23
Movie The Graduate Girl with Note for Benjamin 1967-12-21
Series The Merv Griffin Show Self 1962-10-01
Movie The Fabulous Fifties Unknown 1960-01-22
Series The Big Party Unknown 1959-10-08
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Self 1956-10-05
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09