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Estelle Parsons

Knowledge Identifier: +Estelle_Parsons

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Estelle Parsons

American theatre, film and television actress and occasional theatrical director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1927.

Countries: United States (78%), (13%), Israel (3%)

Main connections: Actors Studio, Israel Horovitz, Judith Ivey

Linked to: Actors Studio, Connecticut College, PBS, The UFO Incident

 

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Estelle Parsons was born in 1927 add something


1949

After graduating from Connecticut College in 1949, Parsons initially studied law at Boston University, and worked as a singer with a band before settling on an acting career in the early 1950s add something


1956

She made her Broadway debut in 1956 in the ensemble of the Ethel Merman musical "Happy Hunting add something


1960

During the 1960s, Parsons established her career on Broadway before progressing to film add something


1961

She worked for the television program "Today" and made her stage debut in 1961 add something


1970

Parsons worked extensively in film and theatre during the 1970s and later directed several Broadway productions add something


1971

Gene Hackman - In 1971, he was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award again, this time for 1970's I Never Sang for My Father, working alongside Melvyn Douglas and Estelle Parsons.


1980

She was the original choice to play the part of Pamela Voorhees in the 1980 film "Friday the 13th"; the part later went to Betsy Palmer add something

 

William Greaves - In 1980, Greaves was honored alongside Robert De Niro, Jane Fonda, Marlon Brando, Arthur Penn, Sally Field, Rod Steiger, Al Pacino, Shelley Winters, Dustin Hoffman, Estelle Parsons, and Ellen Burstyn with the the Actors Studio in New York's first ever Dusa Award


1981

She played "Ruth" in Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance" on Broadway in 1981 add something


1986

As a director, Parsons has a number of Broadway credits, including a production of "Romeo and Juliet", "Macbeth" and "As You Like It" in 1986 add something


1992

Piper Laurie - She had a featured role in the Off-Broadway production of "The Destiny of Me" in 1992, and returned to Broadway for Lincoln Center's acclaimed 2002 revival of Paul Osborn's "Morning's at Seven", with Julie Hagerty, Buck Henry, Frances Sternhagen and Estelle Parsons


2003

She served as the Artistic Director of the Actors Studio for five years, ending in 2003 add something


2004

In 2004, Parsons was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame add something

 

Nominated on four occasions for a Tony award, in 2004 Parsons was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame add something


2005

Peter Cameron (writer) - In March 2005 his first play, "A Thing of the Past," was read at Lincoln Center Theater by a cast including Marian Seldes and Estelle Parsons


2009

She continued playing the role during the show's national tour beginning July 24, 2009, in Denver add something


2012

She was recently seen on Broadway in David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, and opened 24 April, 2012, in Nice Work If You Can Get It add something

 

She was recently seen on Broadway in David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, and opened 24 April 2012, in Nice Work If You Can Get It as well as the Sunday evening series, 'The Good Wife' add something


2013

Her second husband Peter Zimroth was appointed police monitor for the NYPD in August, 2013 add something

 

Her second husband Peter Zimroth was appointed police monitor for the NYPD in August 2013 add something


2016

In 2016 she starred in Israel Horovitz's new play "Out Of The Mouths Of Babes" along with Judith Ivey directed by Barnet Kellman at The Cherry Lane Theater in New York City add something

 

Judith Ivey - In 2016 she returned to the Cherry Lane Theatre in Israel Horovitz's play "Out Of The Mouths Of Babes" with Estelle Parsons, directed by Barnet Kellman


2017

Roseanne - On December 7, 2017, it was confirmed that Estelle Parsons and Sandra Bernhard would return to the series


2018

In April 2018, Parsons returned to television reprising her role as Beverly Harris, mother of Roseanne Barr's title character, in season 10, episode 5 of "Roseanne" add something