Maureen Stapleton

Maureen Stapleton

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Maureen Stapleton was born on Jun 21, 1925 in USA. Maureen Stapleton's big-screen debut came with Main Street to Broadway directed by Tay Garnett in 1953. Maureen Stapleton is known for Last Wish directed by Jeff Bleckner, Patty Duke stars as Betty Rollin and Maureen Stapleton as Ida Rollin. Maureen Stapleton has got 9 awards and 17 nominations so far. The most recent award Maureen Stapleton achieved is BAFTA Awards. The upcoming new movie Maureen Stapleton plays is Wilbur Falls which will be released on Jul 24, 1998.

Academy Award-winner Maureen Stapleton was born June 21, 1925 in Troy, New York, to Irene (née Walsh) and John P. Stapleton. Her family was of Irish descent. Maureen moved to New York City at the age of eighteen and did modeling to pay the bills. Already a Tony Award-winner, she made her Academy Award-nominated film debut in Lonelyhearts (1958) supporting four-time Academy Award-nominee Montgomery Clift, and Myrna Loy in Lonelyhearts (1958). Maureen was was nominated for an Oscar again for her performance in Airport (1970). She played the wife of D. O. Guerrero (played by Academy Award-winner Van Heflin). Nine years later she went on to earn an Oscar for her performance as Diane Keaton, Kristen Griffith, and Mary Beth Hurt's mother-in-law Pearl, in the Woody Allen drama Intérieurs (1978). Apparently, four times worked as a charm when Maureen took the Oscar home for her performance in which she portrayed the Lithuanian-born anarchist Emma Goldman in Warren Beatty's Reds (1981).

  • Birthday

    Jun 21, 1925
  • Place of Birth

    Troy, New York, USA

Known For


9 wins & 17 nominations

BAFTA Awards
Best Supporting Actress
Winner - BAFTA Film Award
Academy Awards, USA
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner - Oscar
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