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Elaine May

Elaine May

American screenwriter, film director, actress, and comedian
Elaine Iva May is an American comedian, filmmaker, playwright, and actress. She first gained fame in the 1950s for her improvisational comedy routines with Mike Nichols, before transitioning her career regularly breaking the mold as a writer and director of several critically acclaimed films.Wikipedia
BornApril 21, 1932
HometownPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Net worth$10 million
Height5'4" (1.63m)
SpouseDavid L. Rubinfine, Sheldon Harnick, Marvin Irving May
PartnerStanley Donen
ChildrenJeannie Berlin
ParentsIda Berlin, Jack Berlin
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Nichols and May: Take Two
Nichols and May: Take Two
1h 30min
1996
The Same Storm
The Same Storm
1h 39min
2022
Crisis in Six Scenes
Crisis in Six Scenes
TV-PG
0h 23min
2016
In the Spirit
In the Spirit
R
1h 33min
1990
A New Leaf
A New Leaf
G
1h 42min
1971
Luv
Luv
1h 35min
1967
Enter Laughing
Enter Laughing
1h 52min
1967
Laugh Line
Laugh Line
0h 30min
1959

Albums

In Retrospect
In Retrospect
1962
Mike Nichols & Elaine May Examine Doctors
Mike Nichols & Elaine May Examine Doctors
1961
Improvisations to Music
Improvisations to Music
1959

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1972Golden GlobeActress in a Leading Role - Musical or ComedyA New Leaf (film)Nominated

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