“It’s difficult to get into trouble if you don’t take yourself too seriously.”
Born on April 16, 1954, in The Bronx, New York, Ellen Barkin has already proved herself as capable and, successful actress in the Hollywood industry.
She has worked in many movies and TV show which have given her the height of success. She is best known for her role in “Before Women Had Wings” and “Switch.”
She was interested in this field from her young age. After graduating from Hunter College majoring in history and drama, she decided to start her career as an actress.
She made her debut from the movie “Up in Smoke.” She did not get a chance to prove herself for one decade. She played small roles in the TV movies as well as films.
In 1988, she got a chance to work in the TV movie “Clinton and Nadine” where she played the role of Nadine Powers. Her role was appreciated by the audience, and she was also nominated for CableACE Award for Best Actress in a Movie.
After that, she got a chance to work in “Jonny Handsome,” “Sea of Love” and “Switch.” All these movies were one of the best movies she has ever played and from these movies; she got nominated for various prestigious awards such as Golden Globes Award and Chicago Film Critics Award.
She worked in “The Fan” in 1996 as Jewel Stern for which she won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress.
Her career picks up its height when she got an offer to play the role of Glory Marie Jackson in the TV movie “Before Women Had Wings.”
She won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries and Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also got nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Lately, she has worked in “Very Good Girls” as Norma Berger. She is now filming “Hands of Stone” which will be released in 2015.
Her notable works on TV are “King of the Hill,” “Modern Family” and “The New Normal.” She has given more than four decades in this industry. So, she wants to involve in this industry as long as she can.
She is 5 feet 6 inch tall and has the weight of 53 kg. She has often come in the news because of her hairstyles.
Her blond hair is one of the trademarks which are very popular among the fans. She has maintained her body properly, and she has still got excellent body measurements.
Her sexy legs still captivate many viewers around the world. She has also done many nude scenes in the movies which have also made her popular with the audience. She married her boyfriend, Gabriel Byrne, in 1993.
But their relation did not last long, and they got a divorce in 1999. They have got two children. Later, Ronald Perelman, a businessman, became her husband.
But they also got divorced in 2006. She started dating with Sam Levinson in 2011 who is a director as well as a writer by profession.
She has done plastic surgery to look younger. Her hot bikini pictures can also be found on the web. If you want to follow her, you can visit her account on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
THAT’S OUR GIRL!!!“@Byrneperfection: Romy has that same fiery spirit Ellen Barkin & #GabrielByrne have..
THAT’S OUR GIRL!!!“@Byrneperfection: Romy has that same fiery spirit Ellen Barkin & #GabrielByrne have #RomyByrne pic.twitter.com/Awo4NXFfzm”
— Ellen Barkin (@EllenBarkin) July 30, 2014
Her interviews, TV shows, as well as the movies, can be watched on YouTube. You can find her full biography in Wikipedia as well as IMDB.