Elaine May

Screenwriter, Film director

1932 –

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Who is Elaine May?

Elaine May 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. Ms. May is a recipient of the National Medal of Arts for her unique contributions.

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Born
Apr 21, 1932
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • Elaine Iva Berlin
  • Elaine Berlin
  • Esther Dale
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013