Elaine Stritch

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Elaine Bawson Stritch (born February 2, 1925)  is an American actress and vocalist. She has appeared in numerous stage plays and musicals, feature films, and many television programs. She is known for her performance of "The Ladies Who Lunch" in Stephen Sondheim's 1970 musical Company, her 2001 one-woman show Elaine Stritch at Liberty, and recently for her role as Jack Donaghy's mother Colleen on NBC's 30 Rock. She has been nominated for the Tony Award four times in various categories, and won for Elaine Stritch at Liberty.

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Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick McKay filmed over 100 of the greatest stars ever to work on Broadway or in Hollywood. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Bea Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick McKay filmed over 100 of the greatest stars ever to work on Broadway or in Hollywood. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Bea Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard

Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)

After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his three troubled ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Holland
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Siobhan Fallon Hogan

After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his three troubled ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Holland
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Siobhan Fallon Hogan

Monster-in-Law (2005)

Office temp Charlotte Cantilini thinks she's found Mr. Right when she starts dating gorgeous surgeon Dr. Kevin Fields. But there's a problem standing in the way of everlasting bliss: Kevin's overbearing and controlling mother, Viola. Fearing she'll lose her son's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Jane Fonda  •  Michael Vartan  •  Wanda Sykes

Office temp Charlotte Cantilini thinks she's found Mr. Right when she starts dating gorgeous surgeon Dr. Kevin Fields. But there's a problem standing in the way of everlasting bliss: Kevin's overbearing and controlling mother, Viola. Fearing she'll lose her son's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Jane Fonda  •  Michael Vartan  •  Wanda Sykes

Out to Sea (1997)

Care-free Charlie cons his widower brother-in-law Herb into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and the luscious Liz and lovely Vivian, our heroes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Brent Spiner

Care-free Charlie cons his widower brother-in-law Herb into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and the luscious Liz and lovely Vivian, our heroes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Brent Spiner

Providence (1977)

On the eve of his 78th birthday, the ailing, alcoholic writer Clive Langham spends a painful and sleepless night mentally composing and recomposing scenes for a novel in which characters based on his own family are shaped by his fantasies and memories, alongside ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  John Gielgud  •  David Warner

On the eve of his 78th birthday, the ailing, alcoholic writer Clive Langham spends a painful and sleepless night mentally composing and recomposing scenes for a novel in which characters based on his own family are shaped by his fantasies and memories, alongside ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Resnais
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  John Gielgud  •  David Warner

Small Time Crooks (2000)

A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Carolyn Saxon  •  Tracey Ullman  •  Michael Rapaport

A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Carolyn Saxon  •  Tracey Ullman  •  Michael Rapaport

The Perfect Furlough (1958)

A love-starved soldier stationed at an Arctic base wins a furlough in Paris, but a pretty, no-nonsense military psychologist is ordered to accompany him as chaperone to keep him out of trouble.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Janet Leigh  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Linda Cristal

A love-starved soldier stationed at an Arctic base wins a furlough in Paris, but a pretty, no-nonsense military psychologist is ordered to accompany him as chaperone to keep him out of trouble.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Janet Leigh  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Linda Cristal

Cocoon: The Return (1988)

The reinvigorated elderly group that left Earth comes back to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no one grows old, or will they be tempted to remain on Earth?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Wilford Brimley  •  Courteney Cox  •  Hume Cronyn

The reinvigorated elderly group that left Earth comes back to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no one grows old, or will they be tempted to remain on Earth?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Wilford Brimley  •  Courteney Cox  •  Hume Cronyn

September (1987)

After a suicide attempt, Lane has moved into her country house to recuperate. Her best friend, Stephanie, has come to join her for the summer. Lane's mother, Diane, has recently arrived with her husband Lloyd, Lane's stepfather. Lane is close to two neighbors: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Sam Waterston  •  Elaine Stritch

After a suicide attempt, Lane has moved into her country house to recuperate. Her best friend, Stephanie, has come to join her for the summer. Lane's mother, Diane, has recently arrived with her husband Lloyd, Lane's stepfather. Lane is close to two neighbors: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Sam Waterston  •  Elaine Stritch

Screwed (2000)

A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Alexander  •  Larry Karaszewski
CAST:  Norm Macdonald  •  Dave Chappelle  •  Danny DeVito  •  Elaine Stritch

A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Alexander  •  Larry Karaszewski
CAST:  Norm Macdonald  •  Dave Chappelle  •  Danny DeVito  •  Elaine Stritch

Chance of a Lifetime (1991)

Since the death of her husband 10 years ago, Evelyn has been working hard for her company, but had no private life. Now her doctor shocks her with the news that she may live only another 6 months. Spontanely she follows a TV ad and sets out for vacation in Mexico. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Sanger
CAST:  Betty White  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Michael Tucci

Since the death of her husband 10 years ago, Evelyn has been working hard for her company, but had no private life. Now her doctor shocks her with the news that she may live only another 6 months. Spontanely she follows a TV ad and sets out for vacation in Mexico. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Sanger
CAST:  Betty White  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Michael Tucci

Original Cast Album: Company (1970)

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Company" opened on Broadway in the Spring of 1970, and tradition dictates that the cast recording is done on the first Sunday after opening night. D.A. Pennebaker, the now-legendary documentarian, filmed the production of the original ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  D. A. Pennebaker
CAST:  Stephen Sondheim  •  Hal Prince  •  Elaine Stritch  •  Dean Jones

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Company" opened on Broadway in the Spring of 1970, and tradition dictates that the cast recording is done on the first Sunday after opening night. D.A. Pennebaker, the now-legendary documentarian, filmed the production of the original ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  D. A. Pennebaker
CAST:  Stephen Sondheim  •  Hal Prince  •  Elaine Stritch  •  Dean Jones

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2013)

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains in the spotlight at eighty-seven years old. Join the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner both on and off stage in this revealing documentary. With interviews from Tina Fey, Nathan Lane, Hal Prince and others, ELAINE ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chiemi Karasawa
CAST:  Elaine Stritch  •  Tina Fey  •  Cherry Jones  •  Nathan Lane

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains in the spotlight at eighty-seven years old. Join the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner both on and off stage in this revealing documentary. With interviews from Tina Fey, Nathan Lane, Hal Prince and others, ELAINE ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chiemi Karasawa
CAST:  Elaine Stritch  •  Tina Fey  •  Cherry Jones  •  Nathan Lane

ParaNorman (2012)

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In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock can speak to the dead, but no one other than his eccentric new friend believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's eccentric uncle tells him of a ritual he must perform to protect the town from a curse cast by a witch ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Butler  •  Sam Fell
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  John Goodman  •  Leslie Mann  •  Casey Affleck

In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock can speak to the dead, but no one other than his eccentric new friend believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's eccentric uncle tells him of a ritual he must perform to protect the town from a curse cast by a witch ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Butler  •  Sam Fell
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  John Goodman  •  Leslie Mann  •  Casey Affleck

Sondheim! The Birthday Concert (2010)

Join us for a rousing celebration of the life and works of one of Broadway's greatest legends — the one and only Stephen Sondheim. For the master composer and lyricist's 80th birthday, many of musical theater's brightest stars gathered in March of 2010 to perform ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lonny Price
CAST:  David Hyde Pierce  •  Laura Benanti  •  Matt Cavenaugh  •  Michael Cerveris

Join us for a rousing celebration of the life and works of one of Broadway's greatest legends — the one and only Stephen Sondheim. For the master composer and lyricist's 80th birthday, many of musical theater's brightest stars gathered in March of 2010 to perform ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lonny Price
CAST:  David Hyde Pierce  •  Laura Benanti  •  Matt Cavenaugh  •  Michael Cerveris

Elaine Stritch At Liberty (2004)

Judy at the Palace. Sinatra at Carnegie Hall. Streisand at the Garden. Stritch on Broadway. Legendary performances come along so rarely. Elaine Stritch At Liberty is an autobiographical one-woman show written by Elaine Stritch and John Lahr. The show consists of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Picheta
CAST:  Elaine Stritch

Judy at the Palace. Sinatra at Carnegie Hall. Streisand at the Garden. Stritch on Broadway. Legendary performances come along so rarely. Elaine Stritch At Liberty is an autobiographical one-woman show written by Elaine Stritch and John Lahr. The show consists of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Picheta
CAST:  Elaine Stritch

My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999)

On Sept. 28, 1998, some of the greatest divas in musical theater -- including Marin Mazzie, Judy Kuhn and Audra McDonald -- took the stage at New York City's Carnegie Hall to belt out songs that made them famous. Julie Andrews hosted the event. Showstoppers include ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Cosel
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Elaine Stritch  •  Liza Minnelli  •  Faith Prince

On Sept. 28, 1998, some of the greatest divas in musical theater -- including Marin Mazzie, Judy Kuhn and Audra McDonald -- took the stage at New York City's Carnegie Hall to belt out songs that made them famous. Julie Andrews hosted the event. Showstoppers include ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Cosel
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Elaine Stritch  •  Liza Minnelli  •  Faith Prince

The Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker (1970)

After a young man graduates from a prestigious college, he rebels by preferring a carefree existence rather than the life of fighting the rungs within the treacherous American corporate ladder. For his means of survival he becomes a New York cab driver.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dexter
CAST:  Jordan Christopher  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Jill O'Hara  •  Robert Walden

After a young man graduates from a prestigious college, he rebels by preferring a carefree existence rather than the life of fighting the rungs within the treacherous American corporate ladder. For his means of survival he becomes a New York cab driver.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Dexter
CAST:  Jordan Christopher  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Jill O'Hara  •  Robert Walden

Too Many Thieves (1966)

When some priceless Macedonian treasures are swiped, lawyer Falk arrives to get to the bottom of things.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abner Biberman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Britt Ekland  •  Joanna Barnes  •  Nehemiah Persoff

When some priceless Macedonian treasures are swiped, lawyer Falk arrives to get to the bottom of things.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abner Biberman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Britt Ekland  •  Joanna Barnes  •  Nehemiah Persoff

The Scarlet Hour (1956)

An unhappy wife uses her powers of manipulation to draw an infatuated man into an ill-fated jewelry heist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Carol Ohmart  •  Tom Tryon  •  Jody Lawrance  •  James Gregory

An unhappy wife uses her powers of manipulation to draw an infatuated man into an ill-fated jewelry heist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Carol Ohmart  •  Tom Tryon  •  Jody Lawrance  •  James Gregory
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