Estelle Parsons

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
Lowest Rated:
13% That Darn Cat (1996)
Birthday:
Nov 20
Birthplace:
Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA
Bio:
Specializing in playing fanatical or neurotic women, character actress Estelle Parsons has found success on stage, screen, and television, particularly in the latter venue where she is best remembered for playing Roseanne Arnold's screechy, lunatic mother on Roseanne (1988-1997). In show business,…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Wilde Salomé
  • Herself
-- 2013
Empire Falls
  • Bea
-- 2005
The Love Letter
  • Actor
-- 1998
13% That Darn Cat
  • Old Lady McCracken
-- 1996
81% Looking for Richard
  • Margaret
-- 1996
73% Boys on the Side
  • Louise
-- 1995
Gospel According to Jesus
  • Actor
-- 1995
A Private Matter
  • Mary Chessen
-- 1992
Blue Men
  • Actor
-- 1991
64% Dick Tracy
  • Mrs. Trueheart
-- 1990
14% The Lemon Sisters
  • Mrs. Kupchak
-- 1990
Come Along with Me
  • Actor
-- 1984
Backstairs at the White House
  • Actor
-- 1979
Fore Play (The President's Women)
  • Actor
-- 1975
Foreplay
  • First Lady/Barmaid
-- 1975
The UFO Incident (Interrupted Journey)
  • Actor
-- 1975
57% For Pete's Sake
  • Helen
-- 1974
June Moon
  • Actor
-- 1974
Watermelon Man
  • Althea Gerber
-- 1970
I Walk the Line
  • Ellen Haney
-- 1970
Memory of Two Mondays
  • Actor
-- 1970
100% I Never Sang for My Father
  • Alice
-- 1970
Don't Drink the Water
  • Marion Hollander
-- 1969
86% Rachel, Rachel
  • Calla Mackie
-- 1968
90% Bonnie and Clyde
  • Blanche
-- 1967
Ladybug Ladybug
  • JoAnn's Mother
-- 1963
Gentle Annie
  • Actor
-- 1944


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
100% The Good Wife
2009-2014
  • Nana Joe
2013
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2013
  • Rose Rinato
2002

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Quotes from Estelle Parsons's Characters

    1. Blanche: [Blanche wants a cut of the loot] Well why not? I earned my share same as everybody. Well, I coulda got killed same as everybody. And I'm wanted by the law same as everybody... I'm a nervous wreck and that's the truth. I have to take sass from Miss Bonnie Parker all the time. I deserve mine.
    From Bonnie and Clyde. Submitted by Adam O (14 months ago)
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