Maureen Stapleton

Highest Rated:
100% Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Lowest Rated:
11% Passed Away (1992)
Birthday:
Jun 21
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
A highly respected character actress of stage, screen, and occasional television, Maureen Stapleton has specialized in playing slightly unkempt, earthy, and/or eccentric women in dramas and comedies. Born June 21, 1925, Stapleton grew up dreaming of becoming a thespian like her idol Joel McCrea, and…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
83% Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There
  • Actor
-- 2004
Dead Silence
  • Actor
-- 1998
57% Addicted to Love
  • Nana
-- 1997
America & Lewis Hine
  • Actor
-- 1996
89% The Last Good Time
  • Ida Cutler
-- 1995
29% Trading Mom (The Mommy Market)
  • Mrs. Cavour
-- 1994
Lincoln - The Making of a President: 1860 - 1862
  • Sarah Bush Lincoln
-- 1992
Lincoln - The Pivotal Year: 1863
  • Sarah Bush Lincoln
-- 1992
Lincoln - "I Want to Finish This Job": 1864
  • Sarah Bush Lincoln
-- 1992
Lincoln - "Now He Belongs to the Ages": 1865
  • Sarah Bush Lincoln
-- 1992
11% Passed Away
  • Mary Scanlan
-- 1992
Miss Rose White
  • Tanta Perla
-- 1992
Last Wish
  • Ida Rollin
-- 1992
Liberace: Behind the Music
  • Frances Liberace
-- 1988
Doin' Time On Planet Earth
  • Harriet
-- 1988
36% Cocoon: The Return
  • Mary Luckett
-- 1988
38% Nuts
  • Rose Kirk Claudia's Mother
-- 1987
Sweet Lorraine
  • Director
  • Lillian Garber
-- 1987
40% Made in Heaven
  • Mike's Aunt Lisa
-- 1987
46% Heartburn
  • Vera
-- 1986
47% The Money Pit
  • Estelle
-- 1986
The Cosmic Eye (Art and Jazz in Animation: The Cosmic Eye)
  • Mother Earth
-- 1986
Private Sessions
  • Actor
-- 1985
80% Cocoon
  • Mary Luckett
-- 1985
Alice in Wonderland
  • Actor
-- 1985
America and Lewis Hine
  • Narrator
-- 1984
47% Johnny Dangerously
  • Mom
-- 1984
Little Gloria
  • Actor
-- 1984
Family Secrets
  • Maggie Lukauer
-- 1984
The Electric Grandmother
  • Actor
-- 1982
Little Gloria: Happy at Last
  • Actor
-- 1982
45% The Fan
  • Belle Goldman
-- 1981
94% Reds
  • Emma Goldman
-- 1981
On the Right Track
  • Mary/Big Lady
-- 1981
44% Runner Stumbles
  • Mrs. Shandig
-- 1979
Lost and Found
  • Jemmy
-- 1979
77% Interiors
  • Pearl
-- 1978
Gathering
  • Kate Thornton
-- 1977
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
  • Actor
-- 1976
80% Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
  • Actor
-- 1975
Tell Me Where It Hurts
  • Actor
-- 1974
77% Summer of '42
  • Hermie's Mother
-- 1971
50% Plaza Suite
  • Karen Nash
-- 1971
80% Airport
  • Inez Guerrero
-- 1970
Trilogy
  • Actor
-- 1968
100% Bye Bye Birdie
  • Mama Peterson
-- 1963
Vu du pont (A View from the Bridge)
  • Beatrice Carbone
-- 1962
60% The Fugitive Kind
  • Vee Talbott
-- 1960
Lonelyhearts (Miss Lonelyheart)
  • Fay Doyle
-- 1958


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Great Performances
2000-2014
  • The White Queen
1983

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