Elaine May

American screenwriter, film director, actress, and comedian

Elaine May (born April 21, 1932) is an American screenwriter, movie director, actress and comedian. She was known for being in an improvisational comedy with Mike Nichols called Nichols and May. She has been nominated twice for an Academy Award, for Heaven Can Wait (1978) and Primary Colors (1998).

Elaine May
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Acting on stage in 1959
Born
Elaine Iva Berlin

(1932-04-21) April 21, 1932 (age 88)
Other namesEsther Dale
OccupationScreenwriter, film director, actress, comedian
Years active1958-2000
Spouse(s)Marvin Irving May (1949-1960; divorced); 1 child
Sheldon Harnick (1962–63; divorced)
David L. Rubinfine (1964–82; his death)
Partner(s)Stanley Donen (1999–present)
ChildrenJeannie Berlin (daughter)

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