Estelle Parsons Overview:

Actress, Estelle Parsons, was born Estelle Margaret Parsons on Nov 20, 1927 in Marblehead, MA. As of December 2022, Estelle Parsons was 95 years old.



Estelle Parsons was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actress for Bonnie and Clyde (as Blanche Barrow) in 1967.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1967Best Supporting ActressBonnie and Clyde (1967)Blanche BarrowWon
1968Best Supporting ActressRachel, Rachel (1968)Calla MackieNominated

Parsons was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame .

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Estelle Parsons Quotes:

[Blanche wants a cut of the loot]
Blanche Barrow: 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.

Rachel Cameron: Oh, guess who invited me for supper tonight, and I said "No". The groper.
Calla Mackie: He probably serves rat. Come on up after, I bought you a... a nothing gift.
Rachel Cameron: What?
Calla Mackie: A companion that needs taking care of. But unlike your mother, it doesn't talk back.

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Estelle Parsons Facts
Served as Artistic Director of the Actors' Studio for five years, ending in 2003.

Studied Method Acting with Lee Strasberg.

Originally studied to be a lawyer.

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