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Verla Eileen Regina Brennan
Los Angeles, California, United States
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Eileen Brennan Fast Facts:
Honed her talent by performing with Georgetown University's Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society.
Studied acting in New York; roomed with Rue McClanahan and Macy Janney (Allison Janney's mother).
In 1959, appeared in the off-Broadway production
Little Mary Sunshine
, for which she received an Obie Award.
Teamed with director Peter Bogdanovich for multiple films, including
The Last Picture Show
Was struck by a car and seriously injured in October 1982.
Overcame her injuries and a subsequent addiction to painkillers, resuming her career in 1984.
Eileen Brennan Relationships:
Jean Manahan - Mother
David Lampson - Ex-husband
Patrick Lampson - Son
John Brennan - Father
Samuel Lampson - Son
Eileen Brennan Awards:
1989 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
1991 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
1982 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series - Nominee
1981 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series - Winner
1972 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee
1982 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
1983 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series - Nominee
2004 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
1983 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
1980 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1981 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
Attended Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States; attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, New York, United States
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