Estelle Parsons, American actress, director, theater producer. Recipient Theatre World award, 1962-1963, Obie award, 1964, Motion Picture Academy Arts and Sciences award, 1967, Medal of Honor, Connecticut College, 1969; named Doctor of Fine Arts, Connecticut College, 2005; named to Theatre Hall of Fame, 2004.
Stage appearances include Happy Hunting, 1957, Whoop Up, 1958, Beg, Borrow or Steal, 1960, Threepenny Opera, 1960, Mistress Dally Has a Lover, 1962, Ready When You Are C.B, 1964, Malcolm, 1965, Seven Descents of Myrtle, 1968, And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, 1971, Mert and Phil, 1974, The Norman Conquests, 1975-1976, Ladies of the Alamo, 1977, Miss Margarida's Way, 1977-1978, The Pirates of Penzance, 1981, The Shadow Box, 1994. Adapted, director, performer Orgasmo Adulto Escapes from the Zoo, 1983, The Unguided Missile, Baba Goya, 1989, Shimada, 1992, Grace & Glorie, 1996, The Last of the Thorntons, 2000-2001, Morning's At Seven, 2002, The Bay at Nice, 2004, Harold & Maude, 2005, (Broadway) August: Osage County, 2008-2010. Film appearances include Bonnie and Clyde, 1966 (Academy award), Rachel, Rachel, 1967, I Never Sang for My Father, 1969, Dick Tracy, 1990, Boys On The Side, 1995, Looking for Richard, 1996, That Darn Cat, 1997.
Television appearances include Roseanne, 1990-1998, NBC Today, 1951-1956. Artistic director New York Shakespeare Festival Players, 1986, Actors' Studio, 1997-2003. Director (Broadway play) Salome, the Reading, 2003.