Ellen Barkin Overview

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Born: April 16, 1954

Ellen Barkin is probably best known for her steamy roles opposite Dennis Quaid in The Big Easy and Al Pacino in Sea of Love. But this unconventionally beautiful actress never believed the hype about her own sex appeal. Born in the Bronx, N.Y. to a father who was a chemical salesman and a mother who was a hospital administrator, she attended the renowned High School for the Performing Arts in New York and went on to study history and drama at Hunter College. Barkin continued honing her craft... See All

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