Birth Date: November 20, 1927 / Age: 86
Birth Place: Marblehead, Massachusetts
Biography: Estelle Parsons (born November 20, 1927 in Marblehead, Massachusetts) is an American theater, film and television actress.
Parsons originally studied law, and then worked as a singer with a band before settling on an acting career in the early 1950s. Moving to New York, she worked as a writer, producer and commentator for The Today Show.
She has received Tony Award nominations for her work in The Seven Descents of Myrtle (1968), And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little (1971), Miss Margarida's Way (1978) and Mornings at Seven (2002).
Her film career includes an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Bonnie and Clyde (1967), and a nomination for Rachel, Rachel (1968). She also received a BAFTA Award nomination for her role in Watermelon Man (1970), and appeared in I Never Sang for My Father (1971), For Pete's Sake (1975), Dick Tracy (1992) and Boys on the Side (1995).