Born on June 21, 1925 in Troy, New York
Maureen Stapleton as "Emma Goldman"
American journalist John Reed (Warren Beatty) journeys to Russia to document the Boleshevik Revolution and returns a revolutionary. His fervor for left-wing politics leads him to Louise Bryant (Diane Keaton), then married, who will become a feminist icon and activist. Politics at home become more complicated as the rift grows between reality and Reed's ideals. Bryant takes up with a cynical playwright (Jack Nicholson), and Reed returns to Russia, where his health declines.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1982)||Won||Supporting Actress|
|Academy Award (1981)||Won||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (1981)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
Maureen Stapleton as "Pearl"
When dominating interior designer Eve (Geraldine Page) and her husband, Arthur (E.G. Marshall), split after decades of marriage, it comes as a shock to their adult daughters -- tightly wound author Renata (Diane Keaton), struggling actress Joey (Mary Beth Hurt) and flighty Flyn (Kristin Griffith) -- as does Arthur's new romance with a vibrant artist (Maureen Stapleton). This was writer-director Woody Allen's first dramatic feature, and the first of his films in which he did not act.
|Academy Award (1978)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (1978)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
Maureen Stapleton as "Karen Nash"
In a film based on Neil Simon's hit play, Walter Matthau portrays three unconnected roles. Sam Nash reluctantly joins his wife, Karen (Maureen Stapleton), in the suite where they spent their honeymoon, hoping to revive their flagging marriage. Then Jesse Kiplinger, an aging movie producer, is determined to seduce his old flame, Muriel (Barbara Harris). Finally, Matthau is beleaguered father Roy Hubley who, with his wife, Norma (Lee Grant), struggles to get their daughter to her own wedding.
|Golden Globe (1971)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
Maureen Stapleton as "Inez Guerrero"
In this large-ensemble disaster movie, Mel Bakersfeld (Burt Lancaster), the general manager of a Chicago-area airport, must contend with a massive snowstorm and other issues, both work-related and personal, while the troubled D.O. Guerrero (Van Heflin) threatens to blow up an airliner. As pilot Vernon Demerest (Dean Martin) attempts to calm Guerrero down and dissuade him from setting off explosives on the plane, tensions increase in the air and on the ground, and danger is imminent.
|Academy Award (1970)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1970)||Nominated||Supporting Actress|
|Golden Globe (1970)||Won||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
Maureen Stapleton as "Fay Doyle"
Burdened by a family secret, Adam White (Montgomery Clift) lands a job as a newspaper advice columnist. Little does he realize that it's all part of a nasty desire by cynical editor William Shrike (Robert Ryan) to crush the souls of his underlings. Adam feels his readers' pain, and eventually he takes an assignment to meet with Faye Doyle (Maureen Stapleton), who is exasperated by her crippled husband. When Faye tries to seduce Adam, he must choose between his job and his girl (Dolores Hart).
|Academy Award (1958)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (1958)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|