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Ellen Barkin

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Ellen Barkin, 1991 on “Switch” – Out of the Archives

Ellen Barkin received a Golden Globe nomination as Best Actress – Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy in 1992 for Switch, written and directed by Blake Edwards from the 1959 play by George Axelrod, Goodbye Charlie. She spoke to the journalists of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1991 about playing a dead man reincarnated in a woman’s body as punishment for his misogynist behavior, and forced to confront his past from a different perspective.
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Flashback: Ellen Barkin, Golden Globe Nominee, in 1991

Fans of the 2010 Australian movie Animal Kingdom are probably excited and curious to see how that terse crime drama will translate into a TV show – starting June 14 the series will launch on TNT, transposed from Down Under to a Southern California beach town. Here’s a piece of good news: the pivotal role of implacable matriarch Janine “Smurf” Cody, which earned Jackie Weaver a Golden Globe nomination, has been taken over by another Golden Globe nominee, the talented Ellen Barkin.