Ellen Greene is perhaps best known for creating the lovable Audrey in the Off-Broadway, Los Angeles and London productions of Little Shop of Horrors; she reprised the role in the 1986 film made at Pinewood Studios in the UK. Ellen's Broadway credits include Rachael Lily Rosenbloom and Don't You Ever Forget It, Threepenny Opera (Tony Award nomination), The Little Prince and the Aviator, and Three Men on a Horse. Some of her Off-Broadway credits include In the Boom Boom Room, The Sorrows of Stephen, The Nature and Purpose of the Universe and Teeth and Smiles. Her many films include Léon: The Professional, Talk Radio, One Fine Day, The Cooler and Next Stop, Greenwich Village. Her TV credits include "Glory! Glory" for HBO, (Cable Ace Award nomination), "Dinner at Eight," "Pushing Daisies" and "Heroes." In 2009, she played Miss Adelaide in the all-star Hollywood Bowl staging of Guys and Dolls. Ellen's debut solo album In His Eyes was named the vocal recording of the year by Playbill, and this Thanksgiving she released a new Christmas album, Songs for a Winter's Night, to rave reviews.
Ellen Greene Awards and Nominations
|Drama Desk Awards - 1983 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical|
|Ellen Greene, Little Shop of Horrors|
|Olivier Awards - 1983 - Actress of the Year in a Musical|
|Ellen Greene, Little Shop Of Horrors|
|Tony Awards - 1977 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical|
|Ellen Green , Threepenny Opera|