Date of Birth: February 22, 1950 (68)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Female

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

(winners are in red)

 
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