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Actress Ellen Barkin Turns 58

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Happy birthday Ellen Barkin! The actress most recently seen in the role of unscrupulous real estate broker Mitzi Roth on ABC’s ‘Modern Family’ turns 58 today.

Barkin is a New York native, raised in Queens and a graduate of the High School of Performing Arts in Manhattan and Hunter College. She emerged on the Hollywood scene as Beth in "Diner" in 1982, and subsequently played the leading lady in such blockbusters as "The Big Easy" and "Sea of Love." She married fellow actor Gabriel Bryne in 1988 (they were in divorced in 1999), and is also known for a rocky marriage with businessman Ron Perelman that received a great deal of media attention. Most recently, she made her debut on Broadway in the play "The Normal Heart" (and scored a Tony), and has begun producing her own films.

For photos, clips, and interviews with Barkin, check out the slideshow below:

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