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Dukakis, Olympia

Works: 264 works in 773 publications in 7 languages and 28,467 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Biography  Action and adventure television programs  History 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Performer, Author, Contributor, Artist, Speaker, Producer, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Olympia Dukakis
Publications by Olympia Dukakis
Most widely held works by Olympia Dukakis
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( visu )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,432 libraries worldwide
A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
Steel magnolias by Robert Harling( visu )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,349 libraries worldwide
"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Away from Her by Sarah Polley( visu )
52 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,064 libraries worldwide
Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, ' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
Moonstruck by Norman Jewison( visu )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,038 libraries worldwide
An "unlucky in love" Italian-American widow just weeks away from her wedding falls in love with her fiance's younger brother
Look who's talking by Amy Heckerling( visu )
42 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,478 libraries worldwide
Mollie (Kirstie Alley) is a single working mom who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James (John Travolta), a cab driver turned babysitter who has what it takes to make them both happy. But Mollie won't even consider James. It's going to take all the tricks a baby can think of to bring them together before it's too late in this baby's-eye view comedy
The librarian ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
Noah Wyle heads a sterling cast in a fun, fantastical, special effects-laden adventure that soars around the world from the Metropolitan Library to the Amazon jungle to the Himalayas
The librarian ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
Noah Wyle reprises his role as Flynn Carsen, the nerdy yet precocious librarian, endeavors to find King Solomon's mines
Joan of Arc by Luc Besson( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 1,181 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Joan of Arc, who at seventeen, led one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed
In the land of women ( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Devastated over his breakup with his girlfriend, Carter Webb leaves Los Angeles to stay with his ailing Grandmother in her suburban Detroit home. Across the street lives the Hardwicke family. As Carter struggles to reconcile his own inner conflicts, he is drawn into the pains and loves of the Hardwicke women. All the Hardwicke women, in their way, fall in love with Carter. Each woman, in her own way, helps Carter find his way back
A paralyzing fear the story of polio in America by Nina Gilden Seavey( visu )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 707 libraries worldwide
"The story of polio's rise to epidemic proportions in 1916 and its eventual eradication through vaccines in the 1950's. The documentary examines America's haunting fear of the disease it could not contain and tells the story of America's transcendence from that fear. The film crew traveled across America interviewing polio survivors, parents, doctors, physical therapists, journalists, and everyday citizens who have been affected by the disease. Featuring thousands of photographs and films from the 'March of Dimes' archives, the documentary presents authentic images from the American polio era which had been in storage for more than 35 years."--Http://
Picture perfect by Glenn Gordon Caron( visu )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 637 libraries worldwide
As adorable as she is ambitious, Kate is determined to turn her mid-level advertising job into an executive position - and equally determined to snare Sam, the agency's ultra-suave Romeo who prefers illicit affairs with attached women
Anton Chekhov's The seagull by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( visu )
18 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
A group of friends and relations gather at a country estate to see the first performance of an experimental play written and staged by the young man of the house, Konstantin. Among the audience are Konstantin's self-centered mother, the actress Arkadina, and her lover, the novelist Trigorin. Their glamorous presence not only disrupts the performance, but also soon takes on a more profound significance for the lives of all those present
The thing about my folks ( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 586 libraries worldwide
After 47 years of marriage, Ben's mother leaves her husband. With nowhere else to turn, Ben's father Sam is forced to get to know his son. Hysterical antics ensue as Ben and Sam strengthen their relationship while Ben helps Sam romance his mother
Cloudburst ( visu )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Stella and Dot have been together for 31 years and have faithfully accompanied one another through life's ups and downs. Now in their seventies, Stella is hard of hearing and Dot is legally blind. Dotty's prudish granddaughter, Molly, decides the best place for Dot is a nursing home that will provide all the necessities. This forces Stella and Dot to make a bold decision: they will leave their hometown in Maine and make their way to Canada, where same-sex marriage is legal
Mighty Aphrodite by Woody Allen( visu )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 libraries worldwide
When a sportswriter tries to track down the mother of his adopted son, he discovers she is a prostitute and pornographic film star
Dad by Gary David Goldberg( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and French and held by 466 libraries worldwide
A work-obsessed man returns home when his mother is hospitalized, and finds that his father, whom he hasn't seen for 2 years, has deteriorated. Through careful nurturing the young man revitalizes his father and reestablishes a close relationship with him
The Last of the blonde bombshells ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 465 libraries worldwide
"One has lost her marbles, another is dead. A third is in prison, a fourth the worse for liquor. A fifth has sworn off the devil's music and the sixth - Elizabeth - is daydreaming about reforming the band. As a teenager in the war years, Elizabeth was a sax-player with the Blond Bombshells, until a scandal blew the band apart. But now, some five decades later, encouraged by patrik, an old rogue from her youth, she sets off in search of the survivors with a dream of recreating their former glories. --"Container
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city ( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection
Big driver ( visu )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Tess Thorne, a famous writer, faces a long drive home following a book signing. On a lonely New England road, her tire blows out, leaving her stranded. Relieved when another driver stops and offers assistance, Tess quickly discovers her savior is actually a serial killer who assaults her. Left for dead, Tess escapes, determined to find her attacker and seek revenge
Ellis Island: the dream of America by Peter Boyer( file )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Olympia Dukakis actrice américaine
Olympia Dukakis actriz estadounidense
Olympia Dukakis aktorka amerykańska
Olympia Dukakis Amerikaans filmacteur
Olympia Dukakis Amerikaans filmactrice
Olympia Dukakis attrice statunitense
Olympia Dukakis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Ολυμπία Δουκάκη
Олимпиа Дукакис АНУ-ын жүжигчин
Олимпия Дукакис
Олімпія Дукакіс
אולימפיה דוקאקיס
المپیا دوکاکیس بازیگر آمریکایی
أولمبيا دوكاكيس
ოლიმპია დუკაკისი
올림피아 듀커키스
English (301)
German (19)
Spanish (18)
French (14)
Multiple languages (3)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
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