Short Info

Date Of BirthSeptember 10, 1959
SpouseBarry Bostwick
FactEx-daughter-in-law of Bud Bostwick.

Stacey Nelkin is an American actress, writer, and producer. She was born in New York City on October 30, 1962, to parents Jerry and Barbara Nelkin. She has one sister, Wendy. Nelkin was educated at the High School of Performing Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.

Nelkin’s acting career began in the early 1980s with roles in the films Halloween II (1981), Space Raiders (1983), and The Wild Life (1984). She has also appeared in television series such as The Equalizer (1985), Miami Vice (1986), and L.A. Law (1987). In recent years, Nelkin has appeared in the films The Girl Next Door (2004), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), and 27 Dresses (2008).

Nelkin has been married twice. Her first husband was actor Michael Ontkean, with whom she has one daughter, Zoe. Her second husband is producer Mitchell Rubenstein. Nelkin currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

General Info

Full NameStacey Nelkin
Date Of BirthSeptember 10, 1959
EducationStuyvesant High School


SpouseBarry Bostwick


MoviesCalifornia Dreaming, Up the Academy, Going Ape!, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Yellowbeard, Get Crazy, Sunset Limousine, Desperate Motive, Everything Relative, Dante and Beatrice: A Family Film
TV ShowsGenerations, The Chisholms

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1Founder, "The Daily Affair".
2Was born to teenage parents.
3Parenting expert.
4Embarked on a career as a relationship expert and has her own YouTube channel and website supporting her new career.
5Attended New York's Stuyvesant High School.
6Along with being the real life inspiration for the character "Tracy" in the Woody Allen film Manhattan (1979), she appeared in his film Bullets Over Broadway (1994). Also, in another of Woody's films, Broadway Danny Rose (1984), in the background of one scene there is a movie theater that is showing Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), in which Nelkin co-stars.
7Has a walk-on in Bette Midler's video for her version of The Rolling Stones' version of "Beast of Burden", directed by Allan Arkush, who also directed Get Crazy (1983) in which she had a featured role.
8Ex-daughter-in-law of Bud Bostwick.
9Her romantic relationship with Woody Allen when she was still a teenager inspired Allen's movie Manhattan (1979) -- Mariel Hemingway's role "Tracy" is based on Nelkin.
10She was originally cast as "Mary", the infamous "Sixth Replicant" in Blade Runner (1982), but due to the film's escalating budget, her part was cut just before shooting began.




Dante and Beatrice: A Family Film2015Short
12 Floors Up2010ShortMargot Reese
Fringe2009TV SeriesReporter
Breaking Pattern2008ShortJoanie
Everything Relative1996Katie Kessler
Bullets Over Broadway1994Rita
Ride with the Wind1994TV MovieSteph
Basic Values: Sex, Shock & Censorship in the 90's1993TV MoviePatty Turner
Distant Cousins1993Bank Teller
Hunter1991TV SeriesBarbara
The Yum Yums: The Day Things Went Sour1990TV Movie voice
1st & Ten: The Championship1989TV SeriesDr. Death's Girlfriend
Generations1989TV SeriesChristy Russell #2 (1990)
The Twilight Zone1986TV SeriesFaith (segment "A Day in Beaumont")
Crazy Like a Fox1986TV Series
The Insiders1985TV Series
Murder, She Wrote1985TV SeriesCheryl Lodge
The Fall Guy1985TV SeriesRhonda Payne
The A-Team1985TV SeriesLisa Perry
Finder of Lost Loves1985TV SeriesDonna Sinclair
Simon & Simon1984TV SeriesLinda Sanborn
The Jerk, Too1984TV MovieMarie Van Buren (as Stacey Nelkin)
Sunset Limousine1983TV MovieStacey
Get Crazy1983Susie Allen
Halloween III: Season of the Witch1982Ellie Grimbridge
The Adventures of Pollyanna1982TV MovieCora Spencer (as Stacey Nelkin)
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1982TV SeriesCora Spencer
Going Ape!1981Cynthia (as Stacey Nelkin)
Trapper John, M.D.1981TV SeriesKim
Children of Divorce1980TV MovieAndrea Hoffman
Up the Academy1980Candy
The Last Convertible1979TV Mini-SeriesSheila Garrigan
The Chisholms1979TV Mini-SeriesBonnie Sue Chisholm
California Dreaming1979Marsha
The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal1979TV MovieGina (as Stacey Nelkin)
Like Mom, Like Me1978TV MovieTao Wolf
The Waltons1978TV SeriesMary Frances Conover
The Paper Chase1978TV SeriesTracy Ford
Fish1978TV Series
Eight Is Enough1978TV SeriesLinda
CHiPs1978TV SeriesMarge


Piers Morgan Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
America Live2013TV SeriesHerself - Parenting Expert
Stand Alone: The Making of Halloween III2012VideoHerself
All Night with Joey Reynolds2011TV SeriesHerself
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner2007Video documentaryHerself
Screen Tests: Rachael and Pris2007Video documentary shortHerself
Group Madness1983DocumentaryHerself

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1st & Ten: The Championship1991TV SeriesDr. Death's Girlfriend

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