Ellen Barkin was born on 16th April 1954. She is an American actress and film producer. Her first breakthrough role was in the 1982 comedy-drama film Diner, and she has also been seen to star in essential roles in Tender Mervies, the Big Easy, and more. Ellen Barkin portrays the most critical character of Janine “Smurf” Cody, which has been played by Jackie Weaver in the 2010 film. She is very protective of her family.
The Smurfs are a Southern Californian family whose extreme lifestyle is led by their unlawful activities. Barkin also won some awards as well as the Primetime Emmy award for an outstanding lead actress for her performance in the movie; before women had wings. She also received she received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her Broadway performance in The Normal Heart.