Debra Eisenstadt Movies and Career Information
Actor, Director and Writer
Debra Eisenstadt is an American director, writer, producer and actress. As a writer and director, she is the recipient of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2001 Slamdance Film Festival and the Someone to Watch Award at the 2002 Independent Spirit Awards, both for her film Daydream Believer. She also received awards for her film The Limbo Room starring Melissa Leo. Her most highly visible acting role was starring in the film version of David Mamet's controversial Oleanna where she played opposite William H. Macy. She is married to the filmmaker Brett Morgen. She is also a granddaughter of the Sweet'n Low inventor/founder Benjamin Eisenstadt.