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Elaine has brought some of her dozens of portrayals of fabulous women to tens of
thousands of women, men and children internationally at more than 500 venues. She
has taught acting at all levels, including challenged children, and directed teenagers
in stage plays. She has written, produced and acted in her own one-
She teaches a variety of courses in adult extension—from how to get published to
public speaking techniques. Included in several editions of Contemporary Authors,
Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who in Entertainment, Partnow has been the
Elaine is also actively engaged in the entertainment industry, and has recently appeared in commercials, music videos, films and TV. You can find out more about her acting career at .
Elaine currently lives in Los Angeles with her photographer husband, photographer Turner Browne (www.TurnerBrowne.com), and their two dogs: Pip, a Jack Russell terrier, and Deva, a rat terrier. She has done volunteer work as an educational interpreter for park systems, mentored at the schools, and, with Deva, has made pet therapy visitations.
Presently she is deeply enmeshed in producing, hosting and performing in The Quotable Woman, the web series.
Elaine Bernstein Partnow
The Quotable Woman
Elaine Bernstein Partnow is an author, an actor, a quotologist, an editor, instructor and a public speaker especially noted for her living history portrayals of notable women and for the nationally acclaimed book The Quotable Woman, The First 5,000 Years (Facts On File. 6th ed., 2010). A collection of almost 20,000 quotations from 167 nations by over 5,000 women, it has been in print since 1977. Other quotations collections include The Quotable Jewish Woman (Jewish Lights, 2004), The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Great Quotes for All Occasions (2008), and most recently, The Little Book of the Spirit for Women (Sterling, 2010). Among her other works are The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Your True Age (2009), The Female Dramatist (1998), Everyday Speaking for all Occasions for Women (1998), and The MacMillan Book of Photographic Artists and Innovators (1983).