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Shelley Duvall

Shelley Duvall

Shelley Duvall

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1949-07-07
  • Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, USA
  • Also Known As: The Texas Twiggy, Manic Mouse

Biography:Shelley Alexis Duvall (born July 7, 1949) is an American film and television actress from Houston, Texas, best known for her unique looks and eccentric roles in movies like 3 Women, Popeye, Thieves Like Us, Brewster McCloud and The Shining. Shelley, who had no prior acting experience, was discovered at a party she was hosting for her artist boyfriend and immediately cast in Robert Altman's Brewster McCloud. She began her career in several more Altman films and was awarded Best Actress at Cannes Film Festival in 1977 for her performance in 3 Women. She also starred in movies directed by Stanley Kubrick, Terry Gilliam, Jane Campion and Tim Burton. Shelley was not only an award-winning actress but an Emmy-nominated producer and pioneer of cable television, responsible for Faerie Tale Theatre, Bedtime Stories and other kid-friendly programming. After appearing in a large slate of movies and shows in the 1990s, Shelley left Hollywood and retired from film in 2002. She now lives alongside her boyfriend Dan Gilroy and away from the spotlight on a ranch in Texas Hill Country. Description above from the Wikipedia article Shelley Duvall, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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