Shelley Winters

Name:
Shelley Winters
Age:
85
Date of Birth:
Aug 18, 1920
Occupation:
Actress
Spouse:
Mack Paul Mayer, (m. 1942; Div. 1948), Vittorio Gassman, (m. 1952; Div. 1954), Anthony Franciosa, (m. 1957; Div. 1960), Gerry DeFord, (m. 2006)
Children:
1
Years active:
1943–2006
Awards:
Academy Award For Best Supporting Actress (1959 And 1965)
Political party:
Democratic
Died:
Jan 14, 2006 (Heart Failure)
Resting place:
Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery, Culver City, California, United States

Shelley Winters - Biography Summary


Shelley Winters (born Shirley Schrift; August 18, 1920 – January 14, 2006) was an American actress whose career spanned five decades.

She appeared in numerous films, and won Academy Awards for The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) and A Patch of Blue (1965), and received nominations for A Place in the Sun (1951) and The Poseidon Adventure (1972). Other roles Winters appeared in include A Double Life (1947), The Night of the Hunter (1955), Lolita (1962), Alfie (1966), and Pete's Dragon (1977).

In addition to film, Winters also appeared in television, including a years-long tenure on the sitcom Roseanne, and also authored three autobiographical books.



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