Carole Shelley

Stage Actress

Birthday August 16, 1939

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Aug 31, 2018 (79)

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English actress who appeared in the original Broadway production of Wicked. She earned a Tony Award for her performance in the 1979 Broadway production of The Elephant Man.

Before Fame

She debuted on Broadway in the 1965 production of The Odd Couple, sharing the stage with Walter Matthau.


She lent her voice acting talents to several animated Disney films, including Robin Hood, Hercules, and The Aristocats.

Family Life

She was married to Albert G. Woods from 1967 until his death in 1971.

Associated With

She and Walter Matthau performed with Art Carney in the original Broadway production of The Odd Couple.