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Shelley Winters

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Birthday
18, 1920
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Jan 14, 2006 (85)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1920
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Jan 14, 2006 (85)

About

Hollywood star in the 1950s and '60s who won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) and A Patch of Blue (1965). She also starred as Charlotte Haze-Humbert in the 1962 Stanley Kubrick film Lolita.

Before Fame

In the 1940s, she shared an apartment with another aspiring actress, Marilyn Monroe. She made her film debut in the 1943 feature What a Woman!

Trivia

She had a recurring role as Nana Mary on the ABC sitcom Roseanne from 1991 to 1996. In addition to her two Academy Award wins, she also received Academy Award nominations for her performances in A Place in the Sun (1951) and The Poseidon Adventure (1972).

Family Life

She was married four times, to Mack Paul Mayer, Vittorio Gassman, Anthony Franciosa and Gerry DeFord.

Associated With

She co-starred with Mickey Rooney in the 1977 live-action and animated Disney musical Pete's Dragon.