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Shelley Winters

Shelley Winters

  • Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968) July 30 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Chapman Report, The (1962) August 01 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Two Smart People (1946) August 17 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Harper (1966) August 19 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • He Ran All the Way (1951) August 24 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Executive Suite (1954) September 02 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: January 14, 2006
Born: August 18, 1920 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: St Louis, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Brooklyn, New York
1938:
Auditioned for the role of Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind"; George Cukor reportedly told her she should attend college
1940:
Stage debut as understudy in "The Time of Your Life"
1941:
Broadway debut in "The Night Before Christmas"
1943:
Signed to a contract by Columbia Pictures
1943:
Film acting debut in "What a Woman!"
1944:
Appeared in "Knickerbocker Holiday", billed as Shelley Winter
1947:
Gained attention in film with her performance in "A Double Life"
1947:
Played Ado Annie on Broadway in the musical "Oklahoma!"
1948:
Signed seven-year contract with Universal
1948:
Played small role in "Red River", starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift
1951:
Received Best Actress Oscar nomination as the doomed, working-class girl in love with Clift in "A Place in the Sun", directed by George Stevens
1955:
Starred in "The Night of the Hunter", directed by Charles Laughton
1955:
Portrayed the promiscuous shopgirl Crystal Allen in NBC version of "The Women"
1955:
Returned to Broadway as co-star of "A Hatful of Rain"
1959:
Received first Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Mrs Van Daan in the film version of "The Diary of Anne Frank", directed by George Stevens
1962:
Cast as the blowsy Charlotte Haze in Stanley Kubrick's comic take on "Lolita"
1962:
Succeeded Bette Davis in the role of Maxine Faulk in Tennessee Williams' "The Night of the Iguana"
1964:
Received Emmy for appearance in "Two Is the Number", a drama special aired as part of "Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre" (NBC)
1964:
Appeared in featured role in the Actors Studio film version of "Three Sisters", starring Geraldine Page
1965:
Garnered second Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance as the bigoted mother of a blind girl in "A Patch of Blue"
1970:
Starred in the Roger Corman film "Bloody Mama"; first time working with Robert De Niro
1970:
Played Minnie Shean Marx in "Minnie's Boys", the unsuccessful musical biography of the Marx Brothers
1971:
TV-movie debut in ABC's "Revenge"
1972:
Received fourth Academy Award nomination as the grandmotherly ex-swimmer who risks her life to save others in "The Poseidon Adventure"
1973:
Debut as playwright with "One Night Stands of a Noisy Passenger", a series of three one-act plays; hand-picked Robert De Niro for one of the roles
1974:
Starred as Rose Winters (a character named after her real-life mother) in the CBS TV-movie "Big Rose", an unsold series pilot
1976:
Acted the role of the Concierge in Roman Polanski's thriller "The Tenant"
1979:
Played Gladys Presley in the acclaimed ABC biopic "Elvis", starring Kurt Russell and directed by John Carpenter
1981:
Cast as a duplicitous agent in Blake Edwards' satirical "S.O.B."
1991:
Played the pianist in "Stepping Out"
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Played recurring role as Roseanne's grandmother Nana Mary on the ABC sitcom "Roseanne"
1995:
Cast as Pauly Shore's mother in the lame comedy "Jury Duty"
1995:
Co-starred in "Heavy"
1996:
Played small role of Mrs Touchette in Jane Campion's "The Portrait of a Lady"
1996:
Had supporting role in Diane Ladd's TV directorial debut, the Showtime movie "Mrs. Munck"
1999:
Played a retirement home resident in "Gideon's Web"; shown at the Cannes Film Festival market
1999:
Acted in "La Bomba", featuring ex-husband Vittorio Gassman and his son Alessandro

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