Co-starred with Jack Nicholson in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining"
Created her third Showtime anthology series, "Nightmare Classics," under the banner of Think Entertainment and Platypus Productions
Created the anthology series, "Shelley Duvall's Tall Tales and Legends," for Showtime; earned an Emmy nomination
Duvall's Think Entertainment joined forces with Universal Cartoon Studios in creating the original Showtime series, "Shelly Duvall's Bedtime Stories"; earned second Emmy nomination
Had a supporting role, opposite Steve Martin, in "Roxanne"
Produced her fifth and final series for Showtime, "Mrs. Piggle Wiggle"
Joined the ensemble of Altman's award-winning film, "Nashville"
Sold Think Entertainment and retired as a producer
Cast by Altman in debut film, "Brewster McCloud"
Cast in "Annie Hall" as Woody Allen's one-night stand
Formed Platypus Productions; released first series under the Platypus banner, the award-winning "Faerie Tale Theatre" for Showtime
Had a supporting role in the film, "The 4th Floor"
Had a supporting roles in Terry Gilliam's "Time Bandits"
Met director Robert Altman while working in Houston, TX
Moved to Texas after her Los Angeles home was damaged in the Northridge earthquake
Played Drew Barrymore's mother in the big-screen comedy, "Home Fries"
Played Olive Oyl, opposite Robin Williams in the title role, for Altman's big-screen adaptation of "Popeye"
Re-teamed with Altman for "McCabe & Mrs. Miller"
Received critical acclaim for her portrayal of the delusional Millie Lammoreaux in Altman's "3 Women"
Won critical attention for Altman's "Thieves Like Us"
Began collecting children's books at age 17
Co-starred with Nicole Kidman and John Malkovich in Jane Campion's "The Portrait of a Lady" as Countess Gemini
Founded the production company, Think Entertainment, to develop programs and made-for-TV movies for cable channels
Last film to date was a small role in the independent film, "Manna from Heaven"
Starred in Tim Burton's short film, "Frankenweenie"