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Shelley Duvall –

Duvall in THE SHINING.
About Shelley Duvall (1949 – )
Shelley Duvall was born on July 7, 1949 in Houston, Texas.

In 1970 Duvall was discovered by Robert Altman while selling cosmetics at Foley's in Northwest Mall in Houston. He was in Houston to direct Brewster McCloud and Altman gave her a small role.

Altman gave Duvall her greatest role as a pathetic spa physiotherapist in 3 Women in 1977 the director encouraged her to invent much of her own dialogue, and the performance earned her a Best Actress Award at Cannes Shelley Duvall was the host of Faerie Tale Theatre and played the character of Rapunzel in Rapunzel and the part of the Miller's daughter in Rumpelstiltskin.

In 1989 Duvall executive-produced the cable-TV remake of Dinner At Eight. Shelley Duvall has concentrated on a producing career, committing herself to the creation of high-quality children's entertainment for cable TV and home video. Persuading top stars to appear in these productions, by using her show business connections.

Duvall has won praise and numerous awards for Faerie Tale Theatre, Shelley Duvall's Tall Tales and Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories and the special Mother Goose Rock N' Rhyme, produced through her own companies Platypus Productions and Think Entertainment. In 1997 Shelley was the guest of honor at the International Children's Film Festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Shelley Duvall's notable movie credits include...

Manna From Heaven (2002)
Big Monster On Campus (2000)
Dreams In The Attic (2000)
The 4Th Floor (1999)
Home Fries (1998)
Tale Of The Mummy (1998)
Rocketman (1997)
Twilight Of The Ice Nymphs (1997)
Changing Habits (1997)
Shadow Zone: My Teacher Ate My Homework (1997)
The Portrait Of A Lady (1996)
Underneath (1995)
Suburban Commando (1991)
Roxanne (1987)
Time Bandits (1981)
Popeye (1980)
The Shining (1980)
3 Women (1977)
Annie Hall (1977)
Buffalo Bill And The Indians, Or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
Nashville (1975)
Thieves Like Us (1974)
McCabe And Mrs Miller (1971)
Brewster McCloud (1970)


Duvall in Time Bandits.


Shelley Duvall in Roxanne.