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us: Winters, Shelley


  • [Shelley Winters (1920-2006) was an American actress.]
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    • us: Schrift, Shirley
    • us: Winters, Shelly
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19200818
    • Death Date

        20060114
    • Birth Place

        East Saint Louis, Ill.
    • Death Place

        Beverly Hills, Calif.
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (itoamc) Actor
    • Use For

    • Sources

      • found: Kasha, A. Walt Disney Productions' Pete's dragon. [SR] p1977.
      • found: Halliwell's filmgoer's comp., 1980: (Shelley Winters; b. 1922; real name, Shirley Schrift; actress)
      • found: The silence of the hams, c1994: credits (Shelley Winters) container (Shelly Winters)
      • found: New York times WWW site, Jan. 17, 2006 (in obituary published Jan. 15: Shelley Winters; b. Shirley Schrift, Aug. 18, 1922, St. Louis, according to many sources, though others give her birth year as 1920; d. yesterday [Jan. 14, 2006], Beverly Hills, aged 83, although some sources say she was 85; once described her life as a "rocky road out of the Brooklyn ghetto to one New York apartment, two Oscars, three California houses, four hit plays, five Impressionist paintings, six mink coats, and 99 films")
      • found: Washington post WWW site, Jan. 17, 2006 (in obituary published Jan. 14: Shelley Winters; b. Shirley Schrift, Aug. 18, 1920, St. Louis; d. Jan. 14, Beverly Hills, Calif., aged 85; brassy actress and raconteur who appeared in more than 120 films and twice won the Academy Award for supporting performances)
      • found: Internet movie database WWW site, Jan. 17, 2006 (Shelley Winters; b. Aug. 18, 1920, East St. Louis, Ill.; d. Jan. 14, 2006, Beverly Hills, Calif.; actress)
    • General Notes

      • [Shelley Winters (1920-2006) was an American actress.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-02-26: new
      • 2012-12-28: revised
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