Shelley Duvall

1949 - Today

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Shelley Alexis Duvall (born July 7, 1949) is an American retired actress and television producer, known for her portrayals of distinct, eccentric characters. Born in Texas, she began acting after being discovered by director Robert Altman, who was impressed with her upbeat presence, and cast her in the black comedy film Brewster McCloud (1970). Despite her hesitance towards becoming an actress, she continued to work with Altman, appearing in McCabe & Mrs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shelley Duvall has received more than 7,361,096 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Shelley Duvall is the 589th most popular actor (up from 601st in 2019), the 1,088th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,216th in 2019) and the 295th most popular American Actor.

Shelley Duvall is most famous for being in the movie "The Shining."

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  • 70.26

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  • 68

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  • 3.70

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  • 5.67

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Among actors, Shelley Duvall ranks 589 out of 10,030Before her are Richard Dreyfuss, Anne Hathaway, Milla Jovovich, Nastassja Kinski, Dennis Quaid, and Gert Fröbe. After her are Kenneth Branagh, Jeremy Renner, Tim Roth, Anthony Mann, Luise Rainer, and Kevin Bacon.

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Among people born in 1949, Shelley Duvall ranks 55Before her are Gene Simmons, Fanny Ardant, Billy Joel, Lionel Richie, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and Jim Broadbent. After her are Ruud Krol, Ashraf Ghani, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Tom Berenger, José Ramos-Horta, and Sissy Spacek.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shelley Duvall ranks 1,088 out of 15,968Before her are Robert Wise (1914), Jean M. Auel (1936), J. J. Cale (1938), Tony Bennett (1926), Mike Pence (1959), and Dennis Quaid (1954). After her are Jeremy Renner (1971), James M. Buchanan (1919), Edmund Phelps (1933), Hunter S. Thompson (1937), Anthony Mann (1906), and Kevin Bacon (1958).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Shelley Duvall ranks 295Before her are Danny Aiello (1933), R. Lee Ermey (1944), Adam West (1928), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Anne Hathaway (1982), and Dennis Quaid (1954). After her are Jeremy Renner (1971), Anthony Mann (1906), Kevin Bacon (1958), Idina Menzel (1971), Uma Thurman (1970), and Powers Boothe (1948).

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