Shelley Winters

Actress Shelley Winters Full Name: Shelley Winters
Nationality: American

Profession: Actress
Why Famous: American actress who appeared in dozens of films, as well as on stage and television; her career spanned over 50 years until her death in 2006.

Won Academy Awards for "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "A Patch of Blue", and is also remembered for her roles in "A Place in the Sun" (Oscar-nominated for Best Actress), "The Big Knife", "Lolita", "The Night of the Hunter", "Alfie", and "The Poseidon Adventure" (Oscar-nominated for Best Supporting Actress).

Born: August 18, 1920
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Died: January 14, 2006 (aged 85)
Cause of Death: Heart failure

Married Life

  • 2006-01-13 "The Diary of Anne Frank" actress Shelley Winters (85) weds Gerry DeFord a few hours before her death

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