Shelley Duvall Bio

(Producers, Actress, Writer, Singer)

Relationship Statistics of Shelley Duvall

What is Shelley Duvall marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
Is Shelley Duvall having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Shelley Duvall lesbian ?: No

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The marital status of Shelley Duvall is single. However, she was not single all her life. She got married to Bernard Sampson in 1970. Sampson was an artist by profession. As Shelley’s career gaining pace the couple got separated in 1974. She lived together with Paul Simon for two years (1977-1979).

She was also rumored to get married to her Popeye Co-star Stanley Wilson but nothing ever happened. She is believed to suffer from some kind of mental illness and remains under treatment and isolation to the present days.

Who is Shelley Duvall?

Shelley Alexis Duvall is an American actress from Houston, Texas, USA. She is famous for her work in movies like Popeye(1980) and The Shining (1980). Other major work of Shelley includes Time Bandits (1981), Frankenweenie (1984), Roxanne (1987) and The Portrait of a Lady (1996).

She was nominated at the Emmy for her children’s anthological TV series  Shelley Duvall’s Faerie Tale Theatre. In 2002 she acted in Manna from Heaven before retiring from the acting career.

Shelley Duvall: Birth facts, Family, Childhood

Shelley was born on July 7, 1949, in Houston Texas. Her full name is Shelley Alexis Duvall. Her father Robert Richardson Duvall is was a lawyer by profession and Bobbie Ruth Crawford is her mother.

She has three brothers Shane, Scott, and Stewart. Her ethnicity is mixed(German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Welsh and French) and nationality is American. She was born and raised in Texas from her childhood. Other details about her family are unknown.

Shelley Duvall: Educational History

Shelley Duvall Studied at Waltrip High School, Texas. Afterward, she joined South Texas Junior College. She sold cosmetics for Foleys while at Texas Junior and graduated in nutrition and diet therapy. Details about her further studies are unknown.

Shelley Duvall: Early Professional Life and Career

Shelley Duvall’s acting career started in 1970 when she met the director, Robert Altman. He immediately offered Shelley a role in the movie he was shooting for called Brewster McCloud. She continued to work with Robert Altman in other movies like McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971), Thieves Like Us (1974), Nashville (1975) and 3 Women (1977) as a side role.

In 1980 she appeared as the lead role in musicals like Popeye and The Shining. Other major work of Shelley includes Time Bandits (1981), Frankenweenie (1984), Roxanne (1987) and The Portrait of a Lady (1996). During 90’s she appeared in movies like Suburban Commando, Changing Habits, Twilights of the Ice Nymphs, Alone, Home Fries, Casper Meets Wendy, Tale of the Mummy and The 4th Floor etc.

Shelley also tried her luck as a singer releasing two CDs on October 1991. The first CD was named Hello I’m Shelley Duvall…Sweet Dreams. The CD comprises of Shelley singing Lullaby. Another one is called Hello I’m Shelley Duvall… Merry Christmas in which she has sung songs for Christmas.

Shelley founded Think Entertainment in 1988 that produced programs and movies for television cable channels. With Think Entertainment she created shows like Nightmare Classics, Shelley Duvall’s Bedtime Stories, Mrs. Piggle Wiggle etc before she retired as a producer in 1993. She appeared in Manna from Heaven before retiring from the acting career in 2002.

Shelley Duvall: Lifetime Achievements and Awards

Throughout her career, Shelley has been nominated for different awards and won few of them. Her role in the movie 3 Women won her two awards as the best actress including the LAFCA Award and Cannes Film Festival in 1977. She also won the Peabody Award for her performance in the Faerie Tale Theatre in 1984. Other nominations include BAFTA Award, Razzie Award, Emmy Award, Gemini Award etc for her role in the movies like The Shining, Tall Tales and Legends, The adventure of Shirley Holmes etc.

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Shelley Duvall: Salary and the Net worth

The estimated net worth of Shelley Duvall is two million dollars. Her salary details are unknown.

Shelley Duvall: Rumors and Controversy

The troublesome mind of this beautiful actress is one of the topics of rumors and controversy among her fans and family. It is believed that this actress suffers from mental issues that need to resolve. She has been caught seeing and speaking of things that never exist! Many of her fans still refuse to believe that Shelley suffers from the mental issues as proposed by docs and paparazzi.

Shelley Duvall: Description to Body Measurements

Shelley Duvall is five feet and eight inches tall. She weighs 53 Kg. Her bra size is 32 B. Her hair color is dark brown and so is her eye color. Other details like her dress size and her shoe size is unknown.

Shelley Duvall: Social Media Profile

Shelley Duvall is not active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc.

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Shelley Duvall Bio

(former actress, singer, writer, and producer)

Relationship Statistics of Shelley Duvall

What is Shelley Duvall marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Single
How many children does Shelley Duvall have ? (name):None
Is Shelley Duvall having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Shelley Duvall lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Shelley Duvall was initially in a relationship with Bernard Sampson. They were later married for 3 years. The pair married on 7th July 1970 and divorced in 1977. From 1976 to 1978, she dated American Singer Paul Simon. Additionally, she was also in a relationship with British Musician Ringo Starr.

In 1978, Duvall had a fling with American Actor Patrick Reynolds. From February 1980 to 1986, she was in a relationship with Stanley Wilson. She dated American Screenwriter Dan Gilroy in 1990. At present, she is believed to be single.

Who is Shelley Duvall?

Shelley Duvall is an American former actress, singer, writer, and producer. People mostly recognize her for her roles in movies including ‘Thieves Like Us’, ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’, ‘3 Women’, and ‘The Shining’ among others.

Shelley Duvall’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Duvall was born in Houston, Texas on July 7, 1949. She was born to parents Bobbie Ruth Crawford and Robert Richardson “Bobby” Duvall. Additionally, she has three brothers: Scott, Shane, and Stewart. She became interested in the world of acting since her childhood years. She is of American nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, and French.

Talking about her education, Duvall attended South Texas Junior College. In addition, she majored in nutrition and diet therapy.

Shelley Duvall’s Career, Salary, Net Worth

Duvall initially made her screen debut with small role in the 1970 film ‘Brewster McCloud’. Additionally, in 1971, she starred in the ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’ as Ida Coyle. Later in 1973, she appeared in the TV series ‘Cannon’. In addition, in 1973, Duvall had a role on ‘Love, American Style’. Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, she has 50 credits as an actress.

Some other movies and television series that Duvall has appeared in are ‘Manna from Heaven’, ‘Dreams in the Attic’, ‘Boltneck’, ‘The 4th Floor’, ‘The Hughleys’, ‘Maggie Winters’, ‘Home Fries’, ‘Tale of the Mummy’, ‘The Adventures of Shirley Holmes’, ‘The Player’, ‘Alone’, ‘Wishbone’, ‘Aaahh!!! Real Monsters’, ‘RocketMan’, ‘Twilight of the Ice Nymphs’, ‘The Portrait of a Lady’, ‘Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’, ‘The Ray Bradbury Theatre’, and ‘Roxanne’ among others. Additionally, she also has nine credits as a producer. Furthermore, she also has two writers credit as a writer.

Duvall has garnered two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Additionally, she also has a BAFTA Film Award nomination. In addition, she has won the ACE Award numerous time. All in all, she has 12 wins and 14 nominations to her name to date.

Duvall has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $ 2 million at present.

Shelley Duvall’s Rumors, Controversy

Duvall’s ‘Dr. Phil’ interview was controversial as throughout the interview, she made outrageous comments and remarks which suggested that her mental state might not be stable. Furthermore, Dr. Phil was criticized for exploiting Duvall’s mental illness. At present, there are no rumors concerning Duvall and her career.

Shelley Duvall’s Body Measurement

Talking about her body measurement, Duvall has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m). Additionally, she weighs around 53 kg. Furthermore, her hair color and eye color is dark brown.

Shelley Duvall’s Social Media

Duvall is not active over the social media. She does not have her official Twitter and Instagram account. Furthermore, she is not active on Facebook as well.

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