Shelley Duvall Overview

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Born: July 07, 1949

Born in Houston, Texas, Shelley Duvall was discovered at a Houston party by director Robert Altman. Though she had no acting experience, Altman immediately cast her in a featured role in the film Brewster McCloud (1970). Since then, she has brought sensitivity and subtlety to the screen by embodying a wealth of diverse characters. Evidently, the rapport between Shelley and Robert was one that worked. He cast her in several of his other films, including the Oscar-nominated drama McCabe & Mrs.... See All


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