Shelley Duvall in the Shining | 1980
Clip Name: Tony's Warning
About this actor
Shelley Alexis Duvall (born July 7, 1949) is an American film and television actress. She began her career in the 1970s films of Robert Altman, followed by roles in movies by Woody Allen, Stanley Kubrick, Terry Gilliam and Tim Burton. She is also an Emmy-nominated producer, responsible for Faerie Tale Theatre and other kid-friendly programming. Her film roles include 3 Women, Thieves Like Us and The Shining. Duvall was born in Houston, Texas on July 7, 1949, the daughter of real estate broker Bobbie Ruth Crawford (née Massengale) and defense attorney Robert Richardson Duvall. She has three brothers, Scott, Shane and Stewart. She was a student of Sinclair Elementary School (HISD). A graduate of Houston's Waltrip High School, she was working as a cosmetics salesperson at Foley's in Houston when she was discovered at a party by production scouts for Altman's Brewster McCloud (1970). Duvall's debut was portraying the free-spirited love interest to Bud Cort's reclusive Brewster in Brewster...