STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 414 this week

Shirley MacLaine


Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLean Beaty in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother, Kathlyn Corinne (MacLean), was a drama teacher from Nova Scotia, Canada, and her father, Ira Owens Beaty, a professor of psychology and real estate agent, was from Virginia. Her brother, Warren Beatty, was born on March 30, 1937. Her ancestry includes English and ... See full bio »

"Flash" Cast Talks Flashpoint

Grant Gustin and the cast of "Flash" discuss the intriguing Flashpoint storyline with Kevin Smith at Comic-Con.

Watch clips from IMDb's Live Show

"Style Code Live"

Join us on "Style Code Live" daily to connect, shop and chat live with fashion designers, beauty experts and celebrities! Discover today's best beauty hacks and the top style secrets!

Watch the show

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 10 Jan 2011
 
a list of 44 people
created 11 Sep 2011
 
a list of 24 people
created 21 Apr 2013
 
a list of 34 people
created 07 Dec 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Shirley MacLaine's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Apartment
The Apartment Fran Kubelik
(1960)
Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment Aurora Greenway
(1983)
Being There
Being There Eve Rand
(1979)
Bernie
Bernie Marjorie Nugent
(2011)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (72 credits)
 2017 Jim Button (pre-production)
Mrs. Grindtooth
 2016 Wild Oats (completed)
Eva Miller
  Men of Granite (pre-production)
Sophia Prather
 2014 Elsa & Fred
Elsa
 2008 Coco Chanel (TV Movie)
Old Coco Chanel
 2002 Salem Witch Trials (TV Movie)
Rebecca Nurse
 2002 The Battle of Mary Kay (TV Movie)
Mary Kay
 2001 These Old Broads (TV Movie)
Kate Westbourne
 2000 Bruno
Helen
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Nutcracker (1998) ... Narrator (voice)
 1997 A Smile Like Yours
Martha (uncredited)
 1995 The West Side Waltz (TV Movie)
Margaret Mary Elderdice
 1993 Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
Helen Cooney
 1990 Waiting for the Light
Aunt Zena
 1987 Out on a Limb (TV Mini-Series)
Shirley MacLaine
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Shirley MacLaine
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Shirley MacLaine
 1984 Cannonball Run II
Veronica
 1980 A Change of Seasons
Karyn Evans
 1980 Loving Couples
Dr. Evelyn Lucas Kirby
 1972 The Possession of Joel Delaney
Norah Benson
 1971 Desperate Characters
Sophie Bentwood
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Paulette / Maria Teresa / Linda / ...
 1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!
Jenny Ericson
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce
Mae Jenkins
 1964 What a Way to Go!
Louisa May Foster
 1962 Two for the Seesaw
Gittel 'Mosca' Moscawitz
 1962 My Geisha
Lucy Dell / Yoko Mori
 1961 Two Loves
Anna Vorontosov
 1961 All in a Night's Work
Katie Robbins
 1960 Ocean's 11
Tipsy Girl (uncredited)
 1960 Can-Can
Simone Pistache
 1959 Career
Sharon Kensington
 1959 Ask Any Girl
Meg Wheeler
 1958 Some Came Running
Ginnie Moorehead
 1958 Hot Spell
Virginia Duval
 1958 The Sheepman
Dell Payton
 1955 Artists and Models
Bessie Sparrowbrush
 1955 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
- All-Star Line-Up (1955)
- That's Life (1955)
Show Show Soundtrack (19 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (222 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (51 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Shirley MacLaine (1976). Special Production/revue [Return engagement]. Music by Cy Coleman. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Written by Fred Ebb. Additional material by Bob Wells. Music arranged by Cy Coleman'. Choreographed by Alan Johnson. Directed by Tony Charmoli. Palace Theatre: 9 Jul 1976- 24 Jul 1976 (20 performances). Cast: ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 16 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 24 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Shirley McLaine

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Oscars] I love to win those things. Love it. The only part about it I don't like is the red carpet and getting a dress and walking around in high heels and holding in my stomach. I hate that. See more »

Trivia:

Release of the book, "It's All in the Playing". See more »

Trademark:

Strong-willed characters who fluctuate between endearing and abrasive See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Shirley MacLaine is a fraud ceezeekay
Who would play Shirley Maclaine in a film of her life Lou66
Favorite Shirley MacLaine films. xavrush89
Her little Jack Russell ' Terry ' Valhalla2008
FINALLY! SHIRLEY MACLAINE TO RECEIVE AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD LindaAlesia
I sent an email to Kennedy Center LindaAlesia
Discuss Shirley MacLaine on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page