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Shirley MacLaine


Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLean Beaty to Virginia native Ira Owens Beaty, an American, and Kathlyn Corinne MacLean, from Nova Scotia, Canada. Her brother, Warren Beatty, was born on March 30, 1937. Shirley was the tallest in her ballet classes at the Washington School of Ballet. Just after she graduated from Washington-Lee High School, ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 48 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Jim Button (announced)
Mrs. Grindtooth
 2015 The Locals (announced)
Sophie Hurwitz
 2015 Men of Granite (pre-production)
Sophia Prather (rumored)
 2015 Wild Oats (filming)
Eva Miller
 2014 Elsa & Fred
Elsa Hayes
 2000 Bruno
Helen
 1997 A Smile Like Yours
Martha (uncredited)
 1994 Guarding Tess
Tess Carlisle
 1993 Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
Helen Cooney
 1990 Waiting for the Light
Aunt Zena
 1988 Madame Sousatzka
Madame Yuvline Sousatzka
 1984 Cannonball Run II
Veronica
 1980 A Change of Seasons
Karyn Evans
 1972 The Possession of Joel Delaney
Norah Benson
 1971 Desperate Characters
Sophie Bentwood
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Paulette / Maria Teresa / Linda / ...
 1966 Gambit
Nicole
 1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!
Jenny Ericson ('Strife' Magazine reporter)
 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 Eleven
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
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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 »

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2 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 14 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 24 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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An actor has many lives and many people within him. I know there are lots of people inside me. No one ever said I'm dull. See more »

Trivia:

Release of the book, "Out on a Leash: Exploring the Nature of Reality and Love". See more »

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

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Taurus

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