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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 »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 70 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)

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  Men of Granite (filming)
Sophia Prather
 2016 Wild Oats
Eva
 2014 Elsa & Fred
Elsa
 2000 Bruno
Helen
 1997 A Smile Like Yours
Martha (uncredited)
 1993 Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
Helen Cooney
 1991 Defending Your Life
Shirley MacLaine
 1990 Waiting for the Light
Aunt Zena
 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
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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 »

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2 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 17 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 24 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Shirley McLaine

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Warren Beatty] The difference between us is sex. I can take it or leave it. But my kid brother ... well, now, he enjoys his reputation. Sex is the most important thing in his life. It's his hobby, you could say. See more »

Trivia:

Quit smoking in 2016. See more »

Trademark:

Her eternally red hair See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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