Music video for the song "Little Kids' World" from her album "Hello, I'm Shelley Duvall... Sweet Dreams," featured as part of the "Nick Jr. Rocks" program she produced for Nickelodeon.
3 Pictorials |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
[on her memorable role in Popeye
(1980)] God, as a child, I was so embarrassed when the kids would call me "Olive Oyl" because it meant you were skinny as a rail, you had sparrow legs, and an Adam's apple. I mean, who wants to admit she was born to play Olive Oyl?
Was discovered in 1970 by Brian McKay
and Tommy Thompson
, who spotted her at a party while scouting locations for Robert Altman
's Brewster McCloud
(1970) in Houston, Texas. At the time, she was majoring in nutrition and diet therapy at South Texas Junior College and working as a cosmetics salesperson at a Foley's department store. Although she had no prior acting experience, she was casted by ...
Playing quirky and eccentric characters
The Texas Twiggy