Lachos the Fate
(10/08) Stage: Appeared (as "Grandma") in "Billy Elliot: The Musical" by Elton John
and Lee Hall
, Imperial Theatre, New York City.
Carole Schelley | Carol Shelley | Carol Shelly
Did You Know?
Won Broadway's 1979 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for "The Elephant Man" in a tie with Constance Cummings
for "Wings." Miss Shelley was present to receive her award and dedicated it to the memory of her recently departed mother whom she called "Charlie." She was also nominated for Tony Awards on two other occasions: in 1975 as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Absurd Person ...
Able to stoop her shoulders into a credible "Widows Hump" - a trick she uses whenever she is called upon to play extreme old age