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Adrienne Shelly (1966–2006)

The late Adrienne Shelley was born in Queens, New York, to Sheldon Levine and Elaine Langbaum. After graduating Jericho High School, located in Jericho, New York, she went enrolled at Boston University, and majored in film production. After her junior year, she dropped out and moved to Manhattan where she made a name for herself in independent ... See full bio »

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 2007 The Vibrator (Video short)
 2007 Waitress
 2005 Factotum
 2004 Tiger: His Fall & Rise (Short)
 2001 Dead Dog
Mrs. Marquet
 2001 Revolution #9
Kim Kelly
 2001 The Atlantis Conspiracy (TV Movie)
 2000 The Shadows of Bob and Zelda (Short)
 2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Wendy Alston
- High & Low (2000) ... Wendy Alston
 1999 I'll Take You There
 1998 Oz (TV Series)
- Ancient Tribes (1998) ... Sarah
 1997 The Regulars (Short)
 1997 Early Edition (TV Series)
Emma Shaw
- Phantom at the Opera (1997) ... Emma Shaw (as Adrienne Shelley)
 1997 Grind
 1996 Sudden Manhattan
 1995 Kalamazoo (Short)
 1994 Opera No. 1 (Short)
Fairy #2
 1994 The Road Killers
 1994 Teresa's Tattoo
Teresa / Gloria
 1994 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Tanya Quinn
- A Many Splendored Thing (1994) ... Tanya Quinn
 1993 Hexed
Gloria O'Connor
 1990 Lonely in America
Woman in Laundromat
 1989 The Unbelievable Truth
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Performed in numerous plays for Workhouse Theatre, Ltd., located in Manhattan.

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1 Interview | 9 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Adrienne Levine | Adrienne Shelley


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1991" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 43. See more »

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