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Carole Shelley (1939–2018)


Though English-born, Carole Shelley spent almost her entire award-winning career in the theatre in America, becoming one of Broadway's mainstays and a true pioneer of the American theatre. Shelley was born in London, England, to Deborah (Bloomstein), an opera singer, and Curtis Shelley, a composer. A naturalized U.S. citizen, Carole stayed busy on ... See full bio »

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Known For

Robin Hood Lady Kluck - A Chicken
(1973)
Hercules Lachesis
(1997)
The Odd Couple Gwendolyn
(1968)
Bewitched Aunt Clara
(2005)

Filmography

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 2005 Bewitched
Aunt Clara
 2002 Third Watch (TV Series)
Sister Rose
- Cold Front (2002) ... Sister Rose
 2000 Labor Pains
Madge
 2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Judge Pamela Mizener
- Nocturne (2000) ... Judge Pamela Mizener
 1999 Hercules: Zero to Hero (Video)
Lachesis (voice)
 1998 Frasier (TV Series)
Helen Moskowitz
- Merry Christmas, Mrs. Moskowitz (1998) ... Helen Moskowitz
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
Lachesis
- Hercules and the Visit from Zeus (1998) ... Lachesis (voice)
- Hercules and the Tapestry of Fate (1998) ... Lachesis (voice)
- Hercules and the Big Kiss (1998) ... Lachesis (voice, as Carole Schelley)
 1998 Disney's Hades Challenge (Video Game)
Lachesis (voice)
 1997 Hercules (Video Game)
Lachesis (voice)
 1997 Hercules
Lachesis (voice)
 1997 Jungle 2 Jungle
Fiona
 1994 The Road to Wellville
Mrs. Hookstratten
 1994 Quiz Show
Cornwall Aunt
 1992 Devlin (TV Movie)
Charlotte Brennan
 1991 The Super
Irene Kritski
 1991 Coconut Downs (TV Movie)
Sally Van Buren
 1991 Little Noises
Aunt Shirley
 1990 Monsters (TV Series)
Lorna
- Malcolm (1990) ... Lorna
 1988 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Barbara
- If the Dress Fits, Wear It (1988) ... Barbara
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Irene
- An Eye for an Eye (1986) ... Irene
 1986 The Whoopee Boys
Henrietta Phelps
 1984 All My Children (TV Series)
June Hagan / June Hagen
- Episode dated 25 September 1984 (1984) ... June Hagan
- Episode #1.3819 (1984) ... June Hagen
- Episode dated 14 September 1984 (1984) ... June Hagan
 1973 Robin Hood
Lady Kluck - A Chicken (voice)
 1970 The AristoCats
Amelia (voice)
 1970 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Gwendolyn
- It's All Over Now, Baby Bird (1970) ... Gwendolyn
- The Breakup (1970) ... Gwendolyn
- The Jury Story (1970) ... Gwendolyn
- The Laundry Orgy (1970) ... Gwendolyn
 1970 New York Television Theatre (TV Series)
 1969 Some Kind of a Nut
Rita
 1968 The Boston Strangler
Dana Banks
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Babs Bartlett (1991-1992)
 1968 The Odd Couple
Gwendolyn
 1965 Fire Crackers (TV Series)
Alice
- Strictly for the Birds (1965) ... Alice
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Iris Cory Carrington Delaney Bancroft Wheeler (1980) (temporary replacement) (as Carol Shelley)
 1963 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Bernice Warren
- High Temperature (1963) ... Bernice Warren
 1963 Carry on Cabby
Dumb Driver
 1963 The Cool Mikado
Mrs. Smith
 1962 Winning Widows (TV Series)
Girl
- The Flat-Hunter (1962)
- Episode #2.1 (1962) ... Girl
 1962 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Chambermaid
- Between the Balance Sheets (1962) ... Chambermaid
 1961-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Betty Hobson
- Brian Rix Presents #15: A Clear Case (1962) ... Betty Hobson
- Brian Rix Presents #11: A Fair Cop (1961) ... Betty Hobson
 1962 Boeing-Boeing (TV Movie)
Janet
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Ingrid Storm
- Kill the King (1961) ... Ingrid Storm
 1961 No, My Darling Daughter
First Typist
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Helen Delling
 1960 Brian Rix Presents ... (TV Series)
Gwenny
- Boobs in the Wood (1960) ... Gwenny
 1956 It's Great to Be Young!
Peggy, The Angel Hill Kids
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Bertha Schaeffer
- Gramma Brenn (1954) ... Bertha Schaeffer
 1949 Give Us This Day
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Noel Coward's musical, "Oh, Coward!," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Roderick Cook in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Broadway org.

Alternate Names:

Carole Schelley | Carol Shelley | Carol Shelly
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Her father was a German Jewish immigrant, and her mother was of Russian Jewish descent. See more »

Trademark:

Able to stoop her shoulders into a credible "Widows Hump" - a trick she uses whenever she is called upon to play extreme old age

Star Sign:

Leo

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