Shelley Duvall

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Shelley Alexis Duvall (born July 7, 1949) is an American film and television actress best known for her roles in 3 Women, Popeye, Thieves Like Us and The Shining. She began her career in the 1970s films of Robert Altman, followed by roles in movies by Woody Allen, Stanley Kubrick, Terry Gilliam and Tim Burton. She is also an Emmy-nominated producer, responsible for Faerie Tale Theatre and other kid-friendly programming. Description above from the Wikipedia article Shelley Duvall, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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3 Women (1977)

An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her has-been cowboy husband. Amid emotional crises, the three woman steal and trade one another's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Shelley Duvall  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Janice Rule  •  Robert Fortier

An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her has-been cowboy husband. Amid emotional crises, the three woman steal and trade one another's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Shelley Duvall  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Janice Rule  •  Robert Fortier

Annie Hall (1977)

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New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Tony Roberts  •  Carol Kane

New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Tony Roberts  •  Carol Kane

Brewster McCloud (1970)

Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster tells those he trusts of his dream, but displays a unique way of treating others who do not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Bud Cort  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Michael Murphy  •  William Windom

Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster tells those he trusts of his dream, but displays a unique way of treating others who do not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Bud Cort  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Michael Murphy  •  William Windom

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)

Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joel Grey  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Kevin McCarthy

Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joel Grey  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Kevin McCarthy

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  René Auberjonois  •  William Devane

A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  René Auberjonois  •  William Devane

Nashville (1975)

The intersecting stories of twenty-four characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress— connect to the music business in Nashville, Tennessee.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  David Arkin  •  Barbara Baxley  •  Ned Beatty  •  Karen Black

The intersecting stories of twenty-four characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress— connect to the music business in Nashville, Tennessee.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  David Arkin  •  Barbara Baxley  •  Ned Beatty  •  Karen Black

Popeye (1980)

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Ray Walston  •  Paul Dooley

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Ray Walston  •  Paul Dooley

RocketMan (1997)

Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Harland Williams  •  Jessica Lundy  •  William Sadler  •  Beau Bridges

Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Harland Williams  •  Jessica Lundy  •  William Sadler  •  Beau Bridges

Roxanne (1987)

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Based on the play 'Cyrano de Bergerac', large-nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne—while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Rick Rossovich  •  Shelley Duvall

Based on the play 'Cyrano de Bergerac', large-nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne—while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Rick Rossovich  •  Shelley Duvall

The Shining (1980)

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Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Danny Lloyd  •  Scatman Crothers

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Danny Lloyd  •  Scatman Crothers

Thieves Like Us (1974)

Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes refuge with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Shelley Duvall  •  John Schuck  •  Bert Remsen

Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes refuge with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Shelley Duvall  •  John Schuck  •  Bert Remsen

Time Bandits (1981)

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Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal treasures from different ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Craig Warnock  •  Sean Connery  •  Shelley Duvall

Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal treasures from different ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Craig Warnock  •  Sean Connery  •  Shelley Duvall

Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (1997)

Peter Glahn is released after years of incarceration as a political prisoner and is now returning to his homeland, the mythical Mandragora where the sun never sets. On board the ship home, he meets the mysterious Juliana Kossel who vanishes after stealing his heart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Maddin
CAST:  Pascale Bussières  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Frank Gorshin  •  Alice Krige

Peter Glahn is released after years of incarceration as a political prisoner and is now returning to his homeland, the mythical Mandragora where the sun never sets. On board the ship home, he meets the mysterious Juliana Kossel who vanishes after stealing his heart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Maddin
CAST:  Pascale Bussières  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Frank Gorshin  •  Alice Krige

Frankenweenie (1984)

When young Victor's pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor's home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Shelley Duvall  •  Daniel Stern  •  Barret Oliver  •  Joseph Maher

When young Victor's pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor's home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Shelley Duvall  •  Daniel Stern  •  Barret Oliver  •  Joseph Maher

Suburban Commando (1991)

Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow wrongs to go ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Kennedy
CAST:  Hulk Hogan  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Larry Miller

Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow wrongs to go ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burt Kennedy
CAST:  Hulk Hogan  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Larry Miller

The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  John Malkovich  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Mary-Louise Parker

Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  John Malkovich  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Mary-Louise Parker

Casper Meets Wendy (1998)

When a warlock threatens Wendy the Good Little Witch, she and her aunts hide out at a resort where Casper the Ghost is vacationing with his uncles. Although Casper and Wendy are told ghosts and witches don't get along, the two are kindred spirits! This spooky ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Hilary Duff  •  Cathy Moriarty  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Teri Garr

When a warlock threatens Wendy the Good Little Witch, she and her aunts hide out at a resort where Casper the Ghost is vacationing with his uncles. Although Casper and Wendy are told ghosts and witches don't get along, the two are kindred spirits! This spooky ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Hilary Duff  •  Cathy Moriarty  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Teri Garr

Home Fries (1998)

Dorian and Angus chase down their womanizing stepfather with a helicopter, frightening him to death. In his effort to cover their tracks, Dorian begins investigating his stepfather's mistress, Sally. She works at a fast-food drive-through, she's pregnant and Dorian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Parisot
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Luke Wilson  •  Jake Busey

Dorian and Angus chase down their womanizing stepfather with a helicopter, frightening him to death. In his effort to cover their tracks, Dorian begins investigating his stepfather's mistress, Sally. She works at a fast-food drive-through, she's pregnant and Dorian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Parisot
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Luke Wilson  •  Jake Busey

Tale of the Mummy (1998)

Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a Prince was buried and his tomb eternally cursed so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. But hundreds of years later on a greedy search for treasure, a group of archaeologists break the cursed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Sean Pertwee  •  Jason Scott Lee  •  Lysette Anthony  •  Louise Lombard

Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a Prince was buried and his tomb eternally cursed so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. But hundreds of years later on a greedy search for treasure, a group of archaeologists break the cursed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Sean Pertwee  •  Jason Scott Lee  •  Lysette Anthony  •  Louise Lombard

Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)

With commentary from Hollywood stars, outtakes from his movies and footage from his youth, this documentary looks at Stanley Kubrick's life and films. Director Jan Harlan, Kubrick's brother-in-law and sometime collaborator, interviews heavyweights like Jack ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Harlan
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Stanley Kubrick  •  Barbara Kroner  •  Steven Marcus

With commentary from Hollywood stars, outtakes from his movies and footage from his youth, this documentary looks at Stanley Kubrick's life and films. Director Jan Harlan, Kubrick's brother-in-law and sometime collaborator, interviews heavyweights like Jack ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Harlan
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Stanley Kubrick  •  Barbara Kroner  •  Steven Marcus
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