Legendary actress, Shelley Winters, was born Shirley Schrift on Aug 18, 1920 in St. Louis, MO. Winters died at the age of 85 on Jan 14, 2006 in Beverly Hills, CA and was laid to rest in Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Shelley Winters was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning two for Best Supporting Actress for The Diary of Anne Frank (as Mrs. Van Daan) and A Patch of Blue (as Rose-Ann D'Arcey) in 1959 and 1965 respectively.
|1951||Best Actress||A Place in the Sun (1951)||Alice Tripp||Nominated|
|1959||Best Supporting Actress||The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)||Mrs. Van Daan||Won|
|1965||Best Supporting Actress||A Patch of Blue (1965)||Rose-Ann D'Arcey||Won|
|1972||Best Supporting Actress||The Poseidon Adventure (1972)||Belle Rosen||Nominated|
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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Fay Estabrook: [Falling for Archer's flattery] Oh, no don't try to rush me! Let's have another l'il drinkie! Got time for another l'il drinkie, dumpling?
Lew Harper: [Surveying Fay's dumpy body dismissively] Nah! It stiffens up my chewing gum! Anyway, you're too classy for a place like this!
Fay Estabrook: [a sad, far away look in her eyes as if trying to recall the last time someone has been so interested in her] Yeah, I am classy. Not everybody notices...
[after Lola and Steve escape from the Indians into the cavalry camp]
Lola Manners: Do you mind if I kiss you?
Sgt. Wilkes: No, ma'am, I'd like it. Providin' your man don't mind.
[she kisses him]
Lola Manners: That's for savin' my life.
Sgt. Wilkes: Now you disappoint me. I thought it was 'cause I'm pretty. Got some coffee boilin' on the fire. Wanna just sorta help yourself?
Lola Manners: Oh, coffee. You know, now that I look at you... you ARE pretty.
Mrs. Petronella Van Daan: [to Mr. Dussel] No, it's not like Saint Nicholas Day! What kind of Jew are you that you don't know Hanukkah?
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