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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Lew Harper: [Curious] Kinky?
Fay Estabrook: [Flamboyant and then a little sad] Kinky! That's a British word for WEEEEEEIIIIIIIIRD. Know what I mean...
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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