Shelley Winters was an American actress whose career spanned over half a century and saw her star in such notable films as 1951's A Place in the Sun, 1959's The Diary of Anne Frank, 1965's A Patch of Blue and 1972’s The Poseidon Adventure.
She was married four times. She got married to her fourth and last husband Gerry DeFord hours before she died in 2006. Her only child, a daughter named Vittoria, was born in 1953. Vittoria's father was her second husband Italian actor Vittorio Gassman.
Her numerous achievements include being awarded a star a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 and winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1959 and 1965.
She and iconic Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe were once roommates before they both gained stardom.
She aborted two pregnancies during her teenage years.
I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience.Shelley Winters
was a famous American actress,
who was born on
August 18, 1920. As a person born on this date, Shelley Winters is listed in our database as the 20th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 18) and the 20th most popular for the year (1920).
People born on August 18
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Shelley Winters is the 549th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Shelley Winters' birthday, Shelley Winters is the 3508th most famous American and ranks 55th in famous people born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
In general, Shelley Winters ranks as the 6429th
most popular famous person, and the 1084th most popular actress of all time.
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