Who is She?
Shelley Duvall is a famous American actress, singer, and producer. She is best known for starring in several Robert Altman movies during the 1970s, like “3 Women” in 1977, “Nashville” in 1975, “Thieves Like Us” in 1974, “McCabe & Mrs. Miller” in 1971, and others. She also appeared in “Popeye” and “The Shining”, both in 1980. The following year, she appeared in “Time Bandits”, and performed in the “Manna from heaven”. Read along to learn more about her life and career, and find out what her current net worth is.
Shelley Alexis Duvall was born in Houston, Texas, USA, on July 7, 1949, to parents Robert Richardson and Ruth Crawford. Her father was a lawyer, and he passed away in 1995. When Shelley graduation from high school, she started selling cosmetics at Foley’s. She graduated from the South Texas Junior College, where she studied diet therapy and nutrition.
Duvall started her acting career in the 1970s when she met Robert Altman. He gave her a chance to perform roles in several of his films. Thanks to their collaborations, she took the opportunity to work on Hollywood movies, and scored the role of Bud Cort in the movie “Brewster McCloud”.
For Altman, she played the role of an unsatisfied bride in “McCabe & Mrs. Miller” in the year 1971 and a wild woman in “Buffalo Bill and the Indians” in 1976. After these successful roles, Shelley received more offers and became famous. In 1991, she played Jenny Wilcox, the wife of Charlie Wilcox (Christopher Loyd) in the popular action movie starring WWE legend Hulk Hogan, called “Suburban Commando”. During this time, she also published two solo albums, one of the themes being Christmas songs.
In 1996, Shelley in a comedy scene on Jane Campions. In 1988, she played the role of a mother in a comedy film for children. After becoming even more popular, she started playing horror roles in movies like “Tale of the Mummy” in 1998 and “The 4th Floor” in 1999.
In 2000, Shelly had smaller roles, as well as appearances in comedy series. She played the role of Duff’s aunt in the movie “Dreams in the Attic”. This film was sold to the Disney Channel, but they never released it.
Awards & Achievements
Duvall was nominated and won several awards during her long career. Her first award was the LAFCA Award for Best Actress in 1997 for the movie “3 Women”. That same year and for the same piece, she also won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the NSFC Best Actress Award. The next award came in 1984 when she received the Peabody Award the movie “Faerie Tale Theatre”. Between 1988 and 1998, she was nominated for two Emmy awards and one Gemini Award.
Net Worth of Shelley Duvall
At the moment, the estimated net worth of Shelley Duvall is around $5 million. Her wealth is, of course, the result of her long and successful acting career. Since her first appearance in “McCabe & Miller”, she has been working regularly in the industry. During her several years in the Hollywood film industry, her wealth would increase yearly. With her most recent performance being “Manna from heaven” from 2002, she has not appeared in anything for the past 17 years. She is most likely done with acting and is now enjoying the retired life. She is famous among her fans for her comedy and horror roles in different films and series, while her colleagues from the sets praise her a lot. She might appear in something again soon, as actors can perform during their whole lives.