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Adrienne Shelly

Screenwriter / Film Director / Actress / Film Actress / Writer | * 06/24/1966 († 40, 11/01/2006) | Queens, New York (United States of America (USA))
Adrienne Levine (June 24, 1966 – November 1, 2006), better known by the stage name Adrienne Shelly (sometimes credited as Adrienne Shelley), was an American actress, film director and screenwriter. She became known for roles in independent films such as Hal Hartley's The Unbelievable Truth (1989) and Trust (1990). She wrote, co-starred in, and directed the 2007 posthumously-released film Waitress which later became a Broadway show. On November 1, 2006, Shelly was found dead, hanging in the shower of her West Village work studio apartment. The initial examination of the scene did not reveal any suspicious circumstances, and police apparently believed it to be a suicide. Her husband insisted she would never have taken her own life, and brought about a re-examination of the bathroom that disclosed a suspect shoe print. Police... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Movies with Adrienne Shelly as Actress(26)

as Self (archive footage)2021 Adrienne
as Dawn2007 Waitress
as Jerry2005 Factotum
as Kim Kelly2002 Revolution #9
as Mrs. Marquet2001 Dead Dog
as Samantha2001 The Atlantis Conspiracy
as Janey1997 Grind
as Donna1996 Sudden Manhattan
as Pamela1994 Sleep with Me
as Red1994 The Road Killers
as Fairy #21994 Opera No. 1
as Teresa / Gloria1994 Teresa's Tattoo
as Gloria O'Connor1993 Hexed
as Woman in Laundromat1990 Lonely in America
as Maria Coughlin1990 Trust

TV Shows/Series with Adrienne Shelly as Actress(4)

1997 Oz
as Wendy Alston1990 Law & Order

Movies with Adrienne Shelly as Crew(12)

Writing/Writer2009 Serious Moonlight
Writing/Author2007 Waitress
Directing/Director2007 Waitress
Writing/Writer2007 Waitress
Directing/Director2000 The Shadows of Bob and Zelda
Writing/Writer2000 The Shadows of Bob and Zelda
Directing/Director1999 I'll Take You There
Writing/Writer1999 I'll Take You There
Directing/Director1997 Lois Lives a Little
Writing/Writer1997 Lois Lives a Little
Directing/Director1996 Sudden Manhattan
Writing/Writer1996 Sudden Manhattan

Full Name: Adrienne Shelly
Born: Friday, 06/24 1966 (June) in Queens, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 11/01 2006 (November) in Manhattan (aged: 40)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Boston University College of Fine Arts
Adrienne Shelly frequently works together with these people:
Hal Hartley (10x, Crew)
Andy Ostroy (6x, Actor)
Peter McRobbie (5x, Actor)
Tom Fontana (5x, Crew)
Andrew Hollander (5x, Crew)
Lil Henderson (5x, Actress)
Zeljko Ivanek (4x, Actor)
Barry Levinson (4x, Crew)
J.D. Williams (4x, Actor)
Lee Wilkof (4x, Actor)
Carlos Leon (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:209605, Added: 07/24/2018, Last updated: 05/30/2022