Knowledge Identifier: +Shelley_Winters
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1920.
Countries: United States (74%), United Kingdom (6%), (5%)
Linked to: The New School, Democratic Party, Associated Press, Jews
Throughout the 1950s, Winters continued in films, including "Meet Danny Wilson" as Frank Sinatra's leading lady, most notably in Charles Laughton's 1955 "Night of the Hunter", with Robert Mitchum and Lillian Gish, and the less successful "I Am A Camera" starring opposite Julie Harris and Laurence Harvey
She returned to the stage on various occasions during this time, including a Broadway run in "A Hatful of Rain", in 1955-1956, opposite future husband Anthony Franciosa
Polly Adler - Shelley Winters portrayed Adler in the 1964 film version of Adler's book
Elisabeth Fraser - Her most notable role was as Shelley Winters' character's friend in the 1965 hit film "A Patch of Blue"
Susan Clark - Clark had leading roles in several films, including "Coogan's Bluff" with Clint Eastwood in 1968, "Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here" with Robert Redford in 1969, "Valdez Is Coming" with Burt Lancaster in 1971, "Night Moves" with Gene Hackman in 1975, the disaster film "Airport 1975", and another disaster film "City on Fire" with Barry Newman, Leslie Nielsen and Shelley Winters
She became friendly with rock singer Janis Joplin shortly before Joplin died in 1970
Ray Stricklyn - In 1973 he joined the public relations firm John Springer Associates in Los Angeles and became one of the most influential publicists in Hollywood , working with some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Henry Fonda, Shelley Winters, Janet_Leigh, Elizabeth Taylor, and Bette Davis
Winters had significant weight gain later in life, but lost much of the weight for an appearance at the 1998 Academy awards telecast, which featured a tribute to Oscar winners past and present, at which a pantheon of former winners, including Gregory Peck, Claire Trevor, Jennifer Jones and Luise Rainer appeared