Knowledge Identifier: +Shirley_MacLaine
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1934.
Countries: United States (72%), United Kingdom (9%), (6%)
Linked to: Washington-Lee High School, American Film Institute, Democratic Party, Fox Broadcasting Company
Jack Lemmon - Lemmon's film debut was a bit part as a plasterer/painter in the 1949 film The Lady Takes a Sailor but he was not noticed until his official debut opposite Judy Holliday in the 1954 comedy It Should Happen to You. Lemmon worked with many legendary leading ladies, among them Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood, Betty Grable, Janet Leigh, Shirley MacLaine, Romy Schneider, Doris Day, Kim Novak, Judy Holliday, Rita Hayworth, June Allyson, Virna Lisi, Ann-Margret, Sophia Loren and many more.
Jack Sahakian - Being a hairdresser to the stars, such as Shirley MacLaine and Warren Beatty, this led to small roles in a couple movies, Billy Wilder's "Irma la Douce" starring Jack Lemmon and MacLaine for United Artists and "Move Over, Darling" starring Doris Day and James Garner for 20th Century Fox, both released in 1963
Woman Times Seven - "'Woman Times Seven"' is a 1967 Italian/French/American co-production anthology film of seven different episodes, all starring Shirley MacLaine, most of them based on aspects of adultery
Bob Fosse - His first, "Sweet Charity" in 1969, starring Shirley MacLaine, is an adaptation of the Broadway musical he had directed and choreographed
Like Warren Beatty, MacLaine used her celebrity status in instrumental roles as a fundraiser and organizer for George McGovern's campaign for president in 1972
In 1980, she starred in "A Change of Seasons" alongside Anthony Hopkins
Andrew Peacock - He served as Foreign Minister until 1980, acquiring a reputation as an international playboy, particularly through his well-publicised relationship with Shirley MacLaine
Anthony Hopkins - In 1980 he starred opposite Shirley MacLaine in A Change of Seasons and famously said she was the most obnoxious actress I have ever worked with.
Marilyn Ferguson - Indirectly supporting both Ferguson and her critics, the New Age movement, as popularly understood, did thrive in the 1980s and into the 1990s, though this was partially through such pop-cultural manifestations as the autobiographical works of actress Shirley MacLaine and the Harmonic Convergence festival of 1987
Mary Wickes - She was cast as Shirley MacLaine's character's mother in the 1990 film "Postcards from the Edge" and from 1989 to 1991 portrayed Marie Murkin in the television movie and series adaptations of "Father Dowling Mysteries"
Jessica Tandy - She earned a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her work in the grassroots hit Fried Green Tomatoes, and co-starred in The Story Lady, Used People (1992, as Shirley MacLaine's mother), To Dance with the White Dog, Nobody's Fool, and Camilla.
In her 2007 released book "Sage-ing While Age-ing", she mentioned her alien encounters and witnessing of Washington DC UFO incidents in the 1950s
Mitzi Gaynor - On July 30, 2008, Gaynor, along with Kenny Ortega, Elizabeth Berkley, Shirley MacLaine and cast members from "High School Musical", "So You Think You Can Dance", "Dancing with the Stars", and a host of others, participated in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences "TV Moves Live", a celebration of 60 years of dance on television
In April 2011, while promoting her new book, "I'm Over All That", she revealed to Oprah Winfrey that she had an open relationship with her husband
In 2012 she was honored with the 40th AFI Life Achievement award, the highest honor for a career in film, by the American Film Institute
Jack Black - In 2012, Black starred in Linklater's black comedy "Bernie" as real-life murderer Bernie Tiede, a funeral director in a small East Texas town, who befriends and eventually murders a rich widow, played by Shirley MacLaine
In the 2017 Oscars award Show, she presented the best Foreign Language Film of the year, and was featured in a segment about her work in The Apartment