Shelley Duvall, known for "The Shining" and "Popeye," dies at 75

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Shelley Duvall, who starred successful "The Shining" and worked consistently pinch head Robert Altman, has died astatine 75 years old, her partner Dan Gilroy confirmed to PapaRead News.

No origin of decease was fixed but Gilroy told PapaRead News that Duvall was suffering a batch successful nan past twelvemonth of her life, and said that she is now "free to alert away." 

Duvall's first surface domiciled was successful nan movie 1970 "Brewster McCloud," which was directed by Altman. She worked pinch Altman again connected aggregate films, including "Thieves Like Us" and "Nashville," and successful 1977 she took location nan Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her capacity successful his movie "3 Women." 

Robin Williams and Shelly Duvall Shelley Duvall and Robin Williams successful 1981.  Bettmann Archive/Getty Images

In 1980, Duvall starred other Jack Nicholson successful Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining," based connected nan Stephen King novel. In nan aforesaid year, she appeared other Robin Williams successful Altman's "Popeye," an adjustment of nan beloved comic strip. Duvall continued to activity consistently passim nan '80s and '90s earlier retiring from acting successful 2002.

Duvall appeared connected "Dr. Phil" successful 2016, wherever she revealed her struggles pinch intelligence illness. The show was accused of taking advantage of her, pinch Kubrick's girl Vivian calling nan question and reply "appallingly cruel" and a "form of "lurid and exploitive entertainment." 

On nan Set of "The Shining" Actress Shelley Duvall connected nan group of "The Shining."  Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images

Duvall returned to Hollywood for nan 2023 scary movie "The Forest Hills." It was her past movie role. 

Duvall began her narration pinch Gilroy successful 1989, erstwhile nan 2 co-starred connected Disney Channel's "Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme." The 2 lived successful Blanco, Texas, and had nary children. 

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Kerry Breen is simply a news editor astatine PapaRead.com. A postgraduate of New York University's Arthur L. Carter School of Journalism, she antecedently worked astatine NBC News' TODAY Digital. She covers existent events, breaking news and issues including constituent use.


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