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Shirley MacLean Beaty is a Richmond, Virginia-born American actress, singer, dancer, and author, as well as an activist. Born on 24 April 1934 and known professionally as Shirley MacLaine, she is an Academy award winning actress, andone of the most respected personalities in Hollywood, on TV as well as in the theatre. She has been actively entertaining us since 1953.

A very popular and prominent actress in America, one may wonder how rich is Shirley MacLaine? As of mid-2016, Shirley counts her net worth at an amount of $50 million as estimated by sources. She has been able to amass such wealth being a successful actress in Hollywood and on TV, while her prominence on the stage as an actress, singer and dancer has all added well to her riches over the years.

Shirley MacLaine Net Worth $50 million

Shirley was named after Shirley Temple, another famous actress who was only six years old at the time MacLaine was born; she was raised in Richmond, Norfolk, Arlington and Waverly, and started ballet dancing at the age of three to overcome her weak ankles. As she started dancing, she became very interested in performing and never missed a class. While growing up, she was also inspired to act by her mother, a drama teacher. Shirley started her career in acting when she starred in Alfred Hitchcock’s movie “The Trouble With Harry” that was released in 1955, and for her first movie, she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year, which gained her popularity in Hollywood at this initial stage of her career. Her net worth was well established.

Later, she became more prominent in Hollywood and starred in several movies. She worked with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin in the movie “Some Came Running”, which earned her a nomination at the Academy Awards as did her work in the movie “The Apartment” in which she worked with Fred MacMurray. In 1983, Shirley played the role of Aurora Greenway in the movie “Terms of Endearment” which earned her an Academy Award as well as a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Until today, she has appeared in more than 50 movies and has won five Golden Globe awards, two BAFTA Awards, and Emmy Award and an Academy Award while also being nominated for numerous other prestigious awards and accolades.

An actress well known for her love of performing, Shirley has also managed to show her worth on American television. She has been a part of television shows like “Shirley’s World”, “Joan Of Arc” and more recently “Downton Abbey” and “Glee”. For her contributions towards the entertainment industry, Shirley was rewarded with the Kennedy Center Honors in 2013. She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, being inducted in 1999.

As for her personal life, the 82 years old actress now leads her life as a divorcee. She was previously married to a businessman Steve Parker from 1954 to 1982. She has a daughter named Sachi Parker who she shares with her former husband, and who is now a famous actress. Sister of famous actor Warren Beatty, Shirley has occasionally courted controversy for her views on religions, and remarks on spiritualism, and the Holocaust. However, she now enjoys herself as a widely reputed actress with an impressive and successful career. Moreover, her present net worth of $50 million caters to her daily life in every possible way.


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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! 1965 Jenny Ericson
The Yellow Rolls-Royce 1964 Mae Jenkins
What a Way to Go! 1964 Louisa May Foster
Irma la Douce 1963 Irma La Douce
Two for the Seesaw 1962 Gittel 'Mosca' Moscawitz
My Geisha 1962 Lucy Dell / Yoko Mori
The Children's Hour 1961 Martha Dobie
Two Loves 1961 Anna Vorontosov
All in a Night's Work 1961 Katie Robbins
Ocean's 11 1960 Tipsy Girl (uncredited)
The Apartment 1960 Fran Kubelik
Can-Can 1960 Simone Pistache
Career 1959 Sharon Kensington
Ask Any Girl 1959 Meg Wheeler
Some Came Running 1958 Ginnie Moorehead
The Matchmaker 1958 Irene Molloy
Hot Spell 1958 Virginia Duval
The Sheepman 1958 Dell Payton
Around the World in Eighty Days 1956 Princess Aouda
Artists and Models 1955 Bessie Sparrowbrush
The Trouble with Harry 1955 Jennifer Rogers
Shower of Stars 1955 TV Series
Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver 2018 pre-production Mrs. Grindtooth
The Little Mermaid 2017 post-production
The Last Word 2016 post-production Harriet Lawler
Men of Granite filming Sophia Prather
Wild Oats 2016 Eva
Glee 2014 TV Series June Dolloway
Elsa & Fred 2014 Elsa
Downton Abbey 2012-2013 TV Series Martha Levinson
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013 Edna Mitty
Bernie 2011 Marjorie Nugent
Valentine's Day 2010/I Estelle
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning 2008 TV Movie Amelia Thomas
Coco Chanel 2008 TV Movie Old Coco Chanel
Closing the Ring 2007 Ethel Ann
Rumor Has It... 2005 Katharine Richelieu
In Her Shoes 2005 Ella Hirsh
Bewitched 2005 Iris Smythson Endora
Carolina 2003/I Grandma Millicent Mirabeau
Salem Witch Trials 2002 TV Movie Rebecca Nurse
Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay 2002 TV Movie Mary Kay
These Old Broads 2001 TV Movie Kate Westbourne
Bruno 2000 Helen
Joan of Arc 1999 TV Mini-Series Madame de Beaurevoir
Stories from My Childhood 1998 TV Series Narrator
A Smile Like Yours 1997 Martha (uncredited)
The Evening Star 1996 Aurora Greenway
Mrs. Winterbourne 1996 Grace Winterbourne
The West Side Waltz 1995 TV Movie Margaret Mary Elderdice
Guarding Tess 1994 Tess Carlisle
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway 1993 Helen Cooney
Used People 1992 Pearl Berman
Postcards from the Edge 1990 Doris Mann
Waiting for the Light 1990 Aunt Zena
Steel Magnolias 1989 Ouiser Boudreaux
Madame Sousatzka 1988 Madame Yuvline Sousatzka
Out on a Limb 1987 TV Mini-Series Shirley MacLaine
Cannonball Run II 1984 Veronica
Terms of Endearment 1983 Aurora Greenway
A Change of Seasons 1980 Karyn Evans
Loving Couples 1980 Dr. Evelyn Lucas Kirby
Being There 1979 Eve Rand
The Turning Point 1977 Deedee
Circasia 1976 Clown
The Possession of Joel Delaney 1972 Norah Benson
Shirley's World 1971-1972 TV Series Shirley Logan
Desperate Characters 1971 Sophie Bentwood
Two Mules for Sister Sara 1970 Sara
Sweet Charity 1969 Charity
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom 1968 Harriet Blossom
Woman Times Seven 1967 Paulette / Maria Teresa / Linda / ...
Gambit 1966 Nicole Chang

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Glee 2014 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Downton Abbey 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
These Old Broads 2001 TV Movie performer: "Boy Crazy", "Fascinating Rhythm", "Get Happy", "What a Life"
Postcards from the Edge 1990 performer: "I'm Still Here"
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon 1988 TV Special documentary performer: "I'Ve Got A Crush On You"
That's Dancing! 1985 Documentary performer: "There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This"
Shirley MacLaine at the Lido 1979 TV Movie performer: "Un Homme et une Femme" uncredited, "C'est si bon" uncredited, "Chanson d'Amour" uncredited, "La Vie en Rose" uncredited, "I Could've Danced All Night", "Send in the Clowns"
Dubbelleven 1978 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 47th Annual Academy Awards 1975 TV Special performer: "That's Entertainment!"
Sweet Charity 1969 performer: "My Personal Property", "If My Friends Could See Me Now", "There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This", "It's a Nice Face", "I'm a Brass Band", "Where Am I Going?" - uncredited
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom 1968 performer: "Main Title Theme"
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! 1965 performer: "John Goldfarb, Please Come Home"
What a Way to Go! 1964 performer: "Musical Extravaganza"
My Geisha 1962 performer: "MADAMA BUTTERFLY" Sequences
Can-Can 1960 performer: "Can-Can", "C'est Magnifique", "Apache Dance", "Let's Do It", "Come Along With Me"
Some Came Running 1958 performer: "After You've Gone" - uncredited
The Sheepman 1958 performer: "Put Your Little Foot" - uncredited
Artists and Models 1955 "Innamorata Sweetheart"
The Easter Seal Teleparade of Stars 1955 TV Special performer: "It's Me"

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kingdom Come 1999
Out on a Limb TV Mini-Series book - 2 episodes, 1987 teleplay - 2 episodes, 1987
The Shirley MacLaine Show 1985 TV Movie writer
The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir 1975 Documentary

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shirley MacLaine... Illusions 1982 TV Movie producer
The Shirley MacLaine Special: Where Do We Go from Here? 1977 TV Special executive producer
The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir 1975 Documentary producer
Shirley MacLaine: If They Could See Me Now 1974 TV Movie producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bruno 2000
The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir 1975 Documentary

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Baryshnikov: The Dancer and the Dance 1983 TV Movie documentary narrator

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Abbey of Thelema 2007 thanks
In Full Bloom 2002 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Joey Bishop Show 1969 TV Series Herself - Guest
Youth Wave 1968 Documentary short Herself
Paris aktuell 1967 TV Series documentary Herself
Gala de l'Unicef 1966 TV Series Herself
The 38th Annual Academy Awards 1966 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Director
The Car That Became a Star 1965 Documentary short Herself
Hollywood and the Stars 1964 TV Series Herself
The 36th Annual Academy Awards 1964 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Presenter: Short Subjects Awards
The Writers Guild Awards 1962 TV Special Herself - Winner
Here's Hollywood 1961 TV Series Herself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show 1960 TV Series Herself - Guest
Special Gala to Support Kennedy Campaign 1960 TV Movie Herself - Performer
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show 1960 TV Series Herself
Premier Khrushchev in the USA 1959 Documentary Herself
The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Co-Presenter: Best Special Effects
Person to Person 1959 TV Series documentary Herself
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show 1956-1959 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest Hostess
The All-Star Christmas Show 1958 TV Movie Herself
The Sid Caesar Show 1958 TV Movie Herself
The George Gobel Show 1956 TV Series Herself
Shower of Stars 1956 TV Series Herself
Frankie Laine Time 1955 TV Series Herself
The Easter Seal Teleparade of Stars 1955 TV Special Herself - Singer
The Bob Hope Show 1955 TV Series Herself
Last of the Showmen 2017 Documentary filming Herself
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age 2016 Documentary post-production Herself
Untitled Bill Hayes Documentary Documentary post-production
Actors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2016 TV Movie Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2008-2016 TV Series Herself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
Today 1973-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
Celebrating Laughter: The Life and Films of Colin Higgins 2016 Documentary Herself
Unsung Hollywood 2015 TV Series documentary Herself
The 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Boyhood / The Theory of Everything & Birdman
Frank Langella: An Actor's Actor 2014 Short Herself
Larry King Now 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Sidewalks Entertainment 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film 2014 Documentary Herself
The Insider 2014 TV Series Herself
The Kennedy Center Honors 2013 TV Special Herself - Honoree
Katie 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Behind the Seams: An Insider's Look at Costume Design 2013 TV Short Herself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Shirley MacLaine 2012 TV Movie Herself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007-2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
CBS This Morning 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Oprah Winfrey Show 1986-2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mike Nichols 2010 TV Movie Herself
Fox Legacy with Tom Rothman 2010 TV Series Herself
Made in Hollywood 2010 TV Series Herself
Sid Bernstein Presents... 2010 Documentary Herself
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Vittorio D. 2009 Documentary Herself (as Shirley McLaine)
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s 2009 Video documentary Herself
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1960's 2009 Video documentary Herself
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's 2009 Video documentary Herself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing 2009 Video documentary Herself
The 81st Annual Academy Awards 2009 TV Special Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Actress in a Leading Role
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2009 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet 2008 TV Series Herself - Guest
Beckmann 2008 TV Series Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 1989-2008 TV Series Herself - Guest
The View 2008 TV Series Herself - Guest
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Warren Beatty 2008 TV Special Herself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History 2008 Video documentary Herself
Inside 'The Apartment' 2008 Video documentary short Herself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical 2008 Video documentary Herself
Movies Rock 2007 TV Movie Herself
Julia Roberts: An American Cinematheque Tribute 2007 TV Movie Herself
Tavis Smiley 2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
Larry King Live 2001-2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
Shootout 2005-2006 TV Series Herself - Guest
Film '72 2006 TV Series Herself
The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Corazón de... 2005 TV Series Herself
The Heaven and Earth Show 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
This Morning 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
Sinatra: Dark Star 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
2005 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
Bewitched: Star Shots 2005 Video documentary short Herself
Casting a Spell: Making 'Bewitched' 2005 Video documentary short Herself
Reel Comedy 2005 TV Series Herself
Best Sellers or: Peter Sellers and Dr. Strangelove 2004 Video documentary short Herself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Meryl Streep 2004 TV Special Herself
The Life and Times of Arthur Erickson 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2003 TV Series Herself - Guest
V Graham Norton 2003 TV Series Herself - Guest
Private Screenings 2003 TV Series Herself
Voxtours 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There 2003 Documentary Herself
Biography 1996-2003 TV Series documentary Herself
Hollywood Greats 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
Dolly Parton: Platinum Blonde 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself
In Full Bloom 2002 Video documentary short Herself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand 2001 TV Special documentary Herself
Rescued from the Closet 2001 Video documentary Herself
Timeless: Live in Concert 2001 TV Special documentary Herself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 2001 TV Series Herself - Guest
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies 2000 TV Special documentary Herself
Omnibus 2000 TV Series documentary Herself
E! True Hollywood Story 2000 TV Series documentary Herself
The Unknown Peter Sellers 2000 TV Special documentary Herself
The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2000 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Cecil B. DeMille Award
Forever Hollywood 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends 1999 TV Special documentary Herself
Charlie Rose 1999 TV Series Herself - Guest
Get Bruce 1999 Documentary Herself
Louise Brooks: Looking for Lulu 1998 Documentary Herself / Narrator
Inside the Actors Studio 1998 TV Series Herself - Guest
Robert F. Kennedy: A Memoir 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself
American Masters 1998 TV Series documentary Herself
The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1998 TV Special Herself - Winner: Cecil B. DeMille Award
Happy Birthday Elizabeth: A Celebration of Life 1997 TV Special Herself
Die goldene Kamera 1997 1997 TV Movie Herself
Lo + plus 1997 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-1996 TV Series Herself - Guest
Jack Lemmon 1996 TV Movie Herself - Narrator
Intimate Portrait 1996 TV Series documentary Herself / Narrator
The Celluloid Closet 1995 Documentary Herself
CBS This Morning 1988-1995 TV Series Herself - Guest
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995 TV Movie documentary Herself
Barbra: The Concert 1995 TV Special documentary Herself - Concert Attendee (uncredited)
Maury 1995 TV Series Herself - Guest
A Century of Cinema 1994 Documentary Herself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Nicholson 1994 TV Special Herself
The Second Annual Comedy Hall of Fame 1994 TV Special Herself - Honoree
The 66th Annual Academy Awards 1994 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
The 1993 Annual American Friends Hebrew University Scopus Awards Honors: A Salute to Aaron Spelling 1993 TV Special Herself
Reflections on the Silver Screen 1993 TV Series Herself
The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1993 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy / Musical
The 9th Annual American Cinema Awards 1992 TV Special Herself
In a New Light: A Call to Action in the War Against AIDS 1992 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 64th Annual Academy Awards 1992 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Original Song
Aspel & Company 1992 TV Series Herself - Guest
1st Annual Environmental Media Awards 1991 TV Special Herself
The 45th Annual Tony Awards 1991 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Play & Best Musical
Movie Memories with Debbie Reynolds 1991 TV Series Herself
Defending Your Life 1991 Herself
Viva el espectáculo 1991 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1991 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture & Presenter: Cecil B. DeMille Award
Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come 1990 TV Special documentary Herself
The Evening Standard Drama Awards 1990 TV Special Herself
Good Morning America 1977-1990 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1975-1990 TV Series Herself - Guest
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon 1990 TV Series Herself
America's Dance Honors 1990 TV Special Herself
Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration 1990 TV Special Herself
Inner Workout 1989 Video Herself
Donahue 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 34th Annual Thalians Ball 1989 TV Movie Herself
Later with Bob Costas 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest
De película 1989 TV Series Herself - Interviewee
The Pat Sajak Show 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest
Cinema 3 1989 TV Series Herself
Champs-Elysées 1987-1989 TV Series Herself
Late Night with David Letterman 1988 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 1988 Annual Women in Film Awards 1988 TV Special Herself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon 1988 TV Special documentary Herself
Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration 1988 TV Special Herself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbara Stanwyck 1987 TV Special documentary Herself
Le divan 1987 TV Series documentary Herself - Guest
The 32th Annual Thalians Ball 1987 TV Movie Herself
The 1st Annual American Comedy Awards 1987 TV Special Herself
The 59th Annual Academy Awards 1987 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay
Liberty Weekend 1986 TV Special documentary Herself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Billy Wilder 1986 TV Special documentary Herself
Hour Magazine 1985 TV Series Herself
The 1th Annual Commitment to Life Awards 1985 TV Special Herself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Gene Kelly 1985 TV Special documentary Herself - Hostess
The 57th Annual Academy Awards 1985 TV Special documentary Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role
The Shirley MacLaine Show 1985 TV Movie Herself
The 38th Annual Tony Awards 1984 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Gold Tony Award
The 56th Annual Academy Awards 1984 TV Special documentary Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role
Bitte umblättern 1984 TV Series documentary Herself
The 10th Annual People's Choice Awards 1984 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Favorite All Around Female Performer
Gala Opening of the American Ballet Theater 1984 TV Movie Herself
The 41st Annual Golden Globe Awards 1984 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama
Baryshnikov: The Dancer and the Dance 1983 TV Movie documentary Herself - Host
Shirley MacLaine... Illusions 1982 TV Movie Herself
Live from Lincoln Center 1982 TV Series Herself
Baryshnikov in Hollywood 1982 TV Movie Herself
I Love Liberty 1982 TV Special Herself
The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1981 TV Special Herself - Co-Host
Sois belle et tais-toi 1981 Documentary Herself
The John Davidson Show 1980 TV Series Herself - Guest
Shirley MacLaine... 'Every Little Movement' 1980 TV Movie Herself
The 37th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1980 TV Special Herself
Shirley MacLaine at the Lido 1979 TV Movie Herself
The 51st Annual Academy Awards 1979 TV Special documentary Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Actress in a Leading Role
Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee 1978 TV Special Herself - Interviewee
The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1978 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special
Parkinson 1971-1978 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
The 50th Annual Academy Awards 1978 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda 1978 TV Special documentary Herself (uncredited)
Dinah! 1975-1978 TV Series Herself - Guest
The National Tribute to Hubert H. Humphrey 1977 TV Movie Herself
America Salutes the Queen 1977 TV Movie Herself
The Mike Douglas Show 1975-1977 TV Series Herself - Actress
300 millones 1977 TV Series Herself - Performer
The Shirley MacLaine Special: Where Do We Go from Here? 1977 TV Special Herself
Jimmy Carter's Inaugural Gala 1977 TV Movie Herself
Life Goes to the Movies 1976 TV Movie documentary Herself - Hostess
Les rendez-vous du dimanche 1976 TV Series Herself - Guest
Celebration: The American Spirit 1976 TV Movie Herself
Gypsy in My Soul 1976 TV Movie Herself
Academy of TV Arts and Sciences Salute to Robert Evans 1975 TV Movie Herself
The Carol Burnett Show 1975 TV Series Herself
Salute to Sir Lew - The Master Showman 1975 TV Movie documentary Himself
At Long Last Cole 1975 TV Movie Herself
The 47th Annual Academy Awards 1975 TV Special Herself - Co-Host and Co-Presenter: Best Original Song
The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir 1975 Documentary Herself
V.I.P.-Schaukel 1975 TV Series documentary Herself
Shirley MacLaine: If They Could See Me Now 1974 TV Movie Herself
Good Night America 1974 TV Series Herself - Guest
ABC Late Night 1974 TV Series Herself
The 46th Annual Academy Awards 1974 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Director
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney 1974 TV Special documentary Herself
Year of the Woman 1973 Documentary Herself
Jack Paar Tonite 1973 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Dick Cavett Show 1970-1972 TV Series Herself - Guest
A World of Love 1970 TV Movie documentary Herself
The David Frost Show 1970 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 24th Annual Tony Awards 1970 TV Special Herself - Host
Frost on Sunday 1970 TV Series Herself - Award Presenter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Warren Beatty, une obsession hollywoodienne 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself - Warren's sister
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
The Sixties 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself - Actress
Up Late with Alec Baldwin 2013 TV Series Aurora Greenway
Dai nostri inviati: La Rai racconta la Mostra del cinema di Venezia 1980-1989 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself
Downton Abbey Revisited 2012 TV Movie documentary Martha Levinson
Palme 2012 Documentary Herself
American Masters 1990-2012 TV Series documentary Herself
60 Minutes 2003-2012 TV Series documentary Herself / Herself (segment "The Entertainers") / Herself - Actress (segment "Shirley")
Vito 2011 Documentary Martha Dobie
The Many Faces of... 2011 TV Series documentary Herself / Nicole Chang
Edición Especial Coleccionista 2011 TV Series Jennifer Rogers
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
¡Feliz 2010! Cuéntame 2009 TV Movie Herself
50 años de 2009 TV Series Herself
Premio Donostia a Meryl Streep 2008 TV Special Doris Mann
Entertainment Tonight 2008 TV Series Herself
The 80th Annual Academy Awards 2008 TV Special Herself
Hillary! Uncensored: Banned by the Media 2008 Video documentary Herself
La rentadora 2007 TV Series Herself
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Herself
Hoge bomen: Pioniers 2007 TV Series documentary Herself
Carta blanca 2006 TV Series Fran Kubelik
The Best of the Royal Variety 2006 TV Series Herself
CMT Greatest Moments: Dolly Parton 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Billy Wilder Speaks 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Corazón de... 2005 TV Series Katharine Richelieu / Ella Hirsch
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That 2005 TV Movie documentary Sara
Premio Donostia a Willem Dafoe 2005 TV Special
Cinema mil 2005 TV Series Herself
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
The Best of 'So Graham Norton' 2004 Video Herself
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops 2004 TV Special documentary Herself - #68 Foul Follow-up Films: Cannonball Run 2
Jack Paar: Smart Television 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself
Timeshift 2002 TV Series documentary Herself - Interviewee, 'Parkinson'
Private Screenings 2001 TV Series Martha Dobie in 'The Children's Hour'
Così è la vita: Vittorio De Sica 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years 2000 TV Movie documentary Deedee Rodgers
Biography 1998-2000 TV Series documentary Herself
If These Walls Could Talk 2 2000 TV Movie uncredited
The Rat Pack 1999 TV Series documentary Herself
The Real Las Vegas 1996 TV Series documentary Herself
50 Years of Funny Females 1995 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Best of the Don Lane Show 1994 TV Movie Herself
The 65th Annual Academy Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
Oscar's Greatest Moments 1992 Video documentary Herself
60 Minutes: The Entertainers 1991 TV Movie documentary Herself
Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen 1981 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1979 TV Special Herself
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television 1975 TV Special Herself
Fred Astaire Salutes the Fox Musicals 1974 TV Movie Herself
Film Review 1968 TV Mini-Series Paulette
Hollywood: The Great Stars 1963 TV Movie documentary Herself (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Life Achievement Award American Film Institute, USA
2012 Woman of the Year Elle Women in Hollywood Awards
2006 Lifetime Achievement Award Palm Springs International Film Festival
2005 Career Achievement Award Chicago International Film Festival
2005 Icon Award Elle Women in Hollywood Awards · Charlize Theron
· Rachel Weisz
· Laura Linney
2003 OFTA Film Hall of Fame Online Film & Television Association Acting
2002 Vanguard Award GLAAD Media Awards
2000 Lifetime Achievement Award Denver International Film Festival
1999 Honorary Golden Berlin Bear Berlin International Film Festival
1998 Cecil B. DeMille Award Golden Globes, USA For outstanding contribution to the entertainment field.
1997 Golden Camera for Lifetime Achievement Golden Camera, Germany International
1997 Lone Star Film & Television Award Lone Star Film & Television Awards Best Actress The Evening Star (1996)
1996 Silver Medallion Award Telluride Film Festival, US
1995 Gala Tribute Film Society of Lincoln Center
1993 Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy American Comedy Awards, USA
1989 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Madame Sousatzka (1988)
1988 Volpi Cup Venice Film Festival Best Actress Madame Sousatzka (1988)
1985 ACE CableACE Awards Writing a Music Special The Shirley MacLaine Show (1985) · Larry Grossman (writer)
· Buz Kohan (writer)
1984 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role Terms of Endearment (1983)
1984 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Terms of Endearment (1983)
1984 David David di Donatello Awards Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera) Terms of Endearment (1983)
1983 LAFCA Award Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress Terms of Endearment (1983)
1983 NBR Award National Board of Review, USA Best Actress Terms of Endearment (1983)
1983 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Terms of Endearment (1983)
1978 Crystal Award Women in Film Crystal Awards
1976 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music Gypsy in My Soul (1976) · William O. Harbach (executive producer)
· Cy Coleman (producer)
· Fred Ebb (producer)
1971 Silver Berlin Bear Berlin International Film Festival Best Actress Desperate Characters (1971)
1964 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Irma la Douce (1963)
1964 David David di Donatello Awards Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera) Irma la Douce (1963)
1964 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Comedy Performance Irma la Douce (1963)
1963 Woman of the Year Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA
1962 CEC Award Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain Best Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera) Can-Can (1960)
1962 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Dramatic Performance The Children's Hour (1961)
1961 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress - Comedy or Musical The Apartment (1960)
1961 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Foreign Actress The Apartment (1960)
1961 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Female Dramatic Performance The Apartment (1960)
1960 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Foreign Actress Ask Any Girl (1959)
1960 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Musical Performance Can-Can (1960)
1960 Volpi Cup Venice Film Festival Best Actress The Apartment (1960)
1960 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Motion Picture On 8 February 1960. At 1617 Vine Street
1959 Special Award Golden Globes, USA For the most versatile actress.
1959 Silver Berlin Bear Berlin International Film Festival Best Actress Ask Any Girl (1959)
1959 Golden Apple Golden Apple Awards Most Cooperative Actress
1955 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Most Promising Newcomer - Female The Trouble with Harry (1955)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 WFCC Award Women Film Critics Circle Awards Best Screen Couple Elsa & Fred (2014) · Christopher Plummer
2013 Movies for Grownups Award AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Best Supporting Actress Bernie (2011)
2013 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress in a Comedy Bernie (2011)
2013 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Guest Actress Downton Abbey (2010)
2013 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series Downton Abbey (2010)
2012 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Ensemble Performance Bernie (2011) · Jack Black
· Matthew McConaughey
2012 VVFP Award Village Voice Film Poll Best Supporting Actress Bernie (2011)
2009 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Coco Chanel (2008)
2009 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Coco Chanel (2008)
2009 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries Coco Chanel (2008)
2009 WIN Award Women's Image Network Awards Outstanding Actress Mini-Series / Made for Television Movie Coco Chanel (2008)
2006 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture In Her Shoes (2005)
2006 Movies for Grownups Award AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Best Actress In Her Shoes (2005)
2005 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama In Her Shoes (2005)
2005 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Best Supporting Actress In Her Shoes (2005)
2003 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (2002)
1997 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
1995 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Guarding Tess (1994)
1993 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Used People (1992)
1991 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Postcards from the Edge (1990)
1991 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Actress Postcards from the Edge (1990)
1991 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Steel Magnolias (1989)
1991 American Comedy Award American Comedy Awards, USA Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Postcards from the Edge (1990)
1990 American Comedy Award American Comedy Awards, USA Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Steel Magnolias (1989)
1990 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actress Steel Magnolias (1989)
1989 David David di Donatello Awards Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera) Madame Sousatzka (1988)
1988 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Out on a Limb (1987)
1985 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Actress Terms of Endearment (1983)
1985 ACE CableACE Awards Performance in a Music Special The Shirley MacLaine Show (1985)
1985 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Actress Cannonball Run II (1984)
1981 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Actress Being There (1979)
1980 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Being There (1979)
1980 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Variety or Music Program Shirley MacLaine... 'Every Little Movement' (1980) · Gary Smith (producer)
· Dwight Hemion (producer)
1980 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Motion Picture Actress
1979 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program Shirley MacLaine at the Lido (1979) · Gary Smith (producer)
· Dwight Hemion (producer)
1978 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role The Turning Point (1977)
1977 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music The Shirley MacLaine Special: Where Do We Go from Here? (1977) · George Schlatter (producer)
1976 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Documentary, Features The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir (1975)
1975 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music Shirley MacLaine: If They Could See Me Now (1974) · Bob Wells (producer)
1971 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Best Comedy Performance, Female Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
1970 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Sweet Charity (1969)
1970 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Female Star 5th place.
1968 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Woman Times Seven (1967)
1968 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Female Star 8th place.
1967 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Gambit (1966)
1967 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Female Star 5th place.
1966 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Female Star 6th place.
1965 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Foreign Actress Irma la Douce (1963)
1965 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Female Star 5th place.
1964 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role Irma la Douce (1963)
1964 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Star 5th place.
1963 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Star 9th place.
1963 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Dramatic Performance Two for the Seesaw (1962)
1962 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress - Drama The Children's Hour (1961)
1961 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role The Apartment (1960)
1960 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Ask Any Girl (1959)
1960 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Star 4th place.
1959 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Leading Role Some Came Running (1958)
1959 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress - Drama Some Came Running (1958)
1959 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Star 8th place.
1957 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Foreign Actress The Trouble with Harry (1955)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996 STFC Award Society of Texas Film Critics Awards Best Actress The Evening Star (1996)
1970 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Female Comedy Performance Sweet Charity (1969)
1962 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Star

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1984 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Actress Terms of Endearment (1983)
1971 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Desperate Characters (1971)
1967 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Female Comedy Performance Gambit (1966)
1961 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Star
1959 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female Dramatic Performance Some Came Running (1958)

TitleSalary
Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) $800,000 + 10% of the profits.
Sweet Charity (1969) $800,000 + percentage of profits
Irma la Douce (1963) $350,000 + 7.5% of the profits.
The Apartment (1960) $175,000
Some Came Running (1958) $37,500
Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) $6,000

#Fact
1 As of 2016 she is the 5th earliest surviving recipient of a Best Actress Oscar nomination, behind only Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Caron, Carroll Baker and Joanne Woodward. She was nominated in 1958 for Some Came Running (1958).
2 Is one of 11 actresses who won the Best Actress Oscar for a move that also won the Best Picture Oscar (she won for Terms of Endearment (1983)). The others are Claudette Colbert for It Happened One Night (1934), Luise Rainer for The Great Ziegfeld (1936), Vivien Leigh for Gone with the Wind (1939), Greer Garson for Mrs. Miniver (1942), Louise Fletcher for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Diane Keaton for Annie Hall (1977), Jessica Tandy for Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Jodie Foster for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Gwyneth Paltrow for Shakespeare in Love (1998) and Hilary Swank for Million Dollar Baby (2004).
3 Had an open relationship with ex-husband Steve Parker. He lived in Japan with their daughter Sachi Parker, while MacLaine focused on her career.
4 Initially she was cast as Bonnie Parker in her brother's film 'Bonnie and Clyde'. When Warren Beatty decided to play Clyde himself, she was dropped for obvious reasons.
5 Was the 89th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Actress Oscar for Terms of Endearment (1983) at The 56th Annual Academy Awards (1984) on April 9, 1984.
6 As of 2014, has appeared in four films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: the winners Around the World in Eighty Days (1956), The Apartment (1960), Terms of Endearment (1983) and the nominated The Turning Point (1977).
7 Recipient of Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime contribution to American culture, in Washington, DC on December 8, 2013 (telecast on Dec. 29). Fellow honorees are Billy Joel, 'Carlos Santana', Herbie Hancock and Martina Arroyo.
8 Initially she was cast as Bonnie Parker in her brother's film 'Bonnie and Clyde'. When Warren Beatty decided to play Clyde himself, she was dropped.
9 Release of the book, "It's All in the Playing". [1987]
10 Release of book, "You Can Get There From Here". [1975]
11 Release of her book, "Sage-ing While Age-ing". [2007]
12 Release of the book, "Dance While You Can". [1991]
13 Completing filming for Closing the Ring (2007) in Northern Ireland and Canada. [June 2006]
14 Release of book, "Dancing in the Light". [1985]
15 Release of book, "Don't Fall Off the Mountain". [1970]
16 Filming a movie about the Mary Kay Cosmetics founder, Mary Kay Ash, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The movie is called Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (2002). [June 2002]
17 Starred in Award winning British Drama Downton Abbey played Hugh Bonneville's character's Mother-In-Law. [January 2012]
18 Release of the book, "My Lucky Stars: A Hollywood Memoir". [1995]
19 Release of book, "Shirley and Warren" by James Spada. [1985]
20 Release of the book, "Out on a Leash: Exploring the Nature of Reality and Love". [2003]
21 Release of book, "Out on a Limb". [1983]
22 She has English, Scottish, and distant Irish and Danish, ancestry.
23 In her memoir "I'm Over That And Other Confessions", she claims to have been intimate with Danny Kaye, and Robert Mitchum, among others. She told Oprah Winfrey in an April 2011 TV appearance that she was not attracted to Jack Lemmon because he was not "dangerous" and "complicated".
24 Will receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement award on June 7, 2012, in Los Angeles [October 9, 2011].
25 In her book, "My Lucky Stars", MacLaine wrote that before production on My Geisha (1962) began, Yves Montand bet her husband, Steve Parker, that he could seduce her. Parker, whom MacLaine learned later, was having an affair at the time, took Montand up on the bet; Montand won.
26 Grandmother to Frank Murray Jr. (born 1996) and Arin Murray (born 1998); the son and daughter of her daughter Sachi Parker.
27 Friends with: Sally Field, Bea Arthur, William Peter Blatty, Debbie Reynolds, Julie Christie, Doris Roberts, Joan Collins, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Meryl Streep, Peter Sellers, Elizabeth Taylor, Julia Roberts, Maggie Smith, Billy Wilder, Carol Burnett, Jennifer Aniston, Geraldo Rivera, Jane Fonda, Bob Fosse, Kathy Bates and Barbra Streisand.
28 About 1975, while starring in a special musical show that played at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk, VA, she walked out on the show because of the poor acoustics and sound system. Chrysler Hall was well known for this problem at the time, and Miss MacLaine was not the only performer to complain about it. Years later, the theatre closed for a while and underwent extensive renovations to improve the acoustics, thanks in part to the star's vigorously vocal objections.
29 Father was a professor, then a real estate agent. Mother was a teacher.
30 Dropped out of the The Blue Bird (1976) before shooting began.
31 When writing The Exorcist (1973), William Peter Blatty based the character of "Chris O'Neil" on MacLaine, who was a friend of his.
32 Attended the same high school, Washington-Lee High School, as Sandra Bullock. Both were also cheerleaders at the school. Her brother, Warren Beatty also attended this high school.
33 She and Barbra Streisand celebrate their joint birthday together every year.
34 Her performance as Aurora Greenway in Terms of Endearment (1983) is ranked #81 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
35 Columbia originally wanted to cast her as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl (1968). However, producer Ray Stark--who produced the Broadway show and was Brice's son-in-law--insisted on Barbra Streisand repeating her Broadway role.
36 Close friends with actress Julie Christie, who lived with Shirley's brother Warren Beatty for over a decade.
37 Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1967.
38 Was close friends with the members of the Rat Pack. She starred with all of them in Ocean's 11 (1960). Other works with Rat Pack members include: Some Came Running (1958), Cannonball Run II (1984) and Can-Can (1960).
39 Right before a performance of "Cinderella" with the Washington School of Ballet (she was dancing the role of the Fairy Godmother), she was warming up backstage when she broke her ankle. Instead of bowing out, she simply tied the ribbon on her toe shoes tighter and danced the role through. After the show was over, she called for an ambulance.
40 As of 2009, she is only one of six performers who won a Golden Globe Award as Best Lead Actor/Actress in a Motion Picture Drama without being nominated for an Oscar for that same role (hers for Madame Sousatzka (1988)). The others are Spencer Tracy in The Actress (1953), Anthony Franciosa in Career (1959), Omar Sharif in Doctor Zhivago (1965), Jim Carrey in The Truman Show (1998) and Kate Winslet in Revolutionary Road (2008).
41 Took ballet as a child and always played the boy's role due to being the tallest in her class.
42 Her childhood dinner for many years consisted of tabasco and saltine crackers (which often resulted in bad dreams--her missing the bus to ballet class).
43 Turned down the role of Diane Freeling in Poltergeist (1982) to play the Oscar-winning role of Aurora Greenway in Terms of Endearment (1983).
44 Is a horse lover.
45 Sister-in-law of actress Annette Bening.
46 Born at 3:57 PM EST.
47 A frequent visitor to Houston, Texas, where she starred in Terms of Endearment (1983) and The Evening Star (1996). At each visit, she goes to Tony's Restaurant, where she orders a complete soufflé just for herself.
48 Mother of Sachi Parker with former husband Steve Parker.
49 Older sister of Warren Beatty.
50 Attended Washington-Lee H.S. in Arlington, VA.
51 Led a series of weekend-long higher-self seminars in the late 1980s teaching people about her views on many aspects of New Age practices and techniques.
52 Named after Shirley Temple.

#Quote
1 Once the soul of India gets into you, it sits on your shoulder all the time.
2 [on Peter Sellers] Peter had a leaking aura and these past-life incarnations would come through and that's why he could play these parts so well. He was positive he was having a sexual, a deep, erotic relationship with me, he actually thought he was! Dick Zanuck would walk into his dressing room and hear Peter doing sex talk over the phone and he would ask me, 'What is it like having a relationship with Peter Sellers?' and I said, 'He's out of his mind.' He did the same thing with Sophia Loren when they made 'The Millionairess.'
3 I do miss the stage. There's nothing like it, nothing. When I did my one-woman show and played the Palace and played the Gershwin and all that, I did - what? - eight shows or maybe more a week. Of course you can't do anything else, and you can't run quickly for a cab in the rain, and you can't have a drunken love affair. You can't do any of that. Because you've got to be perfectly healthy. And I guess I value enjoying my life a little bit more than the discipline these days.
4 [on planning a scene in Downton Abbey (2010) which involved a conversation with Maggie Smith] I told her I was going to sing it, and first she said to me, 'You know, dear, when you do that, I'm going to fall off my chair'. I said, OK. And then she said, 'No, I think not. I think I'll fall asleep'. I said, OK, that's good too. And then she said, 'No, I think I will cry'. I said, I don't know what you'd do that for, but whatever. What she did instead was flirt back. I was so surprised.
5 I don't know what the norm is. The latest evaluations on human sexuality say that we are one-third monogamous, one-third serially monogamous and one-third polygamous. I would say there should be some kind of form to fill out before you promise monogamy.
6 I'm very interested in how insane everybody is. That's why I write.
7 On mothering: If we can genuinely honor our mother and father we are not only at peace with ourselves but we can give them birth to our future.
8 [on Mia Farrow] All turned in and vulnerable, a child with a highly energetic brain. From the neck up she's eighty.
9 [on Warren Beatty] The difference between us is sex. I can take it or leave it. But my kid brother ... well, now, he enjoys his reputation. Sex is the most important thing in his life. It's his hobby, you could say.
10 On personal power: You are the architect of your personal experience.
11 [after being offended by David Letterman on his show] Cher was right! You are an asshole!
12 My first few weeks in New York were an initiation into the kingdom of guts.
13 I've made so many movies playing a hooker that they don't pay me in the regular way anymore. They leave it on the dresser.
14 ...I was always a character actress and never a sex symbol. Even when I was the leading lady, I was a character actor.
15 I'm not unaware of how I'm perceived, I just don't care about it. Unless I really hurt someone's feelings. I care about that.
16 [on accepting her Oscar, 1983] I am going to cry because this show has been as long as my career! I have wondered for 26 years what this would feel like! Thank you for terminating the suspense.
17 [on Oscars] I love to win those things. Love it. The only part about it I don't like is the red carpet and getting a dress and walking around in high heels and holding in my stomach. I hate that.
18 [New York Times interview, Oct. 16, 2005]: I regret turning down the lead role in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) which Ellen Burstyn deservedly won an Oscar for. I said to myself: "Who is this Martin Scorsese person?".
19 I can't define longevity. I don't know what it means.
20 An actor has many lives and many people within him. I know there are lots of people inside me. No one ever said I'm dull.
21 [about her considering ballet as a profession) I was never good enough to be a soloist. Quatre ballet was about all I could handle. I didn't have those beautifully constructed feet [high arches, high insteps]. My extension on my left leg was pretty good, but I didn't point my foot with that grace that suggests true beauty.
22 I think in my 40s, right around the time of The Turning Point (1977), that I began to address myself more to the future. See, I wasn't afraid of getting old, because I never had the problems the other actresses my age had. I was never a great beauty. I was never a sex symbol. I did, however, have great legs, because I was a dancer. But I didn't have that baggage. I wasn't interested in my stature as a star. Ever. I was just interested in good parts.
23 I had a video made of my recent knee operation. The doctor said it was the best movie I ever starred in.
24 It is useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office.
25 Some people think I look like a sweet potato, I consider myself a spud with a heart of gold.

#Trademark
1 Her eternally red hair
2 Strong-willed characters who fluctuate between endearing and abrasive
3 Her trademark theme song, taken from the movie, Sweet Charity (1969), is "If My Friends Could See Me Now". It is usually the music that accompanies her when she makes entrances on talk shows.

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