Biography

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Adrienne Shelly (June 24, 1966 – November 1, 2006), sometimes credited as Adrienne Shelley, was an American actress, director and screenwriter. Making her name in independent films such as 1989's The Unbelievable Truth and 1990's Trust, Shelly transitioned to a writing and directing career in subsequent years. She wrote, co-starred in, and directed the 2007 film Waitress, which won five awards, including the Jury Prize at the Sarasota Film Festival for narrative feature, and the Audience and Feature Film awards at the Newport Beach Film Festival.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Adrienne Shelly (June 24, 1966 – November 1, 2006), sometimes credited as Adrienne Shelley, was an American actress, director and screenwriter. Making her name in independent films such as 1989's The Unbelievable Truth and 1990's Trust, Shelly transitioned to a writing and directing career in subsequent years. She wrote, co-starred in, and directed the 2007 film Waitress, which won five awards, including the Jury Prize at the Sarasota Film Festival for narrative feature, and the Audience and Feature Film awards at the Newport Beach Film Festival.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 25

Birthday 1966-06-24

Day of Death 2006-11-01

Place of Birth Queens, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2010 Years Later: The Unbelievable Truth and Its Consequences as Herself
2007 Waitress as Dawn
2005 Factotum as Jerry
2002 Revolution #9 as Kim Kelly
1998 Wrestling with Alligators as Mary
1997 Oz (1 episode)
1997 Grind as Janey
1996 Sudden Manhattan as Donna
1996 Early Edition (1 episode)
1994 Sleeping with Strangers as Jenny
1994 The Road Killers as Red
1994 Teresa's Tattoo as Teresa / Gloria
1994 Opera No. 1 as Fairy #2
1994 Sleep with Me as Pamela
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (1 episode)
1993 Hexed as Gloria O'Connor
1992 Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me as Dannie
1992 Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even as Stephanie
1990 Lonely in America as Woman in Laundromat
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Wendy Alston
1990 Trust as Maria Coughlin
1989 The Unbelievable Truth as Audry

Writing

Lois Lives a Little Writer
2009 Serious Moonlight Writer
2007 Waitress Author
1999 I'll Take You There Writer
1996 Sudden Manhattan Writer

Directing

Lois Lives a Little Director
2007 Waitress Director
1999 I'll Take You There Director
1996 Sudden Manhattan Director

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