Oscar Winner Shelley Winters dies at 85

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  1. ScottR

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    Sad news...another legend has left us. I still treasure her vocal talents as Frosty the Snowman's wife Crystal. Thanks for all the great memories, Shelley!
     
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    I fell in love with Shelly Winters in "Winchester '73", "A Place in the Sun", & "Night of the Hunter"

    I did not know until today that she had an uncredited roll in "Red River". I'll have to check that scene out.

    I remember hearing about her heart problems a few months ago, but assumed that she had recovered.

    R.I.P.
     
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    Sad news. I'll always remember her in The Poseidon Adventure, one of my favorite films. I think I'll put it on tomorrow as a tribute. RIP
     
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    When you're pushing 86 years of age, such problems usually don't go away.






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    The first movie I remember seeing her in is Pete's Dragon. I liked her work a lot. I was surprised to hear she died.
     
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    She'll always be Belle Rosen to me. RIP, Ms. Winters.
     
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    Nobody else that guest starred on Roseanne had me laughing as much. [​IMG]

    Glad she lived a full life.
     
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    This morning on TCM, I watched her again in "A Patch of Blue" playing a character against type. Also, "A Place in the Sun" is showing at 2:00 p.m. for those interested.






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    Always a bright spot in a film, Ms. Winters will be missed. [​IMG]
     
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    Me, too. Ironic, considering her status in her early career as a sex symbol.

    She will be missed.
     
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    She was one of the best, and she gave one of the all-time great performances, in my opinion, in "Lolita."
     
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    FWIW, I thought she gave as a good performance as she could in that classic of cheesy 80s action "The Delta Force".

    Sincerely,

    John Kilduff...

    Wondering if AMC will be running that movie in her honor.
     
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    R.I.P. Shelley. She gave so many memorable performances that it's hard to single out just one, but her portrayal of Charlotte in "Lolita" was probably her all-time best.
     
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    R.I.P., Shelly. [​IMG]
     

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