Shirley MacLaine

A born star, born into a star-studded family.

Shirley MacLaine
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Age90
Full NameShirley MacLean Beaty
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Biography

Royalty Shirley MacLaine graced the world with her regal presence on April 24, 1934, in Richmond, Virginia. Born Shirley MacLean Beaty to parents Kathlyn Corinne (MacLean) and Ira Owens Beaty, she descended from a long lineage of English and Scottish nobility. Her illustrious brother Warren Beatty was born on March 30, 1937. As a student of the Washington School of Ballet, she towered over her peers, and upon graduating from Washington-Lee High School, Shirley set off for New York. While auditioning for Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's "Me and Juliet", Shirley changed her name from Shirley MacLean Beaty to Shirley MacLaine, and soon landed the role of a member of the chorus and understudy to Carol Haney in "The Pajama Game." With a stunning debut, Shirley MacLaine ushered in a new era of grace and sophistication to the world.

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Awards
6

Media
110

  • Downton Abbey
  • Timeless: Live in Concert
  • The Apartment
  • The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
  • Only Murders in the Building
  • American Dreamer
  • The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
  • Being There
  • Oscar's Greatest Moments
  • Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
  • The Celluloid Closet
  • The 81st Annual Academy Awards
  • Stories from My Childhood
  • The Children's Hour
  • Laugh-In
  • Shower of Stars
  • Billy Wilder Speaks
  • The Unknown Peter Sellers
  • The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir
  • Terms of Endearment
  • Later with Bob Costas
  • Movie Memories with Debbie Reynolds
  • Some Came Running
  • Steel Magnolias
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • Defending Your Life
  • Out on a Limb
  • The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards
  • The 50th Annual Academy Awards
  • The Trouble with Harry
  • The 51st Annual Academy Awards
  • Two Mules for Sister Sara
  • What a Way to Go!
  • Sweet Charity
  • Hot Spell
  • If These Walls Could Talk 2
  • Shirley MacLaine... Illusions
  • Bernie
  • Coco Chanel
  • The 59th Annual Academy Awards
  • Glee
  • The Oscars
  • The Turning Point
  • The 80th Annual Academy Awards
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Postcards from the Edge
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