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HomeTechShelley Duvall, The Shining's Legendary Scream Queen, Has Died

Shelley Duvall, The Shining’s Legendary Scream Queen, Has Died

Gordon Jackson

Shelley Duvall, the reclusive, legendary actress who famously brought The Shining‘s Wendy Torrance to life, has died.

The Hollywood Reporter says that Duvall passed at her home in Blanco, Texas, due to complications of diabetes,

A regular of director Robert Altman, Duvall’s numerable film credits include 3 Women, Nashville, Popeye, Brewster McCloud and McCabe & Mrs. Miller. Duvall’s diverse genre credits additionally include Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits, Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, Guy Maddin’s Twilight of the Ice Nymphs, Russell Mulcahy’s Tale of the Mummy and Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme. Most recejtly, Duvall appeared in last year’s werewolf movie, The Forest Hills, following a twenty-year break from acting. 

Duvall turned 75-years old last Sunday.

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