Shelley Long

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Shelley Lee Long
  • Birth Place: Fort Wayne, IN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/23/1949, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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Shelley Long Fast Facts:
  • Was a national oratory champion in high school.
  • Joined the comedy troupe Second City in 1975.
  • Won three Chicago Emmy Awards as cohost for the local program Sorting It Out from 1975 to '77.
  • Film debut was 1980's A Small Circle of Friends.
  • Big break came when she was cast as prim barmaid Diane Chambers on Cheers in 1982.
  • Left Cheers after five seasons to concentrate on films, such as The Money Pit, Outrageous Fortune and Hello Again.
  • Played Carol Brady in 1995's The Brady Bunch Movie and reprised the role in two sequels.
  • Made notable guest appearances on Frasier, Boston Legal and Modern Family.
  • Shelley Long Relationships:
  • Evandine Long - Mother
  • Juliana Tyson - Daughter
  • Bruce Tyson - Ex-husband
  • Leland Long - Father
  • Shelley Long Awards:
  • 1983 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1986 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1984 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress for a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1983 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1985 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1984 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

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