Shirley MacLaine

Total Box Office:
 $315.2M
Highest Rated:
100% The Children's Hour (1961)
Lowest Rated:
0% What a Way to Go! (1964)
Birthday:
Apr 24
Birthplace:
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Bio:
A dancer, singer, highly regarded actress and metaphysical time traveler, Shirley MacLaine is certainly among Hollywood's most unique stars. Born Shirley MacLane Beaty on April 24, 1934 in Richmond, Virginia, MacLaine was the daughter of drama coach and former actress Kathlyn MacLean Beaty and Ira…

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Community Photos (55)

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Wild Oats
  • Actor
-- 2013
49% The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
  • Edna Mitty
$58.2M 2013
90% Bernie
  • Marjorie Nugent
$9.2M 2012
18% Valentine's Day
  • Estelle
$110.0M 2010
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: The 1970s
  • Actor
-- 2009
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning
  • Amelia Thomas
-- 2008
Coco Chanel
  • Coco Chanel (1954)
-- 2008
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: The 1960s
  • Actor
-- 2008
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: 1920s - The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical
  • Actor
-- 2008
78% Some Came Running
  • Ginny Moorhead
-- 2008
Bing Crosby - Bing Crosby's White Christmas All Star Show
  • Actor
-- 2007
31% Closing the Ring
  • Ethel Ann Roberts
-- 2007
25% Bewitched
  • Iris Smythson/Endora
$62.3M 2005
75% In Her Shoes
  • Ella Hirsh
$32.8M 2005
20% Rumor Has It
  • Katharine Richelieu
$42.7M 2005
Carolina
  • Actor
-- 2004
Salem Witch Trials
  • Rebecca Nurse
-- 2003
83% Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There
  • Actor
-- 2003
Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay
  • Mary Kay Ash
-- 2002
Elizabeth Taylor: England's Other Elizabeth
  • Actor
-- 2001
96% Defending Your Life
  • Herself
-- 2001
These Old Broads
  • Kate Westburn
-- 2001
The Dress Code (Bruno)
  • Helen
  • Director
-- 2000
Biography - Shirley MacLaine: This Time Around
  • Actor
-- 2000
11% Joan of Arc
  • Madame De Beaurevoir
-- 1999
71% Get Bruce
  • Actor
-- 1999
Stories From My Childhood #4
  • Actor
-- 1999
Forever Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1999
Louise Brooks: Looking for Lulu
  • Narrator
-- 1998
7% A Smile Like Yours
  • Martha
-- 1997
7% Mrs. Winterbourne
  • Grace Winterbourne
-- 1996
23% The Evening Star
  • Aurora Greenway
-- 1996
The West Side Waltz
  • Margaret Mary Elderdice
-- 1995
96% The Celluloid Closet
  • Interviewee
-- 1995
59% Guarding Tess
  • Tess Carlisle
-- 1994
60% Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
  • Helen
-- 1993
38% Used People
  • Pearl Berman
-- 1992
90% Postcards from the Edge
  • Doris Mann
-- 1990
Waiting for the Light
  • Aunt Zena
-- 1990
67% Steel Magnolias
  • Ouiser Boudreaux
-- 1989
75% Madame Sousatzka
  • Mme. Irina Sousatzka
-- 1988
Reincarnation - Coming Back
  • Actor
-- 1988
Out on a Limb
  • Herself
-- 1987
That's Dancing!
  • Actor
-- 1985
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Gene Kelly
  • Actor
-- 1985
14% Cannonball Run II
  • Veronica
-- 1984
Baryshnikov - The Dancer and the Dance
  • Actor
-- 1983
88% Terms of Endearment
  • Aurora Greenaway
-- 1983
Loving Couples
  • Evelyn
-- 1980
95% Being There
  • Eve Rand
-- 1979
56% The Turning Point
  • Deedee
-- 1977
The Possession of Joel Delaney
  • Norah Benson
-- 1972
Desperate Characters
  • Sophie
-- 1971
78% Two Mules For Sister Sara
  • Sister Sara
-- 1970
Sweet Charity
  • Charity
-- 1969
Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
  • Harriet Blossom
-- 1968
Woman Times Seven
  • Edith
-- 1967
Gambit
  • Nicole Chang
-- 1966
Yellow Rolls Royce
  • Actor
-- 1965
Loving Couples
  • Actor
-- 1964
0% What a Way to Go!
  • Louisa
-- 1964
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home
  • Jenny Ericson
-- 1964
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
  • Mae Jenkins
-- 1964
86% Irma La Douce
  • Irma La Douce
-- 1963
60% Two for the Seesaw
  • Gittel Mosca
-- 1962
My Geisha
  • Lucy Dell/Yoko Mori
-- 1962
All In A Night's Work
  • Director
  • Katie Robbins
-- 1961
100% The Children's Hour
  • Martha Dobie
-- 1961
Can-Can
  • Simone Pistache
-- 1960
93% The Apartment
  • Fran Kubelik
-- 1960
48% Ocean's Eleven
  • Motel drunk
-- 1960
Ask Any Girl
  • Meg Wheeler
-- 1959
Career
  • Sharon Kensington
-- 1959
The Matchmaker
  • Irene Molloy
-- 1958
The Sheepman (Stranger with a Gun)
  • Dell Payton
-- 1958
73% Around the World in 80 Days
  • Princess Aouda
-- 1956
90% The Trouble With Harry
  • Jennifer Rogers Harry's Wife
-- 1955
71% Artists and Models
  • Bessie Sparrowbush
-- 1955


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
69% Downton Abbey
2010-2013
  • Martha Levinson
2012

Shirley MacLaine Trivia

Shirley turned down the role of Diane Freeling in Poltergeist (1982) opting instead to play the role of Aurora Greenway in Terms of Endearment (1983).
- submitted by Randy T (4 years ago)

Quotes from Shirley MacLaine's Characters

    1. Nicole Chang: You're not even honest enough to be crook.
    From Gambit. Submitted by Frances H (30 days ago)
    1. Ouiser Boudreaux: This is it, I've found it, I'm in hell.
    From Steel Magnolias. Submitted by Alyssa B (31 days ago)
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