Carole Shelley

British actress (1939-2018)

Carole Shelley (16 August 1939 – 31 August 2018)[1] was an English actress. She was born in London. Her many stage roles included the character of Madame Morrible in the original Broadway cast of the musical Wicked. She won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in The Elephant Man in 1979.[2] She also starred in Wicked and in Robin Hood.

Shelley in 1965

Shelley died of pancreatic cancer in Manhattan on 31 August 2018, aged 79.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Carole Shelley Passes Away at 79" broadwayworld.com, 1 September 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bartlett, Rhett. "Carole Shelley, One of the Pigeon Sisters From 'The Odd Couple,' Dies at 79" The Hollywood Reporter, 1 September 2018

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