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Who Is The Most Famous Shelley In The World?

Updated December 29, 2020 662 votes 48 voters 12.8k views40 items

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How many celebrities named Shelley can you think of? The famous Shelleys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Shelley, famous athletes named Shelley, and even musicians named Shelley.

Shelley Long is certainly one of the most famous Shelleys on this list. One of the famous TV personalities named Shelley, she is best known for playing Diane on Cheers. She also appeared in Modern Family, The Brady Bunch Movie, and Dr. T & the Women.

Another of the famous people with the first name Shelley is Shelley Winters. She was an Oscar-winning actress who was featured in The Diary of Anne Frank and A Patch of Blue. She also played Roseanne's grandmother in Roseanne.

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    Shelley Long

    1949-08-23

    BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana, United States of America

    Shelley Lee Long (born August 23, 1949) is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for her role as Diane Chambers on the hit sitcom Cheers, for which she received five Emmy nominations,...  more

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    Shelley Duvall

    1949-07-07

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Shelley Alexis Duvall (born July 7, 1949) is an American former actress, producer, writer and singer. Over the duration of her career, Duvall garnered critical acclaim for her portrayals of various...  more

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    Shelley Winters

    1920-08-18

    BirthplaceUSA, St. Louis, Missouri

    Alternative NameShelley Winter

    Shelley Winters (born Shirley Schrift; August 18, 1920 – January 14, 2006) was an American actress whose career spanned almost six decades. She appeared in numerous films, and won Academy Awards for...  more

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    Shelley Hack

    1947-07-06

    BirthplaceUSA, White Plains, New York

    Alternative NameShelley Hack

    Shelley Marie Hack (born July 6, 1947) is an American model, actress, producer, and political and media advisor. Hack is best remembered as the face of Revlon's Charlie perfume from the mid-1970s...  more
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    Shelley Hennig

    1987-01-02

    BirthplaceDestrehan, Louisiana, USA

    Shelley Catherine Hennig (born January 2, 1987) is an American model and actress. She is also a beauty pageant titleholder who held the Miss Teen USA 2004 title. She played Stephanie Johnson on Days...  more
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    Shelley Conn

    1976-09-21

    BirthplaceBarnet, United Kingdom

    Shelley Deborah Conn (born 21 September 1976) is an English actress....  more
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    Shelley Fabares

    1944-01-19

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Alternative NameShelly Fabares, Shelley Fabares

    Michele Ann Marie "Shelley" Fabares (; born January 19, 1944) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her roles as Donna Reed's daughter Mary Stone on The Donna Reed Show (1958–63)...  more

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    Shelley Berman

    1925-02-03

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Alternative NameShelly Berman, Shelley Berman

    Sheldon Leonard Berman (February 3, 1925 – September 1, 2017) was an American comedian, actor, writer, teacher, lecturer and poet.In his comedic career, Berman was awarded three gold records and he...  more
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    Shelly West

    1958-05-23

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Shelly West (born May 23, 1958) is an American country music singer. Her mother was the country music star Dottie West, whose career spanned three decades. The younger West reached her peak in...  more
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Alternative NameRachel Dominguez

    Shelley Morrison (born Rachel Mitrani; October 26, 1936) is an American actress. Early in her career, she was sometimes credited as Rachel Domínguez. Morrison has been a theater and television...  more
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    Shelly Gross

    1921-05-20

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Sheldon Harvey "Shelly" Gross (May 20, 1921 – June 19, 2009) was an American producer and promoter of concerts and theatrical performances, who developed a number of venues in suburban areas outside...  more
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    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    Shelley Calene-Black is an American voice actress who has provided voices for a number of English language versions of Japanese anime films and television series. She has worked for Funimation, ADV...  more
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    Shelly Manne

    1920-06-11

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Sheldon Manne (June 11, 1920 – September 26, 1984), professionally known as Shelly Manne, was an American jazz drummer. Most frequently associated with West Coast jazz, he was known for his...  more
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    Shelley Malil

    1964-12-23

    BirthplaceKerala, India

    Shelley Mathew Malil (; born December 23, 1964) is a former actor. Malil emigrated to the United States in 1974. He appeared in a number of television shows and films, including The 40-Year-Old...  more
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    Shelley Jensen is an American television director and producer. He has directed episodes for a number of notable television series including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Friends, Amen, What I Like...  more
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    Shelley Craft

    1976-06-21

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Shelley Craft (born 21 June 1976) is an Australian television personality. She is most well known for her long-running presenting roles on the Seven Network programs Saturday Disney from 1996 until...  more
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    Shelly Desai

    1935-12-03

    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    Shelly Desai is an actor....  more
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    Shelly Jamison

    1962-07-10
    Shelly Leah Jamison aka Shelly Jamison (born July 10, 1962) is a former television news reporter from Phoenix, who appeared as a Playboy magazine cover model and the sideline reporter on the...  more
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    Shelley Berkley

    1951-01-20

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Rochelle "Shelley" Berkley (born Rochelle Levine; January 20, 1951) served as U.S. Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district, from 1999 to 2013. In 2012, she was an unsuccessful...  more
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    Shelley Jackson

    1963-01-01

    BirthplacePhilippines

    Shelley Jackson (born 1963) is an American writer and artist known for her cross-genre experiments, including her hyperfiction, Patchwork Girl (1995). Her first novel was published in 2006, Half...  more
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    Shelley Beattie

    1967-08-24

    BirthplaceSanta Ana, California

    Shelley Beattie (August 24, 1967 – February 16, 2008) was a professional female bodybuilder and actress. At the peak of her competitive career as a professional bodybuilder, Beattie reached the top...  more

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    Shelley Nitschke

    1976-12-03

    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia

    Shelley Nitschke (born 3 December 1976) is a female cricketer who played for South Australia and Australia. A left-handed batsman and left arm orthodox spinner, she was one of the leading...  more
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    Shelley Midura

    1966-01-02

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Shelley Stephenson Midura (born January 2, 1966) is a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana and a former member of the New Orleans City Council. A Democrat, she represented District A from 2006 to her...  more
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    Shelley von Strunckel

    1946-07-15

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Shelley von Strunckel (born 15 July 1946) is a California-born sun sign astrologer with newspaper columns widely published in Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Asia.After working in fashion...  more
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    Shelley Ackerman

    1953-10-14

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York

    Shelley Ackerman (born October 14, 1953) is an American astrologer, writer, actress and singer. She has been a frequent guest and commentator on radio and television news and entertainment shows....  more
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