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Shelley Long is a Actor American born on 23 august 1949 at Fort Wayne (USA)

Shelley Long

Shelley Long
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Birth name Shelley Lee Long
Nationality USA
Birth 23 august 1949 (74 years) at Fort Wayne (USA)

Shelley Lee Long (born August 23, 1949) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Diane Chambers in the sitcom Cheers, for which she received five Emmy nominations, winning in 1983 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She won two Golden Globe Awards for the role. Long reprised her role as Diane Chambers in four episodes of the spinoff Frasier, for which she received an additional guest star Emmy nomination. From 2009 to 2012, she had a recurring role as DeDe Pritchett on the ABC comedy series Modern Family.

Long has also starred in several films, notably Night Shift (1982), Irreconcilable Differences (1984), The Money Pit (1986), Outrageous Fortune (1987), Hello Again (1987), Troop Beverly Hills (1989), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), A Very Brady Sequel (1996) and Dr. T & the Women (2000).


Long's first marriage ended in divorce. In 1979, Long met her second husband, securities broker Bruce Tyson. They married in 1981 and had a daughter, Juliana, on March 27, 1985. She also has a stepson. Long and Tyson separated in 2003 and divorced in 2004.

On November 16, 2004, Long was hospitalized after an overdose of painkillers and spent nine days in the hospital before being released.

Best films

Outrageous Fortune (1987)
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)

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Filmography of Shelley Long (29 films)

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Merry In-Laws, 1h28
Directed by Leslie Hope
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Christmas films
Actors George Wendt, Shelley Long, Lucas Bryant
Roles Mrs. Claus
Rating58% 2.900892.900892.900892.900892.90089
Une femme récemment fiancée organise une réunion de famille pour que ses parents rencontre les parents de son fiancé. Il se trouve que les parents de son fiancé sont monsieur et madame Noël.
Best Man Down
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Justin Long, Jess Weixler, Tyler Labine, Addison Timlin, Shelley Long, Frances O'Connor
Roles Gail
Rating64% 3.20223.20223.20223.20223.2022
Minnesotans Scott (Justin Long) and his bride Kristin (Jess Weixler) are having their wedding in Phoenix. During the wedding, Kristin is put off by the obnoxious behavior of Scott's best man Lumpy (Tyler Labine). Lumpy gets extremely drunk and more annoying to the guests until he is cut off from the bar by Scott. Returning to his hotel room, Lumpy continues drinking and carrying on until he accidentally falls and cracks his skull before passing out. He awakens a short time later disoriented and bleeding, and gets himself locked out of the hotel. Wandering into the brush, Lumpy passes out and dies on top of a cactus. He is found the next morning and Scott and Kristen are informed. Since Lumpy was his best friend, Scott feels it is his duty to arrange for Lumpy to be returned to Minnesota for a funeral. Kristen is upset that her honeymoon will be postponed but she supports Scott in his decision. After arranging transport for the body, they return to Minneapolis to contact Lumpy's friends and plan the funeral.
Pizza Man
Pizza Man (2011)

Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action
Themes Superhero films
Actors Frankie Muniz, Shelley Long, Amber Borycki, Michael Gross, Ashley Parker Angel, Dallas Page
Roles Mrs. Burns
Rating39% 1.996581.996581.996581.996581.99658
Matt Burns is a college student who works full-time at his mother's Pizza restaurant in order to afford to go to college. He is involved in an incident at a lab where he is shot, however, a scientist, Professor Tucker, gives him a tomato which grants him superpowers. However, villains begin to pursue him, intent on taking the powers for themselves.
Holiday Engagement, 1h40
Directed by Jim Fall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Bonnie Somerville, Shelley Long, Jordan Bridges, Sam McMurray, Haylie Duff, Jennifer Elise Cox
Roles Meredith Burns
Rating59% 2.999222.999222.999222.999222.99922
Always struggling in life and love, Hillary Burns (Bonnie Somerville) constantly feels the pressure to marry from her demanding mother, Meredith (Shelley Long). Finally, this holiday season, she thinks she finally has it right. Hillary assures her meddling mother that her handsome new fiancé is coming to the Burns’ family home for Thanksgiving weekend to finally meet her crazy clan. But when the workaholic lawyer suddenly breaks up with her, Hillary has to scramble to find a replacement or risk facing her mother’s wrath. After posting an ad online, she hires David (Jordan Bridges), an out-of-work actor, to pose as her fiancé in front of her mom, her dad (Sam McMurray) and her snobbish sister Trish (Haylie Duff). Soon, her fake engagement starts to feel real when she begins falling for David.
Ice Dreams
Ice Dreams (2009)
, 1h30
Directed by David Burton Morris
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jessica Cauffiel, Shelley Long, Brady Smith, Kathleen Wilhoite, Jerry Stiller, Karly Rothenberg
Roles Harriet Clayton
Rating61% 3.057923.057923.057923.057923.05792
Amy Clayton accepte d'entraîner Nicky, une jeune patineuse, alors qu'elle a mis fin à sa carrière à la suite d'un accident quatorze ans plus tôt. Elle va ainsi aider Tim à sauver la patinoire dont il a hérité.
Trust Me
Trust Me (2007)

Directed by Andrew Kazamia
Genres Comedy
Actors Ian Abercrombie, Craig Ferguson, Tony Curran, Shelley Long, Enn Reitel, Winter Ave Zoli
Roles Mitzi Robinson
Rating58% 2.910382.910382.910382.910382.91038
Take a smart young con man and a talented but reluctant impressionist, let them loose among the natives in Hollywood and the result will amuse and amaze. A satire on celebrity politics and the American Dream that proves you can fool all of the people all of the time.... Trust Me!
Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door, 1h32
Directed by Armand Mastroianni
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors Shelley Long, Brigid Brannagh, Patty Duke, Crystal Allen, Ken Marino, Patrick Duffy
Roles Betsy Lucas
Rating58% 2.9018352.9018352.9018352.9018352.901835
Bridget Connolly (Patty Duke) and Betsy Lucas (Shelley Long) are two social climbing society women from Catalina Island who have been continuous rivals for some unknown reason. But when Betsy's son Mark falls in love with the girl next door--who happens to be Bridget's daughter Theresa—the two women put all of their energy in to planning the wedding, much to the chagrin of their children.
The Brady Bunch in the White House, 1h40
Directed by Neal Israel
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Political films, White House in fiction
Actors Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Autumn Reeser, Chad Doreck, Blake Foster, Ashley Eckstein
Roles Carol Brady
Rating35% 1.7809851.7809851.7809851.7809851.780985
The film begins with Bobby finding a winning lottery ticket but Mike insists that it be returned to the rightful owner. Mike then invites people to the house to prove they are the owner but none are able to answer correctly what the original wrote on the back of the ticket. A local newscaster hears the story and Mike agrees to an interview in hopes of finding the original owner.
Dr. T & the Women, 2h3
Directed by Robert Altman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Laura Dern, Shelley Long, Kate Hudson
Roles Carolyn
Rating47% 2.351962.351962.351962.351962.35196
Dr. Sullivan Travis (aka "Dr. T.") (Richard Gere) is a wealthy Dallas gynecologist for some of the wealthiest women in Texas who finds his life beginning to fall apart starting when his wife, Kate (Farrah Fawcett), suffers a nervous breakdown and is committed to the state mental hospital. Dr. T's eldest daughter, Dee Dee (Kate Hudson), is planning to go through with her approaching wedding despite the secret that she is romantically involved with Marilyn (Liv Tyler), the maid of honor. Dr. T's youngest daughter, Connie (Tara Reid), is a spunky conspiracy theorist who has her own agenda, while Dr. T's loyal secretary, Carolyn (Shelley Long), has romantic feelings for him, which are not mutual. Dr. T's sister-in-law, Peggy (Laura Dern), meddles in every situation she stumbles into, while one woman, Bree (Helen Hunt), a golf instructor, offers him comfort.
A Very Brady Sequel, 1h29
Directed by Arlene Sanford
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Tim Matheson, Barbara Eden, Henriette Mantel, Christopher Daniel Barnes
Roles Carol Brady
Rating58% 2.949542.949542.949542.949542.94954
Following its predecessor, the film places the 1970s Brady Bunch family in a contemporary 1990s setting, where much of the humor is derived from the resulting culture clash and the utter lack of awareness they show toward their relatively unusual lifestyle.
Susie Q
Susie Q (1996)
, 2h10
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Ghost films, Children's films
Actors Justin Whalin, Amy Jo Johnson, Shelley Long, Bentley Mitchum, Andrea Libman, Garwin Sanford
Roles Penny Sands
Rating71% 3.5863353.5863353.5863353.5863353.586335
In the fictional town of Willow Valley in Washington during the year 1955, teenager Susie Quinn prepares for her Winter Formal. She and her boyfriend, Johnny Angel are oblivious to the fact that an inebriated motorist would soon force their car into a waterway where they subsequently drown. Forty years later, a teenager named Zach Sands moves into that very house with his widowed mother Penny who has a new job as a news reporter. Zach's father had died in a car accident on his way to Zach's basketball game — and Zach feels so guilty he abandons basketball. Now a student at the local high school, Zach befriends the drama group but also makes enemies of the envious Ray Kovich whose father, Roger, is a banker.
Freaky Friday, 1h26
Directed by Melanie Mayron
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Children's films
Actors Shelley Long, Gaby Hoffmann, Catlin Adams, Sandra Bernhard, Eileen Brennan, Drew Carey
Roles Ellen Andrews
Rating58% 2.90172.90172.90172.90172.9017
A mother, Ellen (Shelley Long), and daughter, Annabelle (Gaby Hoffmann), find it difficult to get along with each other, each professing that the other has no idea what her life is like. A pair of magical amulets causes the two of them to switch bodies for a day, after which they have reached a better understanding of each other.
The Cracker Factory
Directed by Burt Brinckerhoff
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Natalie Wood, Perry King, Shelley Long, Vivian Blaine, Marian Mercer, Juliet Mills
Roles Clara
Rating64% 3.2420953.2420953.2420953.2420953.242095
Alcoholic Cleveland housewife Cassie Barrett is institutionalized in a psychiatric ward after experiencing a nervous breakdown in the supermarket. We learn this is the latest in a series of hospitalizations from which Cassie emerges supposedly in control of her life but actually still teetering on the edge. During this latest stay, she develops a romantic crush on psychiatrist Edwin Alexander and a close relationship with night supervisor Tinkerbell, both of whom help her take steps toward facing her inner demons and learning to live with sobriety.
The Brady Bunch Movie, 1h30
Directed by Betty Thomas
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Gary Cole, Shelley Long, Henriette Mantel, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Christine Taylor, Jennifer Elise Cox
Roles Carol Brady
Rating61% 3.0993053.0993053.0993053.0993053.099305
The film opens with a montage of scenes reflecting life in the 1990s, with heavy traffic, rushing commuters, and homeless people on the street. Larry Dittmeyer (Michael McKean), an unscrupulous real estate developer, explains to his boss that almost all the families in his neighborhood have agreed to sell their property as part of a plan to turn the area into a shopping mall. The only exception is one family, which prompts his angry boss to ask, "What's their story?" which leads into the opening blue-box credits of The Brady Bunch.
Frozen Assets, 1h36
Directed by George Trumbull Miller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Shelley Long, Corbin Bernsen, Larry Miller, Teri Copley, Dody Goodman, Matt Clark
Roles Dr. Grace Murdock
Rating33% 1.687121.687121.687121.687121.68712
Zach Shepard, an executive at a Los Angeles bank, gets a new job at a bank in Oregon, which is revealed to be a sperm bank. After some initial confusion, Zach and his nurse, Grace Murdock, deal with a shortage of donations by holding a contest with a $100,000 prize. Citizens abstain from sex to save themselves for bank "deposits," while a local brothel protests the sperm bank for ruining its business.