Shirley MacLaine (born Shirley MacLean Beaty; April 24, 1934) is an American film, television, and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist, and author. An Oscar winner, MacLaine received the 40th AFI Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute in 2012, and received the Kennedy Center Honors for her lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts in 2013. She is known for her New Age beliefs, and has an interest in spirituality and reincarnation. She has written a series of autobiographical works that describe these beliefs, document her world travels, and describe her Hollywood career.
|Full name at birth||
Shirley MacLane Beaty
|Claim to fame||
Aurora Greenway In Terms Of Endearment (1983).
|Date of birth||
24 April 1934
|Place of birth||
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Actress, singer, dancer, author, activist
5' 7" (170 cm)
121 lbs (54.9 kg)
Washington-Lee High School, Arlington, Virginia, United States (1952)
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