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Oscar-Winner Shelley Winters Dies at 85

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Oscar-Winner Shelley Winters Dies at 85

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Oscar-Winner Shelley Winters Dies at 85

Oscar-Winner Shelley Winters Dies at 85

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In a 1955 photo, actress Shelley Winters is shown in a scene from the TV play 'The Women.' Time Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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In a 1955 photo, actress Shelley Winters is shown in a scene from the TV play 'The Women.'

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Actress Shelley Winters, who won Academy Awards for her roles in The Diary of Anne Frank and A Patch of Blue, has died. She was 85. Winters sustained her long career by repeatedly reinventing herself, from chorus girl to character actress.

A Short List of Winters' Memorable Films:

The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

Wild in the Streets (1968)

Alfie (1966)

A Patch of Blue (1965)

Lolita (1962)

The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

A Place in the Sun (1951)