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Shelley Long


Shelley Lee Long was born at 7:15 am on Tuesday, August 23, 1949 in Indian Village, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, the only child of Ivadine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Leland Long, a teacher who had previously worked in the rubber industry. Shelley attended school at Kekionga Junior High for grades 6-9 and at South Side High School for grades 10-... See full bio »
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Cheers
Cheers Diane Chambers / Herself
(1982-1993)
The Money Pit
The Money Pit Anna Crowley
(1986)
Hello Again
Hello Again Lucy Chadman
(1987)
Troop Beverly Hills
Troop Beverly Hills Phyllis Nefler
(1989)

Filmography

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 2017 Christmas in the Heartland
Judy Wilkins
 2017 Milo Murphy's Law (TV Series)
Grandma Murphy
- A Christmas Peril (2017) ... Grandma Murphy (voice)
 2009-2017 Modern Family (TV Series)
DeDe Pritchett
- Ten Years Later (2017) ... DeDe Pritchett
- Sarge & Pea (2017) ... DeDe Pritchett
- Crazy Train (2016) ... DeDe Pritchett
- Arrested (2012) ... DeDe Pritchett
- Princess Party (2011) ... DeDe Pritchett
 2017 Different Flowers
Grandma Mildred
 2015 Instant Mom (TV Series)
- Bawamo Shazam (2015)
 2014/I A Place in the Heart
Nona
 2013 Holiday Road Trip (TV Movie)
Cynthia
 2013 The Wedding Chapel
Jeanie Robertson
 2012 Merry In-Laws (TV Movie)
Mrs. Claus
 2012 The Dog Who Saved the Holidays (TV Movie)
Aunt Barbara / Airport Cat
 2012 Best Man Down
Gail
 2012 Strawberry Summer (TV Movie)
Eileen Landon
 2012 Zombie Hamlet
Shine Reynolds
 2012 Switched at Birth (TV Series)
Rya Bellows
- Game On (2012) ... Rya Bellows
 2011 Holiday Engagement (TV Movie)
Meredith Burns
 2011 A.N.T. Farm (TV Series)
Mrs. Busby
- PhilANThropy (2011) ... Mrs. Busby
 2011 Retired at 35 (TV Series)
Ginny
- Hit It and Quit It (2011) ... Ginny
 2011 Pizza Man
Mrs. Burns
 2010 Family Guy (TV Series)
Carol Brady
- Excellence in Broadcasting (2010) ... Carol Brady (voice)
 2009 Ice Dreams (TV Movie)
Harriet Clayton
 2008 Mr. Vinegar and the Curse (Short)
Ms. Persnickety
 2007 Trust Me
Mitzi Robinson
 2006 Honeymoon with Mom
Marla (Mom)
 2006 Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door (TV Movie)
Betsy Lucas
 2004-2005 Complete Savages (TV Series)
Judy
- Bad Reception (2005) ... Judy
- Thanksgiving with the Savages (2004) ... Judy
 2005 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
Margaret
- The New Neighbors (2005) ... Margaret
 2005 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Miriam Watson
- Death Be Not Proud (2005) ... Miriam Watson
 2004 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series)
Miss Candy
- Vanity, Thy Name Is Human (2004) ... Miss Candy
 2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Lauren Chase
- Jeaneology (2003) ... Lauren Chase
 2003 8 Simple Rules (TV Series)
Mary Ellen Doyle
- The Doyle Wedding (2003) ... Mary Ellen Doyle
 2002 The Santa Trap (TV Movie)
Molly Emerson
 2002 The Brady Bunch in the White House (TV Movie)
Carol Brady
 1994-2001 Frasier (TV Series)
Diane Chambers
- Don Juan in Hell: Part 2 (2001) ... Diane Chambers
- Don Juan in Hell: Part 1 (2001) ... Diane Chambers (credit only)
- The Show Where Diane Comes Back (1996) ... Diane Chambers
- Adventures in Paradise: Part 2 (1994) ... Diane Chambers
 2000 Dr. T & the Women
Carolyn
 2000 Beggars and Choosers (TV Series)
Pamela Marston
- Fasten Your Seatbelts (2000) ... Pamela Marston
 1999 Jingle Bells (TV Movie)
Mom (voice)
 1999 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
Teacher
- The Green Boots (1999) ... Teacher
 1999 Vanished Without a Trace (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Porterson
 1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Kay Ludlow
- Write, She Murdered (1998) ... Kay Ludlow
 1998 Kelly Kelly (TV Series)
Kelly Novack
- Jealousy (1998) ... Kelly Novack
- Doodler (1998) ... Kelly Novack
- Junior Firefighters (1998) ... Kelly Novack
- Bye Bye Baby (1998) ... Kelly Novack
- The Wedding Show (1998) ... Kelly Novack
 1998 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
The Wicked Witch
- Sabrina and the Beanstalk (1998) ... The Wicked Witch
 1996 Home (Video)
 1996 A Different Kind of Christmas (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Gates
 1996 Boston Common (TV Series)
Louise Holmes
- Trustee and Sympathy (1996) ... Louise Holmes
 1995-1996 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Dottie Wilcox
- Son of Dottie (1996) ... Dottie Wilcox
- Dick and Dottie (1995) ... Dottie Wilcox
 1996 A Very Brady Sequel
Carol Brady
 1996 Life with Louie (TV Series)
Sally Tubbs
- A Fair to Remember (1996) ... Sally Tubbs (voice)
 1996 Susie Q (TV Movie)
Penny Sands
 1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Lucille Newtrich
- Ultra Woman (1995) ... Lucille Newtrich
 1995 Freaky Friday (TV Movie)
Ellen Andrews
 1995 The Brady Bunch Movie
Carol Brady
 1995 The Women of Spring Break (TV Movie)
Anne
 1994 Count on Me (TV Movie)
 1993-1994 Good Advice (TV Series)
Susan DeRuzza
- Lights, Camera, Friction! (1994) ... Susan DeRuzza
- Desperately Using Susan (1994) ... Susan DeRuzza
- I Am Woman, Hear Me Snore (1994) ... Susan DeRuzza
- A Chance of Showers (1994) ... Susan DeRuzza
- Bill's as Is (1994) ... Susan DeRuzza
 1993 Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Narrator (segment "Bootsie Barker Bites")
- Bootsie Barker Bites/Ruby the Copycat (1993) ... Narrator (segment "Bootsie Barker Bites") (voice)
 1993 Basic Values: Sex, Shock & Censorship in the 90's (TV Movie)
Fay Sommerfield
 1982-1993 Cheers (TV Series)
Diane Chambers
- One for the Road (1993) ... Diane Chambers
- I Do, Adieu (1987) ... Diane Chambers
- A House Is Not a Home (1987) ... Diane Chambers
- Cheers: The Motion Picture (1987) ... Diane Chambers
- Norm's First Hurrah (1987) ... Diane Chambers
 1992 A Message from Holly (TV Movie)
Kate
 1992 Fatal Memories (TV Movie)
Eileen Franklin Lipsker
 1992 Frozen Assets
Dr. Grace Murdock
 1990 The Boyfriend School
Lizzie Potts
 1990 Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase (TV Movie)
Truddi Chase
 1989 Troop Beverly Hills
Phyllis Nefler
 1987 Hello Again
Lucy Chadman
 1987 Outrageous Fortune
Lauren
 1986 The Money Pit
Anna Crowley
 1984 Irreconcilable Differences
Lucy Van Patten Brodsky
 1983 Losin' It
Kathy
 1983 Super Bowl XVII Pre-Game Show (TV Movie)
Diane Chambers (uncredited)
 1982 Night Shift
Belinda Keaton
 1981 The Princess and the Cabbie (TV Movie)
Carol
 1981 Caveman
Tala
 1980 The Promise of Love (TV Movie)
Lorraine
 1980 Ghost of a Chance (TV Short)
Jenny Clifford
 1980 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Lt. Mendenhall
- Bottle Fatigue (1980) ... Lt. Mendenhall
 1979 The Dooley Brothers (TV Movie)
Lucy Bennett
 1979 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Lauren
- The Shattered Image (1979) ... Lauren
 1979 Young Guy Christian (TV Movie)
Mia Mishugi
 1979 The Cracker Factory (TV Movie)
Clara
 1979 Family (TV Series)
Joan Phillips
- Sleeping Over (1979) ... Joan Phillips
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Heather McKenzie
- Memories of You/Computerman/Parlez Vous? (1978) ... Heather McKenzie
 1978 That Thing on ABC (TV Movie)
Performer
 1977 The Key
Narrator (voice)
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Show Show Self (74 credits)
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Other Works:

She acted in the musical production of "Wellsapoppin" at the The Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, with Don DePollo. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not perfect, but I'd like to be perfect. I'm working on it. See more »

Trivia:

Originally cast to play the lead character Tess McGill in Working Girl (1988). It would go to Melanie Griffith, who received an Academy Award nomination as Best Actress for the film. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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