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University City in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Shelley Winters

Born August 18, 1922

 
 
Shelley Winters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Shelley Winters Marker
Inscription.  Born Shirley Schrift in an apartment on Newstead Ave. in St. Louis, she was in the Veiled Prophet Pageant at age four. She left high school to become a model, studying acting at night. A gifted performer who fought Hollywood's stereotypes, Shelley Winters earned an Oscar nomination for the 1945 film Double Life, her first major role. Devoted to method acting, she appeared in 50 plays as well as more than 100 films and television shows. A frequent award nominee, she received a 1964 Emmy for Two Is the Number. Shelley Winters won two Academy Awards, for The Diary of Anne Frank in 1959 and A Patch of Blue in 1965.
 
Erected 1992 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the St. Louis Walk of Fame marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.356′ N, 90° 18.22′ W. Marker is in University City, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard east of Westgate Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6323 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Gyo Obata (a few steps from this marker); Harry Caray (a few steps from this marker); Auguste Chouteau (a few steps from this marker); William Burroughs (a few steps from this marker); Phyllis Diller (a few steps from this marker); Bob Gibson (a few steps from this marker); Arthur Holly Compton (a few steps from this marker); Albert King (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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