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Shelley Winter | Miss Shelley Winters
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[on Joanne Woodward
] Joanne always made it her business to hold back her career while Paul Newman
was on the up and up. And that girl is one helluva talented actress. But she knew what side her bread was buttered on and let Paul become the superstar of the family. The result? They're still happily married today.
Winters got her first screen test after Columbia studio boss Harry Cohn saw her on Broadway in Max Reinhardt's "Rosalind" in 1942. He met her on a Saturday night backstage and asked that she audition the following day during a blizzard. Although she was only 16, she told Cohn she was 21, and he personally directed her test. Cohn left immediately afterward for Hollywood, and three weeks later she ...
Often played neurotic, needy women
The Blonde Bombshell