Appeared on the late night talk show "The George Carlin Show" on January 2, 1973. Also guesting were Jimmy Breslin, Kenny Rankin and Alice Stuart.
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Shelley Winter | Miss Shelley Winters
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[on her role in A Patch of Blue
(1965)] Can you imagine me using words like "nigger" and "wop"? I've always found something to like in the characters I've played, but not this time. I really hate this woman. She blinds her daughter by accident when she was trying to blind her husband. And when the girl grows up, she beats her. How's that for a role?
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