Descubre a la actriz que dio vida a Olivia en «Popeye»

Born on July 7th, 1949 in Houston, Texas, Shelley Duvall started a pretty plain and ordinary life before being launched into stardom. While working as a cosmetics saleswomen and studying at a local community college she met director Robert Altman. He immediately offered her a role, even though she had no previous experience acting!

Following that, Shelley started gaining fame. She was asked by popular public television network, PBS, to star in an adaptation of an F. Scott Fitzgerald short story, and then was also asked to host an episode of Saturday Night Live. She can be seen in famous movies like The Shining and Popeye.

She went from a small-town, all-American girl to big time actress, comedienne, writer, producer, and singer, vitually overnight!!!


i360-by-diverbo-useful-vocabulary VOCABULARY

a pretty plain and ordinary life = una vida bastante normal y ordinaria

before being launched into stardom = antes de ser lanzado al estrellato

local community college = universidad pequeña de una zona

public television network = cadena de televisión publica

to star in an adaptation of = que estrenara una adaptación de

to host = que presentara en televisión

episode = capítulo

The Shining = El Resplandor

big time actress = gran actriz

comedienne = cómica

virtually overnight = prácticamente de la noche a la mañana

26/09/2015Level - difficulty 2United StatesAudio1 min