Shelly, Adrienne 1966–

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Shelly, Adrienne 1966–

PERSONAL

Original name, Adrienne Levine; born June 30, 1966, in Queens Borough of NY; daughter of Sheldon and Elaine Levine. Education: Attended Boston University.

Addresses:

Agent—Rachel Sheedy, Don Buchwald and Associates, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2200, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career:

Actress, director, and writer. Missing Children (theatre company), New York City, cofounder and artistic director; previously associated with Workhouse Theatre, New York City; also worked as model and songwriter.

Awards, Honors:

Film Showcase Jury Award, best director, U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, 2000, and special mention, Prize of the City of Setubal, Troia International Film Festival, 2001, both for I'll Take You There.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Audry Hugo, The Unbelievable Truth, Miramax, 1990.

Maria Coughlin, Trust, Republic/Fine Line, 1990.

Woman in laundromat, Lonely in America, 1990.

Stephanie Miller, Big Girls Don't Cry … They Get Even (also known as Stepkids), New Line Cinema, 1991.

Dannie, Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Mad Dog Pictures/October Films, 1992.

Gloria O'Connor, Hexed (also known as All Shook Up), Columbia TriStar, 1993.

Red, The Road Killers (also known as Roadflower), Miramax, 1994.

Teresa and Gloria, Teresa's Tattoo, Trimark Pictures, 1994.

Jenny, Sleeping with Strangers, Skouras Pictures, 1994.

Pamela, Sleep with Me, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1994.

Second fairy, Opera No. 1, 1994.

Kalamazoo, 1995.

Donna, Sudden Manhattan, Phaedra Cinema, 1997.

Janey, Grind, Castle Hill, 1997.

The Regulars, 1997.

Mary, Wrestling with Alligators, 1998.

Lucy, I'll Take You There, DEJ Productions, 1999.

Mrs. Marquet, Dead Dog, Regent Entertainment/Skouras Pictures, 2000.

Zelda, The Shadows of Bob and Zelda (short film), Cinema Seattle, 2000.

Kim Kelly, Revolution #9, Exile Pictures, 2002.

Terry, Tiger: His Fall & Rise (short film), 2004.

Jerry, Factotum, IFC Films/Picturehouse, 2005.

Film Director:

Urban Legend (short film), 1994.

Sudden Manhattan, Phaedra Cinema, 1997.

I'll Take You There, DEJ Productions, 1999.

The Shadows of Bob and Zelda (short film), Cinema Seattle, 2000.

Waitress, Night and Day Pictures, 2006.

Film Associate Producer:

Revolution #9, Exile Pictures, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Tanya Quinn, "A Many Splendored Thing," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide), NBC, 1994.

Emma Shaw, "Phantom at the Opera," Early Edition, CBS, 1997.

Sarah, "Ancient Tribes," Oz, HBO, 1998.

Wendy Alston, "High & Low," Law & Order (also known as Law & Order Prime), NBC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Other:

Samantha, Rock the Boat (movie; also known as Atlantis Conspiracy), HBO, 2000.

Herself, Searching for Debra Winger (documentary), Showtime, 2003.

Television Director; Specials:

Lois Lives a Little, Lifetime, 1997.

Stage Appearances:

Food, Public Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Terri, Paradise Island, St. Clement's Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Stage Director:

Directed a production of Verbatim, Missing Children, New York City.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

Urban Legend (short film), 1994.

Sudden Manhattan, Phaedra Cinema, 1997.

I'll Take You There, DEJ Productions, 1999.

The Shadows of Bob and Zelda (short film), Cinema Seattle, 2000.

Waitress, Night and Day Pictures, 2006.

Television Specials:

Lois Lives a Little, Lifetime, 1997.

Stage Plays:

Francis Ford Coppola and the Dream of Spring, Westbeth Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Also author of the play Verbatim, produced by Missing Children, New York City.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Interview, August, 1991, pp. 66–69.

New York Times, April 9, 1995, p. H15.

Premiere, September, 1991, p. 56.

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