Obituary of Shelley Long

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Shelley Long

Shelley Long (born August 23rd, 1949 in Fort Wayne, Indiana) was an TV Actress who was best known for playing Sam's, somewhat annoying girlfriend, Diane Chambers on the TV sitcom "Cheers". Reportedly, Shelley died on July 17th, 2024 (TBV) and her death was possibly because of an old acting related injury. She was 74 in the end.

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Shelley Long Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Still Alive
    • Full Name: Long, Shelley
    • Common Name: Shelley Long
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
    • Birth Date: August 23, 1949
    • Age: 74
    • Also Known As: DeDe Pritchett, Shell,
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1971-Present
    Shelley Long with Terrie Frankel 1996 Cable Ace Awards (cropped)
    Shelley on Wikipedia
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: StarKist Canned Tuna
    • Favorite Color: Aqua (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Shelley's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Shelley Lee Long
    • Father: Leland Long
    • Mother: Ivadine Long
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Bruce Tyson (married 1981-divorced 2004)
      • Ken Solomon (married ?-divorced 1979)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Juliana Long Tyson (born March 27, 1985)

Death Notice:

  • Date: Still Alive
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: None Yet

Category Tags:

TV ActressFilm Actress American Born on August 23rd Born in 1949 Born in Indiana

Shelley's Notable Roles:

  • The Money Pit (1986)
  • Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
  • The Brady Bunch Movie

Quotable Quotes:

"I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known."

"What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish."

"Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. "

"When pain brings you down, don't be silly, don't close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun shine."

Is Ms. Shelley Long still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, she has not passed away.

Recent Deaths:

Ruth Westheimer
Died July 13th, 2024 in New York City, United States
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Died July 13th, 2024 in Los Angeles, United States
Richard Simmons
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Shelley Duvall
Died July 11th, 2024 in Blanco, United States
Jon Landau
Died July 5th, 2024 in Los Angeles, United States

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-06-06 09:34:03
Author: Tucker
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