Obituary of Shelley Long

Shelley Long

Shelley Long (born on August 23rd, 1949) was an TV-Actress who was best known for playing Diane Chambers on the TV sitcom "Cheers". Shelley died on December 4th, 2020 and her death was possibly because of an old acting related injury. She was 71.

A funeral service is scheduled for next Monday in Fort Wayne, with a reception to follow at the local funeral home. Her son will officiate the graveside ceremony and cremation. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Shelley's life and legacy.

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Shelley Long Biography Wiki:

    • Dead or Alive: Alive
    • Full Name: Long, Shelley
    • Common Name: Shelley Long
    • Birth Name: Shelley Lee Long
    • Gender: Female
    • Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.
    • Birth Date: August 23, 1949
    • Age: 71
    • Also Known As: DeDe Pritchett
    • Category/Genre: TV-Actress
    Shelley Long with Terrie Frankel 1996 Cable Ace Awards (cropped)
    Shelley on Wikipedia

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Bruce Tyson (married 1981–divorced 2004)
      • Ken Solomon (married ?-divorced 1979)
    • Father: Leland Long
    • Mother: Ivadine Long
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Juliana Long Tyson (daughter, born March 27, 1985)

Death Notice:

  • Date: Alive
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: N/A

Shelley's Notable Roles:

  • The Money Pit (1986)
  • Hello Again (1987)
  • 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. "

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

Related Links:

Wikipedia.org: Shelley Long
IMDB.com: Shelley Long

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Last Updated: 2020-11-18 10:35:53
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