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Adrienne Shelly

Adrienne Shelly
Personal information
Birth nameAdrienne Levine
Birth dateJune 24, 1966
Place of birthQueens, New York, USA
Date of deathNovember 1, 2006(age 40)
Death placeManhattan, New York, USA
SpouseAndrew Ostroy

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Adrienne Levine (June 24, 1966 November 1, 2006), better known by the stage name Adrienne Shelly (sometimes credited as Adrienne Shelley), was an American actress, director and screenwriter. Making her name in independent films such as 1989's The Unbelievable Truth and 1990's Trust, Shelly transitioned to a writing and directing career in subsequent years. She wrote, co-starred in, and directed the 2007 film Waitress, which won five awards, including the Jury Prize at the Sarasota Film Festival for narrative feature, and the Audience and Feature Film awards at the Newport Beach Film Festival.


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