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Shirley MacLaine

Author of Out on a Limb

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Shirley MacLaine, Oscar, Emmy, & Golden Globe-winning actress, has appeared in more than fifty films, been nominated for an Academy Award six times, & received the Oscar for Best Actress in 1984. A longtime outspoken advocate for civil rights & liberties, she is the author of eight international show more bestsellers--"Don't Fall Off the Mountain", "You Can Get There from Here", "Out on a Limb", "Dancing in the Light", "It's All in the Playing", "Going Within", "Dance While You Can", & "My Lucky Stars". Shirley MacLaine was born on April 24, 1934 in Richmond, Virginia. She is an American film and theater actress, activist, dancer and author. In 1983 she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Terms of Endearment. She has received five other Oscar nominations and five Golden Globe nominations. MacLaine made her film debut in 1955 and has starred in over 50 films since then. MacLaine has written a few books about her spiritual belief in reincarnation. She also authored a book about George McGovern in 1972 when he was running for president. The book is entitled, McGovern: The Man and His Beliefs. Together with her younger brother, Warren Beatty, MacLaine used her high-profile status to raise funds for the McGovern campaign. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
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Works by Shirley MacLaine

Out on a Limb (1983) 550 copies
Dancing in the Light (1985) 339 copies
Don't Fall Off the Mountain (1970) 256 copies
Going Within (1989) 253 copies
It's All in the Playing (1987) 190 copies
Dance While You Can (1991) 153 copies
You Can Get There From Here (1975) 146 copies
Sage-ing While Age-ing (2007) 118 copies

Associated Works

Steel Magnolias [1989 film] (1989) — Actor — 348 copies
Downton Abbey: Season 3 (2012) — Actor — 261 copies
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty [2013 film] (2013) — Actor — 249 copies
The Apartment [1960 film] (1960) — Actor — 238 copies
Downton Abbey: Season 4 (2013) — Actor. — 230 copies
In Her Shoes [2005 film] (2005) — Actor — 220 copies
Bewitched [2005 film] (2005) 188 copies
Valentine's Day [2010 film] (2010) 184 copies
Rumor Has It... [2005 film] (2005) 152 copies
Being There [1979 film] (1979) — Actor — 143 copies
Joan of Arc [1999 TV mini series] (1999) — Actor — 130 copies
The Trouble with Harry [1955 film] (1955) — Actor — 108 copies
Guarding Tess [1994 film] (1994) — Actor — 92 copies
The Celluloid Closet [1995 film] (1995) — Self — 89 copies
Sweet Charity [1969 film] (1969) — Actor — 66 copies
Mrs. Winterbourne [1996 film] (1996) — Actor — 60 copies
Postcards from the Edge [1990 film] (1990) — Actor — 56 copies
Irma La Douce [1963 film] (1963) 53 copies
Bernie [2011 film] (2011) — Actor — 46 copies
Cannonball Run II [1984 film] (1984) — Actor — 32 copies
What a Way to Go! [1964 film] (1964) — Actor — 32 copies
Can-Can [1960 film] (1960) — Actor — 22 copies
Some Came Running [1958 film] (1958) — Actor — 19 copies
Salem Witch Trials [2002 TV movie] (2002) — Actor — 17 copies
Elsa & Fred [2014 film] (2014) — Actor — 17 copies
These Old Broads [2001 film] (2001) — Actor — 14 copies
The Turning Point [1977 film] (1977) — Actor — 14 copies
Coco Chanel [2008 film] (2008) — Actor — 13 copies
Gambit [1966 film] (1966) — Actor — 13 copies
The Last Word [2017 film] (2017) — Actor — 11 copies
Carolina [2003 film] (2003) — Actor — 10 copies
Steel Magnolias / Sleepless in Seattle (2008) — Actor — 10 copies
Closing the Ring [2007 film] (2007) — Actor — 10 copies
Woman Times Seven [1967 film] (1967) — Actor — 8 copies
Artists and Models [1955 film] (1955) — Actor — 7 copies
All In a Night's Work [1961 film] (1961) — Actor — 6 copies
Wild Oats [2016 film] (2016) — Actor — 6 copies
My Geisha [1962 film] (1962) 5 copies
The Possession of Joel Delaney [1972 film] (1972) — Actor — 4 copies
A Heavenly Christmas [2016 TV movie] (2016) — Actor — 4 copies
Waiting for the Light [1990 film] (1990) — Actor — 4 copies
Used People [1992 film] (1992) 4 copies
The Sheepman [1958 film] (1958) — Actor — 3 copies
Desperate Characters [1971 film] (1971) — Actor — 2 copies
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom [1968 film] (1968) — Actor — 2 copies
Noelle [2019 film] (2019) — Actor — 2 copies
Madame Sousatzka [1988 film] (1988) — Actor — 1 copy
LIFE Goes to the Movies [1976 TV movie] (1976) — Host — 1 copy

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BooksInMirror | 3 other reviews | Feb 19, 2024 |
I'd liken reading this book to eating a box of Harry Potter's every-flavor beans. Some of the questions are deliciously thought provoking, some are like black licorice- maybe you like it maybe you don't, and then there are the vomit and ear wax flavors that make you want to stay away forever. It was worth reading for the few gems scattered throughout but ultimately not for me.
 
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jskeltz | 2 other reviews | Nov 23, 2023 |
Laugh all you want, I love Shirley Maclaine!
 
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