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Shelley Morrison

Actress

Born - 26 October 1936, New York City, USA
Died - 1 December 2019

Ever-smiling New York-born actress of mixed heritage and distinctive front-teeth gap who frequently found herself cast as Mexicans or native Americans. Born Rachel Mitrani, she entered films in her mid twenties after TV experience: The Interns (1962), Castle of Evil (1966), Divorce American Style (1967), How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life (1968), McKenna's Gold (1969), Man and Boy (1971), Stand Up and Be Counted (1972), Breezy (1973), Blume in Love (1973), Devil Times Five (1974), Rabbit Test (1978), Max Dugan Returns (1983), Troop Beverly Hills (1989), Cries from the Heart (1994) and Fools Rush In (1997). Later, she provided voices for such animated features as Shark Tale (2004) and Foodfight! (2012). She was also popular in such TV series as Laredo, The Flying Nun and, most notably, Will & Grace, as Rosario Salazar. She died from heart failure after long battles with lung and breast cancer.