Marley Shelton Biography

Marley Shelton is a well-known American television and film actress. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her life.

Marley Shelton
Quick Facts

Birthday: April 12, 1974

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 45 Years, 45 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Aries

Born in: Los Angeles, California, USA

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'7" (170 cm), 5'7" Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Beau Flynn

father: Christopher Shelton

mother: Carol Shelton

siblings: Erin and Samantha Shelton (sisters), Koren

U.S. State: California

City: Los Angeles

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education: Eagle Rock High School, University of California, Los Angeles

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Marley Shelton is a well-known American television and film actress. She is the daughter of producer-director Christopher Shelton and considering her family background one might think that she would have been interested in acting from a young age. However, this isn’t the case and Marley didn’t realize that she was interested in acting until her late teens! Shelton made her film debut in the drama film ‘Grand Canyon’. Since then, she has continued to show her versatility as an actress in several movies and TV shows, such as ‘Nixon’, ‘Never Been Kissed’, 'Up to No Good' and 'A Friend to Die For', to name a few. Due to the contributions she has made to the world of show business, the American beauty has earned millions of fans all around the world. Even on the social media, Shelton has a considerable number of followers. Apart from her acting skills, it is the actress’s charming looks that have made her a darling among the public.

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Marley Shelton
Career
  • Marley Shelton made her film debut in the year 1991 by playing the character of ‘Amanda’ in ‘Grand Canyon’. Before this, she had appeared in one episode of the TV series ‘The Family Man’. In 1992, she did a television movie titled ‘Up to No Good’ along with a few series including ‘Family Matters’, ‘Bodies of Evidence’, ‘Crossroads’, ‘Camp Wilder’ and ‘Great Scott’. The following year, the American actress’s name reached newer heights after she appeared in the 1993 flick ‘The Sandlot’. She also did a TV movie titled ‘Ambush in Waco: In the Line of Duty’ and a show named ‘Angel Falls’ during that year. After that, Shelton appeared in the movie ‘Hercules in the Underworld’ and TV films ‘A Friend to Die For’ and ‘Take Me Home Again’ respectively.
  • Her first major film role came in the year 1998 with the fantasy comedy titled ‘Pleasantville’. Although this flick didn’t find a broad audience in theatres, it received a substantial amount of positive reviews from critics. The years 1999 to 2001 saw Marley Shelton appear in several flicks, such as ‘Never Been Kissed’, ‘The Bachelor’, ‘Lured Innocence’, ‘Valentine‘, ‘Sugar and Spice’, ‘Bubble Boy’ and ‘On the Borderline’. After focusing on the studio features, the actress appeared in a variety of independent movies during the early 2000s.
  • In 2002, she did ‘Just a Kiss’ followed by ‘Dallas 362’, ‘Uptown Girls’ and ‘Grand Theft Parsons’ in 2003. Later on, in the year 2005, Shelton made a brief yet notable appearance in ‘Sin City’. Then she found larger attention for portraying the character of ‘Dr. Dakota Block’ in the horror film ‘Grindhouse’. After this, the American beauty took her first full-time TV role in CBS's ‘Eleventh Hour’ in 2008. This role took Shelton’s name and fame to even greater heights and she was offered a role in the comedy flick ‘Women in Trouble’ the next year, followed by its sequel ‘Elektra Luxx’. In 2014, the actress played a lead role in the television series ‘The Lottery’. The following year, she did the psychological thriller ‘Solace’ that grossed US$22 million.
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Personal Life
  • Marley Shelton was born on April 12, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her mother, Carol, is a teacher and singer, and father, Christopher Shelton, is a director and producer. Her family also includes her sisters Erin, Koren and Samantha Shelton. The actress attended the Eagle Rock High School and later on, majored in Film and Theatre from University of California, Los Angeles. Shelton got married to producer Beau Flynn in 2001. She has two daughters with him, West Flynn and Ruby Jeanne Flynn respectively.
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Trivia
  • 1) Marley Shelton was a cheerleader in high school. She was given the title of ‘prom queen’ in her senior year.
  • 2) She studied acting with actress Kathleen King.
  • 3) Shelton’s high school prom date was the actor Nicholas Brendon, her boyfriend at that time. The actor bought her a hundred roses to impress her.
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Last Updated
- April 28, 2017

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