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Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine (born Shirley MacLean Beaty; April 24, 1934) is an American film, television, and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist, and author. An Oscar winner, MacLaine received the 40th AFI Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute in 2012, and received the Kennedy Center Honors for her lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts in 2013. She is known for her New Age beliefs, and has an interest in spirituality and reincarnation. She has written a series of autobiographical works that describe these beliefs, document her world travels, and describe her Hollywood career.

Her first film was Alfred Hitchcock's The Trouble With Harry in 1955. A six-time Academy Award nominee, MacLaine received a nomination for Best Documentary Feature for The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir (1975), and Best Actress nominations for Some Came Running (1958), The Apartment (1960), Irma la Douce (1963), and The Turning Point (1977), before winning Best Actress for Terms of Endearment (1983). She twice won the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress, for Ask Any Girl (1959), and The Apartment (1960); and won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Special for the 1976 TV special, Gypsy In My Soul. She has also won five competitive Golden Globe Awards, (from nineteen nominations), and received the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 1998 ceremony.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 24th, 1934 (Richmond)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1969

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 121379 4/1/1969 Rhythm of life Sammy Davis, Jr. vocalist  
Decca L 15069 12/16/1969 Overture Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15070 1/16/1969 My personal property (Shirley MacLaine) Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15071 1/16/1969 Big spender Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15072 1/16/1969 The Pompeii club Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15073 1/16/1969 If my friends could see me now Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15074 1/16/1969 There's gonna be something Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15075 01/016/1969 It's a nice face Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15076 1/16/1969 Rhythm of life (Sammy Davis Jr.) Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15077 1/16/1969 Sweet charity Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15078 1/16/1969 I'm a brass band Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15079 1/16/1969 I love to cry at weddings Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15080 1/16/1969 Where am I going? (Shirley MacLaine) Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  
Decca L 15081 1/16/1969 Finale: Sweet Charity Sammy Davis, Jr. ; Shirley MacLaine vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacLaine, Shirley," accessed July 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/328881.

MacLaine, Shirley. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/328881.

"MacLaine, Shirley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/328881

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