Gerry worked for the J. C. Penney Company in Saginaw. "This gendarme bawls 'no necking in public' and I think I'm going to end up in the cells! By Catherine Troy Shelley Winters, Hollywood's vulgar, boozy, voluptuous blonde, once said her life was "a rocky road out of the Brooklyn ghetto to one New York apartment, two Oscars, three California houses, four hit plays, five Impressionist paintings, six mink coats and 99 films." © Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy Home Page | Mac/Eddy Club 1996 - 2020.UPDATE: IMDB.com just reported the following interesting news tidbit:"Movie star Shelley Winters realized her dream of marrying boyfriend Gerry DeFord hours before she died this past weekend. The sparks really flew with husband number two: philandering Italian actor Vittorio Gassman, father to her only child, Vittoria - who eventually became a successful physician.The couple's domestic brawls were legendary.

Shelley Winters. Director, George Stevens, rejected her for being too sexy. "This chance meeting proved to be the beginning of a long but painful romance," she wrote. 69 (approx.) "She couldn't imagine how she would face life at 50 and so did away with herself. See his family background here at FameChainMeghan and Harry are now proud parents of a baby boy. But during the following weekend, she inadvertently spent the evening in a lesbian dance club. Gerry DeFord's children: Gerry DeFord's step-daughter is Vittoria Gassman. Trivia. The following week it is filmed and the movie is completed. He was born on Jan. 21, 1931, to George and Sara DeFord in St. Ignatius, Mont. Male.

In truth, her life was even crazier than that.Her salacious stable of high-profile Hollywood lovers, which included Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Elvis Presley, Errol Flynn, William Holden and Sean Connery, along with a tendency to kiss-and-tell, Shelley's off-stage life was even more dramatic than her stage characters.Famous in her heyday for her cracking wit and over-the-top behaviour, she once said: "I get bursts at being a lady but they don't last long. born 1953, age 65 step-child with Shelley Winters. That got me the part," she recalled in a 1962 interview.Winters received her final Oscar nomination, for 1972's The Poseidon Adventure,in which she was one of a handful of passengers scrambling desperately to survive when an ocean liner was turned upside down by a tidal wave. The next big event in their lives was getting married in the Rectory at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Saginaw, Michigan.

First was a wartime marriage to a US Air Force captain Paul Mayer until they found they had nothing in common. "Oscar-winning actress Shelley Winters died last week.Under the name "Shelley Winter," she co-starred with Nelson in the 1944 film (see photo above and in the next news item). Shirley Schrift Contribute. She wrote about the film and a confrontation with Nelson in her autobiography…and the story was retold in book and see pictures from the making of the film, plus the Shelley Winters connection, you can also get the book, that covers the making of the film.

1950. He was with her when she died and had a criminal record for drugs and theft. He has been married once. A major movie presence for more than five decades she was nominated for four Academy awards. Gerry DeFord. Should you have information that conflicts with anything shown please make us aware by email. Login to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. Following a scene in which her character must swim frantically, she charmed audiences with the line: "In the water I'm a very skinny lady".During her 50 years as a widely-known personality, Winters was rarely out of the news. I never had that problem. Also known as. Vittoria Gassman. How to say Gerry DeFord in English?

She delighted in giving provocative interviews and seemed to have an opinion on everything.Her two autobiographies Shelley Also Known As Shirley (1980) and Shelley II: The Middle of My Century (1989) were praised for their frankness. All relationship and family history information shown on FameChain has been compiled from data in the public domain. Age. 0 585 . Finally, there was Shelley's last lover, Gerry Deford, who was nearly 30 years her junior.

Age. Jerry DeFord Gender. "Husband number three was even crazier. Today, her daughter, Vittoria is battling to prevent Deford claiming part of Shelley's ?10m fortune.Shelley Winters was born Shirley Schrift in 1922 (some sources say 1920).