The Shining star Shelley Duvall dies aged 75

The Shining star Shelley Duvall dies aged 75

She was a Hollywood icon (Picture: Stanley Bielecki Movie Collection/Getty Images)

The Shining star and legendary actress Shelley Duvall has died at the age of 75, her family have confirmed.

Duvall died in her sleep due to complications from diabetes at her home in Texas on Thursday.

‘My dear, sweet, wonderful life partner and friend left us. Too much suffering lately, now she’s free. Fly away, beautiful Shelley,’ Dan Gilroy, her partner since 1989, told The Hollywood Reporter.

The actress is was also known for her roles in McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Nashville, Popeye and 3 Women.

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