Actress Shelley Winters, Jan. 14 Shelley Winters, a blond bombshell of the 1940s who evolved into a character actress best remembered for her roles as victims, shrews and matrons, died of heart failure on Jan. 14. She was 85. Winters was the first to win two Oscars in the best supporting category for her roles as Mrs. Van Daan in Stevens' "The Diary of Anne Frank" (1959) and Rose-Ann D'Arcy, the abusive mother who tries to turn her blind daughter into a prostitute in "A Patch of Blue" (1965). Among her 130 films was "The Poseidon Adventure" (1972), which earned her another best-supporting actress nomination.
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