Shelley Morrison Biography

Shelley Morrison

Quick Facts Of Shelley Morrison

Celebrated Name Shelley Morrison
Age 83 Years
Nick Name Shelley Morrison
Birth Name Shelley Morrison
Birth Date 1936-10-26
Gender Female
Profession Actor

Shelley Morrison was a well known American television actress who was best known for her role as maid Rosario Salazar in the NBC comedy, "Will & Grace" for 7 long years. Morrison gained more popularity after her appearance in NBC Western TV series, "Laird". Besides, Morrison has appeared in more than 200 television series throughout her entire life until she died on December 1, 2019, at the age of 83. 

What is Shelley Morrison Famous for?

  •  Famous for her iconic role as feisty maid Rosario Salazar on "Will & Grace".
  • Known for her immense acting. 

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Where was Shelley Morrison From?

Shelley Morrison was born on October 26, 1936, in South Bronx, New York, United States. Her birth name was. Her nationality was American. Morrison belonged to White ethnicity while Scorpio was her zodiac sign. 

Shelley Morrison Parents

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Shelley Morrison was born in a well-to-do family to Sephardic parents. She was the daughter of Maurice Nissim Mitrani(father) and Hortense(mother). Her father was a clothing manufacturer while her mother was a homemaker. Morrison was initially raised in her hometown but in 1946 her family moved to California. 

Morrison was quite interested in the acting and entertainment field since her childhood that she even studied acting at Los Angeles City College. She even got a few roles earlier in movies like "Divorce American Style" and "How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life".

Shelley Morrison Career Highlights

  • Shelley Morrison started her professional acting career with her prominent appearance in the television series, "Laredo" as Linda Little Trees in 1965. She appeared in the series four times altogether.
  • Morrison then appeared in the Sally Field's show, "The Flying Nun" playing the role of Puerto Rican in 1967.
  • In 1997, she appeared in the romantic comedy film, "Fools Rush In" alongside Salma Hayek and Matthew Perry.
  • Morrison got her breakthrough role in the entertainment field with her recognizable appearance as Salvadoran maid Rosario Salazar on the popular sitcom, "Will & Grace". She appeared in the series for almost 7 years.
  • She even had a recurring role in the soap opera, "General Hospital" in 1982.
  • Morrison did her last official acts as a voiceover in the 2012 animated film, "Foodfight!" and her last appearance was in the 2016 election-themed webisode of "Will & Grace".

Who was Shelley Morrison Married to?

The evergreen beauty, Shelley Morrison was a married woman. Morrison was married to her husband, Walter Dominguez. Walter is a Mexican-American writer, director, and producer. The couple got married in 1973 however they never had their children. Morrison was more concerned and more interested in Native American tradition so she didn't have her biological children throughout her life. 

However, she and her husband adopted six children together through a traditional Native American ceremony three daughters and three sons. Morrison was survived by her children and grandchildren. The couple even has two dogs named Charlie and Katie.

What was the cause of Death of Shelley Morrison?

The talented actress of Hollywood, Shelley Morrison passed away at the age of 83 after her heart failed on December 1, 2019. Morrison died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in LA after her brief illness. 

What was the Net Worth of Shelley Morrison?

Shelley Morrison had quiet a great earning mostly through her professional career as an actress of the popular sitcom, "Will & Grace". Morrison has managed to amass a fortune worth million dollars through her talent and appearance in several sitcoms and more than 200 series and more than 50 movies altogether. Her estimated net worth was around $2 million. 

How Tall was Shelley Morrison?

Shelley Morrison had an average body build. Morrison had a height of 5ft. 5inch. She had a brown complexion with black hair and brown eyes.