Friday, November 03, 2006

ADRIENNE SHELLY 1966-2006

NEW YORK CITY--Actress Adrienne Shelly was found dead Wednesday in her NYC apartment, she had hung-herself with a bedsheet. She was most-famous for her roles in the indie-films of Hal Hartley, notably The Absolute Truth (1989), and Trust (1990). My personal-favorite was her role in the homage to John Waters, Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me (1993), as possibly the hottest piece of trailer-trash ever. She was also a writer and director, but she had an uneasy relationship with fame that possibly overcame her. One of her last-roles was in Factotum, based on the Charles Bukowski story, and starring Matt Dillon. She was a really talented and beautiful woman who is leaving-behind a husband and a daughter. Modern life got to be too-much. What a horrible-loss to the movies, she will be missed. I'm running-out of reasons to go the theater.