Shelley Duvall to be inducted into Texas Film Hall of Fame


The Austin Film Society will induct Shelley Duvall into the Texas Film Hall of Fame on March 12 at the Texas Film Awards’ 20th anniversary celebration.

Robert Altman’s 1970 Houston-shot film “Brewester McCloud”will also be inducted into the  Hall of Fame. The first film shot in the Astrodome, “Breweter McCloud” starred Duvall as the love interest of a recluse (Bud Cort) who takes refuge in the enclosed stadium while he builds himself a pair of wings. Duvall and “McCloud” co-star Michael Murphy will accept the award.

Austin Film Society (AFS) will also present Erykah Badu, Dallas-born Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and producer, with the Soundtrack Award.

AFS recently announced actress Kaitlyn Dever (“Booksmart,” “Unbelievable,” “Justified”) will be honored the rising star award. And actress Parker Posey will servce as master of ceremonies with Grammy Award-winner Adrian Quesada serving as music director and bandleader for the event.

Tickets go on sale to AFS members on Feb. 20 and to the general public Feb. 21.

A Fort Worth native, Duvall was not an actress when she met Altman at a party while in Houston beginning work on “McCloud.” She went on to appear many of Altman’s movies including “3 Women” (1977), for which she won Cannes Best Actress Award and a Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award. Duvall also is most famous her role in Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” (1980).

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