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Actress Adrienne Shelly's Widower Loses Lawsuit

16th November 2012

The widower of tragic actress Adrienne Shelly has lost a civil suit against the company which employed his late wife's killer.The Unbelievable Truth star was murdered in her New York City apartment in 2006 by...

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Shelly Death Suit Dismissed

7th July 2011

The husband of murdered filmmaker/actress Adrienne Shelly has lost his legal battle with the company which employed the man who killed his wife.Ecuadorian labourer Diego Pillco, who was in America without proper documentation, was jailed...

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Shelly's Husband Wins Legal Ruling

20th August 2010

The husband of murdered filmmaker/actress ADRIENNE SHELLY has won a crucial victory in his legal battle over his wife's death - a judge has ruled evidence heard at her killer's grand jury proceedings can be...

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Murdered Shelly's Garden To Grow In New York

29th July 2009

A memorial garden honouring murdered actress/writer ADRIENNE SHELLY is to be unveiled in New York next week (03Aug09).Shelly was killed by a construction worker in November, 2006. The garden, located in Abingdon Square Park at...

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New York Officials' Tribute To Shelly

13th July 2009

New York City officials will pay tribute to murdered Hollywood screenwriter ADRIENNE SHELLY with a memorial just yards from where she was strangled.The Waitress writer was found dead in her New York apartment in 2006....

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Hines Battled Emotions Directing Shelly's Movie

27th April 2009

CHERYL HINES had mixed emotions about her new movie SERIOUS MOONLIGHT - she was delighted to wrap her directorial debut, but sad friend and screenwriter ADRIENNE SHELLY was not there to share in the celebrations. Shelly,...

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Shelly Honoured Two Years After Murder

12th November 2008

Late filmmaker/actress ADRIENNE SHELLY will be remembered next week (beg17Nov08) when a script she wrote before her tragic murder has its first public reading at a New York ceremony in her honour. Shelly was killed...

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Shelly's Widow Sues Construction Company

4th November 2008

LATEST: The husband of slain filmmaker/actress ADRIENNE SHELLY is taking legal action against the employers of his wife's killer DIEGO PILLCO, insisting she would still be alive if the construction firm hadn't hired an illegal...

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Shelly's Husband Launches Attack On Killer In Court

14th March 2008

The husband of murdered actress/director ADRIENNE SHELLY lost his composure in a New York court on Thursday (13Mar08) - telling his wife's killer to "rot" in jail following his 25-year sentence. Andy Ostroy couldn't contain...

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Shelly's Killer Pleads Guilty

14th February 2008

Actress/director ADRIENNE SHELLY's killer faces a 25-year prison sentence, after pleading guilty to manslaughter. Ecuadorian construction worker Diego Pillco admitted strangling the Waitress filmmaker in November 2006 after she caught him trying to rob her...

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Stars Team Up To Honour Adrienne Shelly At Fundraiser

12th November 2007

ROSANNA ARQUETTE, KERI RUSSELL and EDIE FALCO are among the stars auctioning lunch with themselves in an online fundraiser for the charity set up to honour murdered filmmaker ADRIENNE SHELLY. Prizes on the eBay auction...

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Shelly's Last Movie Praised

23rd April 2007

Murdered actress/filmmaker ADRIENNE SHELLY's movie Waitress has won an award at the 9th annual Sarasota Film Festival in Florida. The romantic comedy, which also stars Keri Russell, won the Narrative Feature Competition at a ceremony...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Shelly At Sundance Screening

22nd January 2007

Family, friends and fans of murdered actress ADRIENNE SHELLY paid tribute to the late star last night (21JAN07) when her movie WAITRESS debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. The American star was found...

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Keri Russell Pregnant

20th January 2007

Former FELICITY star KERI RUSSELL is expecting her first child this summer (07). Russell, 30, and fiance SHANE DEARY, 30, a contractor, have been dating for several years and became engaged last year (06). The...

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Teen Charged With Murder Of Indie Actress Shelly

7th November 2006

LATEST: Police have charged a construction worker with the murder of US actress ADRIENNE SHELLY, who was found hanging from a shower rod in her New York City apartment last week (ends03NOV06). DIEGO PILLCO was...

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Actress Adrienne Shelly Found 'Hanged'

3rd November 2006

American actress ADRIENNE SHELLY was found dead at her New York City apartment on Wednesday (01NOV06) in what appears to be a suicide. She was 40. Shelly was discovered hanging from a bedsheet by her...

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