Shelley Morrison Biography
Shelley Morrison (Rachel Mitrani) is an American actress who has played the maid Rosario Salazar in the NBC comedy television series Will & Grace.
Morrison was also a regular performer on the sitcom The Flying Nun playing Sister Sixto, a nun known mostly for mangling the English language.
Shelley Morrison Age
Rachel Mitrani was born on 26 October 1936 in New York City, U.S. She is 82 years old as of 2018.
Shelley Morrison Family
Morrison was born the only daughter of Sephardic Jewish parents initially surnamed Mitrani. Her father Maurice Morris was a clothing manufacturer. She moved to California in 1946 with her parents.
Shelley Morrison Husband
Morrison has been married to Walter Domínguez, a Mexican-American for many years. The couple lives with their family in a three-story apartment in Los Angeles. It is the same apartment in which her father had settled the family five decades earlier. Morrison and her husband adopted their three sons and three daughters through a traditional Native American ceremony.
Shelley Morrison Actress
Morrison studied acting at Los Angeles City College and landed early film roles in Divorce American Style and How to Save a Marriage (And Ruin Your Life). Morrison appeared four times as an American Indian, Linda Little Trees, in the NBC western television series Laredo (in the episodes “Yahoo”, “Jinx”, “No Bugles, One Drum”, and “Split the Difference”) from 1965 to 1967.
Shelley Morrison Will And Grace
Morrison played the Salvadoran maid Rosario Inés Consuelo Yolanda Salazar on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace, a role that made her widely recognizable. In the series, she appeared in 68 episodes from 1999 to 2006. She also made a brief cameo appearance on the September 2016 Will & Grace webisode in support of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Rosario was initially created for a brief one-episode appearance but was so popular with viewers that she became a recurring character.
Shelley Morrison New Will And Grace
NBC revived Will & Grace for a new series of episodes in 2017. Co-creator Max Mutchnick announced to reporters on August 3, 2017, that Morrison had been asked to reprise her role as Salazar on the show but she had finally decided to retire completely from acting. Her last official acting role was a voiceover in the 2012 animated film Foodfight!
Shelley Morrison Sister
Morrison was a regular performer on the sitcom The Flying Nun playing Sister Sixto. Sister Sixto is mostly known for mangling the English language. She kept this role until the show was canceled in 1970.
Shelley Morrison Health
In 1988, she underwent a lumpectomy for breast cancer which was followed by a full mastectomy when cancer recurred in 1998. Morrison had lung cancer and she underwent surgery to remove the upper third of her right lung. The lung cancer went into remission, but her breast cancer returned after treatment in 1988 and 1998.
Shelley Morrison’s Net Worth
The Will & Grace actresses’ net worth is not yet revealed.