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Shelley Mitchell (born August 8, 1957) is an American actress, acting teacher and writer. She is best known for her critically acclaimed adaptation and stage performance of Talking with Angels: Budapest 1943, the true story of Gitta Mallasz. She teaches at her studio in Los Angeles, Duse Studio of Dramatic Art, where the emphasis is on the great 19th and 20th century actress, Eleonora Duse's, technique.
Shelley Mitchell was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. Her father was a first generation Canadian and her mother was a first generation American, both came from eastern European Jewish families. In the 1970s she trained extensively with Lee Strasberg in his private class and at the Actors Studio. She also attended Emerson College, Circle in the Square Theater School and has a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from New York University.