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Shelley Duvall makes first film appearance in 20 years with 'The Forest Hills'

One of the most celebrated actors of the 70s and 80s said, 'I'm excited to be back'
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Posted at 7:09 PM, Nov 04, 2022

Acclaimed 70s and 80s actress Shelley Duvall is making her first film appearance in two decades with a cameo appearance in the movie "The Forrest Hills."

"It was a lot of fun and I'm excited to be back," Duvall told The Hollywood Reporter.

The film, written and directed by Scott Goldberg, stars Chico Mendez who plays a character full of issues who viewers are left guessing if he is a werewolf.

Duvall, who is 73, lives in Texas where she says she began in the industry in the early 1970s.

She says she left Los Angeles and Hollywood in the 1990s.

She spoke of the show "Dr. Phil" in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter talking about an appearance she made on the show in 2016.

"I found out the kind ofperson he is the hard way," Duvall said of host Phil McGraw.

She felt exploited she said.

"My mother didn’t like him, either. A lot of people ... said, 'You shouldn’t have done that, Shelley.'"