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MacLaine, Shirley Syllabification: Mac·Laine, Shirley
Pronunciation: /məˈklān/

Definition of MacLaine, Shirley in English:

( 1934-), US actress, dancer, and writer; born Shirley MacLean Beaty; the sister of actor Warren Beatty. She appeared in movies such as Some Came Running (1958), The Apartment (1960), Irma la Douce (1963), The Turning Point (1977), Terms of Endearment (1983), and Evening Star (1996). She wrote Don’t Fall Off the Mountain (1971).

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