Shelley Long is a graduate of South Side High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Shelly's role as Diane Chambers, Long was nominated for a total of six Emmys, five for Cheers and one for Frasier.
Shelly appears in the book 100 greatest TV stars of out time.
Shelley and her ex-husband Bruce Tyson were set up on a blind date in 1979.
After Shelley's marriage ended, she overdosed on painkillers (2004).
Shelley won two Golden Globes for her work in the TV show Cheers.
Shelley was originally cast to play the lead character Celeste in My Stepmother is an Alien.
Shelley has a daughter named Juliana (born on March 27, 1985).
Shelley's Astrological Sign is Virgo.
Shelley's hobbies include: walking, riding bikes, practicing transcendental meditation three times a day for twenty minutes at a time; drinks water by the gallon and washes three times a day with Lysol (presumably a refresher after meditation).
Shelley broke a finger trying to catch a football ball in Kelly Kelly.
Shelley got the reputation of taping interviews for later analysis of her answers.
Shelley is a perfectionist and a self-confessed neurotic.
Shelley attended Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).
Shortly before Shelley started work on Cheers (1982), she made an unsold sitcom pilot called: Ghost of a Chance, in which she was a newlywed haunted by the ghost of her first husband.
Shelley used to attend Second City.
In 1983, Shelley won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series playing Diane Chambers on Cheers.
Shelley Long: I like men to be men and I like them to care about me and to take care of me. I'm willing to let them do that.
Shelley Long: If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.