a paparazzi capture of Shelley from around 1982
Shelley gained worldwide recognition as THE Charlie Girl; but her recognition factor skyrocketed when she joined the cast of Charlie's Angels. When she left the series, she was typecast. But she was out to prove that she could go beyond the acting exposure the hit series afforded her. She embarked on stage work and she carefully chose her film roles, that by 1982, she had garnered great reviews of her work.