Shelley with Jill Schoelen and Terry O'Quinn on the set of The Stepfather, 1986
Shelley starred in the 1987 cult classic The Stepfather. Filmed entirely in Canada, the movie was shot in 1986 and released in 1987. The main cast, Shelley, Jill Schoelen and Terry O'Quinn all gave above average performances in this horror/thriller directed by Joseph Ruben. Shelley had a scene where she is hit on the face and blood (from a blood capsule in her mouth) explodes and drips down her face. That day, she had lunch with blood all over her face she told fans in 2009 at the Hollywood Collectors Show.