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Shaye

Biography

Canadians Damhnait Doyle, Tara MacLean, and Kim Stockwood came together because the earthy alt-rock trio Shaye in the first 2000s. The associates were already more developed over the Canadian music picture before getting into the task. Stockwood, for instance, acquired already set up herself over the alt-rock entrance with her 1999 work, 12 YRS . OLD. MacLean, meanwhile, acquired scooped up an archive cope with Capitol and acquired came out at SXSW, and Doyle acquired collected many Juno nominations on her behalf first record, Shadows Wake Me. Shaye started when Doyle, MacLean, and Stockwood teamed up to record one monitor jointly, “Beauty.” These were so pleased with the result they made a decision to record a complete album jointly. After effectively lassoing manufacturer Jay Joyce in to the task, Shaye released their initial record, The Bridge, in 2003. The album’s initial single, “Content Baby,” continued to snag a SOCAN Award, a Canadian Radio Music Award, along with a Juno nomination, and the next one, “Beauty,” were able to climb in to the Best 20 over the A/C graphs. 3 years of touring and composing afterwards, Doyle, MacLean, and Stockwood going back to the studio room in 2006 to record their second record, Lake of Fireplace. The title monitor hit amount 13 over the Canadian graphs shortly prior to the album premiered in early 2007.

Quick Facts


Full Name Shaye
Date Of Birth May 30, 1990
Height 1.62 m
Profession Actor, Journalist, Author, Television presenter
Education Vancouver Island University
Nationality American
Spouse Pierce Brosnan
Children Dylan Brosnan, Paris Brosnan
Parents Bonnie Paul, Stan Shuster
Awards Fright Meter Awards
Music Songs We Will Not Be Lovers, No Mermaid, I Don't Wanna Die Today, When You're Sinking, Guenivere, Daydream Car, Happy Baby, Ocean of Sorrows, We Are Water, You're Not Alone, Big Fat Babies, This Is the Moment, So Far Gone, Someway, Somehow, La Verité de la Rue, How the West Was Won, Beauty, Tupelo Honey, Freedom, Godspeed, Karma, On and On, Intro, 25ème heure, Tous font du bizness, Lake of Fire, Exodus, Violence, Elle et Louis, Faut le dire, Born to kill, Vendre son âme
Albums Lake of Fire, Qui tuer?, Born to kill : Tome 1, 23h56, The Bridge, Blacklist, Images Of Christmas
Nominations Juno Award for Single of the Year
Movies Insidious: Chapter 3, Insidious: Chapter 2, Insidious, There's Something About Mary, Ouija, Kingpin, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Abattoir, Dead End, Dumb and Dumber, Snakes on a Plane, Detroit Rock City, 2001 Maniacs: Beverly Hellbillys, The Signal, Boat Trip, Mega Spider, Tales of Halloween, Critters, Goin' South, My Sister's Keeper, The Hillside Strangler, The Three Stooges, Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy, The Running Man, Jack Goes Home, Critters 2: The Main Course, Rosewood Lane, Chillerama, Hoboken Hollow, Hester Street, Hood of Horror, Last Man Standing, Jewtopia, Bachelor Party Vegas, Corrina, Corrina, Small Town Saturday Night, Say It Isn't So, FDR: American Badass!, Killer Pad, The Hidden, Living Out Loud, Drop Dead Sexy, Brewster's Millions, Loaded Weapon 1, Hate Crime, Stuck on You, Confessions of an Action Star, The Penthouse, Unbeatable Harold, Cross Bronx
TV Shows Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight


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#Fact
1 2015: Named the Godmother of Horror by Wizard World Comic Con.
2 Her mother was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and her paternal grandparents were Romanian Jews.
3 Aunt of Katja Shaye and Juno Shaye.
4 She is a lifetime member of the Actor's Studio.
5 Has a son Lee J. Landey (born 1989).
6 Is the only actor to appear in both Dumb & Dumber (1994) and the prequel Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003).
7 Younger sister of New Line Cinema founder & CEO Robert Shaye.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Insidious: Chapter 4 2017 post-production Elise Rainier
Re-Animator: Evolution 2017 pre-production Meredith
Before Memory 2016/I filming Grandma Kasper
Sick People 2016 completed Waitress (Sandra)
The Black Room 2016 completed Miss Black
Bayou Tales 2016 filming Margot
Los Angeles Overnight post-production Cousins
All About the Money 2016 Mrs. Womack
Ouija: Origin of Evil 2016 Lina Zander (2013)
The Midnight Man 2016/III Anna
Buster's Mal Heart 2016 Pauline
American Gothic 2016 TV Series Lila
Still the King 2016 TV Series Ruthie
Abattoir 2016 Allie
Texas Heart 2016 Mrs. Smith
Jack Goes Home 2016 Teresa
Director's Cut 2016 Captain Wheeler
Grow House 2016 Mrs. Gilliam
Helen Keller vs. Nightwolves 2015 Helen Keller
Tales of Halloween 2015 Lynn's Mother (segment "Grim Grinning Ghost")
Insidious: Chapter 3 2015 Elise Rainier
Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha 2015 The Grand Lady
Hell Hunters 2015 TV Series Ethel (2015)
Ouija 2014/II Paulina Zander
Grace 2014/I Helen
Lost Time 2014 Mysterious Woman
Mountain Top 2014 Muriel Miller
The Signal 2014 Mirabelle
Killing Winston Jones 2014 Madeline Jones
Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight 2014 TV Series Mrs. Abramson
All American Christmas Carol 2013 Barbara Belnap
Insidious: Chapter 2 2013 Elise Rainier
Crazy Kind of Love 2013 Denise Mack
Big Ass Spider! 2013 Mrs. Jefferson
Kroll Show 2013 TV Series
Private Practice 2013 TV Series Mrs. Taylor
Insidious: Spectral Sightings 2013 TV Series short Elise
Dr. 420 2012 Video short Dr. 420
Waffle Hut 2012 TV Movie Jerrie Wolf (2012)
Life's an Itch 2012 Gloria
Matchmaker Santa 2012 TV Movie Debbie
Noobz 2012 Mrs. Theodore
3 Days of Normal 2012 May
Jewtopia 2012 Dr. Sutton
The Three Stooges 2012 Nurse Crotchet
FDR: American Badass! 2012 Eleanor Roosevelt
Brave New World 2011 TV Movie Kathy
Dead of Nowhere 3D 2011 Short Meemaw
Rosewood Lane 2011 Mrs. Hawthorne
I Was a Teenage Werebear 2011 Short Nurse Maleva
Chillerama 2011 Baglady / Nurse Maleva (segments "Wadzilla" and "I Was a Teenage Werebear")
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy 2011 Dody
Take Me Home 2011 Jill
Losing Control 2011 Dolores
Sedona 2011 Claire
Black Velvet 2011 Pool Lady
Goldberg - P.I. 2011 Violet
Red & Blue Marbles 2011 Janitor
Farewell Mr. Kringle 2010 TV Movie Zelda
Sex Tax: Based on a True Story 2010 Lydia Friedman
Next Stop Murder 2010 TV Movie Detective Reeson
Insidious 2010/I Elise Rainier
Black Limousine 2010 Mrs. Harris
The Accidental Death of Joey by Sue 2010 Mrs. Rawlings
Small Town Saturday Night 2010 Phyllis Ryan
Pickin' & Grinnin' 2010 Bonnie Johnson
The Penthouse 2010 Frances
2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams 2010 Granny Boone
Killer by Nature 2010 Leona
VideoDome Rent-O-Rama 2010 Short The Lush
Yellow Brook 2009 Short Narrator
Dark Moon Rising 2009 Sunny
Stuntmen 2009 Bumble Jackson
American Cowslip 2009 Lou Anne
My Sister's Keeper 2009 Nurse Adele
ER 2009 TV Series Margaret
Doggie Heaven 2008 Video short Woman
Chronic Town 2008 Nurse
Asylum 2008/IV String's Mother
Killer Pad 2008 Marge
Dirty Sexy Money 2007 TV Series Leslie Donovan
Chasing Robert 2007 Martha the Bookie
The Election 2007 Short The Wife
Time Upon a Once 2007 TV Movie Blue Wife
On the Lot 2007 Short Various
Homo Erectus 2007 Museum Guide
Kush 2007 Susan
Pledge This! 2006 Miss Prin
Driftwood 2006 Nancy Forrester
Down the P.C.H. 2006 Wendy O'Hara
Surf School 2006 Larry's Mom
Snakes on a Plane 2006 Grace
Hood of Horror 2006 Clara
My Name Is Earl 2006 TV Series Paul's Mom
Bachelor Party Vegas 2006 Video Cassandra
Hoboken Hollow 2006 Mrs. Brodrick
Unbeatable Harold 2006 Jeannie
Born Killers 2005 Willow
Jesus, Mary and Joey 2005 Lulu
2001 Maniacs 2005 Granny Boone
Drop Dead Sexy 2005 Ma Muzzy
Confessions of an Action Star 2005 Samantha Jones
Hate Crime 2005 Kathleen Slansky
The Hillside Strangler 2004 Jenny Buono
Wear Something Nice 2004 Short Mom
Cellular 2004 Exotic Car Driver
A Cinderella Story 2004 Mrs. Wells
The Latin Lover 2004 Short Emilia
Cross Bronx 2004 Barbara Green
Crossing Jordan 2004 TV Series Leather Lauren
The Almost Guys 2004 Repo Boss
Who's Your Daddy? 2004 Video Betsy Harding
Stuck on You 2003 Makeup Babe
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd 2003 Margie
Barely Legal 2003 Tequila
Manfast 2003 Marge
Dead End 2003/I Laura Harrington
Boat Trip 2002 Sonya the Coach
Wish You Were Dead 2002 Jinny Macintosh
Man of the Year 2002 Flora
Contagion 2002 Laura Crowley
Without Charlie 2001
Surfacing: AKA A Letter from My Father 2001 Elise
Say It Isn't So 2001 Nurse Bautista
Code Blue 2000 Video Game Leslie Miller (voice)
Attention Shoppers 2000 Libby
Arli$$ 2000 TV Series
Me, Myself & Irene 2000 Actor - Mrs. Caleron (scenes deleted)
Detroit Rock City 1999 Mrs. Bruce
Becker 1998 TV Series Mrs. Cooper
Living Out Loud 1998 Lisa's Nurse
There's Something About Mary 1998 Magda
Breakfast with Einstein 1998 TV Movie Miss Desmond
Behind the Zipper with Magda 1998 Video short Magda
Perversions of Science 1997 TV Series Nurse
Trading Favors 1997 Darla
Last Man Standing 1996 The Madame
Kingpin 1996 Landlady
Frasier 1996 TV Series Anne
Project: ALF 1996 TV Movie Waitress
Trial by Fire 1995 TV Movie Phyllis Cardell
The Nature of the Beast 1995 Carol Powell
Sketch Artist II: Hands That See 1995 TV Movie Bonnie
Dumb & Dumber 1994 Mrs. Neugeboren
My So-Called Life 1994 TV Series Parent #2
Corrina, Corrina 1994 Repeat Nanny
New Nightmare 1994 Nurse with Pills
In the Line of Duty: The Price of Vengeance 1994 TV Movie Foreman #2
Sisters 1993 TV Series Nightmare Host #2
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues 1993 Rubber Rose Maid
Amityville: A New Generation 1993 Video Nurse Turner
Torch Song 1993 TV Movie Teamster
Brain Smasher... A Love Story 1993 Video Makeup Artist
Three of Hearts 1993 Operator
The Temp 1993 Rosemary
Loaded Weapon 1 1993 Witness
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter 1992 TV Movie Inmate
Roadside Prophets 1992 Celeste
Life Goes On 1991 TV Series Parent #2
Book of Love 1990 Mrs. Flynn
Pump Up the Volume 1990 PTA Parent #3
Lucky Stiff 1988 Bratty Kid's Mom
Critters 2 1988 Sal
Highway to Heaven 1988 TV Series Lila Barnes
The Running Man 1987 Propaganda Officer
The Hidden 1987 Carol Miller
Mistress 1987 TV Movie Woman Customer
Slam Dance 1987 Librarian
Who's the Boss? 1987 TV Series Mrs. Padnick
Extreme Prejudice 1987 Employment Office Clerk
My Demon Lover 1987 Anemic Counter Girl
Stillwatch 1987 TV Movie
Critters 1986 Sally
Falcon Crest 1986 TV Series Smoking Female Prisoner
Cagney & Lacey 1986 TV Series Secretary
The Twilight Zone 1985 TV Series Kate Simmons (segment "Chameleon")
Brewster's Millions 1985 Journalist at Rally
A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 Teacher
Summer Fantasy 1984 TV Movie Woman on Beach
Why Me? 1984 TV Movie
Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again 1982 Nurse with Telegram
Alone in the Dark 1982 Receptionist at Haven
A Cry for Love 1980 TV Movie
The Long Riders 1980 Kate
The Seeding of Sarah Burns 1979 TV Movie 2nd Nurse
The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal 1979 TV Movie Freida
Goin' South 1978 Parasol Lady
A Secret Space 1977 Amy
Eight Is Enough 1977 TV Series
Sex and the Married Woman 1977 TV Movie Sandra
Hester Street 1975 Whore

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Accidental Death of Joey by Sue 2010 performer: "It's Hard Being a Woman" / writer: "It's Hard Being a Woman"
2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams 2010 performer: "Cannibals"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy 2010 Video documentary archival material provided by

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Made in Hollywood 2013-2015 TV Series Herself
Chillerama Presents: Anton Troy, the Man Behind the Beast 2011 Short Herself
Full Moon Fever: Behind the scenes of I was a Teenage Werebear 2011 Documentary short Herself
Fred Heads: The Ultimate Freddy Fans 2010 Video short Herself
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy 2010 Video documentary Herself - 'Teacher'
2001 Maniacs: Behind the Screams 2010 Video documentary short Herself
Starz Inside: In the Gutter 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself
On the Lot 2007 TV Series Neighbor - 'Time Upon a Once'
Meet the Reptiles 2006 Video documentary short Herself - 'Grace'
Pure Venom: The Making of 'Snakes on a Plane' 2006 Video documentary short Herself - 'Grace'
Inside the Asylum: The Making of '2001 Maniacs' 2006 Video documentary short Herself
Snakes on a Set: Behind the Scenes 2006 Video documentary short Herself
The Snake Pit: On the Set of 'Snakes on a Plane' 2006 Video documentary short Herself
Puffy, Boobs and Balls: Makeup 101 with Designer Tony Gardner and Actress Lin Shaye 2003 Video documentary short Herself
Miscellaneous Shit: Behind the Scenes of 'Detroit Rock City' 1999 Video documentary short Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20 to 1 2006 TV Series documentary Magda
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years 2000 TV Movie documentary Magda
The Hidden II 1993 Carol Miller
Critters 3 1991 Sal

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Supporting Actress Insidious (2010)
2011 Fright Meter Award Fright Meter Awards Best Supporting Actress Insidious (2010)
2005 Best of the Fest Breckenridge Festival of Film Best Supporting Actress Hate Crime (2005)
2004 Best Actress Peñíscola Comedy Film Festival Dead End (2003)
2002 Best Supporting Actress Method Fest Feature Film For episode "{SUSPENDED".

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Fright Meter Award Fright Meter Awards Best Actress Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
2012 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actress Insidious (2010)
2005 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Supporting Actress Dead End (2003)
1999 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Supporting Actress - Comedy There's Something About Mary (1998)


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#Quote
1 I may be the only actress in Hollywood who won't need a face lift, because when I take off my makeup, I look so great compared to my characters!

#Trademark
1 Often plays a chain smoker

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