Shelly Fabares is an actress, singer and musician. She is best known for her role as Christine Armstrong on the television series Coach. She has also worked as a singer and in television commercials. Her performance in the series earned her two Primetime Emmy nominations.
Career in movies and TV
Shelly Fabares is an American actress and singer who has a long list of TV and film credits. She’s been nominated for several Emmy Awards, and has even won a Golden Globe Award. Known for her role as Mary Stone on the legendary sitcom The Donna Reed Show, Fabares also appeared in three Elvis Presley movies.
Born on January 19, 1944 in Santa Monica, California, she began acting at an early age. She grew up in a family of actresses, including her mother, Louise (nee Farabee), and aunts Nanette Fabray and Nanette “Piggy” Fabray.
She was nominated for an Emmy award for her role as Donna Reed’s daughter on The Donna Reed Show, and was also shortlisted for a pair of Primetime Emmy awards. In addition to her role as Donna’s daughter, she also had the role of Francine Webster on One Day at a Time, a CBS sitcom.
Fabares left the show in 1963, but was back in the cast in 1966. She also made a guest appearance on Mike Farrell’s 1970 TV series, The Interns.
Divorce from Mike Farrell
Shelly Fabres and Mike Farrell met in 1970 and they began a romantic relationship 12 years later. They married in 1984 and have been married ever since. The couple has two children from their last marriage.
Shelly Fabres is an American actress and singer who has appeared in three Elvis Presley movies. She also starred in the television sitcom One Day at a Time. She has also been nominated for the Golden Globes, the Emmy Awards and the Primetime Emmy Awards.
Earlier on, she was a teenage actress who had been introduced to show business at a young age. As a result, she made her film debut at the age of 12. At the time, she dated different Hollywood hunks. However, she was diagnosed with severe auto-immune hepatitis and underwent a liver transplant.
Although she suffered from auto-immune hepatitis, she underwent the procedure and lived a relatively normal life. However, she had to face the loss of her co-star Donna Reed to pancreatic cancer in 1986. After this, she suffered from health issues.
Superman: The Animated Series
Shelly Fabre is known for her voicework as Martha Kent on Superman: The Animated Series. She has also worked on a variety of television series including Coach, Deadly Relations, One Day at a Time, Forever Fernwood, Mork & Mindy, and The Bad Seed. In 1997, Fabares starred in A Nightmare Come True and was nominated for an Emmy award for her role as Coach.
After her appearance on Coach, Fabares shifted her career to movies. She appeared in three Elvis Presley films and has appeared in other films such as Clambake, The Practice, and One Day at a Time.
Fabares is married to fellow actor Mike Farrell. They have been together since 1984. During the early years of their marriage, she had a hard time balancing her acting career with her husband’s. However, after she divorced him, she was able to pursue her acting career.
When Fabares was cast in Superman: The Animated Series, she was recommended by her aunt, actress Nanette Fabray. Several years later, she starred in a television show called The Great Mom Swap.
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