Shelley Duvall, widely known for her performance in “The Shining,” died on Thursday. She was 75.

Duvall’s companion since 1989, Dan Gilroy, told the Hollywood Reporter that she died in her sleep at home in Blanco, Texas, from diabetes problems.

“My dear, sweet, wonderful life partner and friend has left us.” She has been subjected to far too much agony recently; she is now free. “Fly away, lovely Shelley,” Gilroy told the newspaper.

Duvall started acting after being found by Robert Altman, who put her in the 1970 black comedy “Brewster McCloud.”

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Despite her reservations about acting, Duvall continued to advance in her career while working with the filmmaker.

She acted in “McCabe & Mrs. Miller” in 1971 and “Thieves Like Us” three years later.

Duvall made her debut in Altman’s cult picture “Nashville,” released in 1975. She later won the Cannes picture Festival Award for Best Actress and received a British Academy Film Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading work for her work in the 1977 picture “3 Women,” which Altman also directed.

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Duvall’s most well-known films, “Popeye” and “The Shining,” were released in 1980.

In the latter, directed by Stanley Kubrick, she plays Wendy Torrance, the anguished wife of Jack Nicholson’s erratic character, Jack Torrance.

Duvall had numerous film and television appearances throughout the 1980s and 1990s. However, in 2002, she took a break from acting and public appearances.

Last year, Duvall confessed that she left Hollywood to move to Texas after her brother was diagnosed with spine cancer.

“It’s the longest sabbatical I ever took but it was for really important reasons — to get in touch with my family again,” she told the publication at the time.

Following a 20-year absence, Duvall revealed in October 2022 that she will return to the big screen in “The Forest Hills,” an independent horror-thriller directed and written by Scott Goldberg.

Duvall is survived by her brothers Scott, Stewart, and Shane.