Shelley Winters was an American actress. who appeared in dozens of films, as well as on stage and television; her career spanned over 50 years, until her death in 2006.
Her only Disney role was Lena Gogan in Pete's Dragon.
She was briefly married for two years to the legendary Italian actor Vittorio Gassman, who voiced Mufasa in the Italian dub of The Lion King. They had only one daughter together.