Shirley MacLaine is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actress, well-known not only for her acting, but for her devotion to her belief in reincarnation. SHer films include “Terms of Endearment”, for which she won the Academy Award, “Guarding Tess”, and “Mrs. Winterbourne”.
Maclaine is also the writer of a large number of autobiographical works, many dealing with her new age beliefs, such as solipsism, as well as her Hollywood career.
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