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Ready To Shine? Shelley Duvall Desperate For Hollywood Comeback

Tragic actress Shelley Duvall wants to revive her showbiz career — and she’s asked to give her co-star in The Shining, Jack Nicholson, this message: “Send a plane for me!”

Duvall, 68, told “Jack and I were good friends. I’d like him to give me a call. I would love to fly out to Los Angeles and be met with a limo at the airport.”

“I would consider offers, but they’d have to be good. I won Best Actress at Cannes. My awards have to mean something in terms of money,” she added.

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As reported, Duvall is sadly unrecognizable from her Hollywood heyday in hits like Popeye and Annie Hall.

She complained of mental illness during a TV tell-all in November 2016, saying, “I’m very sick. I need help.”

More than a month later, spent a day with Duvall at the run-down ranch in Blanco, Texas, that she shares with longtime boyfriend, Dan Gilroy.

At the time, Duvall chain-smoked, complained she was a prisoner in her home and rambled about aliens.

“I’m miserable here! I really don’t want to die like this,” she said. “I have no money. I’ve made five TV series and a whole bunch of movies — and I have nothing!”

She also claimed she’d been “imprisoned” at an unnamed medical center.

“I was put in a facility. It was very subtle. They didn’t say, ‘You’re a prisoner,’ but you can’t get out,” she told

But now Duvall, who lives on a Social Security check of less than $2,000 a month, said she’s ready for her Hollywood comeback.

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“I like to do adventure movies, but I don’t have an adventure body. I wouldn’t like a personal trainer. I don’t like doing diets and those things,” she said.

“I would have surgery, but only to put a few things back, not really cosmetic surgery. I prefer a natural look.”

The once high-flying actress added: “Some people make out like it’s great to be crazy, but it isn’t. It’s absolutely f***ing miserable.”

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