Marley Eve Shelton (born April 12, 1974) is an American film and television actress.
Shelton began her acting career in her late teens, and appeared in several 1990s' television movies and shows. She made her film debut in the critically acclaimed drama Grand Canyon (1991), and was cast in the films The Sandlot (1993), Nixon (1995), and Warriors of Virtue (1997). Shelton subsequently appeared in Pleasantville (1998) and Never Been Kissed (1999). Although those parts were supporting roles, both made Shelton a more-known star, and for which she found a wider fame.
In 2001, Shelton had her first starring role in the black comedy Sugar & Spice, and appeared as one of the main characters in the teen horror film Valentine. Shelton then appeared in supporting roles in the films Uptown Girls (2003), Sin City (2005), and The Last Kiss (2006). After being cast in a significant role in the double-feature film Grindhouse (2007), she received the lead role in the CBS show Eleventh Hour. In 2009, Shelton starred in A Perfect Getaway and (Untitled), and subsequently had a role in Scream 4 (2011).
Marley Eve Shelton was born on April 12, 1974 in Los Angeles, California to Carol and Christopher Shelton. Marley and her three sisters (Koren, Erin and Samantha) grew up in Eagle Rock, California – an artistic neighborhood in northeastern Los Angeles, California. Growing up, both of her parents were involved in local theater projects, but Marley was never interested in life on the stage. She chose to do “normal” teenager things while at Eagle Rock High School. She was a varsity cheerleader, was voted Prom Queen and held part-time jobs at stores like Contempo and Wet Seal. Her high school prom date was with her boyfriend at the time – “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actor, Nicholas Brendon. For college, Marley attended UCLA where she majored in Film and Theater.
Marley is an avid traveler and has visited countries throughout Asia, South America and Africa. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her husband Beau, daughter West and their two dogs, Jackson and Bella. (Which are Pit Bull/Tosa mixes from the same litter)