25 Times Actors Almost Quit Movies
25. Shelley Duvall In The Shining
Shelley Duvall will always be remembered for her role as Wendy in “The Shining,” but she almost quit in the middle of production because of director Stanley Kubrick’s unusual style of directing. Kubrick insisted on 127 takes of a scene where Duvall is defending herself with a bat, and by the time they reached take 100 she was so stressed that she started losing her hair.