American actress Adrienne Shelly was found dead at her New York City apartment on Wednesday (01NOV06) in what appears to be a suicide. She was 40. Shelly was discovered hanging from a bedsheet by her husband ANDY OSTROY, according to the New York Daily News. Police found no evidence of foul play. Shelly - real name ADRIENNE LEVINE - was best known for her appearances in the Hal Hartley movies The Unbelievable Truth and TRUST. Agent RACHEL SHEEDY says, "She was an incredibly sweet and talented and generous woman." Police officers are awaiting an autopsy report before deciding whether to continue with investigations. Shelly is survived by her husband and three-year-old daughter SOPHIE.