Oscar winner Shelley Winters is in hospital recovering from a heart attack she suffered on Friday (14OCT05), according to a statement released by her family.

The 85-year-old POSEIDON ADVENTURE star, is making a good recovery in a Los Angeles hospital and is expected to return home in about approximately one week's time.

The statement reads, Over the past few days, she has become much stronger, and Shelley is nearly back to her normal self. We are so thankful to Shelleys fans for their support and words of encouragement.