Shirley Knight

Television Actress / Film Actress / Stage Actress | * 07/05/1936 († 83, 04/22/2020) | Goessel, Kansas (United States of America (USA))
Shirley Knight Hopkins (July 5, 1936 – April 22, 2020) was an American actress who appeared in more than 50 feature films, television films, television series, and Broadway and Off-Broadway productions in her career, playing leading and character roles. She was a member of the Actors Studio. Knight was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress: for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960) and Sweet Bird of Youth (1962). In the 1960s, she had leading roles in a number of Hollywood films such as The Couch (1962), House of Women (1962), The Group (1966), The Counterfeit Killer (1968), and The Rain People (1969). She received the Volpi Cup for Best Actress for her role in the ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Shirley Knight

2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress

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Movies with Shirley Knight as Actress(77)

as Leanne Cross2018 Periphery
as Sally Ann2015 Back to the 90s
as Mrs. Colvins2015 The Missing Girl
as Gramma2014 Mercy
as Marie Vaughn2013 Redwood Highway
as Jane Redding2011 Elevator
as Ilene Rochlin2011 Our Idiot Brother
as Grandma Sam2010 Listen to Your Heart
as Diane2008 Not Fade Away
as Ann2006 Open Window
as Bea2006 Grandma's Boy
as Lea2006 Love and Debate
as Mrs. Ashboro2003 Mrs. Ashboro's Cat
as Mercedes Mayfield2003 A House on a Hill
as Miss Christina2003 Fly Cherry
as Necie Rose Kelleher2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
as Nancy Plummer2002 The Salton Sea
as Mrs. Finch2002 Shadow Realm
as Aunt Claire2002 P.S. Your Cat Is Dead!
as Elanora Davis2001 Angel Eyes
as Jewel Ramsey2001 My Louisiana Sky
as Jo Beth Anderson2000 75 Degrees in July
as Gram (Miss Caroline)1998 The Wedding
as Donna Minkowitz1998 A Father for Brittany
as Margaret1997 Convictions
as Doris Knight1997 Little Boy Blue
as Beverly Connelly1997 As Good as It Gets
as Delia1996 The Uninvited
as Esther1996 Mary & Tim
as Edie Danziger1996 Diabolique
as Mary Donnelly1996 If These Walls Could Talk
as Mom - The Smalley Family1995 Stuart Saves His Family
as Peggy Buckey1995 Indictment: The McMartin Trial
as Betty1995 Dad, the Angel & Me
as Mona Dickens1994 Death in Venice, CA
as Sylvia1994 Baby Brokers
as Edith Niedelmeyer1994 Color of Night
as Esther1994 The Yarn Princess
as Bess Warden1993 A Mother's Revenge
as Katie Leonard1991 Bump in the Night
as Jerolyn1982 The Sender
as Ann Butterfield1981 Endless Love
as Lagerführerin Maria Mandel1980 Playing for Time
as Barbara Harlich1979 Champions: A Love Story
as Hannah Meredith1979 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
as Genna Kudirka1978 The Defection of Simas Kudirka
as Anneliese Graes1976 21 Hours at Munich
as Eliza Birdwell1975 Friendly Persuasion
as Barbara Banister1974 Juggernaut
as Georgie Elgin1974 The Country Girl
as Beatrice1971 Secrets
as Natalie Ravenna1969 The Rain People
as Joanne Tregaskis1968 Shadow Over Elveron
as Polo1968 Petulia
as herself1968 Filmmaker
as Angie Peterson1968 The Counterfeit Killer
as Peggy Leydon1967 The Outsider
as Lula1967 Dutchman
as Polly1966 The Group
as Caroline Gordon / Stevenson1964 Flight from Ashiya
as Terry Ames1962 The Couch
as Erica Hayden1962 House of Women
as Heavenly Finley1962 Sweet Bird of Youth
as Grace Kennedy1960 Ice Palace
as Sister Maria1959 Five Gates to Hell

TV Shows/Series with Shirley Knight as Actress(48)

Additional Information

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Full Name: Shirley Knight
Born: Sunday, 07/05 1936 (July) in Goessel, Kansas (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 04/22 2020 (April) in San Marcos (aged: 83)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Wichita State University
Spouses (current/former): John Hopkins, Gene Persson
Children: Kaitlin Hopkins
Other names for Shirley Knight (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Shirley Enola Knight"
Shirley Knight frequently works together with these people:
Susan Oliver (14x, Actress)
Lawrence Dobkin (14x, Actor)
Michael Constantine (13x, Actor)
R.G. Armstrong (12x, Actor)
Andrew Duggan (12x, Actor)
William Windom (12x, Actor)
Russ Conway (12x, Actor)
Ed Asner (11x, Actor)
Claude Akins (11x, Actor)
Parley Baer (11x, Actor)
Ford Rainey (11x, Actor)
Kevin James (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2189, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/21/2021