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Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight's biography

Shirley Knight is 84 years old television actor born at United States of America. She was born on Sunday 5th of July 1936. According to year of birth 1936 she belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 5th of July means she is Cancer. Cancer is a watery sign. They are very friendly and show motherly love to everyone. According to ascendant calculator, an important trait of these natives is their sensitive nature.She was married 2 times.

She is citizen of United States of America. Her primary profession is to be television actor. You can know her also as film actor. She is recently known as stage actor. She received Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Thirtysomething in 1988

Shirley Knight's family

Shirley Knight's ex spouses

Eugene Persson

Shirley Knight and Eugene Persson have been together since 1959 for 10 years. He is known as film director. Her ex spouse was born on Friday 12th of January 1934 in Long Beach. Her ex spouse died on Friday 6th of June 2008 in Manhattan. Eugene Persson was 72 years old, when this happened.

John Hopkins

Shirley Knight and John Hopkins have been together since 1969 for 29 years. He is known as writer. Her ex spouse was born on Tuesday 27th of January 1931 in London. Her ex spouse died on Thursday 23rd of July 1998 in Los Angeles. John Hopkins was 62 years old, when this happened.

She has 1 daughter.

Shirley Knight's daughter: Kaitlin Hopkins

Shirley Knight's daughter's name is Kaitlin Hopkins. She is known as actor. Her daughter was born on Saturday 1st of February 1964 in New York City.

Shirley Knight's schools

We found 2 schools She attended. Complete list of schools: Wichita State University, HB Studio.

Shirley Knight's career

Her main focus is to be television actor. You could see her also in Thirtysomething, NYPD Blue.

How did Shirley Knight die

She died on on Wednesday 22nd of April 2020 when he was 84 years old at San Marcos. Shirley Knights death was caused by natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Shirley Knight's Awards

  • Appeared in the L.A. stage and British film version of Dutchman (1966), a racial drama, which was produced by her then-husband Eugene Persson. She won the Venice Film Festival award for her cinematic performance.
  • Won Broadway's 1976 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for "Kennedy's Children". She was also nominated in 1997 as Best Actress (Play) for "The Young Man from Atlanta".
  • She was nominated for a 1977 Joseph Jefferson Award for Guest Artist for her performance in the play, "The Landscape of the Body", at the Academy Festival Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

Shirley Knight's Nominations

  • She was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for work The Dark at the Top of the Stairs in 1961
  • She was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • She was nominated for Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress for work Endless Love in 1982

Shirley Knight's quotes

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Shirley Knight's body shape

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