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Shirley Knight (Canadian actress)

Shirley Knight (Canadian actress)

American actress
Shirley Frances Knight was a Canadian stage, television and radio actress.Wikipedia
BornMarch 12, 1936
HometownGoessel, Kansas, United States
Height5'5" (1.65m)
SpouseJohn Hopkins, Gene Persson, Glynne Morris
ChildrenKaitlin Hopkins
ParentsNoel Johnson Knight, Virginia Webster
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Shirley Knight, 2-Time Oscar Nominee, Dies At 83 (Reports)

Actress Shirley Knight has passed away at 83 years old. The two-time Oscar nominee died of natural causes on April 22 at daughter Kaitlin Hopkins' home in San Marco, Texas, according to multiple reports. The prolific film and TV star had more than 180 onscreen credits to her name, dating all the way back to the 1950s. Knight most recently appeared in 2018's "Periphery" and had a recurring role on "Desperate Housewives" before appearing as Kevin James' mother in both "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" movies.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1996Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeIndictment: The McMartin TrialWinner
1995Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieIndictment: The McMartin TrialWinner
1981Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or SpecialPlaying for Time (film)Nominated
1963Academy AwardActress in a Supporting RoleSweet Bird of Youth (1962 film)Nominated
1963Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureSweet Bird of Youth (1962 film)Nominated

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