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Shirley Knight

Shirley Enola Knight was an American stage, screen, and television actress. She has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, in 1960 for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs and in 1962 for Sweet Bird of Youth.

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Jul 5, 1936 In Goessel, Kansas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Periphery 2018-03-26
Known For
Poster of Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Poster of As Good as It Gets
Poster of Death in Venice, CA
Poster of Endless Love
Movie Periphery Leanne Cross 2018-03-26
Movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Mom 2015-04-16
Movie The Missing Girl Mrs. Colvins 2015-09-13
Movie Mercy Gramma 2014-10-07
Movie Redwood Highway Marie Vaughn 2013-04-05
Movie Elevator Jane Redding 2011-01-01
Movie Our Idiot Brother Ilene Rochlin 2011-08-26
Series Hot in Cleveland Loretta 2010-06-16
Movie Listen to Your Heart Grandma Sam 2010-08-14
Series Drop Dead Diva Millie Carlson 2009-07-12
Movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop Mom 2009-01-15
Movie The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Dot Nadeau 2009-07-07
Movie The Other Side of the Tracks Helen 2008-03-28
Movie Not Fade Away Diane 2008-04-11
Series The Unit Unknown 2006-03-07
Movie Grandma's Boy Bea 2006-01-06
Movie Love and Debate Lea 2006-06-13
Movie Open Window Ann 2006-09-01
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Series House Georgia Adams 2004-11-16
Movie Mrs. Ashboro's Cat Mrs. Ashboro 2003-01-01
Movie Fly Cherry Miss Christina 2003-01-12
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie A House on a Hill Mercedes Mayfield 2003-11-14
Movie P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! Aunt Claire 2002-01-01
Movie The Salton Sea Nancy Plummer 2002-01-01
Movie Shadow Realm Mrs. Finch 2002-07-27
Movie Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Necie Rose Kelleher 2002-06-07
Movie My Louisiana Sky Jewel Ramsey 2001-05-12
Movie Angel Eyes Elanora Davis 2001-05-15
Series Night Visions Unknown 2001-07-12
Series Crossing Jordan Frances Littleton 2001-09-24
Movie 75 Degrees in July Jo Beth Anderson 2000-01-01
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie The Wedding Gram (Miss Caroline) 1998-02-22
Series Significant Others Unknown 1998-03-11
Movie A Father for Brittany Donna Minkowitz 1998-03-15
Movie A Marriage of Convenience Harriet Winslow 1998-10-18
Series Maggie Winters Estelle Winters 1998-09-30
Movie Little Boy Blue Doris Knight 1997-06-01
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Movie As Good as It Gets Beverly Connelly 1997-12-19
Movie Convictions Margaret 1997-11-10
Movie If These Walls Could Talk Mary Donnelly 1996-10-13
Movie Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden Sally Ann 1996-01-07
Movie A Promise to Carolyn Jolene Maggart 1996-01-16
Movie Diabolique Edie Danziger 1996-03-22
Movie The Uninvited Delia 1996-10-29
Movie Somebody Is Waiting Irma 1996-12-19
Movie Dying to Be Perfect: The Ellen Hart Pena Story Joan Hart 1996-11-24
Movie Mary & Tim Esther 1996-11-03
Movie Dad, the Angel & Me Betty 1995-01-01
Series Children of the Dust Aunt Bertha 1995-02-26
Series Cybill Unknown 1995-01-02
Series VR.5 Unknown 1995-03-10
Movie Indictment: The McMartin Trial Peggy Buckey 1995-05-20
Movie Stuart Saves His Family Mom - The Smalley Family 1995-04-12
Movie The Yarn Princess Esther 1994-03-27
Movie Baby Brokers Sylvia 1994-02-21
Movie Color of Night Edith Niedelmeyer 1994-08-19
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Death in Venice, CA Mona Dickens 1994-10-01
Movie When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn Edna Larson 1993-05-18
Movie A Mother's Revenge Bess Warden 1993-11-14
Series Angel Falls Edie Wren Cox 1993-08-26
Movie Bump in the Night Katie Leonard 1991-01-06
Movie To Save a Child Unknown 1991-09-08
Series Law & Order Melanie Cullen 1990-09-13
Series thirtysomething Unknown 1987-09-29
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series The Equalizer Kay 1985-09-18
Series Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense Unknown 1984-09-05
Movie The Sender Jerolyn 1982-10-22
Movie Endless Love Ann Butterfield 1981-07-17
Movie Police Destination Oasis Director 1981-02-08
Series Nurse Unknown 1981-04-02
Movie White Cannibal Queen Barbara Shelton 1980-09-15
Movie Playing for Time Lagerf├╝hrerin Maria Mandel 1980-09-30
Movie Champions: A Love Story Barbara Harlich 1979-01-13
Series Tales of the Unexpected Elizabeth Bourdon 1979-03-24
Movie Beyond the Poseidon Adventure Hannah Meredith 1979-05-18
Movie The Defection of Simas Kudirka Genna Kudirka 1978-01-23
Movie 21 Hours at Munich Anneliese Graes 1976-11-07
Movie Return to Earth Joan Aldrin 1976-05-14
Movie Friendly Persuasion Eliza Birdwell 1975-05-18
Movie The Country Girl Georgie Elgin 1974-02-05
Series The Manhunter Unknown 1974-09-11
Movie Juggernaut Barbara Banister 1974-09-25
Movie The Lie Unknown 1973-04-24
Series Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Unknown 1973-09-01
Series Circle of Fear Unknown 1972-09-15
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-23
Movie Secrets Beatrice 1971-09-21
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Movie The Rain People Natalie Ravenna 1969-08-27
Series The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Unknown 1969-09-14
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Movie The Counterfeit Killer Angie Peterson 1968-05-01
Movie Shadow Over Elveron Joanne Tregaskis 1968-03-05
Movie Petulia Polo 1968-06-10
Movie Filmmaker Herself 1968-12-01
Movie Dutchman Lula 1967-02-27
Series The Invaders Margaret Cook 1967-01-10
Movie The Outsider Peggy Leydon 1967-11-21
Movie The Group Polly 1966-03-04
Movie Flight from Ashiya Caroline Gordon / Stevenson 1964-03-25
Series Arrest and Trial Unknown 1963-09-15
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1963-09-16
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series The Fugitive Mona Ross 1963-09-17
Movie The Couch Terry Ames 1962-02-21
Movie Sweet Bird of Youth Heavenly Finley 1962-03-21
Movie House of Women Erica Hayden 1962-04-11
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series Target: The Corruptors! Unknown 1961-09-29
Movie The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Reenie Flood 1960-09-28
Movie Ice Palace Grace Kennedy 1960-01-02
Series Surfside 6 Unknown 1960-10-06
Series The Roaring 20's Unknown 1960-10-15
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Series Johnny Staccato Unknown 1959-09-10
Movie Five Gates to Hell Sister Maria 1959-09-23
Series Hawaiian Eye Unknown 1959-10-07
Series Bourbon Street Beat Unknown 1959-10-05
Series Bronco Unknown 1958-09-23
Series Buckskin Mrs. Newcomb 1958-07-03
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series The Texan Unknown 1958-09-29
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24