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Shirley Knight (Shirley Enola Knight)

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Biography

Goessel, Kansas, USA
Two time Academy Award® nominee, Golden Globe® Winner (3 time nominee), 3 time Emmy winner (7 time nominee); As Good as It Gets (1997), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Grandma's Boy (2006)

Miss Knight was born in Gossell, Kansas the 5th of July 1936.

She spent her young life in Mitchell, Kansas and later lived in Lyons, Kansas where she graduated from high school. She attended Phillips University, Enid, Oklahoma, Wichita State University, and has a Doctor of Fine Arts Degree from Lake Forest College. She began studying to be an opera singer at age eleven. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Sister Maria

Five Gates to Hell 1959

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Character: Grace Kennedy, Age 16

Ice Palace 1960

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Character: Heavenly Finley

Sweet Bird of Youth 1962

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Character: Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Special Effects

The 34th Annual Academy Awards 1962

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Character: Polo

Petulia 1968

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Character: Ann Butterfield

Endless Love 1981

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Character: Mercy

Mercy 2014

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Character: Mrs. Colvins

The Missing Girl 2014

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Character: Marie Vaughn

Redwood Highway 2013

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Character: Jane Redding

Elevator 2011

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Character: Dr. Ann Monohan

Open Window 2006

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Character: Mrs. Ashboro

Mrs. Ashboro's Cat 2004

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Character: Mercedes Mayfield

A House on a Hill 2003

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Character: Kitty Kennedy

The Dan Show 2003

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Character: Necie Rose Kelleher

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 2002

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Character: Nancy Plummer

The Salton Sea 2002

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Character: Elanora Davis

Angel Eyes 2001

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Character: Doris Knight

Little Boy Blue 1997

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Character: Edith Niedelmeyer

Color of Night 1994

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Character: Aunt Fergie

The Secret Life of Houses 1994

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Character: Bess Warden

A Mother's Revenge 1993

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Character: Katie Leonard

Bump in the Night 1991

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Character: Rinda Larson

To Save a Child 1991

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Character: Grandma Sam

Listen to Your Heart 2010

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Character: Edie Danziger

Diabolique 1996

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Character: Jolene Maggart

A Promise to Carolyn 1996

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Character: Esther Melville

Mary & Tim 1996

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Character: Irma Cill

Somebody Is Waiting 1996

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Character: Donna Minkowitz

A Father for Brittany 1998

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Character: Jo Beth Anderson

75 Degrees in July 2000

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Character: Jewel Ramsey

My Louisiana Sky 2001

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Character: Leanne Cross

Periphery 2015

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Character: Blart's Mother

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 2015

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Character: Rose Granville

Tragedy 2003

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Character: Georgia Adams

Poison 2005

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Character: Ruth Murdoch

Thirtysomething 1987

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Character: Kathy Meigs

Naked City 1958

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Character: Joe Hunt's Mother

Billionaire Boys Club 1987

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Character: Genna Kudirka

The Defection of Simas Kudirka 1978

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Character: Sylvia Dennis

Nurse 1981

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Character: Mary Rae Dortmunder

The Streets of San Francisco 1972

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Character: Rhoda Waggner

Arrest and Trial 1963

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Character: Bethany Windell

The Defenders 1961

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Character: Janice Pruitt

The Fugitive 1963

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Character: Frau Lagerfuhrerin Maria Mandel

Playing for Time 1980

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Character: Mari Ellen

77 Sunset Strip 1958

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Character: Elizabeth Bourdon

Tales of the Unexpected 1979

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Character: Charmian Scott

The DuPont Show of the Week 1961

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Character: Peggy Leydon

The Outsider 1967

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Character: Anneliese Graes

21 Hours at Munich 1976

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Character: Beverly Connelly

The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1998

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Character: Natalie Ravenna

The Rain People 1969

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Character: Hannah Meredith

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure 1979

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Character: Mona Dickens

Death in Venice, CA 1994

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Character: Millie Carlson

Dead Model Walking 0

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Character: Phyllis Van De Kamp

Next 0

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Character: Phyllis Van De Kamp

You Could Drive a Person Crazy 0

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Character: Phyllis Van De Kamp

You'll Never Get Away from Me 0

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Character: Phyllis Van De Kamp

If There's Anything I Can't Stand 0

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Character: Phyllis Van De Kamp

Art Isn't Easy 0

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Character: Frances Littleton

Most Likely 0

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