Shirley Knight Rank
About Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight was a sensational American actress whose heyday was during the 1960s and 70s. Throughout the years she had assembled an extensive résumé of well over 200 features, which are highlighted by her winning several prominent industry awards.
Her parents were named Noel and Virginia Knight.
She was married to an actor/producer named Eugene Persson from 1959 to 1969. She tied the knot with a screenwriter, John Hopkins, from 1969 'til his death in 1998.
She gave birth to Kaitlin and Sophie Hopkins.
In 1968, Knight took home a Laurel Award in the category of Best Female Supporting Performance for a character she played, Prudence Bollen, on the drama film “Petulia”.
In 1998, she won a Primetime Emmy Award portraying Ruth Murdoch on “Thirtysomething”.
In 1995, she took home a Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award, both in supporting actress categories, for her portrayal of Peggy Buckley on the HBO movie “Indictment: The McMartin Trial”.
That same year she won another Primetime Emmy Award for her guest performance on an episode of “NYPD Blue”.
She passed away of natural causes in the home of her daughter, Kaitlin.
Shirley Knight Rank
Famous quotes by Shirley Knight
I'm writing a book and working on my one-woman show, Learning To Be Human.Shirley Knight
My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater.Shirley Knight
The only people you can really share certain things with in secret are your girlfriends.Shirley Knight
There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.Shirley Knight
This house was our dream-the gardens, the study, even the swimming pool. Even though I can't see John when I wake up in the morning, I can always feel him here with me.Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight's Popularity
Shirley Knight was a famous Actress, who was born on July 5, 1936. As a person born on this date, Shirley Knight is listed in our database as the 67th most popular celebrity for the day (July 5) and the 81st most popular for the year (1936).
People born on July 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Shirley Knight is the 2169th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Shirley Knight's birthday, Shirley Knight is the 12431st most famous American.
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