Shirley Knight Actress

Shirley Knight


Shirley Knight is a 83 years old actress from United States of America Shirley Knight was born on July 05, 1936 (died on April 22, 2020, she was 83 years old) in as Shirley Enola Knight. Her nickname was Knight Shirley Enola, Shirley Knight Hopkins.


Shirley Knight Hopkins is an American stage film 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 eight times for Emmy Awards and has also netted a Golden Globe and Volpi Cup for Best Actress for her role in the 1967 film Dutchman.
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Her real name:
Birth name of Shirley Knight is Shirley Enola Knight
Is Shirley Knight still alive?

Yes, Shirley Knight is still alive Last check: 1 year ago



Shirley Knight had two marriages.

Gene Persson

Gene Persson, Actor

She married with Gene Persson (74), in 1959. Shirley Knight was 22 and Gene Persson was 24 years old. After 10 years, in 1969 Gene passed away.

John Hopkins

John Hopkins, Writer

Knight married with John Hopkins (67), in 1969. Shirley Knight was 32 and John Hopkins was 14 years old. They ended their 29 years marriage in 1998.


She had one child, Kaitlin (57, British actor) . When her first child, Kaitlin Hopkins, was born, Shirley Knight was 27 years old.


Shirley Knight Movies (68)

There are 68 movies of Shirley Knight:

Her first feature film was Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009, as Mom). She was 72 when she starred in this movie. Since 2009, she has appeared in 68 feature films. The last one is Not Fade Away (2008). In this movie, she played the character Diane .

Shirley Knight movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films she starred in are as follows:

Shirley Knight TV Shows (53)

Her first TV Show was Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951).

Awards (4)

Nominated Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress in 1981 , nominated Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1960 , nominated Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play in 1996 , nominated Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play in 1975 ,


She graduated from Wichita State University

What was Shirley's zodiac sign?

Shirley Knight zodiac sign was cancer.

Other facts about Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight's Child


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