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Shirley Knight Born: 07/05/1936
Birth Place: Goessel, Kansas, USA

While she found almost immediate success in films, Knight has a stated preference for stage work. Spurning an offer to play Ophelia to Richard Burton's "Hamlet", she opted to co-star with Geraldine Page and Kim Stanley in an Actors Studio production of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" (1964). She acquired a Tony as Featured Actress in a Play for her turn as a floozy in "Kennedy's Children" (1975) and has appeared in several classics including twice playing Blanche in "A Streetcar Named Desire", Lola in "Come Back, Little Sheba" and Amanda Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie". More recently, Knight returned to Broadway and netted a Tony nomin...

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