Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight

  • Born on
    • July 5th, 1936
  • Died on
    • April 22nd, 2020
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.

Starring Shirley Knight on Plex


Acting (35 Credits)

2021Periphery as Leanne Cross
2015Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 as Mom
2014Mercy as Gramma
2011Elevator as Jane Redding
2011Our Idiot Brother as Ilene Rochlin
2010Listen to Your Heart as Grandma Sam
2009Paul Blart: Mall Cop as Mom
2009The Private Lives of Pippa Lee as Dot NadeauWatch Free
2008The Other Side of the Tracks as Helen
2006Grandma's Boy as Bea
2006Open Window as Ann
2002P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! as Aunt Claire
2002Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood as Necie Rose Kelleher
2002The Salton Sea as Nancy Plummer
2001My Louisiana Sky as Jewel Ramsey
2001Angel Eyes as Elanora Davis
1997Little Boy Blue as Doris Knight
1997As Good as It Gets as Beverly Connelly
1996If These Walls Could Talk as Mary Donnelly
1996Diabolique as Edie Danziger
1995Stuart Saves His Family as Mom - The Smalley Family
1995Indictment: The McMartin Trial as Peggy Buckey
1994Color of Night as Edith Niedelmeyer
1982The Sender as Jerolyn
1981Endless Love as Ann Butterfield
1980Playing for Time as Lagerführerin Maria Mandel
1979Beyond the Poseidon Adventure as Hannah Meredith
197621 Hours at Munich as Anneliese Graes
1974Juggernaut as Barbara Banister
1969The Rain People as Natalie Ravenna
1968Petulia as Polo
1966The Group as Polly
1964Flight from Ashiya as Caroline Gordon / Stevenson
1962Sweet Bird of Youth as Heavenly Finley
1960The Dark at the Top of the Stairs as Reenie Flood


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