Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight
1936 - 2020

Shirley Knight  American Actress


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Shirley Knight was previously married to John Hopkins (1970 - 1998) and Eugene Persson (1959 - 1969).


American Actress Shirley Knight was born Shirley Enola Knight on 5th July, 1936 in Goessel, Kansas, USA and passed away on 22nd Apr 2020 San Marcos, Texas, USA aged 83. She is most remembered for As Good As It Gets. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Shirley Knight was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Barney Martin in Murder, She Wrote (1984), Paul Newman in Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) and Tom Atkins in Dying to Be Perfect: The Ellen Hart Pena Story (1996).

Shirley Knight is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 30 years, 6 months 20 years, 9 months 11 years
Total2 30 years, 6 months 20 years, 9 months 11 years


First Name Shirley
Middle Name Enola
Last Name Hopkins
Maiden Name Knight
Full Name at Birth Shirley Enola Knight
Alternative Name Shirley Enola Knight, Shirley Knight, Shirley Knight Hopkins
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th July, 1936
Birthplace Goessel, Kansas, USA
Died 22nd April, 2020
Place of Death San Marcos, Texas, USA
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Build Average
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame As Good As It Gets
Year(s) Active 1959–present, 1959–2015, 1959–2018

Shirley Knight Hopkins (July 5, 1936 – April 22, 2020) was an American actress who has appeared in more than 50 feature films, television movies, television series, and Broadway and Off-Broadway productions in her career playing leading and character roles. She is a member of the Actors Studio.

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Shirley Knight83 CancerActress
John Hopkins67 AquariusWriter
Eugene Persson74 CapricornActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
KaitlinFemale1st February, 196457 years oldEugene Persson
SophieFemale26th November, 196852 years oldJohn Hopkins


Paul Blart: Mall Cop 22015MomMovie
The Missing Girl2015Mrs. ColvinsMovie
Redwood Highway2013MarieMovie
The Mob Doctor2012Ann WilsonTV Show
Our Idiot Brother2011IleneMovie
Elevator2011Jane ReddingMovie
The Melancholy Fantastic2011Mor (voice)Movie
Listen to Your Heart2010Grandma SamMovie
Hot in Cleveland2010LorettaTV Show
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee2009Dot NadeauMovie
Paul Blart: Mall Cop2009MomMovie
Drop Dead Diva2009Millie CarlsonTV Show
Not Fade Away2008DianeMovie
The Other Side of the Tracks2008HelenMovie
Grandma's Boy2006BeaMovie
Open Window2006Dr. Ann MonohanMovie
Love and Debate2006LeaMovie
The Unit2006Mrs. GaffneyTV Show
Sexual Life2005JoanneMovie
To Lie in Green Pastures2005PeggyShort Film
Locked In2005MarianneShort Film
Mrs. Ashboro's Cat2004Mrs. AshboroTV Movie
Sudbury2004TV Movie
Desperate Housewives2004Phyllis Van De KampTV Show
House M.D.2004Georgia AdamsTV Show
A House on a Hill2003Mercedes MayfieldMovie
Cold Case2003DottieTV Show
The Dan Show2003Kitty KennedyTV Movie
Fly Cherry2003Miss ChristinaShort Film
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood2002NecieMovie
P.S. Your Cat Is Dead!2002Aunt ClaireMovie
The Salton Sea2002Nancy PlummerMovie
Shadow Realm2002Mrs. FinchTV Movie
Angel Eyes2001Elanora DavisMovie
The Center of the World2001Movie
My Louisiana Sky2001Jewel RamseyTV Movie
Crossing Jordan2001Frances LittletonTV Show
Night Visions2001Mrs. Finch (segment "Harmony")TV Show
Loomis2001TV Movie
The Fugitive2000Delores DalkowskiTV Show
75 Degrees in July2000Jo Beth AndersonMovie
Chicken Soup for the Soul1999TV Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999Dr. Wharton, Rose GranvilleTV Show
A Father for Brittany1998Donna MinkowitzTV Movie
A Marriage of Convenience1998Harriet WinslowTV Movie
The Wedding1998Gram (Miss Caroline)TV Movie
Maggie Winters1998Estelle WintersTV Show
Significant Others1998Mrs. CallawayTV Show
The Man Who Counted1998Grace PostlewaitShort Film
As Good as It Gets1997BeverlyMovie
Little Boy Blue1997Doris KnightMovie
Ally McBeal1997Helen AppleTV Show
Convictions1997MargaretTV Movie
Diabolique1996Edie DanzigerMovie
Somebody Is Waiting1996Irma GillMovie
A Promise to Carolyn1996Jolene MaggartTV Movie
Dying to Be Perfect: The Ellen Hart Pena Story1996Joan HartTV Movie
If These Walls Could Talk1996Mary Donnelly (segment "1952")TV Movie
Mary & Tim1996Esther MelvilleTV Movie
Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden1996Sally AnnTV Movie
The Uninvited1996DeliaTV Movie
Stuart Saves His Family1995MomMovie
Children of the Dust1995Aunt BerthaTV Show
Dad, the Angel & Me1995BettyTV Movie
Indictment: The McMartin Trial1995Peggy BuckeyTV Movie
Cybill1995LorettaTV Show
Fudge1995Mrs. ATV Show
VR.51995Dr. HearstTV Show
Color of Night1994Edith NiedelmeyerMovie
Death in Venice, CA1994Mona DickensShort Film
The Yarn Princess1994EstherTV Movie
ER1994Mrs. BurkeTV Show
The Secret Life of Houses1994Aunt FergieMovie
Baby Brokers1994SylviaTV Movie
Hoggs' Heaven1994MomTV Movie
A Part of the Family1994MarthaTV Movie
A Mother's Revenge1993Bess WardenTV Movie
When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn1993Edna LarsonTV Movie
Angel Falls1993Eddie Wren CoxTV Show
NYPD Blue1993Agnes CantwellTV Show
Bump in the Night1991Katie LeonardTV Movie
Shadow of a Doubt1991Mrs. PotterTV Movie
To Save a Child1991Rinda LarsonTV Movie
Law & Order1990Melanie CullenTV Show
thirtysomething1987Ruth MurdochTV Show
Billionaire Boys Club1987Joe Hunt's Mother (uncredited)TV Show
L.A. Law1986Belinda CollinsTV Show
Matlock1986Phyllis ToddTV Show
Spenser: For Hire1985Katie QuirkTV Show
The Equalizer1985KayTV Show
With Intent to Kill1984Edna ReineckerTV Movie
Fox Mystery Theater1984Ann Fairfax DenverTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Grace Fenton, Grace LambertTV Show
The Sender1982JerolynMovie
Kennedy's Children1982CarlaTV Movie
Endless Love1981AnnMovie
Nurse1981Sylvia DennisTV Show
Playing for Time1980Lagerführerin Maria MandelTV Movie
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure1979Hannah MeredithMovie
Champions: A Love Story1979Barbara HarlichTV Movie
Tales of the Unexpected1979Elizabeth BourdonTV Show
The Defection of Simas Kudirka1978Genna KudirkaTV Movie
21 Hours at Munich1976Anneliese GraesTV Movie
Return to Earth1976Joan AldrinTV Movie
Friendly Persuasion1975Eliza BirdwellTV Movie
Medical Story1975Phyllis LenahanTV Movie
Juggernaut1974Barbara BannisterMovie
The Manhunter1974Melva TiceTV Show
Nakia1974Faye ArnoldTV Show
The Country Girl1974Georgie ElginTV Movie
Barnaby Jones1973Kay LewistonTV Show
Great Mysteries1973Margot BrennerTV Show
The Wide World of Mystery1973TV Show
The Lie1973AnnaTV Movie
Circle of Fear1972BethTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972Mary Rae DortmunderTV Show
Jigsaw1972TV Show
Walk Into the Dark1972Jane (as Shirley Knight Hopkins)TV Movie
Secrets1971Beatrice (as Shirley Knight Hopkins)Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971Amy MartinTV Show
U.S.A.1971TV Movie
The Rain People1969NatalieMovie
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1969BarbaraTV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Angie FerraTV Show
Medical Center1969Amy CallowayTV Show
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1969Marci BoyleTV Show
One Life to Live1968ClaireTV Show
The Counterfeit Killer1968Angie PetersonMovie
The Jazz Age1968EmilyTV Show
Shadow Over Elveron1968Joanne TregaskisTV Movie
The Invaders1967Margaret CookTV Show
The Outsider1967Peggy LeydonTV Movie
The Group1966PollyMovie
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965JoyceTV Show
Mark Dolphin1965TV Movie
Flight from Ashiya1964Caroline Gordon, StevensonMovie
The Reporter1964Sandy the Phone OperatorTV Show
Arrest and Trial1963Rhoda WaggnerTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Angie PetersonTV Show
The Fugitive1963Janice Pruitt, Mona Ross, Policewoman Jane WashburnTV Show
The Outer Limits1963Noelle AndersonTV Show
House of Women1962Erica HaydenMovie
Sweet Bird of Youth1962Heavenly FinleyMovie
The Couch1962Terry AmesMovie
The Eleventh Hour1962AnneTV Show
The Virginian1962Clara Malone, Susan MorrowTV Show
Scarlett Hill1962AliceTV Show
Alcoa Premiere1961HilaryTV Show
The Defenders1961Bethany WindellTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961Charmian ScottTV Show
Target: The Corruptors1961PhyllisTV Show
Playdate1961AnnTV Show
Summer Circuit1961TV Show
Ice Palace1960Grace Kennedy, Age 16Movie
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs1960Reenie FloodMovie
Surfside 61960Jan Coates, Linda Lord, MiriamTV Show
The Roaring 20's1960Ellie HollisTV Show
Festival1960JulieTV Show
Five Gates to Hell1959Sister MariaMovie
Bourbon Street Beat1959Vera TalbotTV Show
Hawaiian Eye1959Ginger Martin, Jennifer Morgan, LynnTV Show
Johnny Staccato1959Shirley Gardner DarrowTV Show
Rawhide1959Jennie CooperTV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958Mari Ellen TaylorTV Show
Bronco1958Cathy Ryker, Molly DurrockTV Show
Lawman1958Tendis WestonTV Show
Naked City1958Kathy MeigsTV Show
The Texan1958Lily AtkinsTV Show
Buckskin1958Mrs. NewcombTV Show
Maverick1957Nancy PowersTV Show
The Restless Gun1957Heide RitterTV Show
Picnic1956Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Playhouse 901956Betty, Susy ClemensTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955TV Show
Playbill1955JuliaTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953AbbieTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953MonicaTV Show
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wjerryzwjerryzJul 23, 2017

A very class actress

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