Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight

Performer

Shirley Knight, a Tony and Emmy winner and two-time Academy Award nominee, passed away April 22 from natural causes at the home of her daughter, Kaitlin Hopkins, in San Marcos, Texas. She was 83.

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  • Born: Jul 5, 1936 in Goessel, Kansas
  • Death: Apr 22, 2020 in San Marcos, Texas

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1997 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Young Man from Atlanta Nominee
1978 Outstanding Actress in a Play Landscape of the Body Nominee
Tony Award
1997 Best Actress in a Play The Young Man from Atlanta Nominee
1976 Best Featured Actress in a Play Kennedy's Children Winner