Shirley Knight

Total Box Office:
 $271.0M
Highest Rated:
91% Petulia (1968)
Lowest Rated:
12% Diabolique (1996)
Birthday:
Jul 5
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
An accomplished actress of stage, screen, and television, Shirley Knight has specialized in playing contemporary women with psychological problems. Knight was discovered while studying drama with Jeff Corey when she and her classmates Jack Nicholson, Robert Blake, Dean Stockwell, and Sally Kellerman…

Professional Photos (2)

Community Photos (6)

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Redwood Highway
  • Marie Vaughn
-- 2014
Elevator
  • Actor
-- 2011
67% Our Idiot Brother
  • Ilene
$24.8M 2011
Listen To Your Heart
  • Actor
-- 2010
68% The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
  • Dot
-- 2009
33% Paul Blart: Mall Cop
  • Mom
$146.3M 2009
Not Fade Away
  • Actor
-- 2008
The Other Side of the Tracks
  • Actor
-- 2008
18% Grandma's Boy
  • Bea
$5.9M 2006
Thanks to Gravity
  • Lea
-- 2005
Girls on Film 2
  • Actor
-- 2005
20% Open Window
  • Actor
-- 2005
Sexual Life
  • Actor
-- 2004
86% Tibet - Cry of the Snow Lion
  • Actor
-- 2003
24% P.S. Your Cat is Dead!
  • Aunt Claire
-- 2003
Ghost Cat
  • Mrs. Ashboro
-- 2003
44% Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
  • Necie
$69.5M 2002
Dad, the Angel and Me
  • Actor
-- 2002
62% The Salton Sea
  • Nancy Plummer
$0.6M 2002
75% House on a Hill
  • Mercedes
-- 2001
33% Angel Eyes
  • Elanora
$23.8M 2001
34% The Center of the World
  • Actor
-- 2001
My Louisiana Sky
  • Actor
-- 2001
Best of Boys in Love
  • Actor
-- 2000
75 Degrees in July
  • Jo Beth Anderson
-- 2000
A Marriage of Convenience (Un mariage de convenance)
  • Actor
-- 1998
Oprah Winfrey Presents: The Wedding
  • Actor
-- 1998
A Father for Brittany (A Change of Heart)
  • Donna Minkowitz
-- 1998
86% As Good As It Gets
  • Beverly
-- 1997
25% Little Boy Blue
  • Doris Knight
-- 1997
88% If These Walls Could Talk
  • Mary
-- 1996
A Promise to Carolyn
  • Actor
-- 1996
12% Diabolique
  • Edie Danziger
-- 1996
Mary & Tim
  • Esther Melville
-- 1996
Somebody Is Waiting
  • Irma Gill
-- 1996
Victim of the Haunt
  • Delia
-- 1996
A Good Day To Die (Children of the Dust)
  • Aunt Bertha
-- 1995
27% Stuart Saves His Family
  • Stuart's Mom
-- 1995
Indictment: The McMartin Trial
  • Actor
-- 1995
The Yarn Princess (More Than a Miracle)
  • Esther
-- 1994
22% Color of Night
  • Edith Niedelmeyer
-- 1994
A Mother's Revenge (Desperate Justice)
  • Actor
-- 1993
Hard Promises
  • Actor
-- 1992
Shadow of a Doubt
  • Mrs. Potter
-- 1991
Sweet Bird of Youth
  • Actor
-- 1989
Billionaire Boys Club
  • Actor
-- 1987
Panther Squad
  • Actor
-- 1985
Urge to Kill
  • Actor
-- 1984
The Sender
  • Jerolyn
-- 1982
25% Endless Love
  • Anne
-- 1981
Playing for Time
  • Frau Lagerfuhrerin Maria Mandel
-- 1980
Mondo Cannibale (Barbarian Goddess) (El CanÝbal) (The Cannibals) (White Cannibal Queen)
  • Actor
-- 1979
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
  • Hannah Meredith
-- 1979
21 Hours at Munich
  • Annaliese Graese
-- 1976
Juggernaut
  • Barbara Banister
-- 1974
Secrets
  • Beatrice
-- 1971
82% The Rain People
  • Natalie
-- 1969
Crackshot
  • Angie Peterson
-- 1968
91% Petulia
  • Polo
-- 1968
Dutchman
  • Lula
  • Director
-- 1966
The Group
  • Polly Andrews
-- 1966
Flight from Ashiya
  • Caoline Carroll
-- 1964
Outer Limits - "The Man Who Was Never Born"
  • Actor
-- 1963
75% Sweet Bird of Youth
  • Heavenly Finley
-- 1962
House of Women
  • Erica
-- 1962
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
  • Reenie Flood
-- 1960
Ice Palace
  • Grace at 16
-- 1960


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
23% The Mob Doctor
2012-2013
  • Ann Wilson
2012
Hot in Cleveland
2010-2014
  • Loretta
2010
Drop Dead Diva
2009-2014
  • Actor
2009
Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Phyllis Van De Kamp
2004 - 2007
House
2004-2012
  • Georgia
  • Georgia
2005
Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Dottie
2004
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2013
  • Rose Granville
  • Eileen Wharton
2001 - 2003
ER
1994-2009
  • Mrs. Berk
2002
60% Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Melanie Cullen
1991

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Quotes from Shirley Knight's Characters

    1. Necie: I wish you could've known your momma back then, you've would loved her.
    2. Sidda Lee Walker: Necie, me not lovin' momma was never the problem.
    3. Caro: Her not lovin' you was never the problem either.
    From Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. Submitted by Alyssa B (41 days ago)
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