The famous actress Shirley Knight passed away this Thursday and Hollywood is in mourning. Her former fiction partner, comedian Kevin James, remembered her on social media. How sad!
The theater and film actress Shirley Knight, who was nominated for two Oscars earlier in her career after participating in various movies, shows and theater, lost her life at 83 years of age.
He was at his daughter's house in San Marcos, Texas, according to his daughter Kaitlin Hopkins.
The actress earned her first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress in her second screen role, as an Oklahoman in love with a Jewish man in the 1960 film version of William Inges' play "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs. "
Two years later, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as seduced and abandoned woman by Paul Newman in the 1962 film "Sweet Bird of Youth," based on the play by Tennessee Williams.
On television she participated from the 80s and was nominated for the Emmy Awards eight times between 1981 and 2006, of which she won three.
Her goal was to become an opera singer, but she switched to acting when she saw Julie Harris in a tour company for "The Lark."
His former partner in the film "Shopping Mall Hero", the humorist and actor Kevin James, recalled his work with Shirley Knight, who played the mother and grandmother of the famous young woman, Raini Rodríguez.
"For the best mother Paul Blart could have asked for. I miss you. RIP. God bless you Shirley Knight," wrote Kevin James on his instagram. Rest in peace.