Shirley Knight Overview

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Born: July 05, 1936

Born and raised in Kansas, Shirley Knight showed multiple talents at an early age. By the time she was eight, she sang with an orchestra on radio and placed second (behind her younger sister) in a state-wide talent show. At 14, she wrote a short story which was published in a national magazine. Knight went on to attend Phillips University and Witchita University and trained for the stage with Erwin Piscator and Lee Strasberg. With dreams of becoming an actress, she went to Hollywood at... See All

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