Sylvia Miles

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Sylvia Lee
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/09/1932, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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Sylvia Miles Fast Facts:
  • Made her off-Broadway debut in a 1954 production of A Stone for Danny Fisher.
  • Dumped a plate of food on top of theater critic John Simon's head at a party in 1973 after he made snide remarks about her in his review of Nellie Toole and Co.
  • Earned her two Oscar nominations for a total of 14 minutes of screen time.
  • Wrote and starred in a one-woman show, It's Me, Sylvia!, which ran at New York's Playhouse Theatre in 1981.
  • Is a successful competitive chess player.
  • Sylvia Miles Relationships:
  • Ted Brown - Ex-husband
  • Belle Lee - Mother
  • William Miles - Ex-husband
  • Reuben Lee - Father
  • Gerald Price - Ex-husband
  • Sylvia Miles Awards:
  • 1977 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1975 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1969 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • The Actors Studio, New York, New York, United States (1968)

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