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Sylvia Miles

Actress

Born - 9 September 1924, New York City, USA
Died - 12 June 2019

Flamboyant, hawk-faced peroxide blonde with rasping voice, an integral part of the New York party scene, but also a double Oscar nominee, for her brief but striking contributions to Midnight Cowboy (1969) and Farewell, My Lovely (1975). Born Sylvia Lee, she began as a comedy revue performer, and was on TV from 1950, but only started a film career in her mid thirties: Murder Inc (1960), Parrish (1961), Violent Midnight (1963), Terror in the City (1964), The Last Movie (1971), Heat (1972), 92 in the Shade (1975), The Great Scout and Cathouse Thursday (1976), The Sentinel (1977), Zero to Sixty (1978), The Funhouse (1981), Evil Under the Sun (1982), Wall Street (1977), She-Devil (1989), Denise Calls Up (1995), High Times Potluck (2002), Go Go Tales (2007), Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) and Japanese Borscht (2019), her last. Three times married and divorced.