Sylvia Miles (1924–2019)


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Sylvia Miles was born on September 9, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA as Sylvia Scheinwald. She was an actress, known for Midnight Cowboy (1969), Wall Street (1987) and Evil Under the Sun (1982). She was married to Ted Brown, Gerald Price and William Myers. She died on June 12, 2019 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

(1969)
Wall Street Dolores the Realtor
(1987)
Evil Under the Sun Myra Gardener
(1982)
The Funhouse Madame Zena
(1981)

Filmography

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 2019 Japanese Borscht
Mary Tess
 2013 Old Monster (Short)
Mother
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Mrs. Salvaggio
- The Real Adventures of the Unreal Sam Tyler (2008) ... Mrs. Salvaggio
 2007 Go Go Tales
Lilian Murray
 2002 High Times Potluck
Ma
 2002 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Joan
- Anchors Away (2002) ... Joan
 1999 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Stella
- Episode dated 27 April 1999 (1999) ... Stella
 1995 Denise Calls Up
Gail's Aunt Sharon
 1989 She-Devil
Mrs. Fisher
 1988 Tattinger's (TV Series)
Allison
- Two Men and a Baby (1988) ... Allison
 1988 Spike of Bensonhurst
Congresswoman
 1988 Crossing Delancey
Hannah Mandelbaum
 1987 Wall Street
Dolores the Realtor
 1987 Sleeping Beauty
Red Fairy
 1987 Critical Condition
Maggie
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Mother
- Out of the Past (1986) ... Mother
 1985 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Sweet Susie
- Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale (1985) ... Sweet Susie
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Muriel Goldman
- The Home Invaders (1985) ... Muriel Goldman
 1983 No Big Deal (TV Movie)
Principal Bellows
 1982 All My Children (TV Series)
Jackie Diamond
- Episode dated 1 July 1982 (1982) ... Jackie Diamond
 1982 Evil Under the Sun
Myra Gardener
 1981 The Funhouse
Madame Zena
 1978 Shalimar
Countess Rasmussen
 1978 Zero to Sixty
Flo Ames
 1977 The Sentinel
Gerde
 1975 92 in the Shade
Bella
 1975 Farewell, My Lovely
Mrs. Florian
 1972 Heat
Sally Todd
 1971 The Last Movie
Script Clerk
 1969 Midnight Cowboy
Cass
 1967-1969 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Mrs. Williams / Mrs. Franklin
- Face on the Dart Board (1969) ... Mrs. Williams
- To Catch a Hero (1967) ... Mrs. Franklin
 1964 Terror in the City
Rose
 1963 Violent Midnight
Silvia (as Silvia Miles)
 1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Hair stylist
- Toody & Muldoon Meet the Russians (1963) ... Hair stylist (uncredited)
 1961-1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Woman #1 / Girl In Bar / Jenny Barr
- The Face of the Enemy (1962) ... Girl In Bar
- Shoes for Vinnie Winford (1961) ... Jenny Barr
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Miss Constanto
- The Hickory Indian (1962) ... Miss Constanto
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Red / Hope Lansing
- The Thin White Line (1961) ... Red
- The Mud Nest (1961) ... Hope Lansing
 1961 Parrish
Eileen
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Miss Phipps
- Uncle Harry (1960) ... Miss Phipps
 1960 The Comedy Spot (TV Series)
Sally Rogers
- Head of the Family (1960) ... Sally Rogers
 1960 Murder, Inc.
Sadie
 1954 The Mask (TV Series)
Miss Hayes
- The Gambler (1954) ... Miss Hayes
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Tennessee Williams' play "Vieux Carre," at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England, with Karl Johnson, Di Trevis, Rich Kane, Betty Hardy, Jonathan Kent and directed by Keith Hack.

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

Theater_org

Alternate Names:

Silvia Miles

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't have all the answers. My life's been a mystery to me and I don't have all my history yet. I'm not departing this planet until I get an Oscar. See more »

Trivia:

Miles was born in New York City, the younger of two daughters of European-born Jewish parents, Reuben (a furniture maker) and Bella (nee Feldman) Scheinwald (sometimes misspelled as Sheinwald or Scheinwold), who lived in Brooklyn before moving to Manhattan, where their daughters were raised. Miles attended Washington Irving High School. Her elder sister, Mrs. Thelma Rahlens (born 1920), survived ... See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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