Two Times' Oscar Nominee Sylvia Miles Dies At 94
Actress Sylvia Miles Is No More-Died In Manhattan At 94
- Two times' Oscar nominee Sylvia Miles has died at the age of 94.
- Her publicist Mauricio Padilha announced Sylvia died in Manhattan on Wednesday, 12th June on the way to the hospital.
- She earned an Oscar-nomination for her roles in Midnight Cowboy in 1969 and in Farewell, My Lovely in 1975.
- Sylvia Miles was married and divorced thrice, but she didn't have any children.
- Sylvia Miles is survived by her sister.
Actress Sylvia Miles, an Oscar nominee for Midnight Cowboy and Farewell, My Lovely, died on Wednesday, 12th June at the age of 94.
Her longtime publicist Mauricio Padilha announced Miles' death to The New York Times saying she died in Manhattan in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.
Starting off an acting career in off-Broadways plays in 1947, Miles later started working in television and films. Miles played the role of Sally Rogers in the pilot of The Dixk Van Dyke Show, however, her role was later taken over by Rose Marie.
Miles earned her first Oscar nomination for her supporting role as Cass, a hooker, in the 1969 movie Midnight Cowboy. In 1975, she played the role of an alcoholic in Farewell, My Lovely opposite actor Robert Mitchum. Her performance won her the second Oscar nomination.
Miles also guest-starred in some television shows such as Sex & the City, One Life to Live, and All My Children among others. Miles last appearance on the big screen was in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps in 2010 when she reprised her role as an aggressive realtor from Wall Street.
Actress Sylvia Miles is survived by her sister.
She was married and divorced three times, however, she didn't give birth to any children. She was first married to William Miles from 1948 to 1950; then to actor Gerald Price from 1952 to 1958 and later to radio talk show host Ted Brown from 1963 to 1970.
Rest In Peace Sylvia Miles!
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