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Sylvia Miles
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Actress
    (September 9, 1924-June 12, 2019)
    Born in New York, New York
    Birth name is Sylvia Reuben Lee
    Acted in ‘Midnight Cowboy’ (1969), ‘Andy Warhol’s Heat’ (1972), ‘Farewell, My Lovely’ (1975), ‘The Sentinel’ (1977), ‘The Funhouse’ (1981), ‘Denise Calls Up’ (1995) and ‘Go Go Tales’ (2007)
    She may have shaved several years off her date of birth.
    She became typecast as an aging floozy.
    She married at age 16.
    She dumped a plate of pasta over the head of a theater critic after a bad review.
    Her volatile personality may have cost her roles.
    She called current American culture ‘pretty frightening.’
    At 15, she made her stage debut playing a 90 year old man.
    She lost the part of Sally on The Dick Van Dyke Show to Rose Marie.
    Her powerful six minute scene in ‘Midnight Cowboy’ garnered her an Academy Award nomination.
    She appeared in several daring (for their time) off-Broadway plays in the 1960s.
    She called her character in ‘The Sentinel’ a ‘mad dead crazed German zombie lesbian ballet dancer.’
    She is an avid reader and a fan of Henry James and Edith Wharton.

Credit: Georgina


    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 82 Votes: 63.41% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 68 Votes: 61.76% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 19 Votes: 42.11% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 19 Votes: 31.58% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 21 Votes: 52.38% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 42 Votes: 54.76% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 31 Votes: 61.29% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 46 Votes: 45.65% Annoying
 
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