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Breakthrough with Shirley Knight

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Shirley Knight will discuss her breakthrough roles as a two time Academy Award nominee for Best Supporting Actress (The Dark at the Top of the Stairs and Sweet Bird of Youth), Golden Globe Winner (3 time nominee), 3 time EMMY Winner (11 time nominee), Tony Award Winner (2 time nominee) and a Venice Film Festival Best Actress Winner (only American actress to win the award).  Her additional acting credits include: As Good As it Gets, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, The Rain People (Written and Directed by Francis Ford Coppola), Dutchman, Sweet Bird of Youth (starring opposite Paul Newman), Desperate Housewives and most recently Paul Blart: Mall Cop