Sylvia Miles Overview:

Actress, Sylvia Miles, was born Sylvia Reuben Lee on Sep 9, 1932 in New York City, NY. As of December 2023, Sylvia Miles was 91 years old.



Although Miles was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1969Best Supporting ActressMidnight Cowboy (1969)CassNominated

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Sylvia Miles Quotes:

Joe Buck: I'm brand, spankin' new in this here town and I was hopin' to get a look at the Statue of Liberty.
Cass: It's up in Central Park, taking a leak. If you hurry, you can catch the supper show.

Cass: You were gonna ask me for money? Who the hell do you think you're dealing with, some old slut on 42nd Street? In case you didn't happen to notice it, ya big Texas longhorn bull, I'm one helluva gorgeous chick!

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Sylvia Miles Facts
Was once married to former New York City radio personality Ted Brown.

As a revue comedy performer, she made her first TV appearance on a Bob Hope NBC show in 1950.

Has one sister living in Las Vegas. Parents were divorced. Father Reuben Lee was a New York City furniture maker. Mother was Belle Fellman-Lee.

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