4 Shots From 4 Films: Rest in Peace, Sylvia Miles (1924-2019)


4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films lets the visuals do the talking. Character actress Sylvia Miles passed away today at age 94. Though never a household name, movie lovers knew they were in for a treat whenever Sylvia appeared onscreen, as did her peers, nominating her twice for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar. In her honor, we present 4 shots from the films of Sylvia Miles.

Midnight Cowboy (1969; D; John Schlesinger)

Andy Warhol’s Heat (1972; D: Paul Morrissey)

Farewell, My Lovely (1975; D: Dick Richards)

The Funhouse (1981; D: Tobe Hooper)

2 responses to “4 Shots From 4 Films: Rest in Peace, Sylvia Miles (1924-2019)

  1. Never heard of this lady before, but I did see on the IMDB that she appeared in Carl Reiner’s original rejected pilot for what became known as the Dick Van Dyke Show as Sally Rogers. RIP.

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  2. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 6/10/19 — 6/16/19 | Through the Shattered Lens

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