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Subject: NYbased stage/screen twice-nominated Oscar actress Sylvia Miles, best known for her nominated roles as the frustrated 'cougar' who "hired" Jon Voigt in 1969's "Midnight Cowboy", and as 'Jessie Halstead Florian' in 1975's "Farewell My Lovely"...BOTH performances so memorable nominated for less than 8 minute performances! ...


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Date Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 06:35:57pm

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I loved her in "The Funhouse". (NT)coltWednesday, June 12, 06:36:46pm
Twice nominated for a supporting Oscar ("Midnight Cowboy" and "Farewell My Lovely" and remembered for dumping a plate of spaghetti on the head of obnoxious critic John Simon. (NT)SaddenedWednesday, June 12, 06:40:59pm
Personally, my favorite Sylvia Miles role/performance was as 'Hannah Mandelbaum' the yenta ("marriage broker") matchmaker ! ..."Ya look, ya meet, you try, you see. Sometimes it fits, sometimes it don't."Thursday, June 13, 12:33:56am


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