Sylvia Miles

Sep 9, 1924 – Jun 12, 2019 (Age 94)


Sylvia Miles was an actress known for her small but memorable roles in 1969's "Midnight Cowboy" and 1975's "Farewell, My Lovely." For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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My condolences as you cope with the loss of your dear loved one. Our prayer is that you find comfort and hope during this trying time.

I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for her contribution to the film industry. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of mourning.

Sylvia seemed to enjoy her life to the full. She was blessed with a relatively long life. There are many who miss her, so she mustve been a good friend. To all of her family and friends may you have peace, hope, and comfort from God. (Jeremiah 29:11)

Sylvia Miles did a great job in her role as Jackie Diamond on the former soap opera All My Children in the summer of 1982. I even spoke with her on the phone once. Very nice person, willing to take time out of her busy schedule to have a cup of coffee with me. Something happened on my end, and did not happen.
Gil Cohen, Trappe Pennsylvania

Deeply sorry about your loss. Ms. Miles will be missed dearly. May the God of all comfort strengthen her loved ones in this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

I was saddened to hear this past Wednesday that my friend Sylvia passed away. I will miss her. I will always have the fond memories: eating dinner with her at Sardi's at her usual table (under her portrait); when we toured the King Tut Exhibit; having lunch at the small cafe near her apartment at Columbus Circle; watching her perform at the Norman Mailer House in Provincetown ; escorting her to parties in Manhattan; etc.

I will miss sending her cards and letters every year...

Psalm 90:10 says that the days of our years are 70 years, And if because of special mightiness they are 80 years. Sylvia living to the age of 94 was really remarkable.
May the memories of the wonderful times you shared together bring a smile to your face and joy in your heart. Hoping that your cherished memories sustain you along with the love and support of all of your family and friends.

Often the smallest roles, are the biggest and most memorable, and that was Sylvia. I'm sorry to hear of her passing and hope the family continue to be showered by the many fans and support by friends during this time. My condolences to you.