Sylvia Miles — who rose to fame for her function in “Midnight Cowboy” — has died.
TMZ has confirmed the two-time Academy Award nominee handed away Wednesday in New York … and he or she reportedly died at the back of an ambulance on the best way to a hospital.
Sylvia was in her mid-40s when she acted alongside Jon Voight within the 1969 film, “Midnight Cowboy” … and he or she performed an Higher East Aspect hooker making an attempt to out-hustle Voight’s character, an aspiring gigolo. She was nominated for an Oscar for Finest Supporting Actress.
Miles earned her second Oscar nomination for her function within the 1975 movie, “Farewell, My Pretty” … showing in a five-and-a-half minute scene with Robert Mitchum.
Sylvia additionally acted in tons of TV and theater productions … and he or she was a fixture on the NYC social gathering scene, turning up with pal Andy Warhol.
Miles, born and raised in Greenwich Village, was reportedly in declining well being — scuffling with respiratory issues — and had lately left a nursing residence.
Sylvia was 94.