Patricia Knight

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Patricia Knight
Born Marjorie Heintzen
(1915-04-28)April 28, 1915
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died October 26, 2004(2004-10-26) (aged 89)
Hemet, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1947-1954
Spouse(s) Cornel Wilde (1937–1951) (divorced) 1 child
Niels Larson (1954–1971) (his death)
David Wright (?–1996) (his death)
Children Wendy Wilde (b.1943)

Patricia Knight (April 28, 1915 – October 26, 2004), born Marjorie Heintzen, was an American actress who appeared in a few movies in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

Personal life[edit]

After meeting actor Cornel Wilde at a booking agent's office in late 1936, the couple eloped to Elkton, Maryland. They had one daughter, Wendy. They divorced on August 30, 1951. She married Danish businessman Niels Larson on October 24, 1954, and moved with him to Europe.

She and Larson returned to the United States in 1969. Larson died in 1971. She later married building adviser David Wright, and moved with him to Hemet, California, where Wright died on May 22, 1996. Patricia Knight died in Hemet in 2004, aged 89.


  1. The Fabulous Texan (1947) as Josie Allen
  2. Roses are Red (1947) as Jill Carney
  3. Shockproof (1949) as Jenny Marsh[1]
  4. The Second Face (1950) as Lynn Hamilton
  5. The Magic Face (1951) as Vera Janus


  1. ^ Lucia, Tony (reviewer). "TV AND ART FILMS: Oct. 5 to 11." The Reading Eagle. October 5, 2008.

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