Patty Duke (b. 1946)
The Miracle Worker, The Patty Duke Show.
Underwent heart-bypass surgery in 2004.
Sustained serious head injuries, in 2002, when clocked by a horse.
1962 Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winner, at age 16, for The Miracle Worker.
Eight-time Emmy nominee, including one nod for The Patty Duke Show; three-time winner.
Mother of Mackenzie Astin and Sean Astin.
Dated Desi Arnaz Jr. in the early 1970s, when she was over 18, and he was not.
Billed as Patty Duke Astin during her 1972-1985 marriage to John Astin.
Author of 1987 memoir, Don't Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke, retold in the 1990 TV-movie of the same name.
Married to second husband Michael Tell for 13 days in 1970.
As a pre-teen, called before the U.S. Senate to testify about being plied with answers for her 1958 quiz-show appearances on The $64,000 Question.
Screen Actors Guild president, 1985-1988.
Swingin' Chicks: Patty Duke
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