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Actress who played Neely O’Hara in Valley of the Dolls. She also portrayed Helen Keller in the Broadway play The Miracle Worker and played the same role in the 1962 film adaptation, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She had two sons, Mackenzie and actor Sean Astin, with her third husband, John Astin. She also had a son named Kevin with her fourth husband, Michael Pearce, whom she married in 1986.
How did Patty Duke die?
|Cause of death||Sepsis|
|Age of death||69 years|
|Birthday||December 14, 1946|
|Death date||March 29, 2016|
|Place of death||Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States|
|Place of burial||Forest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States|
Reality is hard. It is no walk in the park, this thing called Life.Patty Duke
I had been very close to Anne Bancroft when we worked together in The Miracle Worker.Patty Duke
If I have any message for others, it is to go for help early and not to be a resistant patient.Patty Duke
The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women’s rights activities is one I treasure.Patty Duke
Without a sense of humor, I would have been gone a long time ago.Patty Duke