Biography - A Short Wiki
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?
Patty Duke's death was caused by Sepsis.
|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|
I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o’clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning.Patty Duke
It’s toughest to forgive ourselves. So it’s probably best to start with other people. It’s almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.Patty Duke
One of the reasons I survived as well as I did was my genetics. My mother and father both had very tough lives, and boy, were they survivors.Patty Duke
I’ve gotten to the age where I’m comfortable with just about everything – except getting old!Patty Duke
Due to my sometimes erratic behavior, my children tried very hard to avoid me and not do anything to set me off.Patty Duke