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Faye Dunaway

Faye Dunaway

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Born: January 14, 1941 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bascom, Florida, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Born prematurely
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Raised in Florida
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Turned down a Fulbright scholarship (to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) for a role in the Broadway show "A Man For All Seasons"
1962:
Joined American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA); made Broadway debut in "A Man for All Seasons"
1964:
Was understudy in ANTA production of Arthur Miller's "After the Fall"
1965:
First New York stage success in "Hogan's Goat" at the American Place Theater
1966:
Made TV acting debut in episode of "The Trials of O'Brien" (CBS)
1967:
First screen role in "The Happening"; film, however, was released after "Hurry Sundown"
1967:
Breakthrough screen role, as Bonnie Parker in "Bonnie and Clyde"; earned first Oscar nomination as Best Actress
1971:
Reprised stage role in PBS production of "Hogan's Goat"
1971:
Starred in the Los Angeles stage version of Harold Pinter's "Old Times"
1972:
Played the Duchess of Windsor in the TV-movie "The Woman I Love" (ABC)
1972:
Starred as Blanche du Bois in the 25th anniversary production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" in L.A.
1974:
Starred in the TV adaptation of "After the Fall" (NBC)
1974:
Co-starred with Jack Nicholson in Roman Polanski's noir drama "Chinatown"; earned second Best Actress Oscar nomination
1976:
Won Best Actress Oscar for her turn as a ruthless TV executive in Sidney Lumet's "Network"
1976:
Played 1920s evangelist Aimee Semple MacPherson in the NBC TV-movie "The Disappearance of Aimee"
1981:
Played Joan Crawford in the camp classic "Mommie Dearest"
1982:
Made last Broadway appearance to date in the short-lived "The Curse of an Aching Heart"
1983:
Moved to London
1986:
London stage debut, "Circe and Bravo"
1987:
Returned to the USA after her divorce (date approximate)
1987:
Won praise for her performance opposite Mickey Rourke in "Barfly"
1989:
Starred in and produced well-received TV-movie "Cold Sassy Tree" (TNT)
1993:
Made TV series debut in the sitcom, "It Had to Be You" (CBS), opposite Robert Urich
1994:
Sued Andrew Lloyd Webber over his claims that she could not sing or act the part of Norma Desmond in the musical version of "Sunset Boulevard"; suit settled out of court for an undisclosed sum
1996:
Appeared as Maria Callas in national tour of Terrence McNally's stage play "Master Class"; became embroiled in a lawsuit over the film rights to the play
1996:
Received star number 2074 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (October)
1996:
Cast alongside Gene Hackman and Chris O'Donnell in the film adaptation of author John Grisham's "The Chamber"
1997:
Appeared in Kevin Spacey's directorial debut "Albino Alligator"
1999:
Cameoed in the remake of her 1968 film "The Thomas Crown Affair"
1999:
Appeared as Yolanda of Aragon in director Luc Besson's Joan of Arc epic "The Messenger"
2000:
Co-starred alongside Mark Wahlberg and Charlize Theron on "The Yards"
2002:
Cameoed as herself in director Henry Jaglom's "Festival in Cannes"
2002:
Appeared in writer-director Roger Avary's adaptation of Brett Easton Ellis' novel "The Rules of Attraction" starring James Van Der Beek and Shannyn Sossamon

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