Duke, Patty, 1946-2016

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Patty Duke (b. December 14, 1946, New York, NY–d. March 29, 2016, Coeur d'Alene, ID) was an American actress. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 16 for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker (1962), a role which she had originated on Broadway. The following year she was given her own show, The Patty Duke Show, in which she portrayed "identical cousins".
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referencedIn Savings Bonds Public Service Announcements United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Arthur Unger collection of recorded interviews [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966, 1924-1966 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Universal Newsreel Volume 36, Release 31
creatorOf Herndon, Booton. Papers of Booton Herndon, 1939-1986. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ben Shaktman Papers, 1949-2009 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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associatedWith Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966 person
associatedWith Shaktman, Ben, 1937- person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Unger, Arthur person
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Queens NY US
New York NY US
Coeur d'Alene ID US
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Birth 1946-12-14

Death 2016-03-29

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