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Faye Dunaway

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Faye Dunaway was born on a farm in Bascom, Florida in 1941, the daughter of Grace April (Smith), a housewife, and John MacDowell Dunaway, Jr., an army officer. After high school she majored in education at the University of Florida, but switched to theatre arts and transferred to Boston University, earning her degree in 1962. She joined the American National Theatre and Academy in 1961 and did four plays on Broadway over the next three years. Her first screen appearance was on the short-lived TV drama series Seaway in 1965. Two years later, she skyrocketed to fame as Bonnie Parker in the pop culture juggernaut Bonnie and Clyde, for which she earned her first Academy Award nomination. From then on she was in demand everywhere, holding her own against Steve McQueen in The Thomas Crown Affair, Jack Nicholson in Chinatown, and Robert Redford in Three Days of the Condor. In 1976 she won the Oscar for Network Joan Crawford in Mommie Dearest marked her next chapter as a top tier actress, enchanting many fans who found her performance to be astonishing. _Supergirl (1984) Was a bit of campy fun! A late career highlight came in 1987 with the critically acclaimed Barfly, She continues to act, and grace the screen and stage.  See full bio on IMDb »

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