Faye Dunaway

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  • Birth Name: Dorothy Faye Dunaway
  • Birth Place: Bascom, Florida, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was born premature and weighed four pounds at birth.
  • Turned down a Fulbright Scholarship to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, choosing instead to train at the Lincoln Center Repertory Theatre.
  • Made her Broadway debut in the 1962 production of A Man For All Seasons.
  • Was signed in 1967 to a six-year contract by filmmaker Otto Preminger, but clashed with him and was able to buy out the contract.
  • Published her autobiography, Looking for Gatsby: My Life, in 1995.
  • Had a small role in the 1999's The Thomas Crown Affair, a remake of the 1968 version in which she starred.
  • Presented Best Picture honors at the 89th Academy Awards with Warren Beatty, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Bonnie and Clyde; the pair was mistakenly handed the wrong envelope and announced La La Land as the winner, instead of actual winner Moonlight.

Awards

  • 1994, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner
  • 1994, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1975, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1988, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1999, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner
  • 1968, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1971, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1968, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actress: Nominee
  • 1968, BAFTA Film Awards — Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles: Winner
  • 1977, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Winner
  • 1974, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1976, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1967, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1976, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 1975, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1978, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Nominee
  • 2001, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee

Relationships

  • Jim Hartshorn — Stepfather
  • MacDowell Dunaway — Brother
  • Peter Wolf — Ex-husband
  • Liam Dunaway O'Neill — Son
  • Marcello Mastroianni — Ex-significant Other
  • Terry O'Neill — Ex-husband
  • John MacDowell Dunaway — Father
  • Grace April Smith Dunaway — Mother

College

  • Attended Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States; attended University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States; Boston University, Boston, Massachusettes, United States (BFA, 1962)

Details

  • Birth Name: Dorothy Faye Dunaway
  • Birth Place: Bascom, Florida, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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