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Encyclopedia > Tatum O'Neal
Tatum O'Neal
Born Tatum Beatrice O'Neal
November 5, 1963 (1963-11-05) (age 44)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Years active 1973 - present
Spouse(s) John McEnroe (1986 - 1994) (divorced) 3 children

Tatum Beatrice O'Neal (born November 5, 1963 in Los Angeles, California) is an Academy Award-winning American actress best known for her film work as a child actress in the 1970s. She remains the youngest actor, at the age of 10, to win an Oscar. is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... John Patrick McEnroe Jr. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Paper Moon is an American motion picture comedy that was released in 1973 and was directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...

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Biography

O'Neal was born into the motion picture family of actor Ryan O'Neal and actress Joanna Cook Moore. Her brother, Griffin, was born in 1964. In 1967, her parents divorced. Her father married actress Leigh Taylor-Young, a marriage which produced her half-brother, Patrick. She also has another half-brother, Redmond, from Ryan O'Neal's relationship with actress Farrah Fawcett. O'Neal's mother died in 1997 of lung cancer at age 63, after a career in which she had appeared in such movies as Touch of Evil. Ryan ONeal (born Patrick Ryan ONeal on April 20, 1941 in Los Angeles, California) is an Oscar-nominated American actor. ... Griffin Patrick ONeal (b. ... Leigh Taylor-Young as Shirl in Soylent Green , 1973. ... Patrick ONeal is a studio host and reporter for Fox Sports Net in Los Angeles. ... Ferrah Leni Fawcett (born February 2, 1947) is an American actress. ... Touch of Evil (1958) is an American film considered one of the last examples of film noir in the genres classic era (from the early 1940s until the late 1950s). ...


A Paper Life

In her autobiography, A Paper Life, Tatum O'Neal alleged that she had been molested by a male friend of her father. Tatum also alleges physical and emotional abuse from her father, much of which she attributes to drug use. In the book, Tatum also details her own heroin addiction and its effects on her relationship with her children. Heroin (INN: diacetylmorphine, BAN: diamorphine) is a semi-synthetic opioid synthesized from morphine, a derivative of the opium poppy. ...


Career

O'Neal after winning the Oscar in 1974

In 1974, Tatum O'Neal became the youngest person ever to win an Academy Award, a record that still stands as of 2008. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actress for her performance in Paper Moon. O'Neal played the role of Addie Loggins, a child con artist being tutored by a Depression-era grifter played by her father, Ryan. She was 10 years old at the time she won the award. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Paper Moon is an American motion picture comedy that was released in 1973 and was directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ... For other uses, see The Great Depression (disambiguation). ... Grifter is a fictional comic book character from Wildstorm Universe. ...


Other movies in which O'Neal appeared include The Bad News Bears, Nickelodeon, International Velvet, and Little Darlings. She appeared as the title character in the Faerie Tale Theatre episode Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Her acting career took a backseat to her marriage to John McEnroe, the professional tennis player, for many years, but in 2005 she began a recurring role as Maggie Gavin on the firehouse drama series Rescue Me, portraying the unbalanced and lively sister of Tommy Gavin, played by Denis Leary. O'Neal's character is married to a firefighter in her brother's firehouse. The Bad News Bears is a 1976 film directed by Michael Ritchie. ... Nickelodeon is a 1976 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, starring Ryan ONeal, Burt Reynolds, Tatum ONeal, Brian Keith, Stella Stevens, and John Ritter. ... For the 1998 album by Welsh band Catatonia, see International Velvet (album). ... Little Darlings is a 1980 teen film starring Tatum ONeal, Kristy McNichol, Cynthia Nixon, Matt Dillon and Armand Assante, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell. ... Goldilocks and the Three Bears is the 9th episode of the television anthology Faerie Tale Theatre. ... John Patrick McEnroe Jr. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... This article is about the American television series. ... Thomas Michael Gavin is a fictional character on the television series Rescue Me. ... Denis Colin Leary (born August 18, 1957) is a Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-nominated American actor, comedian, writer and director. ...


In January 2006, she participated in the second season of ABC's reality series Dancing with the Stars but was eliminated in the second round. She went on to do commentary for the series on Entertainment Tonight. The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... Dancing with the Stars is a reality show airing on ABC in the United States. ... Entertainment Tonight is a daily television entertainment news show that is syndicated by CBS Paramount Domestic Television throughout the United States, Canada, on the Nine Network in Australia and on UBC Inside in Thailand. ...


From 2006 to early 2007, Tatum starred as the vindictive and psychotic Blythe Hunter in the My Network TV prime-time drama Wicked Wicked Games. She appears opposite Nashawn Kearse and Vanessa L. Williams in the Liberty Artists feature film My Brother (2007). My Network TV (sometimes written MyNetworkTV, and unofficially abbreviated MNT or MNTV) is an upcoming television network in the United States, owned by News Corporation, which is scheduled to launch on September 5, 2006. ... Wicked Wicked Games was a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 at 8 p. ... Nashawn Kearse is an American television and film actor. ... Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. ...


Personal life

O'Neal describes her upbringing as chaotic, with her mother battling drug and alcohol problems and neglecting the care of her and her brother Griffin, while her father was absent and prone to abusive outbursts of temper. After her parents divorced, Ryan O'Neal obtained custody and Tatum was exposed to his celebrity, bachelor lifestyle, as well as his temper.


O'Neal writes in her autobiography that when she was 13, her father took her and her friend Melanie Griffith on a trip to Europe, where she caught him having sex with Griffith in their hotel room. She also claims that when her father left for a movie shoot, she smoked opium with Griffith then invited a male hairdresser and his girlfriend to their hotel room where the four of them participated in an orgy that Griffith had dragged her into. Tatum O'Neal Shares Survival Story: Part 1. Dateline NBC. 15 October 2004.</ref> Melanie Griffith (born August 9, 1957, in New York City) is an Academy Award-nominated American film actress. ... This article is about ancient Greek gathering. ...


Also in her autobiography, O'Neal says she had a brief makeout session with Michael Jackson, who left because he got too nervous. He told the press, years later, that she was his first love. They continued a relationship that ended in 1979 when her manager told her it would be unacceptable for her to be with a black man. For other persons named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ...


In 1986, O'Neal wed tennis superstar John McEnroe. No one from her family attended the ceremony. The couple had three children: Kevin (5/23/86), Sean (9/23/87), and Emily (5/10/91) then split in December 1992 and divorced in 1994. Following the divorce, O'Neal's drug problems re-emerged and she developed an addiction to heroin. As a result of her drug problems, McEnroe obtained custody of the children in 1996. [1] On June 1, 2008, she was arrested for allegedly buying crack cocaine near her Manhattan apartment building. When police searched her, they allegedly found two bags of drugs - one with crack, one with regular cocaine - and an unused crack pipe. She was charged with a misdemeanor, criminal possession of a controlled substance. Authorities released her without bail.[2] . [3] John Patrick McEnroe Jr. ... is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


Filmography

Motion pictures
Year Film Role Other notes
1973 Paper Moon Addie Loggins Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe
1976 The Bad News Bears Amanda Whurlizer
Nickelodeon Alice Forsyte
1978 International Velvet Sarah Brown
1980 Circle of Two Sarah Norton
Little Darlings Ferris
1981 Prisoners Christie (never released)
1985 Certain Fury Scarlet
1992 Little Noises Stella
1996 Basquiat Cynthia Kruger
2002 The Scoundrel's Wife Camille Picou
2003 The Technical Writer Slim
2006 My Brother Erica
2008 Saving Grace Grace
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1984 Faerie Tale Theatre Goldilocks "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"
1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special Kim "15 and Getting Straight"
1993 Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story Lawrencia Bembenek
2003 Sex and the City Kyra "A Woman's Right To Shoes"
2004 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter Ms. McKenna "Opposites Attract: Part 3: Night of the Locust"
Law and Order: Criminal Intent Kelly Garnett "Semi-Detached"
2005 Ultimate Film Fanatic judge
Rescue Me Maggie cast member, 2005 to present
2006 Dancing with the Stars Herself 5 episodes
Wicked Wicked Games Blythe Hunter 51 episodes
Awards
Preceded by
Eileen Heckart
for Butterflies Are Free
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
1973
for Paper Moon
Succeeded by
Ingrid Bergman
for Murder on the Orient Express

// Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... Paper Moon is an American motion picture comedy that was released in 1973 and was directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ... Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The year 1976 in film involved some significant events. ... The Bad News Bears is a 1976 film directed by Michael Ritchie. ... Nickelodeon is a 1976 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, starring Ryan ONeal, Burt Reynolds, Tatum ONeal, Brian Keith, Stella Stevens, and John Ritter. ... // Events February 1 - Bob Dylans film Renaldo and Clara, a documentary of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour premieres in Los Angeles, California March 1 - Charlie Chaplins coffin is stolen from a Swiss cemetery 3 months after burial March - Leigh Brackett completes the first draft for Star Wars Episode... For the 1998 album by Welsh band Catatonia, see International Velvet (album). ... The year 1980 in film involved some significant events. ... Circle of Two is a 1980 Canadian film. ... Little Darlings is a 1980 teen film starring Tatum ONeal, Kristy McNichol, Cynthia Nixon, Matt Dillon and Armand Assante, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell. ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... // 3 December - Roger Moore steps down from the role of James Bond after twelve years and seven films. ... The year 1992 in film involved many significant films. ... Little Noises is a 1991 drama/comedy film. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... Basquiat (pronounced ) is a 1996 film directed by Julian Schnabel which is loosely based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. ... The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2006 in film involved some significant events. ... My Brother is a 2007 film directed by Academy Award nominee Anthony Lover. ... 2008 in film is slated to have releases such as: Iron Man, Rambo, Step Up 2 the Streets, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Lost Boys: The Tribe, The Dark... Faerie Tale Theatre, fully Shelley Duvalls Faerie Tale Theatre, is a live action childrens television series created by Shelley Duvall that ran from 1982 to 1987 retelling popular fairy tales. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... This article is about the television series. ... 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (usually shortened to 8 Simple Rules) is a television comedy that airs on ABC. It is about a married couple with three children. ... Law & Order: Criminal Intent is a United States crime drama television series that began in 2001. ... This article is about the American television series. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the late-2007 season, see Dancing with the Stars (US season 5). ... Wicked Wicked Games was a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 at 8 p. ... Eileen Heckart was an American actress of stage, screen and television. ... Butterflies Are Free is a 1972 film with Eileen Heckart, Goldie Hawn and Edward Albert. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Paper Moon is an American motion picture comedy that was released in 1973 and was directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ...   (pronounced in Swedish, but usually IPA: in English) (August 29, 1915 – August 29, 1982) was a three-time Academy Award, two-time Emmy Award, one-time BAFTA, honorary César Award, four-time Golden Globe, two-time David di Donatello, two-time Silver Ribbon, one-time NSFC, two-time NBR... Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 feature film directed by Sidney Lumet and based on the 1934 novel Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie. ...

References

  1. ^ Phillips, Stone. Tatum O'Neal Shares Survival Story: Part 2. Dateline NBC. 15 October 2004.
  2. ^ http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080603/ap_en_ce/people_tatum_o_neal;_ylt=AolIli5mhF5ZddG1wbYo1z6s0NU.
  3. ^ http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080602/ap_en_tv/people_tatum_o_neal_10

Bibliography

  • Tatum O'Neal autobiography: A Paper Life - ISBN 0-06-054097-4.

External links

Persondata
NAME O'Neal, Tatum
ALTERNATIVE NAMES O'Neal, Tatum Beatrice
SHORT DESCRIPTION Actress
DATE OF BIRTH November 5, 1963
PLACE OF BIRTH Los Angeles, California, United States
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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