Patty McCormack

Born Aug 21, 1945

Patricia "Patty" McCormack is an American actress with a career in theater, films and television. She achieved success as a child actress, and received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in The Bad Seed (1956). Her acting career has continued with supporting roles in film and television, including a more recent performance as Pat Nixon in Frost/Nixon (2008).… Read More

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1945 Birth Born on August 21, 1945.
1953 7 Years Old She was a child model at the age of four and began appearing on television at the age of seven. She made her motion picture debut in Two Gals and a Guy (1951) and appeared in the television series Mama with Peggy Wood from 1953-56. … Read More
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McCormack began her career as a child actress. She is perhaps best known for her performance as the title character in Maxwell Anderson's 1956 psychological drama The Bad Seed.


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She originated the role of Helen Keller in the original 1957 Playhouse 90 production of William Gibson's The Miracle Worker opposite Teresa Wright.
1958 12 Years Old She had the role of a pampered child star in the 1958 comedy Kathy O and recorded the title song for Dot Records.
1959 13 Years Old McCormack briefly starred in her own series, Peck's Bad Girl with Marsha Hunt and Wendell Corey in 1959, and had a leading role in MGM's remake of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn with Eddie Hodges. … Read More
1962 16 Years Old In 1962, she portrayed Julie Cannon in the episode "Incident of the Wolvers" on CBS's Rawhide, and in 1963, she portrayed Sarah Higgins in the episode "Incident at Paradise".


1967 21 Years Old She married restaurateur Bob Catania in 1967, and they had two children before their marriage was dissolved. … Read More
1970 24 Years Old In 1970, she played Linda Warren on the soap opera The Best of Everything. … Read More
1975 29 Years Old She resumed her cinema career with Bug in 1975. … Read More


1997 51 Years Old She starred as a psychotic mother in the cult thriller Mommy and its 1997 sequel Mommy 2: Mommy's Day. … Read More


2012 66 Years Old McCormack continues to work regularly and she co-starred in the 2012 series Have You Met Miss Jones?
2014 68 Years Old A recent film appearance is in the 2014 release Chicanery and she guest-starred in a 2013 episode of the series Hart of Dixie. … Read More
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