Patty McCormack
American actress
Patty McCormack
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).
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Ally Sheedy Is Citizen Jane, Now on DVD - Technorati
Google News - over 5 years
Her Aunt Gert (Patty McCormack), who raised her, adored her and the feeling was mutual. Her fiancé, an investment counselor, also adored her, and she him. She lived in a beautiful home in Pacific Heights and looked forward to a happy, secure future
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No business like shoe business Out There - Bay Area Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
Yep, our very own bad seedy Marc Huestis will be honoring Oscar nominee Patty McCormack, little Rhoda herself, with a "basket of kisses" at a truly twisted tribute coming up Sat., Oct. 15. The gala evening of bad taste features an intimate interview
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REVIEW: Hallmark Channel's 'Citizen Jane' comes to DVD, Aug. 23 - HollywoodSoapbox.com
Google News - over 5 years
When Jane's beloved aunt (Patty McCormack) is found murdered in her San Jose home, the police start looking at the usual suspects: handymen, gardeners, neighbors. When those leads fizzle out, all signs seem to point to Jane and Tom, the two people who
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The almanac - UPI.com
Google News - over 5 years
... actors Patty McCormack in 1945 (age 66) and Kim Cattrall in 1956 (age 55); rock musicians Glenn Hughes (age 59) and Joe Strummer, both in 1952; former Ohio State football running back Archie Griffin, the only two-time Heisman Trophy winner,
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Celeb Birthdays for the Week of Aug. 21-27 - ABC News
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Patty McCormack is 66. Pop singer-musician Carl Giammarese is 64. Actress Loretta Devine is 62. NBC newsman Harry Smith is 60. Singer Glenn Hughes is 59. Country musician Nick Kane is 57. Actress Kim Cattrall is 55. Actress Cleo King is 49
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Today in History - Washington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Patty McCormack is 66. Pop singer-musician Carl Giammarese (jee-ah mah-REE'-see) is 64. Actress Loretta Devine is 62. NBC newsman Harry Smith is 60. Singer Glenn Hughes is 59. Country musician Nick Kane is 57. Actress Kim Cattrall is 55
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'Soda Springs' screening at Egyptian Theatre - IdahoStatesman.com
Google News - over 5 years
Boise's Steve Fulton produced the original soundtrack that features performance by Fulton, Bill Coffey and Catherine Marsden, Micky & The Motorcars and others. It stars Pickett, Tom Skerritt, Patty McCormack and Victoria Pratt
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'Toddlers & Tiaras': Still the most disturbingly hilarious thing on TV, 4 ... - Zap2it.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
It's Olivia's particular brand of fledgling sociopathy -- the Patty McCormack in heels and a weave -- that keeps "Toddlers" captivating so many episodes in, despite being overshadowed by the Eden Woods of this world, with their pop songs and rehearsed
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Your Morning Call Sheet: Netflix Blues, More Spider-Man, Shatnerpalooza, and a ... - Big Hollywood
Google News - over 5 years
Other than a rather silly ending, this is one superb and superbly scripted and acted suspense/horror classic with an unforgettable Patty McCormack in the title role. By the way, The Bad Seed grew into one gorgeous grown-up lady who I had the pleasure
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Mervyn LeRoy's 1956 thriller “The Bad Seed” on Blu-ray in October - HighDefDiscNews.com
Google News - over 5 years
Warner has plans to bring the 1956 Academy Award-nominated thriller “The Bad Seed” directed by Mervyn LeRoy, starring Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack and Henry Jones to Blu-ray Disc on October 11th — just in time for Halloween
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Electronic Verification Systems Will Exhibit at the 2011 NEAA Mid-Atlantic ... - Insurance News Net (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
“We will be doing a live demonstration of our newest product, the IdentiFLO Management Platform, which gives companies the sources they need to do their own identity verification in-house,” said Patty McCormack , Account Manager for EVS
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Casey Anthony: Disturbed females fascinate movie fans - Orlando Sentinel (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Patty McCormack in “The Bad Seed”: A bad child goes on a rampage in this unsettling 1956 drama. Hollywood, unfortunately, supplies an all-too-convenient ending that wasn't in the play. 5. Glenn Close in ”Fatal Attraction”: The lover who won't be denied
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 7 years
8 P.M. (CMT) CAN YOU DUET? This search for the next great country duo begins a second round with 10 pairs of singers competing for a contract with Big Machine Records. The host is Lance Smith (above, foreground, at center); the judges and mentors are, above from left, Scott Borchetta, president and chief executive of Big Machine; Big Kenny Alphin
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THEATER REVIEW; Broadway Vampires, Singing Sir Elton
NYTimes - almost 11 years
A promising new contender has arrived in a crowded pharmaceutical field. Joining the ranks of Ambien, Lunesta, Sonata and other prescription lullaby drugs is ''Lestat,'' the musical sleeping pill that opened last night at the Palace Theater. Adapted from Anne Rice's cult novels ''The Vampire Chronicles,'' and featuring songs by Elton John and
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NEW DVD'S; The Calmer Half of Killing: East Meets West
NYTimes - over 12 years
'Kill Bill Vol. 2' ''Part 1 was the questions, Part 2 is the answers,'' says Quentin Tarantino in the ''making of'' documentary attached to Miramax Home Entertainment's release of ''Kill Bill Vol. 2,'' the completion of Mr. Tarantino's epic revenge saga. Though the film was originally conceived as a single, three-hour feature (and will doubtlessly
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BOLDFACE NAMES
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Graffiti on Broadway MAXIMILIAN SCHELL says he did it. The mystery for the last few days at the Longacre Theater, where Mr. Schell is starring in ''Judgment at Nuremberg,'' had been who spray-painted Stars of David over the swastikas above the marquee on West 48th Street. Over the weekend, Mr. Schell owned up, telling ELIE WIESEL and his wife,
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Henry Jones, 86, Familiar Face In Theater, Films and TV Roles
NYTimes - almost 18 years
Henry Jones, a Tony Award-winning character actor who had a long career on Broadway, in films and on television, died on Monday at U.C.L.A. Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 86 and lived in Santa Monica, Calif. Mr. Jones had a face as plain as his name. As his daughter, Jocelyn Jones Watkins, said yesterday, ''He looked like the everyday man,
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PUBLIC LIVES; Politician, Business Leader and 'Thug No. 2'
NYTimes - about 18 years
IN its simplest form, the resume of Alfred Carmine Cerullo 3d -- which he recently dusted off -- might read something like this: Lifelong Staten Islander. St. John's University Law School graduate. Legislative counsel to a City Councilwoman. ''Thug No. 2.'' Two-term Republican City Councilman from Staten Island. ''Bay City photographer.''
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Patty McCormack
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2014
    Age 68
    A recent film appearance is in the 2014 release Chicanery and she guest-starred in a 2013 episode of the series Hart of Dixie.
    More Details Hide Details Her most notable recent work was in the Paul Thomas Anderson film The Master. In addition to her Oscar nomination, McCormack received a Golden Globe nomination for The Bad Seed. In 1956, she received the Milky Way "Gold Star Award" as the most outstanding juvenile performer. Her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is at 6312 Hollywood Boulevard. McCormack was a guest for the 2009 Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention, where her films were screened, and she received an award during the closing ceremonies.
  • 2012
    Age 66
    McCormack continues to work regularly and she co-starred in the 2012 series Have You Met Miss Jones?
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1997
    Age 51
    She starred as a psychotic mother in the cult thriller Mommy and its 1997 sequel Mommy 2: Mommy's Day.
    More Details Hide Details In 2008, McCormack played First Lady Pat Nixon in the feature film Frost/Nixon.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 29
    She resumed her cinema career with Bug in 1975.
    More Details Hide Details She had recurring roles in popular television series, including The Ropers, Dallas, Murder, She Wrote, and The Sopranos. When Kathryn Hays left the CBS soap opera As the World Turns for an extended period, McCormack took Hays' role until she returned.
  • 1970
    Age 24
    In 1970, she played Linda Warren on the soap opera The Best of Everything.
    More Details Hide Details She guest-starred on The Streets of San Francisco, season 2, episode "Blockade". She also portrayed a San Francisco paramedic on the season-7 Emergency! series episodes What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing? and The Convention.
  • 1967
    Age 21
    She married restaurateur Bob Catania in 1967, and they had two children before their marriage was dissolved.
    More Details Hide Details After a half-dozen teen roles during the 1960s, her film career declined, but she continued to work in television.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1962
    Age 16
    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".
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  • 1959
    Age 13
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In the early 1960s, she starred in a series of popular teenage delinquent films, including The Explosive Generation with William Shatner and The Young Runaways.
  • 1958
    Age 12
    She had the role of a pampered child star in the 1958 comedy Kathy O and recorded the title song for Dot Records.
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  • 1957
    Age 11
    In 1957, she was cast by Orson Welles in his film of Don Quixote, but filming had to be abandoned for budgetary reasons, and was never fully completed.
    More Details Hide Details When a version was edited together in 1992, some years after Welles's death, it did not include any of McCormack's scenes, though they had been central to the framing of the plot.
    She originated the role of Helen Keller in the original 1957 Playhouse 90 production of William Gibson's The Miracle Worker opposite Teresa Wright.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1956
    Age 10
    She received critical acclaim for the role on Broadway and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Mervyn LeRoy's classic film adaptation of the same name in 1956.
    More Details Hide Details Her acting career has continued with both starring and supporting roles in film and television, including Helen Keller in the original Playhouse 90 production of The Miracle Worker and a more recent performance as Pat Nixon in Frost/Nixon (2008). McCormack was born Patricia Ellen Russo in Brooklyn, New York, to Elizabeth (née McCormack), a professional roller skater, and Frank Russo, a fireman. She attended New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn She is an aunt of fellow actor and New York City lawmaker Alfred Cerullo.
    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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  • 1953
    Age 7
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Her Broadway debut was in Touchstone (1953), and the following year, she originated the role of Rhoda Penmark, an eight-year-old sociopath and fledgling serial killer, in the original stage version of Maxwell Anderson's The Bad Seed (1954) with Nancy Kelly. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film version (1956).
  • 1945
    Born
    Born on August 21, 1945.
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